We have pieced together our first run of Alco’s road switchers! We’ll include RS-2s, RSC-2s, RS-3s.  RSD-4S and RSD-5s moved to run 2.

The Division Point and Ajin Train Model will offer these road switchers in various roads and paint schemes. You are well advised to contact your dealer to reserve yours!

July 17, 2009: With thanks to Ed Austin, SP&S model revised and “broad-stripe” version added
April 1, 2011: D&H RS-2s added to Run 1

May 8, 2013:  We’ve added the table image below which shows available units in our inventory.  Production run 1 is slated for July 2013 with run 2 following in December.

Alco RS available production

Click image to enlarge

Schenectady-built RSC-2 Spec. E1661, E661A and E661B (1500 h.p.), A-1-A trucks:
The Milwaukee Road herald DP-8836:  Milwaukee Road RSC-2 [Renumbered 580(ex-975)-586(ex-992)], water-cooled turbocharger, black over orange, steam generator space

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

space
Schenectady-built RSC-2 to Spec. E1661 (1500 h.p.) and later specs, B-B trucks:
Santa Fe DP-9302:  Santa Fe No. 2099 (ex-Alco demonstrator) ca. 1960s, steam generator, air-cooled turbocharger, blue/yellow lettering space
Boston and Maine herald DP-9311:  Boston & Maine [Nos. 1530-1532], steam generator, air-cooled turbocharger, maroon/yellow stripe space
B+M herald DP-9312:  Boston & Maine RS-2 [Nos. 1501-04], water-cooled turbocharger, in “McGinnis” blue body, white letters space
The D&H herald DP-9323  Delaware & Hudson #4005 or 4012 [Nos. 4000-4025], as-delivered space
LI RR herald DP-9395:   Long Island Railroad RS-2 [Nos. 1519-1520], grey/blue/orange as-delivered scheme space
The New York New Haven and Hartford Railroad DP-9359:   New Haven RS-2 [Nos. 0500-0509], as-pictured, in warm orange & Pullman green, air-cooled turbocharger, steam generator space
NYNH+H_herald11 DP-9361:   New Haven RS-2 [Nos. 0510-0516], simplified in red orange cab and black hood, McGinnis, water-cooled turbocharger, steam generator space
SP&S RY herald DP-9379:  Spokane Portland & Seattle RS-2 [Nos. 60-62], in later “tiger stripe” scheme ca. early 1960s, with ex-EMD F-unit steam generator space
SP&S RY herald DP-9380:  Spokane Portland & Seattle RS-2 [Nos. 60-62], in “broad stripe” scheme ca. late- 1960s, with ex-EMD F-unit steam generator space
Schenectady-built to RS-3 Specifications E1662A and E1662B, RSD-4 Specification E1663 and RSD-5 Specification E1664:
Central Vermont Railway herald DP-8813:  Central Vermont RS-3 [Nos. 1859, 1860], steam generator, water-cooled turbocharger, CNR green/gold/black space
Central Vermont Railway herald DP-8814:  Central Vermont RS-3 [Nos. 3900, 3901], steam generator, water-cooled turbocharger, CNR green/gold/black space
Canadian National Railways DP-8825:  Grand Trunk RS-3 [Nos. 1861-1862], dynamic brakes, water-cooled turbocharger, CNR green/gold/black space
CNR herald DP-8871:  Canadian National (ex-GT) RS-3 [Nos. 3041, 3042], dynamic brakes, water-cooled turbocharger, CNR orange/black space
Rio Grand Main Line herald DP-8817:  Rio Grande (D&RGW) RS-3 #5201 [Series 5200-5204], air-cooled turbocharger, dynamic brakes, black with yellow striping & letters; ca. early 1950s space
The D&H herald DP-8834.08:  D&H RS-3 #1508(ex-B&M 1508), flying number boards, steam generator, water-cooled turbocharger, grey/blue “lightning-stripe” for passenger service
DP-8834.36:  D&H RS-3 #1536(ex-B&M 1536),flat number boards, steam generator, water-cooled turbocharger, grey/blue”lightning-stripe” for passenger service
[Buy the pair – – – they usually worked together!]
space
New York Central System herald DP-8821:   New York Central RS-3 #8236,#8241 [Series 8223-8246], freight service, grey “lightning stripe” space
New York Central System herald DP-8822:   New York Central RS-3 #5234,#5242 [Series 5223-5246], freight service, black “cigar band” space
Rutland - Green Mt Gateway DP-8827:  Rutland RS-3 [Series 201-204], steam generator, air-cooled turbocharger, in green with gold stripes
EXCLUSIVE TO TURKEY HILL HOBBIES in MA – Call ANDY!
space
Santa Fe DP-8804:  Santa Fe (AT&SF) RSD-5 #2134 [Series 2110-2162], water-cooled turbocharger, black w/white “zebra-stripe” DEFERRED TO RUN 2 space
Southern Pacific Lines herald DP-8829:  Southern Pacific RSD-5 [Series 1191-1195], air-cooled turbocharger, dynamic brakes, “tiger stripe” scheme DEFERRED TO RUN 2 space
Chicago and North Western System herald DP-8838:  Chicago & North Western RSD-5 [Series 1686-1688], water-cooled turbocharger, dynamic brakes, steam generator, “hammer-head” high short hood for passenger service, green & yellow DEFERRED TO RUN 2
  • Facebook
  • Google+
  • Twitter
  • YouTube