These were taken during several trips across the country in the 70's and 80's with my railfan friend Lee Hower. Hope you like them!
Alco Switchers and RS1's S2, S3, RS1
Alco 244-Powered RS/RSD's RS2, RS3, RSD4, RSD5
Alco 251-Powered RS/RSD's RS11, RS27, RS32, RS36, RSD12, RSD15
Alco Centuries C415, C424, C628, C630, DH643
Thomas Anderson, who was a Service Engineer with Alco (1952-1969), has offered to share his old Alco company photos that he obtained back then. Thanks!
SP Alco PA-1 crossing the Benicia Bridge in the SF Bay Area.
Alco RS-2 being placed on its trucks at Schenectady.
Alco RS-11 in demonstration service.
Alco RS-11 demos along with SP&S RS-3's at Wishram.
Alco RS-11 demos on the NP.
RS-11 Demonstrators on the Milwaukee Road
D&H RS-2 in an idyllic setting.
RSD-15 Demonstrators out west.
Bill was another engineer at Alco during the early years and has some great old photos. Thanks Bill!
DL-600 Demonstrator on the road.
RSD-4 Demonstrator at Channing, MN
RSD-4 Demonstrator at Channing, MN
Pacifico RSD-5 at delivery (Bill Battle)
Alco RSD-4 Demonstrator 1606 while on a run on the MILW to Green Bay, taken at Crivity, Wisconsin. This image was taken by Bill Battle (with a Zeiss Ikon camera borrowed from a German Officer in WWII!), who was an Alco Field Engineering Manager at the time.
Alco RSD-4 Demostrator 1606 at Coleman, on the same run to Green Bay, around 1953. The locomotive on the passenger train is a Fairbanks Morse Erie-Built, quite a rare bird in it's own right! It was probably on train # 21, the Chippewa Hiawatha, which ran from Milwaukee to Ontonagon, Michigan. The train even featured a parlor/cafe car.
DL-600 Demonstrator - another view
(Burns Collection of the New York State Museum via Tim Truscott)
|John Reay's Canadian Alco/MLW Page||CP and CN M630's and M636's, Cartier M636 87, BCR C630M 703,
CN FPA4 6788, and even an Ontario Northland RS3 at night!
|Clint Chamberlin's Photo Archive and Rail Page||A truly great resource for pictures of all types of diesels, with
dozens of Alcos. Thanks!
|GBW Diesels||Ed Gross' page with lots of GBW Alcos!|
|Alcos in Michigan||Ed also has a page with Michigan Alcos!|
|WP&Y Photo Page||WP&Y Alco shots from Craig Palmer's page!|
|The CNW Page||Erich Russ has a lot of neat CNW Alco photos here!|
|Jerry's Rail Photo Album||Jerry Appleman has some great shots from the 60's!|
|The Railroad Net Alco Photos||Includes: Battenkill RS3,
Mohawk, Adirondak & Northern C425,
Depew, Lancaster & Western RS11, Delaware-Lackawanna
M636, RS36, and C425, NY&LE C425, Ontario Midland R36,
Buffalo Southern C420 and RS11, and South Buffalo S2.
Falls River RR has Alco's, and Ontario Central has RS36's too.
|NYLE Photo Page||NYLE shots including a C425, FPA4, and S2!|
|Leatherstocking Rwy. Historical Society||Peter Finch has over 60 shots of Alcos!|
|Rich Clark's Railroad Photo Page||Here is a nice photo library of Rail subjects. You'll find Alco's
in the BN and D&H sections!
|Brian Switzer's Rail Photography||CP, CN, and OS Alcos here!|
|David Epling's ST&E Photos||The Stockton, Terminal and Eastern in Central California is a
haven for Alco switchers in the West!
in the Conrail Cyclopedia
|Conrail had the widest variety of any Alco operator, inherited
from most of it's merger partners. Bob Waller has 'em here!
|Arkansas & Missouri Alco Photos||Allen Rueter's page with lots of A&M photos!|
|Daves Train Photos||David Hunt's page, with Iowa Interstate and Pioneer Ind. Ry Alcos (look in the Other section)|
|Canadian Locomotives||Jonny Barnsdorf's page with CP and CN locomotives!|
|Amtrak RS-3 Photo Page||Lots of good RS-3 shots!|
|Arnie's Alco Photos||Do a search for alco and you'll find lots of photos, from Arnie Morscher!|
|Alcos Around the World||Lots of photos here!|
Here are some other photos found on the Internet. Thanks for all those sharing these great pictures!
Chehalis Western C415 684 Now owned by the city of Tacoma.
Conn. Central S-4 35 Jon Lewis has this one captured.
LA&L C424m's Four ex-Guilford C424'ms are now in New York.
LI RS3 1556 The Railroad Museum of Long Island is restoring it to service!
BN RS11 4181 BN RS11 with a "Tyco" caboose.
BRC C424 603 Belt Railway of Chicago's C424's are used in transfer service.
CP C636M 4503 Taken at St. Joseph, MO.
CP M636 4704 Taken at Bangor, MI.
D&H 16 PA1's rolling the Adirondack.
D&H 505 Nice Shot of RS3u's and a C420 rolling through wooded countryside.
EL Locomotives Choose from PA, RS3's or aC425 from the EL Historical Society.
MT RS3 200 Minnesota Transfer RS3 at Illinois Railway Museum.
Monon C420's Choose from shots of Monon Power.
Monon RS2's More Monon pictures (B&W).
M&E C430 17 Morristown and Erie C430 at the Hoboken Festival.
M&E C430 16 Morristown and Erie C430 under repair at the Morristown Shops.
NV FPA4 71 Sparkling clean Napa Valley Wine Train FPA4.
N&W RS11 315 B&W shot of N&W RS11 in coal country.
N&W RS11 386 String of RS11's on the head of a train.
SP RS32 4000 Two RS32's ready to leave the Oakland yard.
CN RS18 1786 A rare RS18 on A1A trucks (an RSC-14)! Mark Lanctot has more trains there too.
Dow Chem. S6 1001 Ex-SP S6 1246, now in Canada.
CP C424 4223 In operation until recently!
[Anyone have Alco diesel picture files that they would like to see listed here? Send me the URL!]
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