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ALCO C630

Production Roster

Action photo: CNW 
6715 crosses bridge

Photograph by: R. Craig

Info Supplied by : John Komanesky Updated: 11 December 2010 / original upload: 29 September 2005
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Original owner Road Numbers Bldr Numbers Bldr Dates
Alco (Demonstrators) 636-1 to 636-3 6008-01 to -03 11/1968
Illinois Central 1100 - 1105 6000-01 to -06 5/1968
Penn Central 6330 - 6344 3499-01 to -15 3-4/1968
Spokane Portland & Seattle 330 - 335 3488-01 to -06 12/1967
340 - 343 6010-01 to -04 11/1968
C636 - Australia (Built by A.E. Goodwin, Ltd.)
Cliff's Robe River Iron Associates 262.001 to 262.005 (see note 1) G6060-01 to -05 2/1971
1715 G6060-06 2/1972
Hammersley Iron 2006, 2007 G6011-01, -02 4/1968
2008 - 2011 G6014-01 to -04 12/1968
2012 G6028-01 7/1969
2013 G6040-01 7/1970
2014 - 2017 G6043-01 to -04 10-11/1970
Mt. Newman Mining 5452 - 5456 (see note 2) G6012-01 to -05 6/1972
5457 - 5459 G6027-01 to -03 6-8/1969
5460 - 5464 G6035-01 to -05 12/1969-4/1970
5465 - 5468 G6041-01 to -04 7-8/1970
Technical Data Somebody's Large Digital Image Here
New: 13 April 2005 Data & Drawing by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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Engine: Alco 4-cycle Model 251E V16 Horsepower: 3600
Bore & Stroke: 9" X 10.5" RPM (Maximum / Minimum): 1100 / 400
Gear Ratio: 74:18 Speed: 65 mph
Trucks Hi-Adhesion (6-Wheel) Configuration: C-C
Traction Motor Blowers: Mechanical Driven (2) Model: Sturt
Weight: 420,000 lbs Traction Motors: GE 752 (Six)
Tractive Effort (starting) 81,150 lbs @ 25% Tractive Effort (continuous): 79,500 lbs @ 12 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: Yes Dynamic Braking: Yes
Main Generator: GE GTA11 Auxilary Generator: GE
Air Brake: Westinghouse: Model: 26L Compressor: Westinghouse Model: 3CDC
Quantity Built: 64 (11/1969 to 12/1970)
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Total Length: 69'-06" Pilot to Pilot: 60'-02"
Truck Wheel Base: 13'-07" Wheel Diameter: 40"
Height to Top Engine Hood: 15'-01" Height to Top Cab Hood: 15'-01"
Cab Width: 10'-01" Engine Hood Width: 9'-11"
Center Bolster: 41'-10" Distance between Truck Centers: 54'-06"
Minimum Turning Radius: 21 degrees
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Fuel Oil: 3200 Lubricating Oil: 330
Engine Cooling Water: 340 Sand Capacity: 56 cu. ft.
Options:
Reference Sources:
  • Railroad Model Craftsman, January 1985 and April 1086
  • Alco Design Data
Source of information: Extra 2200 South

NOTES:

1. C.R.R.I.A. C636s were constructed for Bechtel as 262.001 to 262.005.

2. Mt Newman Mining C636s were constructed for Bechtel as 100.0001 to 100.0005.

Additions / corrections provided by: Nicholas Todd.

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