A duo of A&M Alco C420’s slowly wade through the water that is covering their trackage in Van Buren after heavy rains hit the area. The job had just got done serving a few industries near town and... (more)
LS&I 1604 tends to a derailment of ore cars in October of 1964. I love the small crane being used to transfer ore from the derailed cars. The exact location is not labeled but it appears to be on ... (more)
The engineer on the Arkansas & Midland invited us inside the cab to take photographs of the old Alco number 34. The train had stopped and was waiting for clearance to cross the Arkansas River bri... (more)
CAD Railway Services MLW RS-18 #1825, ex-CP same number, is the shop switcher at the Lachine, Quebec, facility and is seen pulling the CMQ AC4400CW out for company photos on February 9, 2018. I m... (more)
It looks like an RS3-powered Amtrak train, but actually it's an empty equipment draft leaving Boston's South Station for the Southampton Street coach yard. Amtrak 106, assigned as the South Statio... (more)
The Reading's famous Bee Line Service logo still looked pretty fresh on the side of a deadline stored Alco C630 at Collinwood in January 1981. By this time, Conrail was getting rid of Alco power a... (more)
Hennepin Job: On a crisp fall day, this former CPRail RS18u runs light to the end of the line to service a plastics company. The track arrangement means you can only fit the engine and one ... (more)
A patched Lehigh & Hudson River C420 and a repainted Lehigh Valley RS11 stand on a house track at Bethlehem, Pannsylvania.
What Did They do to You?
Until I came across this forgotten slide, I would have sworn that none of Conrail’s MT4 or MT6 slugs ever locked knuckles with an Alco road switcher of the... (more)
As 765 is in town running the Steam in the Valley through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The 4241 leads the Scenic train over the Chippewa Creek after picking up new riders at Brecksville Station.... (more)
Make Life Last, Put Safety First. Important words to live by, especially when working in industry. At the Plaster City, California processing plant DL-535-E #112 spots its train of hopper ... (more)
The colorful Alco that worked for a time on Yreka Western heads west with some empty chip cars.
Countless Alco switchers were rebuilt with Caterpillar or Cummins engines, and sold to small mine operations throughout Appalachia. Most had their cabs removed or sealed s... (more)
Three RS-11s from the North Central Texas Railroad have arrived at the MKT Ney yard in Fort Worth, with a transfer job.