Newly Contributed Photos

The following photos have been generously contributed over the past six months or so.
Check the What's New Page for a summary of all updates to this site over the past year.

Any and all photo contributions are welcome. Contact Info

indicates an existing unit on the Roster of Existing Baldwin Diesels or the RS-4-TC Roster


From the BDZ Collection

E&LS 204
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

Wells, MI - May 25, 1974
Escanaba & Lake Superior 204

DS4-4-1000(SC)
c/n 74777, b/d 5/50

- built for US Army Corps of Engineers as #L-4
- to Calumet & Hecla as #204
- to E&LS in 1971

Minnesota Western 1
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry
Minnesota Western 1

VO660
c/n 64394, b/d 9/1942

- built for the Minnesota Western as #1
- became Minneapolis, Northfield & Southern #61 in 1956
- to Cargo Carriers as #122, 1966
Minnesota Western 1


Baldwin Photos from the BDZ Collection

BLH 1600
Baldwin photo #14375-1
Baldwin Demonstrator 1600

AS616
c/n 74676

- built 3/1952
- became Baldwin demonstrator #1600
- sold to Duluth South Shore & Atlantic as #211, 8/1952

SP 1325 Southern Pacific 1325

VO1000
c/n 64269, b/d 3/42

- built for SP as #1325
Baldwin photo #12263
12/27/1942

Chicago & North Western 1504
Baldwin photo #13733
Chicago & North Western

DRS6-4-1500

- touched up photo for marketing use, perhaps #1504


From the BDZ Collection

1216
photo by: B. P. Curry
- collection of Mark Laundry

Cadillac, MI - July 10, 1978
1216 on the Michigan Northern

RF16
c/n 75372, b/d 1/1952

- built as NYC #3816(1216)
- to Monongahela in 1967
- to Delaware & Hudson in 1974
- see Michigan Northern for a detailed history

TVA 15
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry
Tennessee Valley Authority 15

S12
c/n 75602, b/d 7/1952

- built as TVA #2
- renumbered 15

TVA 16
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry
Tennessee Valley Authority 16

S12
c/n 75937, b/d 7/1954

- built as TVA #3
- renumbered 16


B&O from the BDZ Collection

B&O 9249
photo by: L. Hastman
- collection of Mark Laundry

Pittsburgh, PA - 6/22/69
B&O 9249

DS4-4-1000(SC)
c/n 73863, b/d 12/1948

- built as B&O 462
- renumbered 9249
B&O 9270
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry
B&O 9270

DS4-4-1000(SC)
c/n 74947, b/d 10/1950

- built as B&O 396
- renumbered 9270

B&O 4208
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

Glenwood, PA - 10/65
B&O 4208

RF16
c/n 74807, b/d 11/1950

- built as B&O 857
- renumbered 4208

B&O 6211
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

Gasaway, WV - 1956
B&O 6211

AS16
c/n 76100, b/d 5/1955

- built as B&O 894
- renumbered 6211 then 2245
B&O 6212
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

Gasaway, WV - 1956
B&O 6212

AS16
c/n 76101, b/d 6/1955

- built as B&O 895
- renumbered 6212 then 2246

B&O 2250 B&O 2250

AS616
c/n 75175, b/d 8/1951

- built as C&O 5555(2219)
- to B&O as 2250, 1967
photo by: D. Hamley
- collection of Mark Laundry

Fairmont, WV - 4/11/70


Photos by Bruce Butler

OC&E RS12 OC&E RS12 OC&E RS12
Photos by: Bruce Butler
Oregon - 1981
Oregon, California & Eastern
7911, 7908 & 7910


RS12
c/n 75479, 75475 & 75478, b/d 5/52

- built for SAL as #1470, 1466 & 1469
- became SCL#211, 207 & 210
- to OC&E as #7911, 7908 & 7910
- to E&LS as #211, 207 & 210


Photos by Tim Darnell

Canton 32
Photos by: Tim Darnell
Baltimore, MD - Nov. 8, 2017
Canton 32

VO1000
c/n 70132, b/d 1/1944

- build for Canton as #30
- to P&BR as #331
- back to Canton as #32
- to the B&O Railroad Museum
Canton 32


Road Switchers from the BDZ Collection

Savannah & Atlanta 103
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry
Savannah & Atlanta 103

DRS6-4-1500
c/n 73663, b/d 5/1948

- built for the Savannah & Atlanta as #103
- traded to EMD in 1965

SAL 1466
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

Seaboard Air Line 1466

RS12
c/n 75475, b/d 5/1952

- built for SAL as #1466
- became SCL #207
- to OC&E as #7908
- to E&LS as #207, Dec. 1984

WM 176
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

Western Maryland 176

AS16
c/n 74902, b/d 6/1951

- built for the Western Maryland as #176
- scrapped 1969

PRSL 6005 Pennsylvania Reading Seashore Lines 6005

DRS4-4-1500
c/n 74757, b/d 4/1950

- built for the PRSL as #6005
photo by: Unknown - collection of Mark Laundry
Atlantic City, NJ - March 26, 1967

SP 5270 Southern Pacific 5270

AS616
c/n 75466, b/d 2/1952

- built for SP as #5270
photo by: R. Platt - collection of Mark Laundry
Taylor Yard, LA - Oct. 1963


Photo from Jonathan Spurlock

OER 104
photo by: Jonathan S. Spurlock
Orange Empire Museum, CA
1991-1993
Orange Empire Railway Museum 104

VO1000
c/n 71739, b/d 3/45

- built as US Navy #2, Schumaker, OK
- USN #8, Mcalester, OK
- to USN San Diego in 1951, USN 65-00249
- to the Port of Los Angeles as #1 in 1965
- to the Orange Empire Railway Museum in 1988


From the BDZ Collection: RS-4-TC

US Army 1247
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

Fort Eustis, VA - Sept. 1956
US Army 1247

- first production RS-4-TC
WW 5
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry
Washington-Western #5

- ex. US Army 1281, experimental prototype with a hydraulic
transmission, named the "General Nathaniel Greene"
- to Washington-Western as #5 by 1964
- scrapped by 1976

US Army 4021 US Army 4021

- now at the
Port of Shreveport, LA
US Army 4024
US Army 4024

- now at the
Northwest Railway Museum
both photos by: "Railroad & Station Photos"- collection of Mark Laundry
Fort Eustis, VA - June 1971


Photos by Tim Darnell

SMS 301 & 304 SMS 301 & 304
photos by: Tim Darnell
SMS shop - Sept. 23, 2017
SMS Shop

- foreground, the 301 in for maybe wheel work
- background, the 304 rebuild continues


Photo by Cathy Wallace

RJC 301
photo by: Cathy Wallace
Diboll, TX - Sept. 12, 2017
R. J. Corman 301

DS4-4-750
c/n 74813, b/d 7/1950

- built as Baldwin Eddystone plant switcher #301
- upgraded to 800hp and sold to Weyerhaeuser Timber as #301
- traded to SP, assigned #1091
- to Texas South-Eastern as #301
- became R. J. Corman #301


From Google Maps

Pickens 2
captured from Google Maps
Street View dated Feb. 2013
Pickens Railroad 2

VO660
c/n 72824 - b/d 11/1945

- built for the Singer Mfg. Co. as #2 for use on the Pickens RR
- on display in Pickens, SC


From the BDZ Collection

US Steel GE-2
photo by: John Petko
- collection of Mark Laundry

Fairless Hills, PA - Apr. 12, 1987
US Steel Fairless Works GE-2

S12
c/n 75282, b/d 7/1951

- built for US Steel as GE-2

From the BDZ Collection

MILW 1684
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

Minneapolis, MN - Sept. 1, 1951
Milwaukee Road 1684

VO1000
c/n 69643, b/d 8/1943

- built as MILW #1684
- renumbered 932
- traded to EMD, 1968
MILW 1685
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

Minneapolis, MN - Sept. 1, 1951
Milwaukee Road 1685

VO1000
c/n 70121, b/d 1/1944

- built as MILW #1685
- renumbered 933
- traded to EMD, 1968

MILW 1694
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

Minneapolis, MN - May 19, 1951
Milwaukee Road 1694

DS4-4-1000(SC)
c/n 73922, b/d 10/1948

- built as MILW #1694
- renumbered 942, then 933 in 1972
MILW 1695
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

Minneapolis, MN - May 26, 1951
Milwaukee Road 1695

DS4-4-1000(SC)
c/n 73923, b/d 11/1948

- built as MILW #1695
- renumbered 943, then 934 in 1972



Photos by Richard Caig of plates in his collection

c/n 76110 - NH 3001 New Haven 3001

RP210 - Lightweight Streamlined Locomotives

c/n 62299 - BLW 299 BLW 299
Baldwin Lococmotives Magazine, Feb. 1940

for more plates see: The Builders Plate Collection of Richard Caig


From the BDZ Collection

C&G 606
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry
Columbus & Greenville 606

AS416
c/n 75273, b/d 9/1951

- built for C&G as #606
- to the Illinois Railway Museum

NS 9833
photo by Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

S. Pittsburg, TN - March 17, 2001
Slug 9833

S12
c/n 75606, b/d 7/1952

- built as Southern #2293
- rebuilt as slug #6026(933)(9833) by Southern, 9/1967
- to NS
- last seen on the Sequatchie Valley Railroad in 2010
- is it still there ?

US War Dept. 7455
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry
US War Dept. 7455

VO1000
c/n 64414, b/d 8/1942

- built for US War Dept. as #7455
- to Baron Iron & Metal Co.
- to Georgetown as #1002 , 1962
Baron Iron & Metal Co. Atlanta. GA - 11/13/1960

USAF 1842 photo by: C. Munck
- collection of Mark Laundry

Eielson AFB, AK - 6/3/1966
USAF 1842

S12
c/n 75704, b/d 12/52

- ordered by the Central Procurement Agency
- to USAF Fairbanks Alaska
- to the Museum of Alaska Transportation and Industry

Hobet 101

Hobet 101
Hobet Mining and Construction Co. 101

DRS6-4-1500
c/n 73494, b/d 3/1948

- built for the original Norfolk Southern as #1508
- to Durham & Southern as #365 in 1965, A1A trucks were replaced by B trucks
- to Morehead & Morgan Fork in 1977
- to Hobet Mining as #101, cab removed 1998, Cummins repowered
- to Chattahoochee Locomotive (CLCX) as #9697
- last reported in the Barnesville GA area, 2015
photos by: Unknown - collection of Mark Laundry


Photos by Michael Koprowicz

els-mk-48
photo by: Michael Koprowicz
Wells MI - May 2017
  • New Feature Article:

    Chasing a Daydream, by Michael Koprowicz
    Photos and story of chasing E&LS 300 while in service, May 2017


  • els-mk-01
    photo by: Michael Koprowicz
    May 2017
  • New Feature Photo:

    E&LS 300

    RS12
    c/n 75767 b/d 1/53

    - built for SAL as # 1474
    - became SCL #215
    - to Michigan Northern as #215
    - to E&LS as #300, 1980
    - rebuilt 1982


  • BDZ Collection

    photo 1 of 2
    Baldwin Boxcabs 58501 & 61000
  • Baldwin Boxcabs 58501 & 61000 in storage
    See: Baldwin Boxcabs - The Last Photos ?
  • photos by: Unknown - collection of Mark Laundry




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