FCP Alco RSD12 507 and S6 708 set in the dead line at the roads shops in Empalme. The 507 was undergoing a full rebuild at the time along with 2 of its sisters. There were also 2 Alco RSD5s bein... (more)
A very Rare Bird/ This Is a API620 rebuilt out of a Alco RSD5 at the roads Empalme shops. This I believe was the first unit done. It leads train number 2 into the yard at Nogales on a early morn... (more)
FCP GE U30C 408 and two Alco RSD5s are being serviced at the roads yard on a nice spring morning in 1979. Consists like this were common in those days
Switching the Yard FCP Alco RSD 12 516 complete with a steam generator works the yard on a warm spring day. Almost anything the road had could be used in passenger service when needed including... (more)
The Thing truly One Of A Kind. This Shop rebulld has parts of a F7 and A Alco RS11 and a lot of sheet metal. Clearly Created from some wrecked locomotives. My friends who have seen my photos of... (more)
A Rare Loco. This Is an MLW M420TR It is one of only 17 built. 2 were built for the Roberval and Saguenay in Canada and the rest were built for the FCP in Mexico. They were used in all kinds o... (more)
An Alco RSD5 # 831 rests at the FCP shops in Nogales In the spring of 1979 a few years after this photo was taken these units would be rebuilt into API620 or BX620 units with 251 engines at the r... (more)
This FCPs only RS11 number 501. It sat in the yard waiting to be added to a consist to head south later in the day. The FCP was real Alco Country and several models could be seen in the terminal a... (more)
A set of power led By Alco RSD5 818 is being serviced to head on a southbound train. Note the number boards above the cab these were used for train numbers. these units were long hood forward
FCP 586 Is a BX620 shot while switching the yard. It is a rebuild of a RSD5 done at the Empalme shops. it has a new 12 251 engine. I was lucky years before to get a tour of the shops and see th... (more)
Workers check sand and fuel on a trio of MLW M420TRs as a venerable Alco FA approaches on the close track.
Passing by Malleco bridge, the "2352" brings wood to the north
The engineer of FCP train No. 1, El Costeno, talks to his dispatcher as his passenger train climbs through the mountainous region north of Guadalajara.
Alco RSD-12 512 and RSD-5 802 are in charge of Ferrocarril del Pacifico's Train No. 1 running northward up western Mexico. After an overnight 504-mile run from Guadalajara, this stop at Culiaca... (more)
A pair of MLW M420TRs and a U23B back to their passenger train, El Costeno, at Union Station.