Union Pacific GE 8500 - Cheyenne, Wyoming, In Union Pacific ordered a new turbine-electric, the world's most powerful locomotive. Each would be two units plus a fuel tender, rated at horsepower kW). The A unit contained the contro
Annual inspection - Montana Rail Link Electrician Steve Howes inspects the traction motor brushes on MRL no. The 253 is in the MRL's running repair facility (also called the roundhouse by employees) in Livingston, Montana, for its annual inspection.
The Pennsylvania Railroad was an icon of railroading. The traction motor got it’s power through pantagraphs which were raised to contact the volt catenary which was strung above the track. There were 139 units built from 1934 to Style