Alco RS-3 1040 was built in March 1950 as Delaware Lackawanna & Western 902. Broad street tower is visible in the distance.
Set of power WM engine facility Hagerstown
Photo by George Horna. Unit is ex-C&NW 1552.
My favorite shortline I never saw. This photo by Roger A. Rasor was used on Erie Western's 1979 calendar. I found one at a swap meet years ago, had it framed and it's been on my wall since. Pho... (more)
The New York & Greenwood Lake's RS-3 No. 935 basks in the glow of the setting sun while on the one tracks of the former Erie Railroad's turntable in Port Jervis New York. 935 was built by ALCo in ... (more)
Actually a EMD RS-3m
The Lehigh Valley's GP38-2's and C420's are now part of the D&H, and the rest of its road power has been scattered to the winds by Conrail. Most through freights in the area are now lead by locomo... (more)
Forty years ago yesterday, I had graduated from a Kodak Instamatic to a brand-new Minolta SRT-101. I was running the first roll of film through it when I encountered this train on the CNJ-operated... (more)
DL 1554 began her life on the CNJ, and eventually wound up in shortline service on the Black River & Western. Today, she has been beautifully returned to her original paint scheme, and is one of ... (more)
CNJ RS3 1554 brings up the rear of PT98 from South Scranton. The RS3 will be set off at Bridge 60 for use on an empty grain train later in the day.
NYC 8223 holds while waiting for the conductor to throw the switch to complete the runaround of its train.
Emerging from the darkness of the night, an authentic New York Central RS-3 leads a "haunted" Halloween excursion train across a small wooden trestle near Norwood, Kansas. NYC 8255 emer... (more)
Three Piedmont & Northern Alco RS-3’s haul the coal received in interchange from the Clinchfield westward from Spartanburg, S. C. for delivery to a power plant on April 13, 1963.
Note the turntable to the left.
Former SP&S RS-3 No. BN 4068 idles at Astoria next to the depot. This is one of the western most points on the BN, now abandoned. The city of Astoria continues to use some of this trackage for a ... (more)