Alton & Southern

Present & Past Motive Power

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Roster provided by: John Komanesky Photo by : Jim Tiroch
AAR Mark: AS Revised: 20 April 2015
Road No. Model & Date Bldr Nmbr Notes
28-31 RS2 6-7/47 Alco 75255-6, 59-60 Retired
32-34 RS2 9-10/47 Alco 75271-74 --
36-39 RS2 11/47 Alco 75411-13, 75565 --
40-42 RS2 4, 11/48 Alco 75701-02, 75961 --
43-44 RS3 11/50, 6/53 Alco 78366, 80504 --
45 RS3 2/56 Alco 81849 --
1500 SW1500 5/69 EMD 34873 Sold to Compagnie de Bauxite du Guinea 306
1501-1505 SW1500 5/69 EMD 34874-78 -
1506-11 SW1500 2/70 EMD 35297-302 -
1512-1517 SW1500 4/71 EMD 36855-60 #1513 & 1516 removed from active roster
1522 MP15 11/80 796374-1 -
2000 & 2001 GP38-2 (1& 2/73) 71702-8 & 13 Ex-UP 2081 & 2086 > MP 2081 & 2086 > 930(2nd) & 932 (2nd)
Additional roster updates by: Jim Tiroch

History:

  • Aluminum Company of America built the railroad in 1910 / 1911.
  • A&S transformed into a major terminal in 1960s
  • Missouri Pacific and Chicago & North Western became joint owners in 1968
  • SSW (Cotton Belt) purchased C&NW shares in 1972

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