RailPictures.Net Photo: L&N 125 Louisville & Nashville Alco RS-3 at Montgomery, Alabama by David Harris
 
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Louisville & Nashville (more..)
Alco RS-3 (more..)
Railway Supply Company (more..)
Montgomery, Alabama, USA (more..)
April, 1973
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L&N 125 (more..)
Unknown
David Harris (more..)
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Worn-out, obsolete, unneeded - all words that might accurately describe these old locomotives, as well as their dilapidated surroundings. But L&N is going to give several RS-3s (delivered in 1954 and 1955) new life as unpowered slugs mated to powered switchers, and the conversions will be performed by RSCo right here in a portion of the old WofA backshop. I think the slugs are all gone now, but they did serve for quite a few years. RSCo is also gone,and the shop buildings, despite efforts to find a reuse, were continuing to deteriorate the last time I saw them in 2002.
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