Delaware & Ulster (D&H) 5017 Alco RS36
b/n 84399 b/d 1/1963
Ex-Delaware & Hudson 5017
At Arkville, NY 6/29/13
Delaware & Ulster Railroads' meticulously maintained American Locomotive Works RS-36, (formerly Delaware & Hudson) #5017.
The Delaware & Hudson had several run-through trains with the Lehigh Valley. One of those trains, symbol MA-2 (Mechanicsville – Allentown) is seen here approaching the village of Siegfried, just n... (more)
On a lovely Sunday morning, the D.U.R.R. beings preparations for their first train of the morning.
A beautiful day to take a ride on a train. Delaware & Ulster's first trip of the day from Arkville to Roxbury.
Delaware & Ulster's former D&H Alco RS-36 #5017 waits at Arkville Station to bring another train to and from Roxbury as a family of four heads for the station to get their tickets.
D&H 5019 shown at North Creek, NY on the Upper Hudson River Railway.
Alco RS-36 at Roxbury waiting to work train 18, 12h10 to Arkville on 31st August 2012.
Feeding eight motors required high throttle settings and this ex-TC unit is slugging it out as it shoves a large cut of the stuff that made Corbin great.
All over Eastern Kentucky there were these "boomers" from other original owners with their slugs. The slugs were cut down RS-3s. This unit came from Tennessee Central. I don't think I ever saw ... (more)
This was Valhalla for Alcos in those days. They had a huge yard and it was really isolated from the beaten path. Even my Dad, who wasn't a railfan, liked to watch the switchers rev up, whistle, ... (more)
Back on home rails, LA&L 418 heads south after picking up cars from CSX and R&S in Rochester. LA&L 418 started life as NKP 865. Later became N&W 2865, ONCT 86, ONCT 418 and now LA&L 418.
NF&D 2 @ Emporia, VA || July 1972