Railroad Locomotives.
General Electric U30    Technical coverage of the GE Universal series, using the pivotal U30 as a starting point
Details of the Czech CKD / Praha 6S310 engine compared to US-built Baldwin VO and 600 engines.  One of many overseas copies of US engines, licensed or not.
Photos from Northern Ohio, 1980's-1990's
The site for true locomotive enthusiasts.
ALCO 244 engine in detail     Often discussed but never shown in teardown.
More Ohio photos, 1980's and 1990's
ALCO RS-11 demonstrator, 1956.  Also known as DL-701. 
Hydraulic Transmissions in Locomotives   A very basic primer for US railfans, plus a great Steve Palmano article
Early Diesel Locomotive Engines, including rarely seen photos and construction details of the famous Ingersoll-Rand 300 HP Oil-Electric Locomotive Engine.
Locomotive Enthusiast's Forum.  Owned and operated by the authors of the site you're now viewing, for the hobbyist's discussion of locomotive technology, both steam and diesel, with a focus on US locomotives but allowing worldwide discussion.  Talk about things you've seen here!
---link to my brother Dave's locomotive site.  Much more to see there; check it out!!
by Will Davis
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Diesel-Electric Locomotive Primer:  The Basics
Baldwin / Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton controls:  Westinghouse Air and Electric throttles
Baldwin / Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton 600 series engine 1946-1956
General Elecric Universal Series and Export units before the U25:  A brief overview
---link to my son Matt's locomotive site.  This one will eventually be HUGE; he has lots of stuff.
Superior Locomotive Diesels:  ca. 1947 brochure, and locomotive photos by J. Parker Lamb