RailPictures.Net Photo: D&H 4099 Delaware & Hudson Alco RS-3 at Fort Edward, New York by Extra 127 South
 
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Fort Edward, New York, USA (more..)
September 13, 1976
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There are a few things in this world that I believe I could never get tired of. Watching an Alco RS-2 or RS-3 switch cars is one of them. It was in just such an environment that I acquired my infatuation with trains. Ron Flanary nailed it down with "Diddy RUMP, Diddy RUMP, Diddy RUMP." To me it will always be a sound without comparison. And then when they throttled up, there was usually a plume of black smoke and finally the engine seemed to catch up with the exhaust. D&H RS-3 No. 4099 had just throttled up to shove in a cut of cars, dusting the neighborhood in some fine black Alco exhaust. Pushing hard, the stack is finally starting to clear.
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