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.

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


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


Photo by Michael Zalewski

3710
photo by: Michael Zalewski
from a plate in his collection
Data plate for diesel engine #3710
5.25" x 9" 2mm brass

660HP 606NA
installed in Pennsylvania RR #5960

DS4-4-660
c/n 73621, b/d 3/1948

- built as PRR #5960(7860)
- became Penn Central #7860(8365)

see: Diesel Engine Development Time Line (1945)


S12s from the BDZ Collection

Madison Mine 1
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

Cambria, PA
Madison Mine 1

S12
c/n 76010, b/d 3/1954

- built as Monongahela #419
- to George R. Silcott Railway Equipment
- to Balkan Mining Company as #1, Hibbing, MN
- to Kanawha Coal Company as #1 lettered for "Madison Mine", Ashford, WV
- to unknown owner, coal company at Bolt, WV circa 1988


Metropolitan Stevedore 1
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry
Metropolitan Stevedore 1

S12
c/n 74865, b/d 2/1951

- built as Pennsylvania RR 8984(8124)
- became Penn Central 8124
- to Chrome Crankshaft, sold to Metropolitan Stevedore in 1967
- wrecked 1974


Erie from the BDZ Collection

Erie 621 Erie 621

S12
c/n 75674, b/d 5/1952

- built for the Erie as #621
- became EL 621
photo by: "The Garys - The Short Collection"
- collection of Mark Laundry

Youngstown, OH - 10/1/1960

EL 1103
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

June 1950
Erie 1103

DRS4-4-1500
c/n 74291, b/d 12/1949

- built for the Erie as #1103
- became EL 1103


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 #61 by 1960
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




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