Utah Railway's Alco's 402, 401, 403 doing what Alco's do best. Tom Ellis photo.
A Half-Dozen Alligators by the Docks
In the south, this means that it’s probably a good time to go fishing, In Marquette, Michigan, it meant that ore was moving on the Lake Superio... (more)
GBW 2407 puts on a show for the long line of photographers during IRM's Diesel Day Weekend
Cartier railway Alco RSD15 93 sits with several of her sisters in front of the shops in the summer of 1978. These units were built as B&LE high nose units. When the Cartier bought them they were ... (more)
Lake Superior & Ishpeming’s Hill Job works upgrade toward Marquette.
Lake Superior & Ishpeming’s Hill job crosses the Morgan Creek trestle just east of the Eagle Mills yard.
Three Lake Superior & Ishpeming RDS15’s provide evidence of the exertion required to get a string of loaded ore jennies out of the Eagle Mills yard.
The Lake Superior & Ishpeming Hill Job switches some covered hoppers at Eagle Mills, Michigan. Soon the crew will tie onto a solid train of ore jennies for the trip to Marquette.
Utah Railway Alco RSD15 Alligator 403 rests in the yard on a nice afternoon. It will go out on a Helper set later that that day
Three Lake Superior & Ishpeming RSD15’s bring a cut of empties from the Marquette ore dock into the yard at Marquette, Michigan.
Lake Superior & Ishpeming’s “Hill Job” approaches Marquette, Michigan with another train of ore. Three ex-Santa Fe RSD15’s have matters well in hand.
When people think of ALCo diesels, they probably think of something like this:
With the Illinois Railway Museum's coach train underway, GB&W 2407, commonly nicknamed the "alligator", ... (more)
GB&W RSD15 2407 puts up a smoke show as it leads the coach train past the blades at East Switch.
An ex Santa Fe Alligator waits for the afternoon run up the hill