Ventura County's fleet of Alco S6 switchers sit sidelined at the railroad's Oxnard facility, awaiting their transfer to the Filmore and Western.
An Alco S6 and an MLW S13 have a long train of autoracks in tow as they smoke their way through downtown Ingersoll, ON, right before sunset. The racks were just pulled from the CN interchange and ... (more)
Fillmore & Western's weekend excursion train is lead by an Alco diesel as part of the Railfest 2013 celebrations.
An old SEPTA trolley and a rare Western Maryland Alco S6 sit dormant on the M&H Railroad in Middletown, PA, just down the street from Amtrak's Keystone Line.
On Martin Luther King day, the Fillmore & Western sent a single unit west to Bristol in Ventura to pick up a pair of flatcars. The "train" is seen here coming to a stop in order to flag a small pe... (more)
On Martin Luther King day, the Fillmore & Western sent a single unit west to Bristol in Ventura to pick up a pair of flatcars. The "train" is seen here passing the flower farm along Faulkner at Br... (more)
On Martin Luther King day, the Fillmore & Western sent a single unit west to Bristol in Ventura to pick up a pair of flatcars. The "train" is seen here passing the classic Southern Pacific station... (more)
By the time I finally made it to Chicago all Alcos of the Belt Railway had been retired. S6 no. 420 rests with the larger family mates, all C424s, in the evening sun awaiting their disposition. I ... (more)
OSR 500 (originally built by Alco as Southern Pacific 1073 in November 1956) and 502 (S-13, built new by MLW as 1002 for Pacific Great Eastern in January 1959) shunt some cars around the north yar... (more)
One hell of a consist sits outside of the Salford Shops: OSRX 500, the only Alco S6 on the OSR roster, coupled to 644 and 175. OSRX 175 is an Ex-C&O 6193 GP9 and OSRX 644 is an ex-BCOL 644 M420.
It seemed that owing to the GB&W's loyalty to Alco's that a number of the paper mills served by or in close proximity to the GB&W employed Alco units. It had been been a chilly morning in central ... (more)
Ventura County number 7 is seen at their yard in Oxnard, with the SP lights still intact. Photo is from 86 or 87
An early morning visit to the M&H yard finds the Western Maryland painted S6 parked at the end of street running next to the days excursion train with 65-tonner #2 leading.
WM 151 along with the Conrail Historical Society had caboose rides to raise money for Breast Cancer during the Middletown PA Craft Faire