Nekoosa Papers C415 21 at Port Edwards WI May 1980. Built as Southern Pacific 2409 in December 1966 and purchased by Nekoosa Paper Co. in 1979. Southern Pacific and Rock Island both bought ten uni... (more)
Only two major railroads ventured heavily into the peculiar mid-cab switcher offered by Alco in the Century series: RI and SP. The long hoods were the front on Alco's C-415's. They were ordered w... (more)
Led by a pair of Alco C415s, a Rock Island transfer has the all-clear to begin pulling through Pullman Junction. Tom Golden photo.
The Oregon Coastline Express makes a station stop at Garibaldi.
The blue hour has set in over Strasburg, as the Monongahela Connecting Railroad 701 sits on display at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.
One of the Rock Island's ten Alco Century 415 centercabs rolls a transfer job past the B&O's South Chicago station on a summer afternoon.
BJRY #701 is returning from the Port of Burlington scale house with a load of scrap for the Burlington River Terminal.
Rock Island Century 415 419 works a yard job somewhere around the South Side of Chicago late on a summer afternoon. I always found these centercab Alcos to be pretty neat, but unfortunately the mo... (more)
Well into the second shift, Columbia and Cowlitz 701 and companion 702,( ex SP 2407), depart the Longview Fibers complex with a train headed for Rocky Point Yard, the interchange with BN in Kelso,... (more)
Eastbound SP "hauler" using UP trackage rights Hacienda Heights
Rock Island local with ALCO C-415 readies to shove into Joliet,IL..
SP's fleet of C415 were based in Southern California and worked mainly out of Los Angeles and Industry yards. Here six of the ten were on the tie up track at Industry yard.
An eastbound SP "hauler" hustles through Hacienda Heights using UP trackage rights to get to Industry yard.
RI transfer job making pickup Pullman Junction south side of Chicago
A pair of SP's C415's lead an eastbound Whittier yard to City of Industry yard "hauler" using UP trackage rights in Whittier