Two of the finer looking GM products ever made sun themselves in the sun back when "The Little Giant" was still pretty big in McKees Rocks.
Called RS-11s but really unique, these units have only recently been tranferred to Vermonth and this appears to be the first repainted for its new owner.
Nominally RS-11s, these were really unique and only on the DWP. Other than the notched ends they were more Canadian style than US and had the D/B in the short hood like an RS-3 or RS-10. I forgo... (more)
Old John had a touch of class. I like those silver trucks.
Brand new and already ugly. Poor thing.
She looks good in the late afternoon sun.
This is one for the modelers weathering guide. Check out grime, that's grime with a grrrr.
The only one we ever saw on ATSF, I think. This is a fairly early version of the model. They had really nice lines.
Times a tough for this once-elegant unit now that there are no more Chiefs to pull, only lint picking locals in Texas. Oh, well it's honest work.
Just a lowly B-unit but a nice fresh looking one in the rare yellow stainless steel sheme. I which I could have caught an A & B together.
Just a lowly B-unit but a nice fresh looking one.
A friend & I went on the great semi annual RR trip and found these. This was a rarity most places even then.
Just another rebuild.
Great old freight beasts in their last days pulling a local. And by the way don't let old timers tell you trackwork was better "in the old days".