Worn-out, obsolete, unneeded - all words that might accurately describe these old locomotives, as well as their dilapidated surroundings. But L&N is going to give several RS-3s (delivered in 1954... (more)
It's orange paint faded and weathered, DT&I 988 blends with the brick and rusted metal buildings of the former Western Railway of Alabama backshop area. RSCo used the facility in the early 1970s ... (more)
Its 567s already removed for transplanting into a pair of RS-1s, 101A will soon be towed to West End Yard, where it will spend a few weeks before heading to the scrapper.
On a gray afternoon when we weren't even sure it was worth heading to the tracks, a buddy and I happened on this beast sitting behind the former Western Railway of Alabama shops. RSCo was rebuildi... (more)