Trains Magazine Special Issue Locomotive Annual 2017  Superior Power
Trains Magazine Special Issue Locomotive Annual 2017  Superior Power

Trains Magazine Special Issue Locomotive Annual 2017 Superior Power

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Trains Magazine Special Issue Locomotive Annual 2017 Superior Power
 
Trains Magazine Special Issue Locomotive Annual 2017
98 Pages

Contents
6 Editor's Notebook Greg McDonnell
8 On the Record
Paul Cordingley
10 2017 Motive Power Review
Changing times: Builders turn
to rebuilding, and the locomotive business just ain't what it used to be
Chris Guss
20 GE's ET44AC from the inside out
A close-up, cutaway look at the newest Tier 4 Evolution Series locomotive
22 Prime movers
Merchants of change on the motive power scene. Plus, Big Six fleets by the numbers: 28,895 Class I locomotives on two pages Greg McDonnell
34 Motive power makeover
Pan Am Railways repowers its fleet with GE Dash 8s
Kevin Burkholder
38 Old-school survivors
CP's last GP9 lives on A. Ross Harrison
40 Keokuk Junction's
unsung Geeps
While F units grab the spotlight, GP2Os help keep the KJ fluid Steve Smedley
44 Siemens charges forward
Siemens' plant in Sacramento, Calif., sends next-generation passenger locomotives nationwide David R. Busse
50 Superior
Canadian Pacific GEs confront one of the most precarious and picturesque stretches of mainline railroad on the continent
Drew Halverson
60 Bitten by a Black Widow
Western short lines revive a classic Southern Pacific paint scheme Mike Danneman
64 Knoxville Locomotive Works
KLW turns tired locomotives into fuel-efficient, clean machines Ron Flanary
68 Amtrak's newest motors hit their stride
Siemens electrics on Amtrak's Northeast and Keystone corridors Paul Cordingley
74 Racing to New York at 125
Riding an Amtrak ACS-64 Greg McDonnell
76 Four-axle frenzy
When railroads relied on fewer motors to pull fast freights Bruce Kelly
82 Fuel optimizer
Montana Rail Link's unique, fuel-saving technology
Tom Danneman
86 More than just paint
Crafting a brand-new image for Michigan's Lake State Railway Kevin Burkholder
90 Ride on, baby!
Happy 50th birthday to D-L 3642, the last surviving C636
Greg McDonnell
96 The cat is back
Saving a Chessie System B30-7 Steve Gerbracht
98 Cascading
A former Frisco GP38-2 proudly carries BN Cascade Green
Drew Halverson

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