ALCO Safari Day 9, Burlington Jct. Rwy. and the Ugly Duckling: Continuing on its short trip to the BNSF interchange, the BJRY crew, with their rare ALCO C415, pass under the spectacular Gre... (more)
ALCO Safari Day 9, Burlington Jct. Rwy. and the Ugly Duckling: After doing a little switching in their small yard, the BJRY crew runs lite engine to the BNSF interchange in downtown Burling... (more)
ALCO Safari Day 9, Burlington Jct. Rwy. and the Ugly Duckling: Not wasting any time, the Burlington Jct. crew starts organizing outbound cars for the BNSF interchange. BJRY 701 began life i... (more)
ALCO Safari Day 9, Burlington Jct. Rwy. and the Ugly Duckling: When finished with lunch, the crew promptly gets to work pulling/spotting lumber flats at their transload facility. The little... (more)
ALCO Safari Day 9, Burlington Jct. Rwy. and the Ugly Duckling: On my way home to Minnesota, I decided to make a quick stop in Burlington, IA to catch the BJRY, who has the only two operatio... (more)
Consisting of caboose-C415-C415-caboose, a Rock Island cab hop heads past the Blue Island passenger depot into Burr Oak Yard. Tom Golden photo.
Spokane Portland and Seattle C415 100 is seen switching in Portland OR September 1969. The 100 was built in November 1968 and became BN 4010. The SP&S rostered two C415 switchers and had more on o... (more)
Rock Island C415 417 in fresh paint at Blue Island IL July 1974. Built in September 1966 and lasting until the shutdown of The Rock in March 1980. I can't seem to find out what happened to this un... (more)
Nekoosa Papers C415 21 at Port Edwards WI May 1980. Built as Southern Pacific 2409 in December 1966 and purchased by Nekoosa Paper Co. in 1979. Southern Pacific and Rock Island both bought ten uni... (more)
Only two major railroads ventured heavily into the peculiar mid-cab switcher offered by Alco in the Century series: RI and SP. The long hoods were the front on Alco's C-415's. They were ordered w... (more)
Led by a pair of Alco C415s, a Rock Island transfer has the all-clear to begin pulling through Pullman Junction. Tom Golden photo.
The Oregon Coastline Express makes a station stop at Garibaldi.
The blue hour has set in over Strasburg, as the Monongahela Connecting Railroad 701 sits on display at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.
One of the Rock Island's ten Alco Century 415 centercabs rolls a transfer job past the B&O's South Chicago station on a summer afternoon.
BJRY #701 is returning from the Port of Burlington scale house with a load of scrap for the Burlington River Terminal.