Author Gary Dolzall recalls the Union Pacific’s penchant for big motive power, which culminated with the super diesels of the 1960s.
One of the “Big Three” American steam locomotive builders, Alco also was at the forefront of development of diesels for switching duty.
Electro-Motive’s legendary 567-series diesel engine powered more than 20,000 locomotives. Author Gary Dolzall takes a closer look.
With the assistance of some up-close photographs and info from an Australian railfan, we give an overview of Aurizon's 5000 Class locomotive.
Born of modest expectations, the Electro-Motive “Geep” became one of the most successful locomotives in history and a true American railroading icon.
The importance of subclasses is outlined here by looking at the two different faces of the Class 172 DMU.
Amid the “Horsepower Race” of the late 1950s and early 1960s, Electro-Motive introduced its GP20 and SD24 siblings.