The Alcos leading the Monett Turn are almost as old as the 55 Caddy next to the right-of-way in Purdy, MO. But unlike the Cadillac they are still earning their keep.
A&M Ace #72 leads three Alcos into Monett on the northbound Monett Turn.
A&M Ace #72 leads three Alcos on the northbound Monett Turn.
Thanks to the derailment of their new SD70ACe's, the Arkansas & Missouri has been forced to go retro and run as an all-ALCO property again. A&M C420 #54 turns 50 next year, having been built for ... (more)
Thanks to the derailment of their new SD70ACe's, the Arkansas & Missouri has been forced to go retro and run as an all-ALCO property again. Continuing north out of the hills, this scenic ex-Frisc... (more)
The Monett Turn heads south under sunny skies as it passes through Purdy, MO on 12/20/08.
Train is stopped while the conductor parks his truck and prepares for movement southward.
Southbound slow rolling through town heading to Springdale.
Southbound returning to Springdale
Southbound with the last run of the Alco locomotives on the Monett turn. Aces were delivered on Wednesday September 11. They didn't run the turn on Tuesday. The A&M crew were taxied up to Monett t... (more)
The very last run of the ALCO's on the Monett turn