Burlington Northern RS1 953 lugging coal loads for the power plant in West Duluth October 1970. Built as Northern Pacific 158 in August 1945 and renumber NP 803 in 1956. Retired in May 1972 and so... (more)
A couple of Alco Locomotives are seen here sitting in the "bone yard" siding at Docheno in Belton, SC.
GM&O came in from the northwest, A bit player on a large stage in those days, a little shabby and run down but what great character. In the immortal words of Tom Sink, a “soulful old road”.
Soo Line Alco RS-1's nos.350-353 built 12/54. The unit shown is at Stevens Point, Wisconsin in October 1965. This slide is from my collection and has no photographer listed.
Hartford & Slocomb Railroad locmotive 913 on display at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum.
Frisco purchase the Alabama, Tennessee & Northern Railway in 1948, and also acquired eleven new Alco RS-1's nos. 101-111 with "AT&N" sublettering.
These two Alcos come to the end of their circuitous tour of South Carolina, which began near Columbia at Cayce. Several days and CSX trains later, they made it to the Greenville and Western earli... (more)
GMRC 405 leads the return westbound leg of a late afternoon fall foliage excursion back to Chester.
The RS-1s did everything for GM&O/ICG around Montgomery except power the 'big' road freights. Single Alcos made daily transfers to the other yards in Montgomery, pulling sometimes huge cuts over ... (more)
A Black River & Western work train rolls into the siding at Flemington, New Jersey. RS1 57 began life on the Washington Terminal, and now languishes on the East Penn in Quakertown, Pennsylvania.
Catskill Mountain Railroad RS-1 401 leaving Kingston with the third Polar Express trip of the day.
Catskill Mountain Railroad RS-1 401 waiting to leave with the next run of The Polar Express.