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EMD SD60M And SD60I…. What’s The Difference?

I know I’m not the only one who’s ever gotten a little confused over this subject, so I’ll do my best to clear up any confusion in this post…. But ever since the days of Conrail there’s been some confusion about the SD60Ms and SD60Is and whether or not there’s a difference between the two. […]

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Conrail Cadillacs: The Awesome SD80MACs

Conrail Cadillacs: The Awesome SD80MACs At more than 80 feet in length and standing over 15 feet tall, the EMD SD80MAC was the biggest mainline diesel locomotive in operation when they were built in Altoona back in the mid 90s. Dubbed the “Conrail Cadillacs“, these 20-cylinder behemoths were exclusive to the Big Blue and were […]

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(Video) EMD GP9-GP20ECO Repower Locomotives

Electro-Motive Diesel offers sustainable solutions through our GP20C ECO repower locomotive, with fuel savings of 10-25%. We recycle over one million tons of metal per year. Rebuilt locomotives use up to 90% of existing content, saving customers upward of $2 million per locomotive. We protect the environment, saving millions of tons of emissions per year. […]

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(Video) EMD SD70ACe-T4 Locomotive

After years of collaborating with our customers and combining the engineering expertise of Progress Rail, Electro-Motive, and Caterpillar, we are proud to introduce our SD70ACe-T4 locomotive with the EMD 1010 engine, showcasing our commitment to innovation and sustainability for the rail industry. www.progressrail.com @Progress_Rail.

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Norfolk Southern Ex-UP SD90MACs: Get Up, Get Out And Go Shoot Em’ While You Still Can

It’s no longer news about the 100 ex-Union Pacific SD90MACs (numbered #7229-#7328)that NS bought to help satisfy its current motive power needs…. It’s also no longer news that NS plans to rebuild the 100 units into SD70ACUs, essentially SD70ACes…. The old cab will be replaced by EMD’s newest cab and will be completely rewired. Siemens […]

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(Video) Caterpillar Locomotive SD70ACe Inside & Walkaround – CAT MINExpo 2012

An interesting and informative look at the EMD SD70ACe diesel electric locomotive.

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Norfolk Southern High Hoods: Get Up, Get Out And Go Shoot Em’ While You Still Can!

Once again Norfolk Southern is overhauling a group of older locomotives…. This time it’s the high hoods. Those ancient relics of Dixie roads south of the Mason-Dixon line. A new program began at the Juniata Shops to rehab and rebuild all of the high hood GP38-2s (most, if not all, of Southern Railway heritage) that […]

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Amtrak’s F40PH (Phase III) Heritage Locomotive

Amtrak’s F40PH (Phase III) Locomotive

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Locomotive Spotlight: Norfolk Southern SD40E

Locomotive Spotlight: Norfolk Southern SD40E #6332 When it comes to locomotive spotting in 2015, the Norfolk Southern is the railroad to be railfanning…. Why?… Because Norfolk Southern has been blazing new trails and extending new boundaries in terms of second-hand locomotive rebuilding. One of the many rebuilds added to the NS roster over the past […]

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Norfolk Southern’s Crescent Cab SD60Es

2 of 3 of Norfolk Southern’s most popular SD60Es, the 9-1-1 First Responder’s Unit (above) and the Honorary Veteran’s Unit (below). The “Veteran’s Unit” is seen 3rd unit out on Train 13T to Allentown, Pa. while the 9-1-1 is shown @ Steamtown during RAILFEST 2015. A little bit about the locomotives…. The SD60E program was […]

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