The first of two excursions operated on this day by the North Alabama Railroad (NARM) on their Mercury and Chase Railroad line approaches the Higdon Road crossing in the Chase community of Huntsvi... (more)
The ex-US Army ALCO RSD-1 leads the North Alabama Railroad Museum's train, the Spring Fling Special, through the museum's grounds, towards the eastern end of the five-mile long line for the Mercur... (more)
An old US Military locomotive in OERM paint.
This old veteran has had quite a history. It started out life as an RS-1 built for the Atlanta & St. Andrews Bay Railroad and one of the first thirteen of the class built by Alco. It was requisi... (more)
A shot somewhere in Utah, while driving by car
Cape Fear Railroad power at Fort Bragg, NC || April 1973
An ex-US Army ALCO is one of several diesel locomotives now on Strasburg property.
USA RSD-1 #8032 on loan to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) at their Kingston, TN plant as seen in this Oct. 1974 view.
Alco RSD-1 #8652 is getting warmed up to lead a MoW special at the North Alabama Railroad Museum near Huntsville, belching characteristic Alco smoke. Next to it is Alco S-2 #484; alas, this engin... (more)
NARM Fall Color Special.
NARM's Fall Color Special heads for Normal on the former NC&StL Huntsville Branch. The excursion is being operated in pull-pull mode behind NARM's Alco RSD-1 8652 and S2 213.
A crew member lines a switch for NARM's Fall Color Special, which is about to arrive at the depot at Chase. The 8652 was previously employed as a switcher for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).
A NARM excursion trundles through the spring foliage.
NARM's former TVA RSD-1 leads an excursion trip on what remains of an NC&StL line between Decherd, TN and Huntsville, AL. The 8652 was built by Alco in March 1945, construction number 72165.
With one hand on the horn cord and the other on the throttle, engineer Tommy glances across the cab to the brakeman who is signaling to him if the traffic approaching from his side is stopping at ... (more)