C&NW lite power from Onalaska to Lacrosse in the early morning will pick up a train and take to Winona,MN..
A spectacular sight to see, even in 1981: four RSD4/5's climbing the grade between Gordon Creek and Wattis Junction, bringing 84 empty Union Pacific coal hoppers to Wattis Mine. Remarkable, sure--... (more)
The westbound Grand Canyon is assisted by two Alcos as it leaves Trinidad and begins its assault on Raton Pass.
In early 1953, the Interstate Railroad was testing diesels to find the best replacements for its steam locomotives. Borrowed C&O RSD-5 has just returned from Miller Yard with a Hill Crew--bringing... (more)
Birmingham Southern RSD-5 #160 at Fairfield, AL || May 1972
Thanks to Ryan Ballard for acting a guide.
Four Utah Railway RSD4/5's led by 305 blast out of Tunnel One leaving Martin yard near the village of Spring Canyon, bound with a train of empties for loading at the Wattis Mine.
Looking like a scene from Appalachia--but with sagebrush--four RSD4/5's from Utah Railway's Wattis Turn run around their train and prepare to tie onto a string of coal loads high in the Wasatch hi... (more)
Utah 307 kicks a few UP coal hoppers around the small yard in Provo.
Utah 306 is sitting outside the shop in the morning sun at Martin. I was able to spend a few days in Utah and Colorado during June 1980 and put the time to good use as far as rail photography, muc... (more)
SP Alco RSD-5 at locomotive service facility awaiting its next call to duty
Texas & New Orleans (SP) Alco RSD-5 169 and SP 5699 on local freight on Houston to Victoria "Macaroni Line" approaching Victoria Freight Yard. (This line was subsequently abandoned and then acqui... (more)
Verne Brummel (photographer) / Dave Cramer (photo editing). Visit our websites at - www.trainsite.8m.com/rrslides.html ---and--- Railroad: Milwaukee RoadLocomotive: Alco RSD-5Location: Watertown, Wisconsin, USALocomotive #: MILW 575Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: April, 1976
Portland, Oregon's Brooklyn Roundhouse is a place with many treasures, in this case a faux Nickel Plate Road RSD-5 sitting in the afternoon sun in September, 2009.
A Utah Railway Alco seen in the servicing racks at Martin