KCS 4688 - Diesel Prime Mover Runaway Editors Pick! Contributor's Pick!       
KCS 4688 had enough this morning and its prime mover apparently decided to "run away". You could see the smoke from 10 miles away. KCPD and KCFD responded to KCS Knoche Yard this morning and watched the 4688 burn herself out. It made one awful noise when it seized up and flamed out.
Date: 8/20/2012 Location: Kansas City, MO   Map Show Kansas City on a rail map Views: 3491 Collection Of:   Zach Pumphery
Locomotives: KCS 4688(ES44AC)    Author:  Zach Pumphery
KCS 4688 - Diesel Prime Mover Runaway
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Name Type Comments Date
Rick Morgan General Not exactly a poster child for the "low emission" line I guess 8/21/2012 6:51:29 AM
Austin Jacox General Outstanding Outstanding Zach 8/21/2012 1:38:11 PM
Moss Miller General So much for low emissions! 8/21/2012 2:53:14 PM
Jim Bruce General EPA? WHAT EPA? 8/21/2012 3:08:10 PM
Jim Satterwhite General Nice series, Zach. 8/21/2012 3:13:13 PM
Wendy Crim General What a great shot! 8/22/2012 9:18:55 PM
Joe Hill General Typical GE....setting itself on fire! I hope it's still under warranty. 8/22/2012 10:35:12 PM
Matthew Schimmel General Good shot! 8/23/2012 7:06:22 PM
Randy Kotuby General Glad to see GE learned something about building locomotives during their partnership with ALCo. 765 has nothing on this diesel. 8/25/2012 9:14:41 AM
Robert Beichler General What a way to get the day off! 8/27/2012 5:07:42 AM
Virgil Fitzpatrick General Cheech and Chong also responded upon hearing about the awesome GE Bong that was going "Up In Smoke" 8/30/2012 9:05:05 PM
Bernie Feltman General WOW ! 9/2/2012 10:39:49 PM
Olaf Junges General Spectacular shot! 9/9/2012 1:30:50 PM
Curt Beal General I knew this one would be an Editor's Pick! 9/14/2012 4:58:04 PM
Joseph Bishop General Great catch and timing Pump! 9/20/2012 8:48:40 PM
Nick Smith General looks like me back when I smoked the cigars! 9/21/2012 2:13:30 PM
Harry Edwards General One Great Shot! 9/30/2012 9:45:34 PM
Fred Stuckmann General Great catch and congrats, well deserved. 12/13/2012 1:28:44 PM
Jonelle DeFelice General WOW! I have seen a video of a UPS truck doing this, but that was small compared to this one! People need to understand that this isn't exhaust exactly... 12/21/2012 12:46:30 PM

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