After tying down their train in the Springdale Yard, AM 71 and AM 72 head south to the Arkansas & Missouri diesel service shops.
Their train tied down for the evening and all switches aligned, Arkansas and Missouri 72 and 71 head back to the diesel service shop to call it a day.
The brakeman has grabbed the rear end device of their train and prepares to climb aboard the A&M 72 as they head back to the diesel service shops in Springdale.
The Arkansas and Missouri’s Fort Smith Turn eases toward the crossing with the Missouri Pacific in Van Buren Arkansas. MOPAC’s Wagoner Subdivision is in the foreground.
The town of Rudy, Arkansas is visited by the Arkansas & Missouri’s Fort Smith Turn every day. In October, the community hosts thee Rudy Fall Festival, which was rained out two days after this phot... (more)
Arkansas and Missouri 44 and AM 68 sit next to a Santa Fe passenger car next the the diesel shop. Photo taken with permission.
A southbound local job out of Springdale runs with a short cut of cars after switching industries up the line.
Business is down causing AM 68 to sit at the diesel shop in Springdale. The flooding on the Arkansas River in Fort Smith has caused problems for the Arkansas and Missouri receiving car transfers f... (more)
After bringing a short train into the yard in Springdale, AM 72 and 71 are getting ready to head back to the diesel shops. The flooding on the Arkansas River in Fort Smith has caused problems for ... (more)
What an odd combination in this era, 54-year old dinosaurs working with the latest products.
A new unit from OHCR, originally Erie Mining as evidenced by their distinctive options.
A&M C420 Nº58, a non dynamic model is at Van Buren, Arkansas on May 1, 2019. Unlike most Alco variants, 58 has had it's hood door handles replaced with standard knuckle busters.
It's a wet and dreary day at Van Buren, Arkansas as A&M's Ft Smith Local retrieves the day's cars from UP with it's pair of immaculate Alco C420s.
Maybe because it's a Monday, but the turn brought only about 25 cars into Monett, then left with about 35 for the trip back to Springdale. The tight curve leaving the yard is a good warm-up for t... (more)
A&M's Fort Smith turn running right on time with dynamic brakes howling comes down grade into Winslow and will soon be entering Winslow tunnel.