The Smallest Century: The museum in Lancaster provides an opportunity to observe an example of the switcher Century, Alco's C415.
a Rock Island Alco C415 # 419 works the roads yard at Blue Island in August 1978 these units were common in the Chicago area. and were used a lot on transfer runs
A Saturday evening in Burlington, Iowa finds the Burlington Junction Railway's unique Alco C415 tied down in the railroad's yard north of town, awaiting its next assignment on the shortline. This ... (more)
CM&E Alco C415 684 switches Curis WA on a dreary Day in September 1977
LONGVIEW WA May 24 1984 — Columbia & Cowlitz C-415s CLC 701 and CLC 702 idle at the Weyerhauser facility. Fellow railfan Greg Hall and I headed up to my sister's in Vancouver WA for a week's wor... (more)
Along with RS3m 456.
Brandon Rail was created in 1981 to serve industries on the former Rock Island line between Manhattan, KS and Clifton, KS. The operation lasted less than a year and the line was later abandoned.
Rock Island Alco C415 #416 In Fresh Paint gets some work done on it at The Rocket House on the south side of Chicago. This is where the Rocks Passenger power including the commuter power was mai... (more)
A quick lesson in ALCO C-415s
American Locomotive Company's C-415 roadswitchers were offered with several variations, the most noticeable were the cab heights: Southern Pacific ... (more)
As Southern Pacific C415s 2409 and 2405 are bringing a freight out of Anaheim, they meet SP SW8 1123 and its C-40-3 class cupola caboose some five miles into their trip to City of Industry*. (Bue... (more)
Nothing says "The '70s" like Alco C415s on the Southern Pacific, and Ford Pintos! Spending the night at Anaheim Junction on a clear April 1973 evening is SP 2404, one of ten center-cab ... (more)
This is one of 4 ALCO C415 Ex-Southern Pacific locomotives that worked in the Monterrey smeltery, after the plant closed the locomotives were to be scrapped and the land used to build a park, but ... (more)
ALCO Safari Day 9, Burlington Jct. Rwy. and the Ugly Duckling: Thankfully my wife puts up with my shenanigans, I would have liked to stick around longer, but she said it was time to go! My ... (more)
ALCO Safari Day 9, Burlington Jct. Rwy. and the Ugly Duckling: Continuing it's shove back to the BNSF, the BJRY passes by the old Port of Burlington warehouse, which is now a tourist inform... (more)
ALCO Safari Day 9, Burlington Jct. Rwy. and the Ugly Duckling: A little bit later in the day, the BJRY crew shoves out to the BNSF interchange, once again passing under the Great River Brid... (more)