Finished "space buggy"

Space Buggies

January 5, 2015

Three custom “space buggy” rail cars refined and built in short order

Hy-rail Boom Truck

December 6, 2014

Custom hyrail crane truck enhances safety and convenience on a shoestring budget.

Custom wheel gauge

Custom Railroad Wheel Gauges

June 5, 2012

Affordable custom wheel gauges created for railroad use.

Winona 10 New Wheels

Historic Parts Supplied

December 30, 2010

Reproduction parts keep historic trolley cars (street cars) rolling

Cooling fan test system

How to Drive a Locomotive Fan

August 31, 2009

Repair shop couldn’t find a way to power locomotive cooling fans.

15 ton Crane Modernization

December 14, 2007

Crane modernization brings locomotive shop into the 21st century.

Whitcomb Center Cab Locomotive

Whitcomb Locomotive Repairs

June 14, 2007

Crew travels to historic steel mill to resurrect 50 ton diesel locomotive.

Damaged liner

Obsolete Cummins Diesel Saved

December 9, 2001

Difficulty finding parts was big obstacle to keeping useful machine alive.

GP10a locomotive

Cramped Compressor

August 2, 2001

  In August of 2001, I did an ‘in situ’ rebuild of the air compressor in a carbody locomotive.

GE 25 ton Locomotive

25 ton Locomotive Restored

June 8, 2001

50 year old General Electric 25 ton locomotive rehabbed for volunteer group.