Alco S6 1044 eases out of the Batavia roundhouse on a beautiful February morning in western New York.
The Ohio River Company operated a large fleet of coal barges on the Ohio River. At their Ashland, Kentucky facility, Alco S6 56 was used to move hoppers around to the loading docks.
Genesee Valley Transportation crews shuffle around the S6 locomotive on to the pit track in the roundhouse as they get ready to start the days work in Batavia, New York. Locomotives:DL... (more)
An Alco S6 idles outside the engine house at the GVT's Batavia Division. A pile of treated wood poles, one of the commodities transloaded at the yard here, frames the locomotive before the day's w... (more)
Two former Southern Pacific Also S6 engines sit in the diesel service area in the Union Pacific yard in Los Angeles. Photo taken with permission.
A Southern Pacific refugee, Nekoosa Paper S6 22 works the paper mill at Port Edwards, Wisconsin. The crewmen seem to enjoy riding the front deck of the old Alco on a warm August day.
Alco S6 DL 1044 idles in the morning sunshine as RS-18 1801 gets a jump start from a welder inside the shop to start the day at Genesee Valley Transportation. Locomotives:DL 1044 S6more)
Off the Beaten Branch Railroading: At the far end of the line in downtown Batavia is this neat industrial facility that gets service weekly. The crew shoves a pair of covered hoppers al... (more)
Off the beaten branch railroading at the far end of the line in downtown Batavia is this neat industrial facility that gets service weekly. The crew shoves a pair of covered hoppers all the way to... (more)
Having successfully delivered the water car back to its spot in Fillmore, Extra 1059 prepares to roll to a stop to head back to the west end of the station's track while the day's Steam Punk festi... (more)
Off The Beaten Branch Railroading At the far end of the line in downtown Batavia is this neat industrial facility that gets service weekly. The crew shoves a pair of covered hoppers all ... (more)
No. 44 follows the Knox & Kane's steam engine trips to provide assistance, if needed.
On an off chance that they would be running, I decided to make a quick stop in Batavia to see if I could find the Depew, Lancaster, & Western RR's Alco S6. Much to my surprise, I heard a horn as ... (more)
Fillmore and Western Railfest 2017. Ex Southern Pacific no. 1059 with two Santa Fe Caboose cross Central Ave with a passenger trip on the original Coast Route.