ALCos For Sale

In Volume 16, Number 2 of the RRHS Newsliner, Robert W. Adams wrote an article titled “How Rutland RS1 #405 Became GMRC #405”. That article included a chart from his collection, dated July 31, 1962, showing information on the Alco RS-1’s and RS-3’s, their mileage totals from the Rutland as of that date, and their…

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How much did it cost to dieselize the Rutland?

From Volume 17, Number 1 of the Rutland Railroad Historical Society’s publication, “The Newsliner” via contributor Steve Mumley: #500 – GE 70 Ton Locomotive. Purchase Price, $74,895. Down payment, $14,895. $60,000 financed with Killington Bank and Trust Co. #400-405 – Alco RS-1 – Purchase price each, $114,283. Total price, $685,698. Down payment, $367,000. Balance financed…

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