A Rare Alco RS 27 owned By Peabody coal sits out of service with parts boxes in the foreground on a fine fall day in 1978. This is at the companies mine in Lenzburg Ill. This was the former CNW 90... (more)
Soo Line RS27 416 at 21st St. Roundhouse in Superior August 1965. The 416 was built in April 1962 and was one of two RS27s on the Soo Line. 415 and 416 were known as the "Dolly Sisters" ... (more)
One of only two Alco RS27s left in existence is seen working the Minnesota Commercial Job 52. Job 52 is working the various industries along the Belt Line.
A Rare RS27 rests at Green Bay and westerners Norwood Yard
MNNR 316, originally a CNW RS27, rolls through the streets of Saint Paul as it works the Commercial's "Hennepin Job". The 316 is one of two RS27s remaining period, and is the only one th... (more)
Union Pacific Alco RS27 (2400hp) numbered 675-678 originally built as ALCO demonstrators, purchased by UP in 9/61. Units 675-676 sold to Montreal Locomotive Works as MLW 675-676, 4/71. Resold t... (more)
Soon after the formation of Conrail, Mingo Junction, Ohio received a reputation for being the center of the Conrail Alco universe. Here an RS27 stands with two EMD switchers in front of the sandin... (more)
ALCO RS27 316 is sitting center stage on the turntable amongst assorted Minnesota Commercial power in an authorized photo shoot taken on railroad property via a signed release. Thanks to all those... (more)
The Escanaba & Lake Superior's Baldwin fleet could not keep up with traffic demands, so the road looked to outside entities to help out. Here a leased GB&W RS27 works with a recently-purchased ex... (more)
Penn Central eastbound coal train passes Hunt tower as a pretty college student watches. Many students from the local college (Juniata) used the local train station located just east of the tower.... (more)
MNNR 316 heads back to the main with a cut of steel coil cars from Viking Materials.
MNNR 316 leads Job 52 between St Anthony and Park Junction as they head north to switch customers on the southern end of the mainline.
MNNR 316 is topping the hill as they near Broadway Ave. As of the date of the photo, this is the only Alco on the roster in use. Things can change though as power is rotated.
Currently, Job 52 is the only train you'll see Alco's in use on the Minnesota Commercial. MNNR 318 puts on a good show though as they switch cars on the Hennepin Lead.
ex-C&NW 900. Unit was traded into Alco and was a lease unit for them and then Precision National before being sold to Peabody. Peabody's line became landlocked after the ex-B&O line (last operat... (more)