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


RS-4-TC from Michael Koprowicz

4040 Michigan Transit Museum 4040

RS-4-TC

- ex UASF 4040
- returned from Europe in 1978
- served at the Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Detroit MI
- acquired by the Michigan Transit Museum, 1994
photo by: Michael Koprowicz
Selfridge Air National Guard Base * - 2008

* The Michigan Transit Museum operates its train on track located on the base.


RS-4-TCs from Rick Morgan

SVRR 8701
photos by: Rick Morgan
May 2, 2015
Shenandoah Valley RR 8701

RS-4-TC

- ex UASF 4042
- served in Europe, Rheinau, 1968
- Defense Logistic Agency, Richmond VA #54345, "The Admiral"
- Defense Logistic Agency, location? #87001
- to Shenandoah Valley RR as #8701
SVRR 8701
odd configuration with a tall radiator assembly on the side of the nose

BJRY 9 Burlington Junction Railway 9

RS-4-TC

- ex US Army 4009
- to BJRY as #9
photo by: Rick Morgan
Nov. 2008



Escanaba & Lake Superior from Michael Koprowicz

Feature Article

E&LS Private Passenger Trains

August 2018

Story and Photos by Michael Koprowicz

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E&LS 300
photo by: Michael Koprowicz
Wells, MI - August 23, 2018
Escanaba & Lake Superior 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
E&LS 300
photo by: Michael Koprowicz
Wells, MI - August 23, 2018


Texas S12s from the BDZ Collection

GRR 1007
photo by: Sheldon L. Perry
- collection of Mark Laundry
Georgetown RR 1007

S12
c/n 75193, b/d 6/1952

- built for MKT as #1215(47)
- to Georgetown RR as #1007, 1970
- last reported seen, 2006
Georgetown, Texas - Feb. 17, 1996

TCS 511
photo by: Paul Hunnell
- collection of Mark Laundry
Texas Crushed Stone 511

S12
c/n 75511, b/d 12/1951

- built for MKT as #1208(40)
- to Georgetown as #1008
- to Texas Crushed Stone as #511
- scrapped 1987
Georgetown, Texas - April 23, 1982


Parish Line Ry from the BDZ Collection

Parish Line 9010
photo by: Thomas Lawson Jr.
- collection of Mark Laundry

Edna, LA - 1/2/1967
Parish Line Ry 9010

VO660
c/n 62398, b/d 09/1940

- built for the Missouri Pacific as #9010
- to Parish Line 6/1959
- scrapped 1970

Parish Line 9010

Parish Line 9010
Fontenot, LA - 1969
Parish Line 9010
scrapped at Ruston Foundry
Alexandria, LA - 4/1970
two photos by: John R. Tibi (X2200S collection)
- collection of Mark Laundry



Southern Pacific and related - from the BDZ Collection

SP 5270 Baldwin Bulletin #2005 - 1953
- BDZ collection
Southern Pacific 5270

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

- built for SP as #5270

Pacific Electric 1021
photo credit: W. C. Whittaker
- collection of Mark Laundry

Oneonta tower, Los Angeles, CA
8/25/1951
Pacific Electric 1021

VO660
c/n 62492, b/d 05/1941

- built for the Southern Pacific as #1021
- leased to Pacific Electric, 1948-1956
- scrapped 1962
Pacific Electric 1322
photo credit: John Lawsa
- collection of Mark Laundry

Butte St. Yard, Los Angeles, CA
1/1949
Pacific Electric 1322

VO1000
c/n 64198, b/d 07/1941

- built for the Southern Pacific as #1322
- leased to Pacific Electric
- scrapped by 1965

Roscoe, Snyder & Pacific 400
Blackhawk Films slide
(Fred Byerly collection)
- collection of Mark Laundry

Roscoe, TX - June 22, 1968
Roscoe, Snyder & Pacific 400

AS616
c/n 75453, b/d 04/1952

- built for the Southern Pacific as #5257
- to Roscoe, Snyder & Pacific as #400, 1968
- scrapped 1970


Baldwin units from the BDZ Collection

BLH 1600
photo by: Unknown - collection of Mark Laundry
taken on the AT&SF
Baldwin demonstrator 1600

AS616
c/n 74676

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


BLH 2 Eddystone plant switcher #2

BLH SH-4300
- 300hp Caterpilar diesel, hydraulic transmission
- built Feb. 1956, Eddystone plant switcher #2
- assigned c/n 76151, about 1962 bibliography[6]
- sold in 1972 when the Eddystone plant was sold off
- exists, as of 2017, at the Ironhorse Railroad Park
assumed to be a BLH photo
- collection of Mark Laundry



DS switchers from the BDZ Collection

NOPB 46
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

1-1954
New Orleans Public Belt 46

DS4-4-660
c/n 73040 - b/d 12/1946

- built for the NOPB as #46

Atlantic & West Point 677
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

Atlanta, GA - Feb. 7, 1969
Atlantic & West Point 677

DS4-4-1000(SC)
c/n 74597, b/d 4/1949

- built for Atlantic & West Point #677
- to Jacksonville Port Authority as #102

Ironton 751
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

9-1951
Ironton 751

DS4-4-1000(SC)
c/n 74600, b/d 7/1949

- built as Ironton 751
- to Conrail as 8354
- scrapped 1978

Knox & Kane 338 & 337
photo credit: Frank Vollhardt Jr.
- collection of Mark Laundry

Knox, PA - 11/7/1983
Knox & Kane 338

DS4-4-1000(SC)
c/n 73572, b/d 3/1948

- built for Patapsco & Back Rivers as #338
- to Knox & Kane, 1982
- to Naporano Iron & Metal, 3/1989
Knox & Kane 337

DS4-4-1000(SC)
c/n 73571, b/d 3/1948

- built for Patapsco & Back Rivers as #337
- to Knox & Kane, 1982
- scrapped at Marienville, PA, 4/2004


Pennsylvania Reading Seashore Lines from the BDZ Collection

PRSL 6001 PRSL 6001

DRS4-4-1500
c/n 74753, b/d 4/1950

- built for the PRSL as #6001
PRSL 6002 PRSL 6002

DRS4-4-1500
c/n 74754, b/d 4/1950

- built for the PRSL as #6002
photo credit: "Larry Eastwood Railroad Photos"
- collection of Mark Laundry

Camden, NJ - 6/1967
photo credit: "Larry Eastwood Railroad Photos"
- collection of Mark Laundry

Camden, NJ - 4/1967

PRSL 6008 PRSL 6008

AS16
c/n 75805, b/d 3/1953

- built for the PRSL as #6008
PRSL 6011 PRSL 6011

AS16
c/n 75850, b/d 3/1953

- built for the PRSL as #6011
photo credit: "Larry Eastwood Railroad Photos"
- collection of Mark Laundry

Camden, NJ - 1967
photo credit: "Railroad & Station Photos"
- collection of Mark Laundry

Atlantic City, NJ - Sept. 1954

PRSL 6012 PRSL 6012

AS16
c/n 75851, b/d 3/1953

- built for the PRSL as #6012
PRSL 6015 PRSL 6015

AS16
c/n 75854, b/d 4/1953

- built for the PRSL as #6015
photo by: Unknown - collection of Mark Laundry
Camden, NJ - 2/26/1968
photo credit: T. G. King / Sy Reich - collection of Mark Laundry
Atlantic City, NJ


OER 104 from Jonathan Spurlock

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


EJ&E DT6-6-2000(SC) from the BDZ Collection

EJE 113
Photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

8/1953
Elgin, Joliet & Eastern 113(913)

DT6-6-2000(SC)
c/n 73721, b/d 5/1948

- built for EJ&E as #113
- rebuilt as #913 by EMD with 567C engines

EJE 914
Photo credit: C.W. Burns
- collection of Mark Laundry

Griffith, IND - 1970
Elgin, Joliet & Eastern 114(914)

DT6-6-2000(SC)
c/n 73722, b/d 5/1948

- built for EJ&E as #114
- rebuilt as #914 by EMD with 567C engines


Buckingham Branch by Thomas E Sandidge

Buckingham Branch 4
photos by: Thomas E Sandidge
Buckingham Branch 4 Buckingham Branch 4 Buckingham Branch 4

RS-4-TC

- built as US Army 4004
- to Defense Logistic Agency as #54344
- to Buckingham Branch RR as #4
- repainted 2006/2007
Buckingham Branch Railroad’s Dillwyn Depot (Dillwyn, VA) - May 19, 2018


Northern Pacific cab by Thomas Hillebrant

NP 405 Northern Pacific Cab from #405

"When BN renumbered, they did so with white gothic lettering. Since this retains its “railroad roman” “deluxe gold” numbers, its likely the 120/405." - TH

VO1000
c/n 70140, b/d 2/1944

- built for the Northern Pacific as #120
- renumbered 405
- to Schnitzer Steel (for scrap) 1969
photo by: Thomas Hillebrant
NP museum in Toppenish, WA - May 18, 2018


Western Railway of Alabama from the BDZ Collection

W of A 624 Western Railway of Alabama 624

VO1000
c/n 70316, b/d 12/1944

- built as W of A #4
- renumber 624
photo credit: "Conniff Railroadiana Collection"
- collection of Mark Laundry


W OF A 630
photo by: Thomas Lawson Jr.
- collection of Mark Laundry

Atlanta, GA - Aug. 20, 1960
Western Railway of Alabama 630

DS4-4-1000(SC)
c/n 74233, b/d 11/1948

- built as W of A #630
- to SCL as #91(2nd) in 1970
- retired 1978, to Birmingham Rail
- to Indiana & Ohio as #91 in 1979


VO1000s from the BDZ Collection

LV 137 Lehigh Valley 137

VO1000
c/n 70845, b/d 4/1944

- built for the LV as #137
photo credit: John Koehler
- collection of Mark Laundry

Coxton, PA - June 6, 1967

Minneapolis & St. Louis D-145
photo by: Unknown
-collection of Mark Laundry
1946
Minneapolis & St. Louis D-145

VO1000
c/n 70302, b/d 11/1944

- build as Minneapolis & St. Louis D-145 (103)
- became C&NW 103, scrapped 1963

WP 582 & 583
photo by: Unknown -
collection of Mark Laundry

1967
Western Pacific 582

VO1000
c/n 71529, b/d 10/1945

- built for the WP as #582
- sold for scrap 1970
Western Pacific 585

VO1000
c/n 71544, b/d 11/1945

- built for the WP as #585
- sold for scrap 1970


Baldwin built WEMCo Visibility Cab carbody from the BDZ Collection

BLW photo 10621
Baldwin photo #10621 - 1930
WEMCo - Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co.

- one of two Baldwin photos (10621 & 10621.1) taken in 1930. Perhaps the first single-ended visibility cab carbody built by Baldwin for WEMCo.


Side Radiator VOs from the BDZ Collection

Spokane, Portland & Seattle 31 Spokane, Portland & Seattle 31

VO1000
c/n 62332, b/d 2/1940

- built as Baldwin demo #332
- sold to Spokane, Portland & Seattle as #31
"Russell Photo, Douglas Collection"
- collection of Mark Laundry



c 1649
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry
Milwaukee Road 1649

VO660
c/n 62393, b/d 5/1940

- built as MILW #1649
- renumbered 1635 then 685


Conrail from the BDZ Collection

CR 9301
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

Rutherford, PA - July 1977
Conrail 9301

VO1000
c/n 62403, b/d 9/1940

- built as Reading 81
- repowered by EMD in 1959, renumbered 2701
- became Conrail 9301


Early models from the BDZ Collection

NOPB 31
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

1-1954
New Orleans Public Belt 31

8-DE-900/1 E (VO900)
c/n 62135, b/d 12/1937

- built for the NOPB as #31
- one of three built

Reading 60
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry
Reading 60

8-DE-660/1 E (Pre-VO660)
c/n 62300, b/d 6/1939

- experimental unit with welded steel frame
- renumbered as Reading #60 by 1941




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