UP Alco FA-FB units, powered by a 1500hp V-12 engine. Their performance must have impressed the UP's management because 80 of them were ordered subsequently.
LIRR 618 was originally built for the New Haven RR. Here she is in fresh MTA paint, trailing on an eastbound train at Mineola in 1979.
GM&O Alco FA-1 No.733. Most of GM&O's FA's were slightly different than those of all other roads as they had smaller grilles around their lower placed headlight, as well as a curved trim piece ... (more)
GM&O Alco FA-1 752 at Wanilla, Mississippi. GM&O had 55 FA-1s numbered 700-754. Photo part of my slide collection, photographer unknown.
Green Bay & Western Alco FA-1 No.501 and 502 at Green Bay, Wisconsin August 02, 1964. Photo taken from my slide collection, no photographer listed.
Soo Line Alco FA-1 206B and 206A at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, in May 1958. Photo from my collection, no photographer information on slide.
Wabash Alco FA-1 805 with an EMD F7(A) 635 and two GP9s. Photo taken from my slide collection, no photographer Listed.
Surely the second most beautiful thing in Daylight colors after the road’s celebrated 4-8-4’s, a matched set of Alco PA’s and PB’s basks outside Southern Pacific’s West Oakland Diesel Shop on a go... (more)
On a humid, overcast April morning in1965, Rock Island FA-1 141 and a companion work their way along Kansas City Terminal tracks near Van Brunt Boulevard with an endless string of refrigerator car... (more)
Eastbound Penn Central freight with in the lead Alco FA-1 1330 ex-New Haven 0401.
WM FA1s 301, 302, 303, and 304 plus SD40 7434 passing F7A 59. A Roger Puta Photograph
Winter in Montauk is not as busy as the summer months. This day finds 2 trains in the station, which lies next to Montauk Manor on the right, built in the 1920's.
The late Roger Puta's slide was scanned and posted by Marty Bernard.
Second 81 crosses Kiowa Creek near Bennett behind EMD-re-engined FA 141, a load of autoracks out of Kansas City headed for dealers and showrooms in Denver and along the Front Range. It’s high summ... (more)
Union Pacific Alco FA-1 1638 and FB-1 1606.