ALCO C628

Production Roster

Action photo: CNW 
6715 crosses bridge

Photograph by: Sam Carlson

Info Supplied by : John Komanesky Updated: 11 December 2010 / original upload: 29 September 2005
Alco (Demonstrators) 628-1 to 628-4 3376-01 to -04 5/1964
Atlantic Coast Line 2000 - 2003 84899-84902 12/1963
2004 - 2010 3393-01 to -07 12/1964
Chihuahua Pacifico (Mexico) 901 - 904 3474-01 to -04 12/1966
Delaware & Hudson 601 3373-01 4/1964
602 - 609 3373-02 to -09 3-5/1964
610 - 618 3407-01 to -09 5/1965
Ferrocaril del Pacifico (Mexico) 601 - 606 3452-01 to -06 4-5/1964
607 - 610 6001-01 to -04 12/1968
Hammersley Iron(Australia) 2000 - 2002 3415-01 to -03 6/1965
2004, 2005 3482-01, -02 4/1967
Lehigh Valley 625 - 631 3427-01 to -07 11/1965
632 3476-01 1/1967
Louisville & Nashville 1400 - 1407 3383-01 to -07 7/1964
1408 - 1411 3383-09 to -12 9/1964
1412 - 1414 3406-01 to -03 4/1965
Monon 400 - 408 84903-84911 3/1964
National Ry of Mexico 8300 - 8309 3475-01 to -10 12/1966-1/1967
8310 - 8321 3496-01 to -12 2/1968
8322 - 8331 3495-01 to -10 2-3/1968
Norfolk & Western 1100 - 1109 3429-01 to -10 11/1965
1110 - 1129 3455-01 to -20 4/1966
Pennsylvania 6300 - 6309 3404-01 to -10 3/1965
6310 - 6314 3434-01 to -05 11-12/1965
Southern Pacific 4845 - 4869 3401-01 to -25 3-4/1965

Alco C-628 (DL628)

Technical Data

Data Sheet Information and drawing: Jean-Denis Bachand
Engine: Alco 4-cycle Model 251C V16 Horsepower: 2750
Bore & Stroke<: 9" X 10.5" RPM (Maximum / Minimum): 1100 / 400
Main Generator: GE - GT586A4 Auxilary Generator: GE
Tri-Mount 6-Wheel (two) Gear Ratio: 74:18 for Max.Speed: 65 mph
Weight: 408,000 lbs Traction Motors: GE 752 (Six)
Tractive Effort (starting) 85,750 lbs @ 25% Tractive Effort (continuous): 79,500 lbs @ 12 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: Yes Dynamic Braking: Yes
Air Brake: Westinghouse 26L Compressor: Westinghouse 3CDC
Quantity Built 186 (12/1963 to 12/1968)
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Total Length: 69'-06" Pilot to Pilot: 64'-06"
Truck Wheel Base: 12'-06" Wheel Diameter: 40"
Height to Top Engine Hood: 15'-06" Height to Top Cab Hood: 14'-10"
Cab Width: 10'-01" Engine Hood Width: 9'-11"
Center Bolster: 46'-05" Center Front Truck to Front Pilot: 6'-09"
Distance between Truck Centers: 53'-11" Minimum Turning Radious: 21 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 2000 Lubricating Oil: 300
Engine Cooling Water: 300 Sand Capacity: 56 cu. ft.
Options: -- Date 11 April 2005
Somebody's Large Digital Image Here Drawing by: Jean-Denis Belanger
Reference Sources:
  • Railroad Model Craftsman, June 1984
  • Extra 2200 South, #54


* * * Century 630 * * *

ALCO & MLW C630s

Production Roster

Night photo:  WNYP C630 here Photograph by: Tom Trencansky
Original owner Road Numbers Bldr Numbers Bldr Dates
Atlantic Coast Line 2011 3408-01 7/1965
2012, 2013 3408-02 to -03 12/1965
Chesapeake & Ohio 2100 - 2103 3486-01 to -04 10/1967
Louisville & Nashville 1425 - 1428 3464-01 to -04 6/1966
1429-1432 3464-05 to -08 7/1966
Norfolk & Western 1130 - 1134 3456-01 to -05 5/1966
1135 - 1139 3480-01 to -05 9/1967
Pennsylvania 6315 - 6329 3466-01 to -15 10-12/1966
Reading 5300 - 5306 3442-01 to -07 6/1966
5307 - 5311 3487-01 to -05 9-10/1967
Southern Pacific 7800 - 7814 3439-01 to -15 3-4/1966
Union Pacific 2900 - 2909 3440-01 to -10 5-10/1966
Alco C630M (Built at Montreal Loco Works)
Canadian National 2000, 2001 M3479-01, -02 8/1967
2002 - 2043 M3491-01 to -42 12/1967-6/1968
Canadian Pacific 4500 - 4507 M6002-01 to -08 7-9/1968
Pacific Great Eastern 701 - 704 M6029-01 to -04 7/1969

Alco C-630 (DL630)

Technical Data

Data Sheet Information and Drawing by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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Engine Builder: Alco 4-cycle Model 251E V16 Horsepower: 3000
Bore & Stroke: 9" X 10.5" RPM (Maximum / Minimum): 1100 / 400
Gear Ratio: 74:18 Speed: 70 mph
Tri-Mount 6-Wheel (2) Traction Motor Blowers: Mechanical Driven (2)
Weight: 420,000 lbs Traction Motors: GE 752 (Six)
Tractive Effort (starting) 85,850 lbs @ 25% Tractive Effort (continuous): 79,500 lbs @ 12 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: Yes Dynamic Braking: Yes
Main Generator: GE GTA9 Auxilary Generator: GE
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 36L Compressor: Westinghouse 3CDC
Quantity Built: 77 (Dates: 7/1965 to 10/1967
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Total Length: 69'-06" Pilot to Pilot: 64'-06"
Truck Wheel Base: 12'-06" (Hi-Adhesion 13'-07") Wheel Diameter: 40"
Height to Top Engine Hood: 15'-03" Height to Top Cab Hood: 14'-10"
Cab Width: 10'-01" Engine Hood Width: 9'-04"
Center Bolster 46'-05"
Distance between Truck Centers: 53'-11" Minimum Turning Radious: 21 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 3200 Lubricating Oil: 330
Engine Cooling Water: 340 Sand Capacity: 56 cu. ft.
Options:
Somebody's Large Digital Image Here Drawing by: Jean-Denis Belanger (11 April 2005)
Reference Sources:
  • Railroad Model Craftsman, August 1984
  • Railroad Model Craftsman, October 1984
  • Alco Design Data
  • Mainline Modeler, August 1885

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