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Alco RS-3 Road Switchers (1600 HP)

 

Number

Class

Builder

Builder’s No.

Year Acquired

200

DRS-6a Alco-GE 78252 1951
201 DRS-6a Alco-GE 78594 1951
202 DRS-6b Alco-GE 78880 1951
203 DRS-6b Alco-GE 78881 1951
204 DRS-6b Alco-GE 78882 1951
205 DRS-6c Alco-GE 80155 1952
206 DRS-6c Alco-GE 80156 1952
207 DRS-6c Alco-GE 80157 1952
208 DRS-6c Alco-GE 80158 1952

 

RS-3 Notes:

  1. #200 was originally Alco demostrator #1601.
  2. All units were sold to L&N in April 1963 and renumbered 256-264 (in order).  All RS-3s sold to the L&N were traded in to Alco and EMD circa 1964-66 for new units.

Alco RS-1 Road Switchers (1000 HP)

 

Number

Class

Builder

Builder’s No.

Year Acquired

400

DRS-1 Alco-GE 79349 1951
401 DRS-1 Alco-GE 79350 1951
402 DRS-1 Alco-GE 79351 1951
403 DRS-1 Alco-GE 79352 1951
404 DRS-1 Alco-GE 79353 1951
405 DRS-1 Alco-GE 79354 1951

 

RS-1 Notes:

  1. #400 sold 9/56 to Tennessee Railroad (#4), to Charlestown South Carolina State Port Authority #4K, 3/77 to Virginia & Maryland #20.  More recently on the Arkansas & Missouri as their #20.
  2. #401 leased to Vermont Railway 1/64, then sold to VTR. Sold to Consumers Power Co. Essexville, MI.
  3. #402 leased to Vermont Railway 1/64, then sold to VTR. Sold 6/72 to Sabine River & Northern (Texas). To Tuscola & Saginaw Bay #2394. Presently on the Coopersville & Marne Railway in Coopersville, Michigan.
  4. #403 leased to Vermont Railway 1/64, then sold to VTR. Sold 6/72 to Sabine River & Northern (Texas) #403 (never used, scrapped for parts?)
  5. #404 sold to Norwood & St. Lawrence #404 in 1964. To to St. Regis Paper #404 (Deferiet, NY). To Champion Paper.  Reported in Naparano scrap yard in 1987 (’89?).
  6. #405 leased 1964 to Nelson Blount, sold 4/1/65 to and now owned by Green Mountain Railroad (VRS).

600 HP  Switcher
(GE 70 Tonner)

 

Number Class Builder Builder’s No. Date Acquired
500 DES-2 GE 1951

 

70 Tonner Notes:

  1. #500 sold 8/62 to Clarendon & Pittsford (VT), later transferred to VTR.   Leased 4/72, then sold to Kelley’s Creek & Northwestern RR as their #11.