ALCO Century 420 was a four- axle, 2,000 horsepower (1,491 kW) diesel-electric locomotive of the road switcher type. 131 were built between June 1963 and August 1968. Cataloged as a part of ALCO's " Century" line of locomotives, the C420 was intended to replace the earlier RS-32 model.
Original Owners [ edit ]
Since 2005, roughly 30% of C420 production exists. All units ordered by Mississippi State Export, New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad ("Nickel Plate"), and Piedmont & Northern Railway have been scrapped.
The two units delivered to the Piedmont & Northern were the first of the Phase II units.
Phase break down:
Preservation [ edit ]
Lehigh Valley Railroad 405 is currently operating in Scranton, Pennsylvania, as Delaware Lackawanna Railroad 405.
Lehigh Valley Railroad 408 is at the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum ( Oak Ridge, Tennessee) as VLIX 2064.
Lehigh Valley Railroad 414 is on the Delaware Lackawanna Railroad ( Scranton, Pennsylvania).
Long Island Rail Road 220 is at the Yucatan RR Museum as NdeM 220.
Louisville & Nashville Railroad 1310 is at the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum ( Oak Ridge, Tennessee).
Louisville & Nashville Railroad 1315 is at the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum ( Oak Ridge, Tennessee).
NdeM 5700 is at the Yucatan RR Museum.
Seaboard Air Line Railroad 124 is at the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad ( Independence, Ohio) as their 365. Erie Mining 7221 is currently owned by Amsterdam Leasing Company and stored on the
Southern Railroad of New Jersey at Winslow, New Jersey.
Long Island Rail Road 213 is active on the Dakota Southern RR DS paint scheme, same number Mitchell, South Dakota
Livonia, Avon and Lakeville Railroad ex-DCLR, ESHR, VAMD, LIRR 200, currently in operation.
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