After dropping 4 cars at the grain elevators, the Alco quartet heads back to the mainline to continue South.
I am amazed every time I go to this railroad. There's just a bunch of dinosaurs out there doing their job and there's no admission charge or anything. And a real touch of class shows up here and ... (more)
Nee N&W all dressed up and nowhere to this day.
Alco's smoke it up at Butterfield, on their way to Springdale.
A&M Ft Smith turn Rudy, AR
Former Belt Railway of Chicago #604 was brought by the A+M as a parts donor and some less useful remenants of it are seen here at the back of the shops. See more at www.youthwith.fotopic.net
Classic Alco and General Motors power meet!The A&M Excursion for the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum is seen heading south behind RS-36 #30 as a 1958 GM Trailways bus waits at the crossing.This... (more)
A&M Excursion for the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum is seen heading south behind RS-36 #30.This train ran from Springdale to Butterfield Missouri and return.It is doing a photo run-by here at... (more)
A&M Excursion for the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum is seen heading north behind RS-36 #30.This train ran from Springdale to Butterfield Missouri and return.
Arkansas & Missouri #18 parked outside the shops in Springdale.Taken on A&M property with permission!
A&M's ALCOs maneuver in tight space. Their yard in Springfield is crammed between two sets
of commercial buildings.
A sucker hole of sun catches four C420's cackling South, through a s-curve, lined with wildflowers in bloom. Must admit, my first time seeing ALCO's in mainline action, was really awesome!
Afternoon thunderstorms begin to pop, while the Monett Turn returns to Springdale with four C420's and 28 cars in tow.