RailPictures.Net Photo: RI 456 Rock Island Railroad Alco RS-3 at Silvis, Illinois by Paul Strang
 
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Rock Island Railroad (more..)
Alco RS-3 (more..)
yards (more..)
Silvis, Illinois, USA (more..)
April 02, 1981
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
RI 456 (more..)
Unknown
Paul Strang (more..)
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A sad sight, the remains of 456-4517-649. One of the last 1st generation Alcos on the ROCK, one of the first (recently) rebuilt Geeps, and an E8A. Deadlines after the shut-down grouped engine types together. This is the dead line of scrapped engines. U25Bs are to the left.
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Scrap, Crashed, and Forgotten

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Scrapyards

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Where most locomotives go to die.
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These are engines that are either already scrapped, are in deadlines, or they're in severe danger of being scrapped. Not everything can be preserved.
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