Twilight: Just about a week before A&M took delivery of its SD70ACe's, big ALCo lash up's were still the norm. Just after sunset a C424 and six C420's are readied at the shops area for a tr... (more)
Arkansas & Missouri’s Fort Smith Turn passes the Tyson Foods feed plant in Springdale, Arkansas shortly after getting underway.
A southbound Arkansas & Missouri passenger train exits Winslow Tunnel and Winslow, Arkansas, on October 22, 1995. The train is powered by A&M’s lone Alco RS-32 No. 42, which can trace its ancestry... (more)
The Springdale Switcher pulls up to Glad Manufacturing to pull and spot after switching Don's Cold Storage a few hundred feet down the track. The power today is an Ex-Erie Mining C420 still weari... (more)
An indescribably stunning ALCO C424 and T6 combo teams up on the A&M Springdale Switcher, and the hogger cleans them out for us while dragging out a cut of cars to kick. THIS is railroading, kids... (more)
"ALCO": a simple acronym that rolls off the tongue. The same one that will make grown men drive hundreds of miles only to take in the sights, sounds, and even smells that exit th... (more)
After working a couple industries pickup and setout style, A&M Train MNTN, the Monett Turn, marches through Butterfield with a shiny, but still beat up pair of ACe's for power. The ACe's were all... (more)
Fayetteville Switcher power gets fueled at the diesel shop. The gear on the front end of the C424 is RCO equipment. An OOS M420W of obvious CN heritage sits in the background.
Perhaps the first made from scratch SD70ACe is A&M 70. All of the hood doors were fabricated, the pilot sheet is new, but the inverter cabinet panels are coming from EMD. The trucks are just sho... (more)
Springdale Local power idles outside the new diesel shop, polished up looking nice, #44 sporting the newly refurbished nose it received the year before.
Locomotives: AM 44, AM 58
Arkansas & Missouri C420s 58 and 54 sit quietly in Fort Smith after another day of Alco business. Both 58 and 54 were built as Lehigh & Hudson River Railway 29 and 24 respectively.
Arkansas & Missouri C420s 54 and 58 sit quietly in Fort Smith after another day of Alco business. Both 54 and 58 were built as Lehigh & Hudson River Railway 24 and 29 respectively.
Arkansas & Missouri Alco C420s 57 and 52 compare features during their overnight slumber in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
An Arkansas & Missouri local crew switches grain cars just south of the shops in Springdale, Arkansas. The Monett turn arrived just a short time before, and its cars are already being parsed for d... (more)