Utah gators 403,402,401 have just put a UP caboose on a string of empty coal cars. The units will now run around the train and depart the south end of the yard at Martin and head for the mines.
On a extremely hot, humid July 6 the 3PM Tilden is blasting upgrade through Palmer Line Junction with 60 loads. RSD15's 2402 and 2404 are spliced by U23C 2303 on this scorching day. Dust is blowin... (more)
LS&I 2405,2304,2401 have been fueled, sanded and are about ready to go on a sunny morning in 1988.
LS&I 2403,2402 sit outside the shops at Eagle Mills awaiting some work. The LS&I had riot of color schemes and no one class of units except for the single operational U25C and RS3 could be found p... (more)
2400,2402,2404 are assigned to the 7AM dock job at West Yard. The LS&I was really friendly to visitors back in the day and all you really needed to do was take the time to get a pass from the gene... (more)
The end for the LS&I Alco fleet was just weeks away when I shot this set of RSD-15's departing Eagle Mills with the 7AM Hill Job. I knew the end was near and made the 130 mile trip up to Marquette... (more)
The Hill Country Flyer swings around a turn as it approaches Burnet.
LS&I 2402,2400,2405 roll the 7AM Hill Job west over Morgan trestle with 120 empties during the last sping of LS&I Alco operations.
LS&I 2401,2405,2400,2304 rumble over US-41 with 119 loads heading for the dock. Normal procedure was 3 units on the hill job, but a unit failure on the dock job has 2304 heading down to Marquette ... (more)
Three RSD-15's bring a loaded Taconite train into the yard at Marquette with the brake shoes smoking.
eastbound Santa Fe train led by solid set of DL600's
eastbound SP transfer job coming off Huey P Long bridge on New Orleans Public Belt RR E Bridge Jct
The New Haven and Penn Central always used matched sets of motive power for switching several freight terminals on the old New Haven. These 3 ALCO CC units were the most memorable yard engines in ... (more)
This old brute has turned it's last wheel but still sits like an old warrior ready for the next battle.
RSD 15 sits on the ready tracks at the Redondo jct engine facility. The sanding tower is in the background along with the inbound power from the Super Chief / El Capitain