The Susquehanna dieselized early, acquiring a fleet of Alco S2's and RS1's that put steam out to pasture by the late '40s. The NYS&W demanded a lot of these 1000-hp units. They would often overhea... (more)
Before the stack trains, the little Suquehanna railroad was starving and would have gone broke. Attorney and railfan Walter Rich purchased it and little-by-little he added trackage and customers.... (more)
This is the Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railway (CACV) which was part of Delaware Otsego Corp. The DO also owned the NYSW by 1982 and had placed one of the original NYSW RS-1's in service on th... (more)
A two car train of Susquehanna Budd-built stainless steel coaches led by a hastily repainted RS-1 drifts into Hackensack westbound.
A Susquehanna RS-1 departs Maywood with two stainless steel coaches late in the afternoon commuter rush. The Maywood station is behind the train and has recently been thoroughly restored as a mus... (more)
Susquehanna Alco RS-1 # 252 decked out in red, white, and blue rides the turn table at Little ferry yard.
New York, Susquehanna & Western RS1 252 was painted for the country's Bicentenial Celebration. Here she's seen working the Edgewater yard in front of the already long abandoned Ford Plant (which ... (more)
From the grounds in front of the old Ford Plant, we see a NYSW local working with two nicely painted RS1s. By 1980 the RS1s were pretty much relegated to the Edgewater Branch. Today, both the bra... (more)
When the RS-1's were still running. Scan from negative.