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@ Jeff L « Wed 12:00:01 am »
@ ~Z~ « Tue 11:56:24 pm »
PANTERA! Holy crap, I forgot how powerful they crank up the bass and bass drum, just made my chest vibrate. Pantera was awesome.
@ Jetlink « Tue 11:32:04 pm »
Live from Jacksonville, Florida...
@ Jetlink « Tue 5:55:35 pm »
Waiting for the good pax to complete boarding.
@ Jetlink « Tue 5:55:18 pm »
Live from Orlando….
@ Michael « Tue 5:51:24 pm »
@ J T « Tue 5:22:43 pm »
Interesting. So have most of them been scrapped then? What a waste of money!
@ ~Z~ « Tue 3:47:14 pm »
has started a new topic: Battery Electric locomotives
@ SD80MAC « Tue 2:05:54 pm »
if one of the 3 engines in a genset went down, suddenly you had a locomotive only operating at 66% of its already limited capacity. And that happened a lot
@ SD80MAC « Tue 2:04:46 pm »
Barr Yard had some of the bigger ones with dynamics. Rougemere had 4 of the smaller ones. Selkirk had some 6 axle versions they used on the hump. All of them were pretty gutless and you almost never saw one not paired up with a regular GP or SD
@ SD80MAC « Tue 2:03:01 pm »
the class ones only bought them because local governments were giving out $ to be used towards them. As soon as the stipulations were up, they tossed them quick. I think UP and BNSF were the last ones to use them. CP, NS, and CSX purged theirs all around 2016-2019
@ SD80MAC « Tue 2:01:47 pm »
The cummins engines used in most of them were not well-suited to the rigors of railroad service
@ SD80MAC « Tue 2:01:17 pm »
the genset concept is all but dead. having 3 separate diesel engines come on and offline in a single locomotive was too unnecessarily complicated
@ J T « Tue 1:47:17 pm »
Four of them on X500 back in August of 2007:
@ J T « Tue 1:37:38 pm »
I used to hear a lot about gensets 10-15 years ago, but I feel like that terms isn’t kicked around much anymore. Were those units just not very popular?

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