A set of power led By Alco RSD5 818 is being serviced to head on a southbound train. Note the number boards above the cab these were used for train numbers. these units were long hood forward
The CN&W 1689 is set to lead the bi-level train, with the BN 3 (EMD E9AM) on the rear to provide HEP, on station track one. On station two, the UP 1848 (GE B40-8) is set to lead the coach train, ... (more)
CNW 1689 departs out of the IRM depot with the bilevel train. Certainly quite the odd sight. BN 3 was at the other end providing the HEP.
The 1689 retains her stream generator details from its early days in commuter service. The 1689 is viewed here in yard 3 at IRM.
In the early morning the CNW Lacrosse/Winona Local pulls out across the Milwaukee Road/BN mainline at Grand Crossing. It wouldn't be long before the C&NW would start running over the Milwaukee Roa... (more)
CNW 1689 rests outside at IRM.
C&NW 1689 holds at IRM.
C&NW 1689 rests outside Barn 9 at IRM.
The Jersey Central owned fifteen six-axle Alco road switchers, fourteen RSD4s and a single RSD5, CNJ 1615. They were often found working on the railroad's Pennsylvania lines, where the 1615 was re... (more)
CNW 1689 takes a rest at IRM during showcase weekend
CNW 1689 smokes up a show as it warms up for diesel days at IRM.
CNW 1689 stands at the focal point of a CNW night photo session among a CNW crane and a pair of high-hood GP units.
By the time of this photo these four AT&SF Alco RSD-5’s (the 2102 was an RSD-4) likely supplied parts to keep their compadres running a little longer, Albuquerque, N.M. roundhouse, March 10, 1967.
Alco RSD-5 2159 was one of the yard switchers on duty at ATSF’s joint yard with C&S at Pueblo, Colo. on Jan. 23, 1966.
CNW RSD-5 1689 smokes it while it is started up at the IRM for Diesel Days 2017.