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American Locomotive Company
Schenectady, New York

MLW-GE 9077 9078 PA1 demonstrator units on CNR 2-5,1950. Last PA1's built Alco 75971, 75972 12/1949.
CNR East Yard shop track Winnipeg. April 1950 George Harris

UP 676 one of four units (675-678) acq. 9/1961 ex Alco DL640 demonstrators.
Green River, WY March 26, 1966

Note: 675 and 676 sold 4/1971 MLW 675, 676.

MLW 676 nee Alco 640-3 demonstrator. DL640 RS-27 2000 hp Alco 83557 12/1959. Sold 3/1975 DEVCO.


Century 630

UP 2904_2903 sitting on shop track at CPR St. Luc yard in Montreal.

Units operated from Montreal - Toronto - Windsor May 23rd. returning through London May 24th. to Toronto Yard.
Then went out west and tested in the Rockies, came back east then went to CNR before delivery to UP.
CPR demo 5/20/1966 - 6/20/1966 Note: CPR bought 37 units. CNR bought 44 units.

 


Century 636

ALCO 636-1 one of three demonstrator Century 636 units. #6008-01 11/1968
Chicago, Il. 8/2/1969 Les Hartman/Gary Everhart collection.

Demonstrated on D&H, PC, SP&S and WP. Also ?

Sold Morrison-Knudson contractors 5401-5403 used on Libby Dam construction in Montana.
Leased PGE then c.4/1972 used by M-K constructing BM&LP in Arizona.
Used by M-K constructing extention Cartier
Leased 5/1973 Cartier sold 3/1974 plus 5401 which had been leased elsewhere.
Renumbered Cartier 79, 78 and 77.
5401 scrapped 2002 account crankshaft failure.
5402 and 5403 leased xxx NYS&W 3662. 2007 to WNY&P

Note: Alco closed December 31, 1968 MLW continued building C-636 models starting with 29 units CP 4700-4728.

PECO 901 leaser RS-27 trails CP 4213. Alco 636-3 demonstrator. CP Toronto Yard 6/05/1970 James A. Brown

M-K 5401_5402 ex Alco 636-1 and 636-2. Unknown location and credit. December 1970

M-K 5403 still in Alco paint scheme. No caption information available.

Cartier 78 ( acq. 9/1973) ex MK 5402 nee ALCO 636-2) Alco 6008-02 11/1968
Note: All three ALCO demonstrator units were acquired from Morrison-Knudson. .
After sale of 8 units at Cohocton, NY 2003 Brent van Dorp


Century 630

 

 

 

 

 



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