ALCO - American Locomotive Company Demonstrators, Proto-types & Test Beds

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Compiled by : R. Craig Image: John Mech Collection
Revised: 5 July 2013 -
Road No. Model Bldr Nmbr Bldr Date Notes
4 HH600 69126 9/39 Alco Plant Switcher
5 S-1 69868 10/1942 Alco Plant Switcher
6 DL-420 77991 8/1951 Alco Plant Switcher; Test Bed
300 Box Cab Oil-Electric 68848 1/31 Sold to Jay Street Connecting
300 End Cab Switcher 68593 7/31 Sold to Lehigh Valley 102
304-306 End Cab Switcher 68603-68605 7/31 Sold to US Navy #11, 3 & 4
415 C415 3449-1 4/66 Sold to Hammersly Iron #008
430-1, 2, & 3 C430 3465 - 1 to 3 8/66 Sold to SCL #1275-1277
600 (1st) HH600 68539 7/31 Sold to NH 0900
601 (1st) HH600 68608 9/34 Sold to B & M 1102
600 (2nd) RSD-7 80960 1/1954 Sold to ATSF as 600
601 (2nd) RSD-7 81088 2/ 1954 Sold to ATSF as 601
628 - 1, 2, 3, & 4 C628 3376-1 to 4 5/64 Sold to SP 4870-4873
636 - 1, 2 & 3 C636 6008-1 to 3 2/68 Sold to Morrison Knudson # 4301-4303
640 - 1 RS27 / DL640 83555 12/59 Rebuilt to C424 PRR #2415
640 - 2, 3, 4 & 5 RS27 / DL640 83556-83559 12/59 Sold to UP as 675-678
660 S-1 3/50 12/59 Sold to TCB #905
701, 701A & 701B RS11 / DL-701 81456-81458 2/56 Sold to SP #5720-5722
1190 RSC-2 75136 2/47 Sold to UP 1290
1500a and 1500c DL-202-2 71257 & 71258 9/45 Pre-FA, Test Bed
1500b DL-203-2 69974 ? Pre-FB, Test Bed
1500 DL-204 12/1945 Sold to GM&O #700
1501 DL-205 A1919 4/51 Sold to GM&O #B-1
1502 DL-204 12/1945 Sold to GM&O #701
1600 RS-2 77918 4/1950 1600-hp, sold to TP&W (?) and then to ATSF #2099
1601 RS-3 78252 11/1950 Sold to Rutland as #200
1602A and 1602D DL-212 78270 & 78271 11/51 Sold to GN #278A and 279A
1602B and 1602C DL-213 78272 & 78273 11/51 Sold to GN #278B and 279B
1603A and 1603D DL-212 78272 & 78273 11/51 Sold to C& NW #4103A and 4104A
1603B and 1603C DL-213 A1919 11/51 Sold to C& NW #4103B and 4104B
1606 RSD-5 80559 8/52 Sold to ATF 2157
1607 RS-3 80159 8/52 Sold to Interstate #37
1776 PA-1 74669 9/47 Locomotive for "Freedom Train" of 1947 and 1948; Sold to GM & O 292
Alco 1953E DL-500 6/1953 Built at MLW; Export Model, Cab Unit; Sold to RENFE #1615
8375A PA-2 75790 3/50 Locomotives for GE's "More Power to America" train; Sold to NYC 4212
8375B PB-2 75789 3/50 Locomotives for GE's "More Power to America" train; Sold to NYC 4304
9077 & 9078 PA-2 75791 & 75792 12/49 Operated as MLW demonstrators on CN; Sold to MKT 153 & 153C
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- Alco DL420 Image from: John Mech Collection

Sources:

A Centennial Remembrance:  The American Locomotive Company; by Richard T. Steinbrenner
Alco Historic Photos (Alco-GE Construction Number List)
Extra 2200 South
Railfan & Railroad Magazine
Trains Magazine

Corrections / updates provided by: William MacClean and Romey Romagnoli

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