Diesel Locomotive Norfolk & Western ALCO RS-3 #300

Diesel locomotive ALCO RS-3 300

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALCO RS-3 DESCRIPTION

  • Manufacturer: American Locomotive Company
  • Production era: 1950 - 1956
  • 1,370 were produced
  • Power: Diesel electric
  • Maximum speed: 65 mph

# 300

  • Manufactured and delivered to the N&W in 1955
  • One of 8 built for the N&W in 1955-1956. These were the N&W's first diesel engines
  • This unit was first used on the N&W Lynchburg, VA to Durham, NC branch.
  • Donated to the Museum by the Norfolk & Western Railway Co.