This months cover Shot! what’s behind her?

GMD1 #1407 in final days of testing.

Heading out next week for Oregon for a long term lease. These GMD1’s are amazing pullers. With the electrical system & adhesion packages CN installed in them in the late 90’s. They will pull as many cars as a SW1500 all day.

Winter Does not slow us down

Heavy into our next GP38-3 rebuild at the Usk shop

This one started life as a GP38 #3877 and now we are adding a new Dash 3 electrical system and rebuilding the power plant. Stay tuned for updates

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Introduction of our latest, the GP38cc as well as latest acquisition of an SD60


Re-powered with a Tier 3 compliant Cummins QSK50 2,000hp power module and all new electronics.  All other components are EMD standard for ease of maintenance. Additionally, all components have been completely remanufactured. It even has an AC unit!

This unit will bring you 80-90% reduction in NOx Emissions, 20-30% increase in tractive effort and adhesion, 90% decrease in lube oil consumption, and up to 20% decrease in fuel consumption over the older EMD engines in use.

This locomotive is also eligible for government DURA funding & grants to help with the majority of the purchase. Please call or email the office today and find out all we can do for you to put this on your railroad today!!

Another exciting endeavor under way, Our newest locomotive.  The first time we have ever owned an SD60.  It will be available within a month and will be ready for service immediately. 


This GP38-3 is ready to go


Thought it was leased out but the Corona Quarantine caused the lease to be cancelled. Call Pat or Ty at 509-624-7207. It is ready for immediate service.

Not Today COVID-19

•Today we the American railroader will keep our freight moving forward. 

•Today we will keep our economy running.

•Today we will deliver to our warehouses the goods that they need. 

•Today our great American warehouse workers will be able to pass along these goods to our great American truck drivers.

•Today our grocery stores, restaurants and hospitals will be replenished with the food, medicines and supplies that our great American food and hospital workers depend upon. 

•Today every single American will play their part in defeating this uninvited guest. 

In the midst of this unprecedented global pandemic rests the humbling experience to be able to witness ordinary American citizens who are willing to step up and meet the demands of people in need.

Delivered final unit #849 today

Also included are the cab and electrical box pictures as have been requested. Congrats to our longtime customer Central Montana Rail!! First unit has been working fabulously and they are extremely happy and amazed with the tractive effort provided by the new N-Force electrical system.