RailPictures.Net Photo: USAX 2078 United States Army Alco MRS-1 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina by Sid Vaught
 
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United States Army (more..)
Alco MRS-1 (more..)
Pope AFB (more..)
Fort Bragg, North Carolina, USA (more..)
September, 1979
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USAX 2078 (more..)
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With it's safety idler flat this old rarity is switching big cars of JP-4 jet fuel. Note to photographers: Don't let familiarity breed contempt. I was there for seven years and shot this operation only twice. The locomotive is leased to Cape Fear Railwys, a common carrier, which has always used Army locomotives and handles probably 99% DOD traffic under contract. A unique operation as far as I know.
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