Cartier railway Alco RSD15 93 sits with several of her sisters in front of the shops in the summer of 1978. These units were built as B&LE high nose units. When the Cartier bought them they were ... (more)
Lake Superior & Ishpeming’s Hill Job works upgrade toward Marquette.
Lake Superior & Ishpeming’s Hill job crosses the Morgan Creek trestle just east of the Eagle Mills yard.
Three Lake Superior & Ishpeming RDS15’s provide evidence of the exertion required to get a string of loaded ore jennies out of the Eagle Mills yard.
The Lake Superior & Ishpeming Hill Job switches some covered hoppers at Eagle Mills, Michigan. Soon the crew will tie onto a solid train of ore jennies for the trip to Marquette.
Utah Railway Alco RSD15 Alligator 403 rests in the yard on a nice afternoon. It will go out on a Helper set later that that day
Three Lake Superior & Ishpeming RSD15’s bring a cut of empties from the Marquette ore dock into the yard at Marquette, Michigan.
Lake Superior & Ishpeming’s “Hill Job” approaches Marquette, Michigan with another train of ore. Three ex-Santa Fe RSD15’s have matters well in hand.
When people think of ALCo diesels, they probably think of something like this:
With the Illinois Railway Museum's coach train underway, GB&W 2407, commonly nicknamed the "alligator", ... (more)
GB&W RSD15 2407 puts up a smoke show as it leads the coach train past the blades at East Switch.
An ex Santa Fe Alligator waits for the afternoon run up the hill
A Santa Fe transfer arrives in the UP/RI yards in Kansas City, KS powered by Alco Alligator no. 9818 and a former RSD 4/5 slug. Meantime UP GP9 no. 237 handles switching chores. Not a car with gra... (more)
The control stand of the GBW 2407, built in May of 1960 as the Santa Fe 841. This unit is operational at IRM.
Lake Superior & Ishpeming’s Hill Job works its train by the yard office at the east end of Eagle Mills yard.