Erie commuter service was a last stand for Erie steam, but Alco RS-2's are making their mark during late-summer 1950. Ansco Color transparency
Eastbound making good speed on the superelevated curve the Geneva local roles thru the vineyards along Seneca Lake.In a matter of days on 4-1-76 trains stopped running here.
A commuter train in the Erie Ridgewood, NJ station. This was my second roll of Kodachrome in my new Kodak Pony and I simply had good luck.
Lehigh Valley RS-2 #213 is idling below the footbridge in Sayre, PA. Everything seen in this picture is now a "Fallen Flag"
Former Lehigh & New England RS2 #656 became L&N 268 in 1963. It's pictured on the "to be shopped" track at South Louisville shortly after being acquired.
D&M RS-2m 977 was rebuilt in 1977 with a new fuel tank and relocated battery boxes make it look like a RS-3.
Classic granger Alco. Note mixed and solid bearings, single beam headlight, and recent renumbering. You can almost heard the clattering hood door & asthmatic death rattle.
Taken on one of those crazy college trips where we tried to hit as many yards as we could in about 8 days with almost no depth at all but we got a few classics.
Ex Detroit and Mackinac Alco 469 comes to life at the roundhouse in Alpena, Michigan.
CR RS-2 5203 ex Lehigh Valley 218 shifting ballast hoppers at Bound Brook, NJ
It was a bitterly cold day when this photo was taken. Five minutes earlier was a brief blinding snowfall, which had moved off over the Straits of Mackinac.
Texas State Railroad's Palestine train crosses the Neches River above canoeist Richard Donovan, author of PADDLING THE WILD NECHES (Texas A&M University Press, 2006) on May 3, 2008.
Westbound train leaves Alpena for the Paxton shale quarry seven miles distant. Line was torn out in the late 1990's.
If this snow keeps up, will that diminutive snowplow prove sufficient?
MI RS-2 303 works the old AA Owosso yard. In 1977 Michigan Interstate became the Designated Operator of the Ann Arbor RR and purchased 2 RS-2s from the GBW #301 & 303. Another DO Lin... (more)