L&N's 1958-era locomotive paint scheme, as exhibited by RS3 number 118, was rather sombre, but it was typical for the times as railroads chose simpler and more economic liveries for their locomoti... (more)
Loyall, KY, May 1965: When the L&N dieselized and steam was gone, I was devastated. It took some time, but I made peace with the diesel thanks to the company's 107 Alco RS-3s----certainly my favor... (more)
I took a few vacation days this past week to do some Fall railroad photography, however things were looking pretty bleak after catching an ugly lead engine on Vermont Railway's B&R job on Wednesda... (more)
Photo taken with permission.
New York Central 8223 wakes up from a silent sleep as engineer Larry and conductor Bill get the train ready for the 2 trips to Otter Lake and back.
A unique view from the cab of New York Central 8223 shows the semaphore signal and American flag that stand watch over Thendara station.
New York Central Alco RS-3 #8223 backs it's train into Thendara station as it prepares for the run south through the gorgeous Adirondack mountains.
The conductor rides the loaded covered hopper, as it gets shoved into Caro Vail Fertilizer in Salem. RS3 4116 smokes it up as it rounds the curve into the siding.
During Steamtown Railfest a trio of Delaware Lackawanna RS3s share the turntable lead tracks with a Norfolk Southern SD40-2E and the NS Exhibit Car.
Still in relatively fresh paint, TTI 1076 idles in the Paris yard. Originally a Missouri Pacific RS-3, it was re-engine with an EMD 567 prime mover.
As Northern Pacific’s pool Train 408 departs Vancouver, Washington and is about to cross the Columbia River into Oregon and Portland, SP&S Alco RS-3 81 uses the lead to switch cars.
#605 is now approaching the Route 64 crossing south of Shushan.
Batten Kill railroad RS-3 #605 is heading down to Eagle Bridge with a train of 4 empty hoppers, a Maine Central ballast car and an army 6 axle flat car. Unfortunately, once again, Pan Am Southerns... (more)