NARM's former Lackawanna Alco S2 484 leads one of the museum's Mercury & Chase excursions westbound on a spring afternoon. This locomotive recently reentered service after an absence of several ye... (more)
Alco RSD-1 #8652 is getting warmed up to lead a MoW special at the North Alabama Railroad Museum near Huntsville, belching characteristic Alco smoke. Next to it is Alco S-2 #484; alas, this engin... (more)
NARM Fall Color Special.
NARM's Fall Color Special heads for Normal on the former NC&StL Huntsville Branch. The excursion is being operated in pull-pull mode behind NARM's Alco RSD-1 8652 and S2 213.
A crew member lines a switch for NARM's Fall Color Special, which is about to arrive at the depot at Chase. The 8652 was previously employed as a switcher for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).
Volunteers of the North Alabama Railroad Museum work to remove a tree that has fallen across the tracks. Time to break out the chainsaw!
A NARM excursion trundles through the spring foliage.
NARM's former TVA RSD-1 leads an excursion trip on what remains of an NC&StL line between Decherd, TN and Huntsville, AL. The 8652 was built by Alco in March 1945, construction number 72165.
With one hand on the horn cord and the other on the throttle, engineer Tommy glances across the cab to the brakeman who is signaling to him if the traffic approaching from his side is stopping at ... (more)
With their regular motive power, former Lackawanna Alco S2 484, down for repairs, the North Alabama Railroad Museum has been using their RSD-1 8652 and S2 213 in pull-pull fashion, with one unit o... (more)
Led by former Lackawanna S2 484, a fine Alco product of June 1949, a NARM excursion meanders out of the woods on its way back to the depot at Chase.
Normal is the western terminus of NARM's five mile segment of former NC&StL trackage. Part of the campus of Alabama A&M University is within sight of this location. The brakeman is preparing to un... (more)
The North Alabama Railroad Museum's former Lackawanna Alco is prepared for the day's excursions, putting on a show as only an Alco can. The unit's paint scheme is based on that of the NC&StL.