Arkansas & Missouri’s Fort Smith Turn passes the Tyson Foods feed plant in Springdale, Arkansas shortly after getting underway.
An indescribably stunning ALCO C424 and T6 combo teams up on the A&M Springdale Switcher, and the hogger cleans them out for us while dragging out a cut of cars to kick. THIS is railroading, kids... (more)
"ALCO": a simple acronym that rolls off the tongue. The same one that will make grown men drive hundreds of miles only to take in the sights, sounds, and even smells that exit th... (more)
Fayetteville Switcher power gets fueled at the diesel shop. The gear on the front end of the C424 is RCO equipment. An OOS M420W of obvious CN heritage sits in the background.
Perhaps the first made from scratch SD70ACe is A&M 70. All of the hood doors were fabricated, the pilot sheet is new, but the inverter cabinet panels are coming from EMD. The trucks are just sho... (more)
Springdale Local power idles outside the new diesel shop, polished up looking nice, #44 sporting the newly refurbished nose it received the year before.
Locomotives: AM 44, AM 58
An Arkansas & Missouri local crew switches grain cars just south of the shops in Springdale, Arkansas. The Monett turn arrived just a short time before, and its cars are already being parsed for d... (more)
Farewell, Old Friend
The Lehigh Valley Railroad was the local mainline road when I was learning photography in the mid-1970's. While the newer GP38-2’s and U23B’s drew the hotter ... (more)
Arkansas and Missouri’s freight from Fort Smith arrives at Springdale, Arkansas, on May 7, 2014. A&M’s three big EMD SD70ACes power the train—quite a bit different than the rest of their Alco/MLW ... (more)
Multiple Alco's await their fate on Arkansas & Missouri Railroad deadline including ex OHCR, IBCX, and BRC.
The engineer works his pair of Alco's kicking cars around in Springdale, AR.
A pair of Arkansas & Missouri Alco C424's are the power used for the south switch at Springdale. The Alcos are getting their cars ready for their first industry of the day up near the Springdale Y... (more)
Saturday morning local working Springdale with the 18 and 57.
Derailment put three Alcos on the ground.