Powerpack 617 is spending the weekend on the Speonk DEF Track. Converted Alco locomotive to provide Head End Power for the passenger coaches. Lighting and heat. SK Block Limit Signal high above 61... (more)
My father made a trip to Sayre on April 18, 1959 and took many pictures from the footbridge over the engine terminal. It was clear that in 1959 it was a novelty for the crews to see someone takin... (more)
An A-B-B-A set of former New Haven Alco cab units storms through Medfield Junction, MA, with Penn Central train BL-1. This job running from the NH's South Boston yard to Lowell, MA, via Walpole an... (more)
Former Reading Railroad Alco FA-1 #301 sits outside Milepost Hobbies on the afternoon of May 22, 2019.
Four Alco's FA1-FB1 and two RS-3's leads this New York Central train near Detroit, Michigan on December 22, 1966. Photo from my collection, no photographer information on slide.
St.Louis San Francisco FA-1 next to Quanah Acme and Pacific U25B at Frisco Yard St.Louis.
A view of the Ocean Avenue crossing in Patchogue finds FA cab car 614, wearing a coat of fresh paint, impeding the progress of the kids in the pony car. LIRR 614 was built for the Spokane, Portlan... (more)
With a healthy burp of Alco smoke, an A-B-B-A set of former New Haven FAs and FBs accelerates past South Bay Tower in South Boston as they get underway with Penn Central train BL-1 for Lowell, MA,... (more)
Heading literally and figuratively into the sunset, an A-B-B-A set of Alco cabs departs Penn Central's South Boston freight terminal for Lowell, MA, with train BL-1. The locomotives and trackage a... (more)
UP Alco FA-FB units, powered by a 1500hp V-12 engine. Their performance must have impressed the UP's management because 80 of them were ordered subsequently.
LIRR 618 was originally built for the New Haven RR. Here she is in fresh MTA paint, trailing on an eastbound train at Mineola in 1979.
GM&O Alco FA-1 No.733. Most of GM&O's FA's were slightly different than those of all other roads as they had smaller grilles around their lower placed headlight, as well as a curved trim piece ... (more)
GM&O Alco FA-1 752 at Wanilla, Mississippi. GM&O had 55 FA-1s numbered 700-754. Photo part of my slide collection, photographer unknown.
Green Bay & Western Alco FA-1 No.501 and 502 at Green Bay, Wisconsin August 02, 1964. Photo taken from my slide collection, no photographer listed.