One of 10 LIRR RS-3's rests between assignments at Oyster Bay. These units would not be around long enough to get the blue and white MTA paint. LIRR 1552 was sold to Naporano the following June an... (more)
Batten Kill RS-3 #605 leads its train through Shushan, NY on the way to Eagle Bridge to interchange with Pan Am Southern.
Five unit Wilkes-Barre to Mechanicville freight is just North of Carbondale, PA. Engineer just got a signal from the dispatcher and is notching out his five trusty RS-3s to keep the tonnage moving... (more)
Back in 1969 I was a little disappointed when the Delaware & Hudson's southbound Laurentian out of Montreal showed up this day at Mechanicville behind an RS3 rather than a PA, but these days I wo... (more)
Batten Kill Alco RS-3 #4116--with snow flanger in tow--leads its train across the Hoosic River at Eagle Bridge, NY. Shortly, the train will arrive at the interchange with Pan Am Southern.
A sunny March day finds former Omaha Road RS-3, CNW 167, idling between chores on industrial trackage along the Mississippi River in Winona, MN. The CNW and highway bridges over the river are visi... (more)
Gone and Forgotten
Sitting quietly deep in the Cumberland Hollars lost in time is this vintage ex: Reading Railroad ALCO RS-3 now in the faded Southern Green, and White, and two p... (more)
Nevada Northern No. 109 with the wrecker heading towards Keystone.
Goose it, 109!Nevada Northern's RS-3/Rs-2 lashup bolts into the yard at East Ely with an empty ore train. The RS-3 has recently had 12 New Old Stock (NOS) cylinder liners installed... (more)
Nevada Northern 109 heads south along the averse branch towards Ely.
Look at Me, I'm a Steam Locomotive!Nevada Northern's pair of ALCo RS locomotives do what ALCos do: smoke like a steamer. Ironically, #109 doesn't smoke as badly now that she has had... (more)
Recently reactivated Kennecott Copper Co. Alco RS-3 109 leads the wreck train (featuring NNRy steam crane "A") upgrade on the line to Ruth.
A Roger Puta Photograph
An impressive quintet of Delaware-Lackawanna ALCOs work hard up the grade to Pocono Summit with grain loads for Ardent Mills. The lead RS3 is faithfully restored to its original Central Railroad o... (more)