Alco / MLW Switchers

Survivors / Preserved

CPR S2 7019 at Heritage Park in Calgary
Revised: 6 March 2015 Doug Mayer Photo of CPR S2 7019

* * * Alco High Hood Switchers * * *

Survives As Original RR & No. Current Owner & Location Status / Notes
American Cast Iron Pipe 103 Birmingham Southern 82 Heart of Dixie RR Museum Static Display / HH900
ATSF 2301 Santa Fe 2301 Railroad & Pioneer Museum Static Display / HH600
Buffalo Creek 43 BC 43 Western NY Chapter, NRHS Static / HH660
CB&Q 602 EJ&E 210 Monroe County Historical Society (Albia, IA) Static / HH660
Milw 1603 Milwaukee Road 1603 Illinois Railway Museum Active / HH660
NP 125 Northern Pacific 125 Northwest Railway Museum Static Display / HH660
OLM 900 Oliver Iron Mining Lake Superior RR Museum Static Display / HH1000
Relco 601 Milwaukee Road 1601 Relco Leasing Active / HH660
Relco 607 Milwaukee Road 1600 Relco Leasing Active / HH660
SMS 603 Delaware Lackawanna & Western 409 Scrap Metal Services Active / HH660

* * * Alco S-1's* * *

Survives As Original RR & No. Current Owner & Location Status / Notes
Amer. Loco. Co. 5 Alco 5 Saratoga & North Creek (Tourist RR) Active
Ashtabula Carson & Jefferson 7371 US Army 7371 AC&J Active
Bath & Hammondsport 4 Nickel Plate 85 Livonia Avon & Lakeville Stored Servicable ?
Bath & Hammondsport 5 New York Central 872 Livonia Avon & Lakeville Stored Servicable ?
Berkshire Scenic Railway 954 Maine Central 954 Berkshire Scenic Railway ( Lennox, MA) Restoration Underway
British Steel Corporation 801-804 (same) - Active / See Note
Cadiz RR 8 Tennessee Central 51 Trigg County Historical Society Montgomery, KY Static Display
Catskill Mountain 407 Long Island 407 CMRR Active
Central California Traction 42 Northern Pacific Terminal 34 Privately owned ?
Erie 310 Erie 310 Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum (North Judson, IN) Static Display
D&R 18 E. St. Louis Jct. 100 Dardenelle & Russelville 18 Active
Erie Lackawanna 315 Erie 315 ? - Galena, KS Static Display
Hobo 958 & 959 Maine Cetral 958 & 959 Hobo RR (New Hampshire) Active
Hobo 1008 Portland Terminal 1008 Hobo RR ?
Kiski Junction 7135 US Navy 65-00536 Kiski Junction Rwy Active
Medina RR Museum Louisville & Nashville 59 Medina RR Museum Stored
Michigan Transit Museum 1807 US Army 1807 Michigan Transit Museum (weekend train rides in Mt Clemens) Active (Questionable)
Mid-Continent Railway Museum 7 J. Morrell Meat Co. 7 Mid-Continent Railway Museum (North Freedom, WI) Static Display
Minnesota Transfer 62 Minnesota Transfer 62 Hub City Heritage Railroad Museum (Oelwein, IA) ?
"New York" 8625 -- Erie RR 307 Static Display (Manhattan)
New York Central 9339 Procter & Gamble 9 Whitewater Valley RR & Museum Active
Northern Pacific Terminal 30 NPT 30 Lake Whatcom Railway (Wickersham, WA) ?
Relco 713 Nashville, Chattannooga & St. Louis Medina RR & Museum Static Display
USA 7374 US Army 7374 Kentucky RR Museum Static Display
WP 504 Sacremento Northern 405 Portola RR Museum, California Static Display
Texana Tank Car 101 Massena Terminal8 Texana Tank Car Active ?
WP 506 Western Pacific 506 Western Pacific RR Museum in Portola ?
WP 512 Lone Star Defense 100 Western Pacific RR Museum in Portola ?

* * * Alco S-2's * * *

Survives As Original RR & No. Current Owner & Location Status / Notes
Ashtabula Carson & Jefferson 107 US Army 7371 AC&J Out of Service
Ashtabula Carson & Jefferson 518 Erie 518 French Creek Valley RHS - Meadville, PA Static Display
ATSF 2350 Santa Fe 2350 Gulf Coast RR Museum Static Display
ATSF 2356 Santa Fe 2356 Golden Gate RR Museum Static Display
ATSF 2381 Santa Fe 2381 Pacific Southwest Railway Museum (Campo) ?
Baltimore & Ohio 9030 B&O 9030 Garrett, IN Static Display
Baltimore & Ohio 9061 RF&P 65 Fayette Central in Pennsylvania Active?
Baltimore & Ohio 9063 B&O 9063 B&O Railroad Museum Static Display
Battle Ground Yacolt & Chelatchie Prairie 1 Los Angeles Junction 1 Battle Ground Yacolt & Chelatchie Prairie Active
Beech Mountain 113 Michigan Limestone 113 Beech Mountain (W. VA) Active
Big South Fork Scenic Railway 105 Port Huron & Detroit 60g Big South Fork Scenic Railway ( Stearns, KY) Active
Buffalo Southern 81 SB 81 BSOR Status ?
Buffalo Southern 93 SB 93 BSOR Active
Buffalo Southern 100 D&H 3004 BSOR Status ?
Buffalo Southern 105 & 197 Lehigh Valley 165 & 151 BSOR Status ?
Canadian Pacific Railroad 7019 CPR 7019 Heritage Park in Calgary, Alberta Static Display
Canadian Pacific 7077 CPR 7077 Canadian Railway Museum Static Display
Carizzo Gorge 1065 Texas & New Orleans 45 Carizzo Gorge Railway Active ?
Columbia & Reading 26 Ex-? ? Active
Conrad Yelvington 224 & 238 Ex-C&O 5029 and B&O 516 ?CY - Florida Active
Conrad Yelvington 239 & 251 Ontario Northland 1202 & 1201 ?CY - Florida Active
Conrad Yelvington 317 & 366 Seaboard Air Line 1428 & 1431 ?CY - Florida Active
Delaware & hudson 3011 (same) City of Albany Stored
Delray Connecting 62 Delray Connecting 62? Michigan Co-Op Stored, out of Service
Dubois County 78 Ex ? DCRR Active
Hammersly Iron 007 Spokane Portland & Seattle 21 Pilbara Railway Historical Society (Australia) ?
HB&T 14 Houston Belt & Terminal 14 Gulf Coast RR Museum Static Display
International Nickel Co. 203 Western Maryland 144 NORMHC (?) Museum (Capreol, Ontario) Static Display
Kentucky & Tennessee102 Denver & Rio Grande Western 118 Big South Fork Scenic Railway ( Stearns, KY) ?
Livonia Avon & Lakeville 72 South Buffalo 72 LA&L Active
LNWX 110 Longview Portland & Northern 110 Privately owned ?
Manufactureres Railway 211 MRS 211 National Museum of Transportation, St. Louis Active ?
Minnesota Dakota & Western 16 B&O 512 MD&W Active
Minnesota Dakota & Western 17 Yougstown & Northern 220 MD&W Active ?
Minnesota Dakota & Western 18 Toledo Terminal 103 MD&W Active ?
Minnesota Dakota & Western 19 B&O 500 MD&W Active ?
Minnesota Dakota & Western 20 Northern Pacific 716 MD&W Active ?
Nacionales de Mexico 5500 NdeM 5500 Museum of Technology (Mexico City) Static Display
Nashville Chattanooga & St. Louis 484 Delaware Lackawanna & Western 484 North Alabama RR Museum Static Display
Nekoosa Paper 14 South Omaha Terminal 5 Illinois Railway Museum Active
New York & Lake Erie 4 South Buffalo 84 NY&LE Stored
Nidera Grain ? Nidera Grain Active
NYSW 206 New York Susquehana & Western 206 Bergen-Rockland, NRHS, New Jersey ?
Oil Creek & Titusville 75 & 85 South Buffalo 75 & 85 OC & T / Active ? Active ?
Pennsylania RR 5656 Richmond Fredricksburg & Potomac 65 Westmoreland Heritage RR Static Display ?
Portland Terminal 36 & 39 PT 36 & 39 Pacific Northwest Chapter, NRHS ?
Relco 1040 Los Angeles Jct. 2 Washington State Railroads Historical Society ?
San Frnacisco Belt 23 State Belt of CA Golden Gate RR Museum Active ?
San Frnacisco Belt 25 State Belt of CA 25 Golden Gate RR Museum Active ?
Saratoga & North Creek 821 US Army 7108 S&NC Active
South Buffalo 77 SB 77 Western NY Chapter, NRHS Active ?
State Belt RR 23 & 25 State Belt RR 23 & 25 Golden Gate RR Museum Active
Tioga Central 14 Buffalo Creek 46 Tioga Central Active?
Union Pacific 1098 Terminal RR of Alabama 575 Boone & Scenic Valley RR ?
US Army 7100 & 7125 USA 7100 & 7125 Southern Appalachian RR Museum Static Display

* * * Alco S-3's * * *

Survives As Original RR & No. Current Owner & Location Status / Notes
Alexander Railroad 6 Davenport Rock Island & Western Alexander Railroad Active ?
Alexander Railroad 7 New York Central Alexander Railroad Active ?
Battle Ground Yacolt & Chelatchie Prairie 7001 Brooks-Scanlon Lumber 101 Battle Ground Yacolt & Chelatchie Prairie see Note 1
Canadian National 8019 CN 8019 West Coast Railway Association Static Display / MLW-Built
Canadian Pacific 6503 CP 6503 West Coast Railway Association Active / MLW-Built
Canadian Pacific 6513 CP 6513 Canadian Museum Static Display ? / MLW-Built
Canadian Pacific 6553 CP6553 Western Development Museum ? / MLW-Built
Canadian Pacific 6568 CP 6568 Saskatchewan Railway Association ? / MLW-Built
Canadian Pacific 6591 CP 6591 Smith Falls RR Museum Static display / MLW-Built
Dardanelle & Russellville 18 Eldorado & Western 18 D&R Active
Green Bay & Western 103 Manistique & Lake Superior 1 National Railway Museum (Green Bay, WI) Static Display
Hobo 1186 Boston & Maine 1186 Hobo RR ?
National Harbours Board 1002 NHB 1002 Canadian Railway Museum Static Display / MLW-Built
Prairie Dog Central RR 8454 Canadian National 8454 Prairie Dog Central RR (Tourist) Static Display / MLW-Built
Waterloo Central Rwy 6593 Canadian Pacific 6593 Southern Ontario Locomotive Restoration Society Being repaired / MLW-Built

* * * Alco / MLW S-4's * * *

Survives As Original RR & No. Current Owner & Location Status / Notes
Abitibi Paper 48-49 Asbestos & Danville 48-49 Abitibi Paper Active ? / MLW-Built
Baltimore & Ohio 9096 B&O 9096 Mad River & NKP RR Museum Static Display
Battle Ground Yacolt & Chelatchie Prairie 112 Longviw Portland & Northern 112 Battle Ground Yacolt & Chelatchie Prairie ?
Cape Cod Rwy 1058 Portland Terminal 1058 Cape Cod Rwy Active ?
Central Vermont 8081 Central Vermont 8081 Connecticut Eastern Railway Museum, NRHS Static Display
Claremont & Concord 102 & 104 Delaware & Hudson 3050 & 3036 C&C Active
Claremont & Concord 105 Canadian National 8032 C&C Active
Claremont & Concord 106 Frankfort & Cincinnati 106 C&C Active
Conrad Yelvington 365 Chesapeake & Ohio 5105 CY - Florida Active
Down East Scenic 1055 Portland Terminal 1055 Down East Scenic RR (Ellsworth Maine) Active
Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley 3051 Canadian National 8181 Leatherstocking Chapter, NRHS Active / MLW-built
Delaware & Ulster 1012 Ford Motor Company 1012 Delaware & Ulster Active
Delaware & Ulster 5106 Chesapeake & Ohio 5106 Delaware & Ulster Active
Indiana Hi-Rail 119 ATSF 1519 Indiana Railway Museum (French Lick, IN) ?
JRWX 111 ? Suez Energy Active / S4m
Langford RR South Buffalo 90 Langford Active ?
Luvata Buffalo South Buffalo 92 Luvata Active ?
New York & Lake Erie B&O 9078 NY&LE Parts Source
NIWX 201 ? ? (Washington Court House, OH) ?
NKP 79 Nickel Plate 79 Rochester & Genessee Valley Transportation Museum Static Display ?
Northern Pacific 717 NP 717 Gopher State RR Museum Static Display
Ohi-Rail 18 Ex-? Ohi-Rail Active
Ontario Midland 3 P&LE 8655 Ontario Midland Active ?
Ontario Midland 35 NKP 79 Genesee & Wyoming 35 Active ?
Portland Terminal 1062 Delaware & Hudson 3045 Old Colony & Fall River RR Museum ?
Southern Pacific 1474 SP 1474 Orange Empire Rwy Museum Active ?
Toledo Lake Erie & Western 5109 C&O 5109 TLE&W Active
Vermont Railroad 6 C&O 5107 Empire Electric District Active ?
WP 563 Western Pacific 563 Western Pacific RR Museum in Portola ?

* * * Alco S-5/6's * * *

Survives As Original RR & No. Current Owner & Location Status / Notes
North Star Steel 864 Boston & Maine 864 Mad River & NKP Museum (Bellevue, OH) Static Display / S5
Alstom 1 South Buffalo 43 ? Active / S6
Andersons 41 South Buffalo 41 Toledo, OH Active / S6
Asbestos & Danville 52, 54 & 56 SP 1036, 1071 & 4638 A&D Active ?/ S-6
Asbestos & Danville 57-60 SP 4636, 4645, 1085 & 1063 A&D Active ? / S-6
CF Industries 420 Belt Rwy of Chicago 420 CFI Active ? / S-6
Dow Chemical 1001, 1003-1004 SP 1070, 1056 & 1070 Dow Active / S-6
Dow Chemical 1009-10 & no # SP 1053, 4635 & 4643 Dow Active / S-6
Fillmore & Western 1059 Southern Pacific 1059 Fillmore & Western Active / S6
Frick Industries (No #) SP 1057 Frick Industries Status ? / S-6
Genesee Valley 1044 South Buffalo 44 Genesee Valley Active / S-6
George's Creek Railway 100 Southern Pacific 1064 GCK Railway Active / S-6
Green Bay & Western 106 Southern Pacific 1034 National RR Museum, Green Bay, WI (previously painted as "C&NW 103" Status ? / S-6
Kettle Valley Steam RR 803 Southern Pacific 1050 KVSR Status ? / S-6
Meglobal Canada 1008 SP 1065 Meglobal Active / S-6
Middlestown & Hummelstown 151 Western Maryland 151 M&H Active / S-6
MRAX 100 Southern Pacific 1072 Ohio Central Rwy Stored / S-6
NdeM 5302 Nacionales of Mexico 5302 Yucatan RR Museum, Mexico Static Display / S-6
Nekoosa Paper 19 Southern Pacific 1077 Wisconsin Status ? / S-6
Nekoosa Paper 22 Southern Pacific 1038 Wisconsin Status ? / S-6
Niles Canyon Rwy 1218 SP 1051 Niles Active / S-6
Ontario Southland 500 SP 1073 Ontario Southland Active / S-6
Quincy Bay Terminal 17 SP 1083 QBT Active / S-6
Rail Switching Services 1003 SP 1056 Canada ? Status ? / S-6
Rail Switching Services 1004 SP 1070 Canada ? Status ? / S-6
Salt Lake Garfield & Western DS 4 Southern Pacific 1040 Fillmore & Western Status ?/ S6
Southern Pacific 1218 SP 1051 Pacific Locomotive Association (on Niles Canyon Rwy) Status ? / S-6

* * * MLW S-7/11/12/13's* * *

Survives As Original RR & No. Current Owner & Location Status / Notes
Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley 3052 Canadian National 8223 Leatherstocking Chapter, NRHS Status ? / MLW-Built S7
Canadian Pacific 6611 CP 6611 Alberta Pioneer Railway Museum (Canada) Status ? / MLW-Built S11
Salem & Hillsborough 8245 Canadian National 8245 Salem & Hillsborough RR Status ? / MLW-Built S12
Abitibi Paper 50 Asbestos & Danville 50 Abitibi Paper Status ? / MLW-Built S13
Canadian National 8704 Canadian National 8704 Alberta Railway Museum Status ? / MLW-Built S13
Chemin de Fer Landaudiere 114 Canadian National 8620 CFL (Quebec) Active / MLW-Built S13
CLN Industries 24-65 Canadian Int'l Paper 24-065 CLN 24-65 (Quebec) Active / MLW-Built S13
Fibrek 8700 Canadian National 8611 Fibrek 8700 (Quebec) Active / MLW-Built S13
Greater Winnipeg Water Dist. 201 Pacific Great Eastern 1003 GWWD 201 Active / MLW-Built S13
Ontario Southland 501 Pacific Great Eastern 1001 OSR 501 (Ontario) Active / MLW-Built S13
Ontario Southland 502 Pacific Great Eastern 1002 OSR 502 (Ontario) Active / MLW-Built S13
Trillium Railway 101 Marathon Corp. 28-120 Trillium 101 Active / MLW-Built S13
Trillium Railway 108 & 110 Canadian National 8617 & 8618 Trillium Rwy 108 & 110 Active / MLW-Built S13

* * * Alco T-6's * * *

Survives As Original RR & No. Current Owner & Location Status / Notes
Arkansas & Missouri 12, 14 & 15 Norfolk & Western 46, 48 & PRR 8429 A&M Retired, Out of Service
Arkansas & Missouri 17-18 PRR 8424 & N&W 19 A&M Status ?
Cargil 1017 Newburg & South Shore 1017 Cargil (Indiana or Ohio) Active
Chesapeake Western 10 Norfolk & Westeern 40 VA Transpo. Museum Static Display
Conrad Yelvington 258 American Cyanamid 16 CY - Florida Active
Delaware Coast Line 19 Pennsylvania 8426 George's Creek Active
Georges Creek Railway 101 Pennsylvania 8427 George's Creek Active
Middlestown & Hummelstown 1016 Newburg Southshore & Southern 1016 M&H Active
Ohio Central 400 Mononghela Connecting 400 OHCR Stored
Norfolk & Western 41 N&W 41 Roanoke Chapter, NRHS Status ?
Portland Terminal 46-47 NP Terminal 46-47 PTRC (oregon) Sold ?
RLCX 897 N&W 29 GE Rail Car (Iowa) Active ?
RLCX 898 N&W 33 Location ? Status ?

* * * Notes * * *

Five S1's were built in 1949/1950 for British Steel Corp and were sent to Margam & Port Talbot Steelworks in Wales, UK.

Numbered 801-805, all remained in service until the 1980's; 802 was retired in about 1980 and the other four lasted until 1985.

  • 801 - Based at The Loco Bar & Restaurant, Oswestry, Shropshire - on the English / Welsh border. Stands on a single track panel as a display for the railway themed restaurant.
  • 802 - Retired and stripped to keep the others going.
  • 803 - Based at the American Railroad Centre in Oxfordshire, about 40 miles West of London. Not operational. Long term project.
  • 804 - Based at Railworld, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, 75 miles north of London. Not operational. Long term project.
  • 805 - Has been scrapped.

All the survivors are believed to be 100% intact. (Michael Ratledge)

Concept idea and much of the data for "Preserved Diesels" roster provided by John Komanesky, with updates from Gerald Altizer, Robert Banke, R. Craig, Bob Devine, Chuck Hayes, Andy Jackson, Ed Raye, Stan Rutledge and Howard Wise. Additional info from "Alco Notes" by John Mech.

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