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This is a listing of Alco Centuries built in the US that includes historical, modeling, and other info.    As usual, any additions, corrections, or suggestions are greatly appreciated!


C415                            26 Built - 26 US

Original # Previous #'s Last # Date Blt. Cab Truck Notes
ALCO 415   Hammersley 008 7/66 Med Type B 1
Chehalis Western 684       Hi Hi-Ad  
Columbia & Cowlitz 701     11/68 Hi Hi-Ad  
Monongahela Connecting 701       Lo Hi-Ad  
RI 415-24       Med Type B  
SP 2400-09    Nekoosa Papers 21   Hi Type B  
SP&S 100-01   BN 4010-11 11/68 Med Hi-Ad  

Notes:

  1. Alco 415 was sold to Hammersley Iron (Australia) in June, 1968
  2. Type B = AAR Type B drop equalizer road trucks, Hi-Ad = Alco Hi-Adhesion trucks.


C420                            131 Built - 131 US

Codes: PH = Phase (1), TK = Truck, DB = Dynamic brakes, SF = Number of sand fills on low nose.

Original # Previous #'s Last #  Date Blt. PH TK DB SF Notes
EM 600-02 EM 350-52
EM 7220-22
EM 4218,19,7222   2/2 B Y 1 2
L&HR 21   CR 2072 6/63 1/1 B N 1 3
L&HR 22 Essex Term 106 A&M 106 6/63 1/1 B N 1  
L&HR 23-29 CR 2075-77
GBW 323/IAIS 850
D&H 401/A&M 420
A&M 52,54
LNA&C 850
BCR 631-32
  2/2 B N 1 3
LI 200       1/2 B N 1 5
LI 201-21 NYSW 2002/6/10 R&S 33-41,
Dakota Sou. 213
  1/2 B N 1 5,6
LI 222-29     8/68 2/2 H N 1 5,6
L&N 1300-05   APA 81,84   1/1 B N 2 3
L&N 1306-15 M&D 50
NYSW 2000
LR&W 102   2/2 B N 1 3
LV 404-415 D&H 404-415 A&M 60,62
IHRC 310, SRNJ 414
  1/1 B Y 1 3
ME 63       1/2 B N 1  
Monon 501-02   L&N 1318-19   2/2 B N 1 3,6
Monon 503-18 L&N 1320-35 APA 83  IHR 332
A&M 1324  IHR 334
  2/2 B N 1 3
NKP 578 N&W 2578     1/1 B N 2 3
N&W 413-20       1/2 B Y 1 3,7
PN 2000-01 SCL 1238-39 L&N 1377-78   2/2 B N 1  
SAL 110-35 SCL 1212-36
L&N 1351-74
A&M 44,46,48 5-8/65 1/2 B Y 1 4,9
SAL 136 SCL 1237 L&N 1376 5/66 2/2 B Y 1 4,9
SYCT 10,11 SYCT 240-41 UDS 510-11   2/2 B N 1  
TC 400-01   L&N 1316-17   2/2 B N 1  

Notes:

  1. Phases are described in Tiger Valley Models, Roster Notes.  The first number is the frame phase.  They are:
    1 - Stanchions mounted on the deck, with 5 oval access holes in the side of the frame.
    2 - Stanchions bolted to the side of the frame.
    The second number is the long hood phase.  They are:
    1 - Engine air intake (just in front of the radiators) is small  (2 side by side) and mounted high.
    2 - Engine air intake is long and low.
  2. 12 foot fuel tank bulge.
  3. 16 foot fuel tank bulge.
  4. 8 foot fuel tank bulge (2400 gallons).
  5. 8'3" fuel tank bulge in the front, 4'2" bulge in the rear.
  6. High short hood and steam generator equipped.
  7. High short hood.
  8. Trucks - B = AAR Type B, H = Hi-Adhesion
  9. A detailed roster with dispositions can be found in Diesel Era, Nov./Dec. 1995 


C424                            190 Built - 53 US, 92 Canada, 45 Mexico

Codes:  PH = Phase (1), DB = Dynamic Brake

Original # Previous #'s Last # Date Blt. PH DB Notes
BRC 600-05     5/66 III N  
CN 3200-01     12/64 II Y 2
CN 3202-40     2/66 III Y 3
CP 8300   CP 4200 4/63 I Y  
CP 4201-50     3/65 III Y 3
EL 2401-15 CR 2475-89 GBW 320-21/LAL 320-21
D&H 461-63
5/63 I Y 4
Erie Mining 500       II Y 5
GBW 311   MNNR 311 4/63 I N  
GBW 312-13 Martin Marietta Quarry 312 S. App Ry Mus 312,
MNNR 313
7/64,1/65 II N  
KGBW 314 GBW 314 MNNR 314 9/65 III N  
NdeM 8100-29       II Y  
NdeM 8130-44       III Y  
PRR 2415 PC 2415
CR 2474
GBW 319
CA&LM
LAL 319
  I Y 4
RDG 5201-10 CR 2490-99
GBW 322
 RDG 5204   I Y 6
SP&S 300-06 BN 4240-46
Kyle 4240-46
A&M/IHRC   II Y 5
TP&W 800-01   M&E 18,19   II N  
WAB B900-06   N&W 421-27   II N  

Notes:

  1. Phases are described in Railroad Model Craftsman, July 1985.  They are:
    I - Batteries under cab, overhanging rear numberboards, engine air intakes (near radiator) are 2 horizontal openings.
    II - Batteries under cab, notched rear numberboards, engine air intakes are 1 vertical opening.
    III - Batteries under left walkway in the rear, notched rear numberboards, engine air intakes are 1 vertical opening.
  2. 12 foot fuel tank bulge.
  3. 6'3" fuel tank bulge in front, 5'9" bulge in rear.
  4. 8 foot fuel tank bulge.
  5. 14 foot fuel tank bulge.
  6. 2 sand fills on low nose.  RDG 5204 (ex GB&W 322) now owned by Reading Co. Tech. and Hist. Society.
  7. All C424's were equipped with AAR Type B trucks.


C425                            91 Built - 91 US

Codes:  PH = Phase (1), DB = Dynamic Brake

Original # Previous #'s Last # Date Blt. PH DB Notes
CNW 401-04   CNW 4254-57 12/66 II N  
EL 2451-62   BCR 801-12 10/64 I Y 2
NH 2550-59 PC 2450-59 LA&L 425   II N  
(WAB 582-588)   N&W 1000-06 10/64 I N 2
N&W 1007-16   NY&LE 1013   II Y 3,4
PRR 2416-21 PC 2416-21 CR 2416-21   I Y 2
PRR 2422-36 PC 2422-36 CR 2422-36   II Y 5
PRR 2437-46 PC 2437-46 CR 2437-46   II Y 6
SP&S 310-17 BN 4250-57
Kyle 4250-57
A&M/IHRC   II Y 6
SP&S 320-27 BN 4258-65
Kyle 4258-65
A&M/IHRC   II Y 6

Notes:

  1. Phases are described in Railroad Model Craftsman, September 1995.  They are:
    I - Batteries under cab.
    II - Batteries under left walkway in the rear.
  2. 12 foot fuel tank bulge.
  3. 6'3" fuel tank bulge in front, 5'3" bulge in rear.
  4. High short hood.
  5. 14 foot fuel tank bulge.
  6. 9' fuel tank bulge in front, 6'9" bulge in rear.
  7. All C425's were equipped with AAR Type B trucks.


C430                            16 Built - 16 US

Original # Previous #'s Last # Date Blt. DB Truck Notes
Alco 430-1,2,3 ACL 1275-77 L&N 2244,47,60   Y Hi-Ad 1
GBW 315     2/68 N Hi-Ad 1
NYC 2050-59 PC 2050-59
CR 2050-59
M&E 16,17
NYSW 3000,
2,4,6,8
  Y Hi-Ad 2
RDG 5211-12     7/66 Y Type B 1

Notes:

  1. 9' fuel tank bulge in front, 6'3" bulge in rear.
  2. 10' fuel tank bulge in front, 9'6" bulge in rear.


C628                            185 Built - 135 US, 46 Mexico, 4 Australia

Codes:  PH = Phase (1),  ES = External radiator shutters, PN = Access panel over D/B intake,
              SF = Number of sand fills on low nose.

Original # Previous #'s Last # Date Blt. PH ES PN SF Notes
ACL 2000-03 SCL 2200-03 L&N 7510-13 12/63 I Y Y 2 2
ACL 2004-10 SCL 2204-10 L&N 7514-21 11/64 I N N 2  
ALCO 628-1,2,3,4 SP 4870-73
SP 7100-03
SP 3115,17,
26,28
5/64 I Y N 2  
CH-P 901-04     12/66 IIB N   1 3
D&H 601   (Mexico) 3/64 I Y N 1  
D&H 602-04   (Mexico) 3/64 I Y N 2  
D&H 605-09   (Mexico) 5/64 I Y N 1
D&H 610-18   (Mexico) 5/65 IIA N Y 1  
FCP 601-06     4,8/66 IIB N      
FCP 607-10     12/68 III N Y 1  
Hammersley 2000-02   HAM 2001-03 6/65 IIA N      
Hammersley 2004-05     4/67 IIB N      
L&N 1400-11     7/64 I N N 2  
L&N 1412-14     4/65 IIA N Y 2  
LV 625-31   CR 6721-27 11/65 IIB N Y 1  
LV 632   CR 6728 1/67 IIB N Y 1  
MONON 400-08 LV 633-41 CR 6729-37 2/64 I Y N 2  
NdeM 8300-09     12/66 IIB N Y 1  
NdeM 8310-31     2/68 III N Y 1 4
N&W 1100-09   CNW 6701-10 10/65 IIB N Y 1 5
N&W 1110-29   CNW 6711-30 3/66 IIB N Y 1 5
PRR 6300-09 PC 6300-09 CR 6738-47 3/65 I N N 1  
PRR 6310-14 PC 6310-14 CR 6748-52 11/65 IIA N Y 1  
SP 4845-69 SP 7104-28 SP 3110-36  (less 3115,17,26,28) 3/65 IIA N Y 1  

Notes:

  1. Phases are described in Railroad Model Craftsman, June 1984.  They are:
    I - Rain shield over air system intake, angled cab, short right side doors under exhaust stack.
    IIA - No rain shield, angled cab, short doors.
    IIB - No rain shield, angled cab, tall doors.
    III - No rain shield, cab angled only in center windshield sections, tall doors.
  2. No dynamic brakes.
  3. 904 is steam generator equipped.
  4. 8322-31 are steam generator equipped.
  5. High short hood.
  6. All C628's were built on Trimount trucks.


C630                        133 Built - 77 US, 56 Canada

Original # Previous #'s Last # Date Blt. Truck Notes
ACL 2011-13 SCL 2211-13 L&N 1433-35 7/65 Trimount 1
CN 2000-43     9/67 Dofasco  
CP 4500-07     7/68 Dofasco  
C&O 2100-03   Robe River 9417-20 11/67 Hi-Ad  
L&N 1425-32       Trimount  
N&W 1130-34       Trimount 2
N&W 1135-39       FM Trimount 2
PGE 701-04   BCR 701-04 7/69 Dofasco  
PRR 6315-29 PC 6315-29 CR 6765-79   Trimount  
RDG 5300-06   CR 6753-59   Trimount  
RDG 5307-11 CR 6760-64 RDG 5308 11/67 Hi-Ad 4
SP 7800-14   SP 3140-54   Trimount  
UP 2900-09 DM&IR 900-09 Cartier 30-39   Trimount  

Notes:

  1. Two sand fills on low nose and no fuel tank bulges.  L&N installed larger fuel tanks when transferred.
  2. High short hood.
  3. Includes C630M's which appear identical to C630's, but not M630's (different appearance).
  4. RDG 5308 restored by Reading Co. Technical and Historical Society


C636                              63 Built - 34 US, 29 Australia

Original # Previous #'s Last # Date Blt. Notes
ALCO 636-1,2,3,4   MK 5401-03 11/68  
Hammersley 3001-3012?   Rebuilt to C636R's    
IC 1100-1105        
Mt. Newman Mining 5450-66? CR 6780-94? Rebuilt to GE's  ?/68  
PC 6330-44?    Delta Bulk Term. 1001    
SP&S 330-35   BN 4361-65 12/67  
SP&S 340-43 BN 4366-69 343 to Robe River 9424 11/68  

Notes:

  1. Includes Goodwin built C636's (appear identical to Alco-built units) but not M636's (different appearance).
  2. All C636's were built on Hi-Adhesion trucks.


DH643                              3 Built - 3 US

Original # Previous #'s Last # Date Blt. Notes
SP 9018-20 SP 9500-02 SP 9800-02 9/64 1

Notes:

  1. Twin engined diesel hydraulic locomotives  (AlcoHaulics!) on C-C Trimount trucks.


C855                                 2 Built - 2 US

Original # Previous #'s Last # Date Blt. Notes
UP 60-61     6/64  

Notes:

  1. Twin engined, on B+B-B+B AAR trucks.


C855B                               1 Built - 1 US

Original # Previous #'s Last # Date Blt. Notes
UP 60B     6/64  

Notes:

  1. Twin engined B-unit, on B+B-B+B AAR trucks.


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