A trio of Illinois Central Gulf Alco RS-1s idle away in Montgomery, Alabama, on a sunny October 1974 day. The heritage of 1112 and 1122 is obvious (Gulf Mobile & Ohio), but the ICG paint on 1269... (more)
ex Great Southern Land & Paper 52, nee WATC 52, now CYDX 292
ex LOAM 1111, exx ICG 1275, nee GM&O 1111, now CYDX 262
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio RS-1 50 (ex-Alton 50) switches in Illinois Central Gulf's former GM&O Bloomington, Illinois, yard on August 26, 1973. Kodachrome II
I would imagine that Soo 2500A and DSS&A 101 crossed paths a few times during the 1950s while wearing these paint schemes.
The low evening sun at Lakeville yard finds a spotless RS-1 switching tank cars into the Sweeteners Plus spur.
Before the stack trains, the little Suquehanna railroad was starving and would have gone broke. Attorney and railfan Walter Rich purchased it and little-by-little he added trackage and customers.... (more)
Two old Alcos soldier on in service years after their build date, though both have been rebuilt with new motors. In the ever growing generic phase of 2000s-era railroading, they are a welcome sigh... (more)
This former SOO Line RS1 had seen service on the Whippany Railway Museum caboose trains up until a few years ago. The Morristown & Erie sidelined this locomotive due to mechanical issues, and it i... (more)
M&E RS1 21 and a former Amtrak FL9 are in storage on the Vornado Spur. This portion of trackage, east of Ridgedale Avenue, is no longer in service.
Crew members of the Catskill Mountain Railroad ride the front of Alco RS-1 401, ready to flag the next crossing.
Bay Colony #1064 tiptoes over the Charles River at Medfield, MA.
Virginia Power Alco RS-1 switches a cut of coal cars on the RF&P Subdvision main line in Possum Point, VA.
Originally built for ATSF, TSBY 2394, nicknamed the "Corkpine Express", is an RS-1 that had its nose chopped by other owner, Atlanta & St. Andrews Bay. The TSBY used the locomotive prior to when i... (more)