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William Grimes's Collection
 
4/29/2017
 
 
 
 
 
Owner: United States Army
Model:GE 80TonnerBuilt As:USAX 1663 (80Tonner)
Serial Number:31370Order No:
Frame Number:Built:10/1952
Notes:Ft. Eustis
Other locos with this serial:  USAT 1663(44Tonner) USAT 1663(44Tonner) USAX 1663(80Tonner)
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USAX 1663 (80-Ton)
Title:  USAX 1663 (80-Ton)
Description:  Unkown date, photographer and location. 1663 was rebuilt in 1989 and photo was taken prior to rebuild. Unit still in service at Fort Eustis, VA.
Photo Date:  1/1/1989  Upload Date: 8/8/2011 4:55:34 PM
Location:  Hill Air Force Base, UT
Author:  US Army
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Locomotives:  USAX 1663(80Tonner)
Views:  297   Comments: 0
The 1663's home is in Gray Rail Shop, along with lawn care equipment
Title:  The 1663's home is in Gray Rail Shop, along with lawn care equipment
Description:  The Railshop is also used by the grounds maintainance lawn care, Department of Public Works.
Photo Date:  2/21/2007  Upload Date: 9/11/2008 9:28:06 AM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 1663(80Tonner)
Views:  603   Comments: 2
Working the railhead
Title:  Working the railhead
Description:  The Utility Rail performs a turnaround for a group of NCO students learning to load and unload trucks from flatcars. Here a LMTV can be seen getting pulled across the end of Washington Blvd in front of in Transportation Motor Pool, ran by the same contract as the Utility Rail, Northrop Grumman.
Photo Date:  6/14/2007  Upload Date: 9/17/2008 8:40:24 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 1663(80Tonner)
Views:  550   Comments: 0
The reserves work the railhead
Title:  The reserves work the railhead
Description:  This was the busiest day the Fort Eustis RR has had in years. It was worked by the Army Reserves and civilian contractors in two shifts. By the end of the day over a hundred fifty 89' flats had been loaded with floating causeways.
Photo Date:  6/9/2008  Upload Date: 6/9/2008 3:40:54 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 1663(80Tonner)
Views:  740   Comments: 3
Gray Rail Shop
Title:  Gray Rail Shop
Description:  Building 2750 was built in the 1950's as a steam repair shop and school named after Major Gerneral Carl R Gray 1889-1955.
Photo Date:  10/10/2008  Upload Date: 10/10/2008 10:23:46 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 1663(80Tonner)
Views:  370   Comments: 1
GE 80-Tonner
Title:  GE 80-Tonner
Description:  This week on critters exposed... Utility Rail's critter shows of its Cummins 6 cylinder Turbo!
Photo Date:  11/28/2008  Upload Date: 11/28/2008 6:42:23 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 1663(80Tonner)
Views:  470   Comments: 0
Outside the rail shop
Title:  Outside the rail shop
Description:  A 1/2 Ton Toyota Pick-Up sits next to an 80-Ton GE Switcher used by the Utility Rail Branch, and a small track speeder used by the track maintenance department. This old work horse (the locomotive, not my truck) is responsible for the switching duties around the garrison. Rebuilt in 1989, the center cab has two Cummins 6 cylinder turbos while the 1991 king cab (as it was called in the 90s) also equipped with 6 cylinders.
Photo Date:  12/12/2008  Upload Date: 12/13/2008 12:41:36 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 1663(80Tonner)
Views:  493   Comments: 1
The gang's all here
Title:  The gang's all here
Description:  We just used the 4616 to jump start the 4635. (L-R) ICG GP10 4616, SCL GP16 4635, GE 80-Ton 1663, Caboose 002, Track Speeder and a B&R Hi-railer.
Photo Date:  1/29/2009  Upload Date: 1/29/2009 6:14:14 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 4616(GP10) USAX 4635(GP16) USAX 1663(80Tonner)
Views:  1143   Comments: 4
Switching cars at the railhead
Title:  Switching cars at the railhead
Description:  Moving railcars loaded by the Transportation Basic Officer Leadership Course at training area 29.
Photo Date:  8/7/2009  Upload Date: 8/7/2009 10:34:04 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 1663(80Tonner)
Views:  373   Comments: 1
USAX 1663 (80-Ton)
Title:  USAX 1663 (80-Ton)
Description:  GE 80-Ton serial number 31370 built in October 1952, rebuilt by Army in 1989. Sent to Fort Eustis from Letterkenny Army Depot in March 2002.
Photo Date:  3/17/2010  Upload Date: 6/8/2010 8:03:14 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 1663(80Tonner)
Views:  384   Comments: 2
Fort Eustis Military Railway Roster
Title:  Fort Eustis Military Railway Roster
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/6/2011  Upload Date: 5/6/2011 4:39:54 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 1663(80Tonner) USAX 1880(GP10) USAX 4635(GP16) USAX 4624(GP10)
Views:  881   Comments: 3
The military switcher
Title:  The military switcher
Description:  This critter is showing off its fresh coat of wax, new striped mirror and yellow horn bells.
Photo Date:  12/26/2011  Upload Date: 3/3/2012 11:31:39 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 1663(80Tonner)
Views:  237   Comments: 0
Armed Forces Day event
Title:  Armed Forces Day event
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/13/2015  Upload Date: 10/23/2016 10:32:26 AM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 1663(80Tonner)
Views:  37   Comments: 0
High and Wide
Title:  High and Wide
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/25/2015  Upload Date: 11/24/2015 8:28:36 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 1663(80Tonner)
Views:  357   Comments: 2


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