Powered Locomotives

Some articles on locomotives, powered locomotives:

Railroad Electrification In The United States - Electrification Projects in The United States - Tunnels - Grand Trunk Railway (St. Clair Tunnel)
... Steam locomotives were used in the early years to pull trains through the tunnel, however concerns about the potential dangers of suffocation should a ... The first use of electric locomotives through the tunnel in regular service occurred on May 17, 1908 ... The electric-powered locomotives were retired in 1958 and scrapped in 1959 after CNR retired and scrapped its last steam-powered locomotives on trains passing through the tunnel ...
History - U.S. Panama Canal Construction, 1904–14
... line to accommodate new rolling stock of about 115 heavy-duty locomotives and 2,300 dirt spoils railroad cars ... The spoils cars were then hauled out by locomotives to a dump site or other site in need of back fill material ... quickly as possible and the limitations on the available dirt cars, tracks, locomotives, and the like meant that the average steam shovel only worked about 50% of ...
St. Clair Tunnel - First Tunnel (1891-1995) - Locomotives
... Steam locomotives were used in the early years to pull trains through the tunnel, however concerns about the potential dangers of suffocation should a train stall in the tunnel led to the ... The first use of electric locomotives through the tunnel in regular service occurred on May 17, 1908 ... The electric-powered locomotives were retired in 1958 and scrapped in 1959 after CNR retired and scrapped its last steam-powered locomotives on trains passing through the tunnel ...

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    The flower-fed buffaloes of the spring
    In the days of long ago,
    Ranged where the locomotives sing
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