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Passenger service was most frequently the Main Line and North Penn trains to Reading, Pottsville and Bethlehem.
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Introduced in 1950, this all-purpose 1600-HSP locomotive had the stamina and strength for freight and passenger service yet was agile enough for yard service work. DetailsIntroduced in 1950, this all-purpose 1600-HSP locomotive had the stamina and strength for freight and passenger service yet was agile enough for yard service work. The RS?3, powered by a 1,600-hp, 12-cylinder 244 engine, was a reliable and versatile locomotive. Dozens of railroads all across North America purchased RS-3s, but they proved most popular with northeastern and southern roads that didn’t have to contend with particularly tough grades.
Introduced by Alco in 1950, the 1,600-horsepower RS-3 diesel locomotive had the stamina and strength for freight and passenger service yet was agile enough for yard work. With its dependable design, it's no wonder that many of these versatile RS-3 locomotives are still working today on short lines, tourist lines, and hauling freight.
With its rugged, dependable design, it's no wonder that many of these versatile RS-3 locomotives are still working today on short lines, tourist lines, and hauling freight.


Western roads tended to favor Alco’s RSD-4 and RSD-5, six-axle versions of the RS-3 that achieved better traction due to a heavier generator and more powered axles.
With its dependable design, it's no wonder that many of these versatile RS-3 locomotives are still working today on short lines, tourist lines, and hauling freight.
A replica of one of those all-purpose locomotives, this HO scale Bachmann model features built-in DCC, a powerful motor with dual flywheels, working headlights, separately applied detail parts such as handrails and metal cut levers, a die cast chassis, all-wheel electrical pickup and drive with blackened RP25 metal wheels, magnetically operated knuckle couplers, authentic Rock Island markings, and a lifetime limited warranty. This Bachmann DCC RS-3 diesel includes the Sound Value SoundTraxx® package with prototypical prime mover, 3 air horns & bell.
Atlas is also offering RSD-4 and RSD-5 models in this run, but we didn’t receive one for testing.



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