Gary Dolzall journeys to Southern California and discovers Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliners as well as Coaster and Metrolink commuter trains in the hands of new-generation motive power.
An overview of the Class 166 DMU as it enters 30 years of service across a number of routes.
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.