ALCO-DESIGNED LOCOMOTIVES

Technical Data Index

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Reformatted: 24 December 2006 Drawing by : Jean-Denis Bachand

* * * EARLY BOX CABS * * *

Model Spec. # Built By Dates Qty
Box Cab 60-Ton Alco-GE-IR 7/1925 1
Box Cab 300-hp Alco-GE-IR 7/1931 to 12/1935 26
Box Cab 600-hp Alco-GE-IR 7/1925 1
Box Cab 110-Ton Alco-GE-IR 2/1925 to 12/1928 7

* * * SIX-AXLE CAB UNITS * * *

Model Spec. # Built By Dates Qty
Pre-War PA DL103 Alco 1/1940 1
Pre-War PA DL105 Alco 9/1940 2
Pre-War PA DL107 Alco 11/1940 and 12/1940 2
Pre-War PA DL109 / DL-110 Alco 2/1941 to 4/1942 / B-units (until 5-1941) 69/4
PA-1 / PB-1 DL-304A & B / 305A & B Alco 6/1946 to 12/1949 (B units until 8/1949) 161/38
PA-2 / PB-2 DL-304C /305 C Alco 3/1950 to 9/1952 (B units until 4/1952) 52/5
PA-2 / PB-2 (P II) DL-304D / 305D Alco 5/1953 to 12/1953 (B units until 6/1953) 27/3
PA-4 - (Note 1) 2-5/1975 4

* * * FOUR-AXLE CAB UNITS * * *

Model Spec. # Built By Dates Qty
Black Maria "A"/"B" DL-203 Alco 9/1945 2 A's & 1 B
FA-1 / FB-1 (Alco) DL-208 / 209 Alco 12/1945 to 9/1950 417/ 209
FA-1 / FB-1 (MLW) DL-208B / 209B MLW 4/1950 to 9/1950 28 A's & 20 B's
FA-2 / FB-2 (Alco) DL-212,A / 213, A Alco 10/1950 to 6/1956 331 / 182
FA-2 / FB-2 (MLW) ME1600FA / FB MLW 2/1951 to 9/1953 45 A's & 21 B's
FPA-2 / FPB-2 DL-212A / 213A Alco 8/1953 to 1/1954 21 / 14
FPA-2 / FPB-2 (MLW) ME1600FA / FB MLW 8/1953 to 4/1955 21 A's & 14 B's
FPA-4 / FPB-4 (MLW) DL-218/219 MLW 10/1958 to 5/1959 34 A's & 12 B's
LRC M429 1 1973 1
LRC-2 M439 33 2/1980 to 11/1984 33

* * * Roadswitchers * * *

Model Spec. # Built By Dates Qty
RS-1 E1640, E1641 & 41A Alco 3/1941 to 3/1960 466
RS-1 ME1000R MLW 4/1954 3
RSC-1 / RSD-1 E1640-E1651 Alco 6/1942to 9/1946 154
RS-1 Cowl A & B (Note 2) Alco 1949 to 195 -
RS-2 E1661 Alco 10/1946 to 5/1950 417
RS-2 ME1500R MLW 10/1946 to 4/1950 9
RSC-2 E1661 Alco 12/1949 to 4/1950 87
RS-3 E1662 Alcco 5/1950 to 8/1956 1370
RS-3 ME1600R MLW 7/1951 to 5/1955 146
RSC-3 E1662 Alco 10/1950 to 6/1955 71
RSC-3 ME1600R MLW 5/1951 to 2/1952 28
RSD-4 E1663 Alco 3/1951 to 8/1952 36
RSX-4/MRS-1 E1670 Alco 3-10/53 83
RSD-5 E1664 Alco 3/1952-11/1956 167
RSD-7 DL-600 / 600A Alco 1/1954 to 1/1956 22
RS-10 DL700 MLW 12/1954 to 2/1957 128
RS-11 DL701 Alco 3/1956 to 6/1961 356
RS-11 DL701 MLW 6/1963 to 4/1964 75
RSD-12 DL702 Alco 4/1956 to 4/1963 161
RSD-12 DL702 MLW 10/1962 10
RSC-13 / RS-13 DL800 MLW 6/1955 to 11/1957 35
RSC-14 (note 3) MLW -- 128
RSD-15 DL600B Alco 6/1956 to 6/1960 75
RSD-17 DL600B MLW 5/1957 1
RS-18 DL718 MLW 12/1956 to 6/1968 351
RS-23 DL811 MLW 8/1958 to 9/19680 40
RS-24 DL814 MLW 3 & 4/1959 4
RS-27 DL640 Alco 12/1958 to 10/1962 27
RS-32 DL721 Alco 6/1961 to 6/1962 35
RS-36 DL701A Alco 2/1962 to 8/1963 40

* * * Centuries * * *

Model Spec. # Built By Dates Qty
C-415 DL415 MLW 6/1966 to 12/1968 26
C-420 DL721A Alco 6/1963 to 8/1968 31
C-424 DL640A Alco 5/1963 to 5/1966 98
C-424 RS37 MLW 4/1963 to 5/1967 92
C-425 DL640B Alco 10/1964 to 12/1966 91
C-430 DL430 Alco 7/1966 to 2/1968 16
C-628 DL628 Alco 12/1963 to 12/1968 186
C-630 DL630 Alco 7/1965 to 10/1967 77
C-630M -- MLW 8/1967 to 7/1969 56
C-636 C-636 Alco 12/1967 to 11/1968 34
C-643 DL643 Alco 9/1964 3
C-855 DL855 Alco 6/1964 2 A's & 1B

* * * M - Line * * *

Model Spec. # Built By Dates Qty
M-420 M420 MLW 5/1973 to 5/1975 97 (and 11 B-units)
M-420TR -- MLW 4/1972 2
M-420TR-2 RS26 MLW 7/1975 15
M-424 M424 MLW 1/1980 to 6/1981 72
M-630 M-630 MLW 9/1969 to 3/1970 29
M-636 M-636 MLW 11/1969 to 12/1970 64
M-640 M-640 MLW 3/1971 1

* * * Yard Switchers * * *

Model Spec. # Built By Dates Qty
HH-300 HH-300 Alco 1/1931 to 5/1938 10
HH-600 HH-600 Alco 6/1932 to 3/1936 63
HH-660 HH-660 Alco 4/1936 to 5/1939 59
HH-900 HH-900 Alco 3/1937 to 10/1938 18
HH-1000 HH-1000 Alco 5/1939 to 7/1940 37
S-1 E1530 Alco 5/1940 to 6/1950 540
S-2 E1540 Alco 4/1940 to 6/1950 1462
S-2 E1540 MLW 11/1948 to 6/1949 103
S-3 E1530A Alco 6/1950 to 11/1953 128
S-3 ME-660 MLW 4/1951 to 8/1957 163
S-4 E1540 Alco 6/1950 to 1/1961 651
S-4 ME1000 MLW 6/1949 to 1/1957 146
S-5 DL421A Alco 4 & 5/1954 7
S-6 DL430 Alco 5/1955 to 12/1960 126
SSB-9 DL461 Alco 5/1955 to 12/1960 2 Sets
S-7 ME1000 MLW 6/1957 to 12/1957 29
S10 DL066 MLW 1/1958 to 6/1958 13
S-11 DL406 MLW 6/1959 & 7/1959 10
S-12 DL410 MLW 5/1958 to 8/1958 11
S-13 DL411 & 411A MLW 1/1959 to 7/1967 56
T-6 DL440 Alco 3/1958 to 1/1969 57

* * * Export Locomotives * * *

Model Spec. # Built By Dates Qty
"World Locomotive" (FD-5) DL500 Alco 4/1953 to 9/1956 20
"World Locomotive" (FD-6 & FD7) DL500B and DL500C Alco 5/1954 to 12/1967 20
"World Locomotive" (FPD7) DL500D and DL500G Alco ? ?
DL-531 DL531 Alco 1958 to 1969 317
DL-532 DL532 Alco 1959-1969 20
DL-532B DL532B MLW 1963 to 1976 25
DL-535 DL535 MLW 1969 to 1978 186
DL-535E DL535E MLW 5/1969 & 10/1971 10
DL-535 DL535EW BBD 9/1982 4
DL-536 DL536 MLW 9/1982 4
DL-537 RSD37 Alco / MLW 1965 to 1978 40
DL-540 RSD16 Alco / MLW 8/1957 to 2/1959 186
DL-541 DL541 Alco 1960 to 1966 39
DL-543 DL543 Alco/MLW 1961 to 1970 140
DL-560 DL560 Alco/MLW 5/1962 to 5/1967 287 (includes Indian production)
MX-615 MX-615 MLW 1972 to 1979 74
MX-620 MX-620 MLW 1973 to 1980 145
MXS-620 MXS-620 MLW 1973 to 1980 100
MX-624 MX-624 MLW 1975 to 1983 69
MXS-624 MXS-624 MLW 1973 to 1983 64
MX-626 MX-626 MLW 1972 to 1982 32
MX-627 MX-627 MLW 1972 to 1978 69
MXS-627 MXS-627 MLW 1978 to 1983 33
MX-630 MX-630 MLW 1974 to 1980 30
MXS-630 MXS-630 MLW 1978 to 1982 33
MX-636 MX-636 MLW 1974 to 1980 10

* * * HR-Line * * *

Model Spec. # Built By Dates Qty
HR-412 -- BBD 9/1981 to 11/1981 11
HR-616 -- BBD 2/1982 to 8/1982 20

* * * Note Section * * *

Miscellany
Abbreviations:
  • Alco - American Locomotive Company
  • BBD - Bombardier Ltd.
  • MLW - Montreal Locomotive Works

Re-Build Notes:

  • 1. Remanufactured by Morrison-Knudson Corporation
  • 2. Rebuilt from by Puget Sound Bridge & Drydock
  • 3. Rebuilt from RS-18 by Canadian National Shops

Reference Sources (Used Throughout):

  • Extra 2200 South (Issues, 47, 48, 49, 55, 58 & 59)
  • Diesel Spotters Guide (by J. A. Pinkepank)
  • Railfan & Railroad Magazine
  • Trains Magazine
  • The Diesel Builders, Vol.2 (by John F. Kirkland)
  • The American Locomotive Company: A Centennial Remembrance (by Richard T. Steinbrenner)

Technical Data Sheet Explanations:

  • 1. Alco / MLW (New)
  • 2. Baldwin
  • 3. Electro-Motive Division
  • 4. Fairbanks Morse
  • 5. General Motors

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