After decades of hauling heavy ore trains, this rare ALCo RS-2 now spends retirement hauling tourists at the Nevada Northern Railway Museum. On this gorgeous fall morning, the conductor and rear b... (more)
Awaiting its next assignment, an EMD-powered RS-2 is seen at the Rock Island's 95th Street Yard. Tom Golden photo.
An orphaned Alco, nee GB&W #303, sits in WSOR's Horicon Yard.
Lehigh Valley RS-2 works the Chapin Manufacturing siding at Batavia, NY. According to their website, Chapin is a manufacturer of lawn and garden products since 1903. They must be a good rail cus... (more)
Hanging out with an "honorary" steam engine. Tremont & Gulf #30 sits at the depot in Rusk, Texas with her photo freight, sharing the yard with one of the Texas State Railroad's di... (more)
Texas State Railroad's RS-2 No. 7 switches some freight cars at a siding just west of the depot at Rusk, TX. The 1947 built Alco RS2, former Union Railroad, is wearing a Southern Pacific inspired... (more)
The power for NJ's Train 200 to Rouses Point, NY and CP RS-10 8594 for a local transfer wait patiently to get onto their trains in St. Luc's busy departure yard.
NJ Train 200 is about to leave the CPR St. Luc departure yard for Rouses Point, NY.
The D&H's four PA-1's had been in service for six months powering the passenger trains between Albany, NY and Montreal. Occasionally a road weary RS-2 would be pressed into service. The 4022, wh... (more)
Despite the D&H having four PA-1's and four borrowed EL E-8's to cover its passenger trains between Albany, NY and Montreal in the winter occasionally the very road weary RS-2's would be pressed i... (more)
Canadian Pacific Alco RS-2 8403 at St.Johnsbury, Vermont on October 11, 1969. George Melvin photo, RL Collection.
Canadian Pacific Alco RS-2 8400 works northbound near Richfield, Vermont on the Newport Subdivision. Photographer George Melvin, RL Collection.
"The Laurentian" moves through the crossovers at CP's Montreal West station after yet another major snowstorm hit Montreal. What is unusual is the power on today's train. Three units w... (more)
Before radios - the engineer has the brakeman clearly in view as they switch the CN interchange at Delson.
On a Saturday it is quiet in the great halls of the D&H's massive Colonie Shops. Work on the RS-2, RS-3 and U30C's will resume on Monday. In the 1960's and 1970's the D&H welcomed railfans in Co... (more)