ARR 1031 ALCO RSC-1 on four wheel trucks switching #7 South
after arrival from Fairbanks on the morning of March 11, 1957. This overnight
train with Pullman cars arrived by 8 AM every other day in Anchorage. The
same consist would then depart North as #6 the same evening usually behind
FP7 1510. The switcher would move the passenger train to the coach track to
be connected to steam from the central power plant. The head end power would
move to the fuel rack and engine house for service.
Photo courtesy of W. A. Gibson Jr.
Commentary by Pat Durand