Website Contributors:

Locomotive Research-


Also ...we would like to thank everyone who has supported this website.

From the temporary page, (posted on December 6, 2003), to the website as it appears in it's current version, we have

received and archived hundreds of your supportive e-mails.

The Train Simulator franchise has connected us with some of the finest people across the globe, and we are fortunate to know you.

Over the last five years, we have gathered many hours of sound recordings and detailed locomotive data. We will be using these assets to upgrade past releases and create future add-on content for Microsoft Train Simulator®

Thank you for your praise, criticism, and for taking the time to share your knowledge, experience, and personal stories, all of which fuels our effort to make each model better than the last.

BIO: I was born and have lived in Colorado all my life. I grew up traveling frequently to northeastern Kansas, so I am most familiar with the RI, BN, UP & DRGW railroads. Besides 3D modeling, my other interests are music(guitar mostly), skiing, cooking(and eating). Enough about me... here's my brother Spence. I never learned to enjoy speed...not on asphalt anyway. Thanks for checking out the Contributors page!.

Schenectady Museum - Hall of Electrical History

John Anderson - Research Historian
Stephanie Przyblek - Chief Curator

Union Pacific Railroad - Denver, CO
Steven Napper - Senior Trial Counsel
Gregory Barth - Regional Training Coordinator - Mechanical
Edward Pettinger - Foreman - General Mechanical
Schnell & D'Antuono
Jay John Schnell
Mike Clayton - President
Southeast Railfanning Video Productions

Brian Morgan - Producer & Editor

Railcar Research:

Freightcar America

Bruce Harmon - Consultant - Harmon Communications
Ted Baun - VP Sales, Western Region
Special thanks to all of the above for their time, interest, and effort
Publication Sources:

Lee, Thos R. "Rock Island Westward", Volumes I & II; T. LeePublications 1992 & 1998
General Electric, Erie, Pennsylvania; GE's New Diesel-Electric Locomotive The U25B, 1959
General Electric, Diesel-Electric Locomotive, 1962,1966,1972,1978
General Electric, Locomotive Service manual; Series-7, Series-8, 1984, 1985
McDonnel, Greg, "U-Boats", Stoddart Publishing Co. Limited, 1994
Pinkepank, Jerry A.,"The Second Diesel Spotter's Guide", Kalmbach Publishing Co., 1973
Solomon, Brian, "GE Locomotives - 110 Years of General Electric Motive Power", MBI Publishing Co. 2003

U.S. Department of Transprotation - FRA, Code of Federal Regulations, 2002
Reh, Vincent, "Railroad Radio", Byron Hill Publishing Co.,1996
Solomon, Brian, "Railroad Signaling", MBI Publishing Co. 2003
Solomon, Brian, "Union Pacific Railroad" MBI Publishing Co. 2000


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