Motive Power Resources completes first locomotive rebuild

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Employees of Motive Power Resources, Inc. celebrate the completion of the company's first locomotive overhaul in Minooka, Ill.
Motive Power Resources, Inc.
MINOOKA, Ill. — Motive Power Resources, Inc., has completed its first locomotive overhaul at its shop complex in Minooka. The rebuilt EMD SD38 locomotive features new on-board preventative maintenance technologies, rebuilt mechanics and other upgrades.

It is the first comprehensive overhaul by the Illinois-based company. The supplier’s new locomotive shop complex includes approximately 30,000 square feet of heavy locomotive overhaul and repair space, a large warehouse for accommodating locomotive parts, and an additional 5,000 square feet of remodeled office and administrative space.

The rebuilt locomotive is enroute to Ardent Mills in Easton, Pa., where it will be used to switch covered hoppers and other freight cars received by the grain and food processing company. The locomotive is numbered CAGX No. 608. 

Motive Power Resources, Inc. is a supplier of locomotive parts and other rebuild services.

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