Baby Boat: GE U18B locomotive. The GE U18B diesel-electric locomotive was introduced by GE Transportation as a branch line roadswitcher in 1973. Easy to spot due to its relatively short length — 54 ft 8 in (16.66 m) — it was the only North American locomotive powered by the 8-cylinder 7FDL engine.
Running coal is what the Norfolk and Western did best. Besides the class of Y6b locomotives the N&W had a class 2-6-6-4 wheel arrangement know as the "A". Here we have a great example of what "A" does best pulling a heavy set of coal loads.