Control Stand: A control stand is a diesel-electric locomotive subsystem which integrates engine functional controls and brake functional controls, whereby all functional controls are "at hand" (generally, within the operational radius of the locomotive engineer's left forearm from his customary seating position, facing forward at all times). RailPictures.Net Photo: MBTA 1003 Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) EMD F40PH at Somerville, Massachusetts by Christopher Kelliher
Wings/Flags/Flares (W/F/F): Characteristics used to designate Union Pacific's paint scheme and engine type. Wings = "Wing" Decal on the engine nose, Flags = "American Flag" Decal on engine body, Flares = "Flared Radiators" of certain SD70Ms on the long hood. Some UP engines have one or more of these characteristics
Buda Car: A type of inspection car or speeder, typically streamlined, manufactured by the Buda Engine Co. Sometimes built out of an ordinary automobile body, with flanged wheels added. It was driven by small engines from 30 to 200 horsepower.