Alco Century 424

ROSTER

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Updated: 16 Sept. 2015 Photo by: Jim Kleeman
- Roster compiled by: R. Craig
Original Owner Road Numbers Qty. Bldr Numbers Bldr Dates Notes
Belt Railway of Chicago 600 - 602 3 3382-05 to 07 4/1965 -
603 - 605 3 3450-01 to -03 4/1966 -
Erie Lackawana 2401 - 2403 3 84543-84545 5/1963 Became Conrail 2475-2477; see Note A
2404 - 2415 12 84546-84557 6/1963 Became Conrail 2478-2489; see Note A
Erie Mining 500 1 3382-03 10/1964 Re-# 4317
Green Bay & Western 311 1 84559 9/1963 Became Minnesota Commercial (same #)
312 2 3375-01 6/1964 Went to Wisconsin Central (same #)
313, 314 2 3382-04, -08 1, 9/1965 Sold to Minnesota Commercial (same #)
Pennsylvania 2415 1 84558 9/1963 Built from RS27 Demonstrator 640-1; Became Penn Central 2474
Reading 5201 - 5203 3 84560-84562 10/1963 Became Conrail 2490-2492; see Note B
5204 - 5210 7 84733-84739 10-11/1963 Became Conrail 2493-2499; see Note B
Spokane, Portland & Seattle 300 - 306 7 3381-01 to -07 6/1964 Inherited by Burlington Northern, 4240-4246; see Note C
Toledo, Peoria & Western 800 - 801 2 3382-01, -02 9/1964 Sold to Morristown & Erie 18 & 19
Wabash B900 - B902 3 3372-01 to -03 3/1964 Acquired by N & W at merger, 3900-3902 (re-# 421-423), see Note Z
B903 - B906 4 3372-04 to -07 3/1964 Acquired by N & W at merger, 3903-3906 (re-#424-427), See Notes D and Z
CANADA
Canadian National 3200, 3201 2 84837, 84838 12/1964 Built by MLW
3202 - 3205 4 M3443-01 to -04 3/1966 Built by MLW
3206 - 3221 16 M3444-01 to -16 5-8/1966 Built by MLW
3222 - 3228 7 M3477-01 to -07 1-2/1967 Built by MLW
3229 - 3240 12 M3478-01 to -12 2-5/1967 Built by MLW
Canadian Pacific 8300 1 84413 4/1963 Constructed by MLW; first C424 built, re-# 4200
8301 - 8332 32 84839-84870 3-12/1965 Re-#4201-4232, see Note E
4233 - 4238 6 M3436-01 to -06 12/1965 Built by MLW
4239 - 4243 5 M3436-07 to -11 1/1966 Built by MLW
4244 - 4248 7 M3436-12 to -16 2/1966 Built by MLW
4249 - 4250 7 M3436-17 to -18 3/1966 Built by MLW

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MEXICO

National de Mexico 8100 - 8106 (2nd) 7 3380-01 to -07 6/1964 -
8107 - 8129 23 3372-08 to -30 6/1964 -
8130 - 8133 4 3382-09 to -12 10/1965 -
8134 - 8144 11 3428-01 to -11 10-11/1965 -

Note A:
-- #2474, 2486, 2489 & 2493 sold to GB & W as 319-322.
-- #2475, 2480, 2481 & 2488 rebuilt (C424m) and sold to the D& H as 451 and 453-455; #451 and 455 conveyed 
   to Springfield Terminal (GTI) and re-# 70 and 74; units later returned to the D & H as the #70 and 74.
-- #2476, 2479 and 2482 rebuilt (C424m) and sold D& H as 461, 462 and 463 (funding provided by G & W); units 
   later went to the G & W as 61, 62 and 63; # 62 and 63 sold to Minnesota Commercial

Note B :
-- #2495 and 2496 rebuilt (C424m) went to D & H as 452 and 456;the #456 conveyed to Springfield Terminal (GTI) 
   and re-# 75; unit later returned to the D & H as the 75.
Note C:
-- #4240 and 4243 sold to Kyle Rwy (same #); sold to Massachusetts Central (only 4243 lettered for MC); 
-- #4243 then went to Adirondack Scenic RR.

Note D:
-- #424 and 425 sold to Associated Electric Coop (same #).

Note E:
-- #4212, 4214, 4222, 4223, 4228, 4241 and 4242 sold to Quebec Gatineau (same #):
   #4222 later sold to Buffalo Southern
   #4223 and 4228 purchased by Genesee Valley Transportation
   #4241 went to the Buffalo Southern and later sold to Cuyahooga Valley Scenic

Note Z:
-- Wabash B900-B906 were originally built as National de Mexico 8100-8106(1st) but order was cancelled when units were completed. 

Source of information: Extra 2200 South (December 1968) and Diesel Era



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