With a load of pipe in its train, Santa Fe’s La Junta - Dodge City local has arrived Dodge City, Kansas behind Alco RSD-4 2141, Nov. 17, 1967.
ATSF’s local from Pueblo has reached Canon City, Colo. with RSD-4 2137 leading the way over a part of D&RGW trackage rights, May 3, 1967.
Forty years ago today, Utah Railway Alco RSD-4s No. 300, 301, 302, 305 and RSD-5 No. 306 are ready to haul a Martin Turn out of Provo Yard on December 26, 1976.
Kennecott Copper 201, a rare RSD-4 sits at the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie.
A Utah Railway Wattis Turn crosses the Gordon Creek trestle on Sept. 3, 1978.
Thunder in the Wasatch
A well tuned Alco quartet (UTAH 303, 306, 305, 300) drifts through Martin Yard minutes before sundown on June 22, 1978.
Heaven on Earth
Utah Railway hostlers move an Alco RSD-4 into the Martin Shop building near Helper on May 21, 1977. The 302 was built new for the Utah Railway in March 1952, retired from the active roster in Apri... (more)
Santa Claus delivered exactly what I asked for on Christmas Eve, 1976.
Spotted on the Jack Track in the Provo Car Shop, Utah Railway RSD-4 No. 307 gets a traction motor changeout on Nov. 23, 1978.
A set of Alco RSD-4 locomotives idle at the Martin Shops while Rio Grande's Ford Fast train departs Helper on an overcast Nov. 19, 1978.
An astonishing NINE classic Alcos assigned as mid-train helpers, work a Utah Railway coal train approach Soldier Summit the afternoon of Sept. 3, 1978. The consist includes RSD-4s No. 301, 300, 30... (more)
Happiness is finding a string of bright blue Rock Island hopper cars in your hometown! ROCK 700193 and company are at Provo Yard, ready to be loaded with Utah bituminous coal on June 25, 1978.