Ventura County Railway Company 9 is an ALCO S6 switcher, formerly owned by the Southern Pacific (ex-SP 1226, nee-SP 1059). (Oxnard, California - August 9, 1980)
With a small rainbow slowly disappearing in the upper left, Fillmore & Western Railway's Alco S6 catches a break in the passing storm clouds as those more threatening loom above the hills in the b... (more)
GVT alco S6 number 1044 slowly moves out of the engine house in Batavia NY to start a morning of switching, passing loaded scrap cars spotted at the transload track.
DL Alco S6 number 1044 pulls out of the ex NYC roundhouse in Batavia to start its morning of switching on the GVT.
A veteran Alco S6 is working this mornings switching duties on Genesse Valley Transportation in Batavia NY. It is seen here crossing over the only grade crossing with crossing gates on the system... (more)
As the morning clouds break and sunlight starts to appear, GVT Alcos numbered 1044 (Alco S6) and 1801 (MLW RS18) wait to be started and pulled out of their bays for the days switching.
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)