Diesel Locomotive Norfolk & Western 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
- 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.