The last Alco plant switcher, Alco #5, makes a switching move in the Corinth Yard with a former US Army and Staten Island Alco S2, SNC 821. The S2 was painted into the D&H's black scheme by SNC. T... (more)
Sunlit Switcher. An Alco S-2 switcher works at CMC Steel near Cayce Yard in Cayce, SC as the evening sun sets.
Three Alco locomotive models in three different paint schemes await their fate on a siding in White Pigeon, MI.
San Francisco Belt's delivered new S2 gets started up for the morning switch before dawn.
At the far East end of The Poor Fork Branch on the former L&N, sets this faded Alco S2 switcher for US Steel. Back in the day, this loco would switch loaded coal hoppers around from The Portal 31 ... (more)
Conductors Mike and Alicia prepare #226 for another switching move.
CP S-2 No. 7082 and a slug trundle along trackage near elevators at Thunder Bay, ON while the Canadian departs the station in August 1976. Note the elevators receiving 40 ft. grain boxes at this t... (more)
NARM's former Lackawanna Alco S2 484 leads one of the museum's Mercury & Chase excursions westbound on a spring afternoon. This locomotive recently reentered service after an absence of several ye... (more)
A New Jersey Zinc S2 leads a transfer move from the Company’s West Plant to its East Plant in Palmerton, Pennsylvania.
The old Alco still remains in the same place as last year. There still may be hope for her. The Tipple has been reopened but it is trucking coal in and out. Lets hope they soon have a need to fire... (more)
While a Portland Terminal Alco S2 switches an adjacent yard, a passenger train at the station platform prepares to depart for Seattle.
Only lasted a year. NYSW ALCO #206 was rebuilt and placed into service in early 1985. Unfortunately, it only ran for about a year before suffering a major engine failure and being permane... (more)
OCTL 85 sits along side of the Buffalo Structural Steel Building on a late summer afternoon. This Alco switcher was build in March of 1950. It served under South Buffalo Railway and New York and L... (more)
K&T Alco S2 102, the last remaining locomotive on the roster from when the K&T dieselized in the 1960's, brings a short 2 car passenger train over the bridge at Blue Heron.
The hostler double checks the turntable alignment at Canadian Pacific’s Smiths Falls, Ontario roundhouse. Soon the S2 will be on its way down the branch to Brockville.