RailPictures.Net Photo: TSRR 8 Texas State Railroad Alco MRS-1 at Rusk, Texas by Mitch Goldman
 
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Texas State Railroad (more..)
Alco MRS-1 (more..)
Texas State Railroad (more..)
Rusk, Texas, USA (more..)
April 28, 2019
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TSRR 8 (more..)
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Mitch Goldman (more..)
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Texas State Railroad's 1953 ALCO /GE MRS-1 locomotive - built for the United States Army (as their No. 2101), this "Military Road Switcher" (or "Military Road Service") locomotive later went to the United States Navy. The low-profile (height) on these diesels was designed to better clear the tighter clearances in Europe. Amazingly - of the 96 manufactured, only one MSR-1 (No. 1818) made it to Europe.
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