Green Bay and Western RS-20 #308
This engine was one of four Alco RS-3's (built in 1955) which were rebuilt with a 2000 horsepower generator and a low front nose by the GB&W's Norwood Sho... (more)
How I wish these had caught on! Somehow I don't think equipping an RS-3 with a 251 was really a program at all. From all I've heard about South Louisville, they probably had a couple of extras 2... (more)
These morphed a little and actually got a repaint before their demise. Somebody important must have visited.
Little Rock & Western RS-20 #305 working near Perry, AR in 1982. This engine was bult as an RS-3 for the Green Bay & Western in 1951 and was upgraded to RS-20 specs in 1973 when it was sold to the... (more)
GBW 306 at Aintone, AR on the CALM. My dad has always been a fan of Arkansas for its many shortlines and I was glad to be along for this trip - one of my earliest slides.
A pair of LSRC ALCo's are sidelined in Alpena.