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  • ex EL 1024 RS-3
    by Cactus Jack » Mon Jul 17, 2006 3:14 pm
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  • C628, C630, 636 Dynamic Brakes
    by Jim Hellstrom » Wed Jun 28, 2006 3:42 pm
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  • I need a U30C Specification for ALCO book
    by NYC21295 » Sun Mar 05, 2006 10:24 pm
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    Wed Jul 05, 2006 12:59 am
  • WHO REBUILDS ALCOS ?
    by Alcoman » Wed Jun 21, 2006 5:18 pm
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  • 251 turbo speeds
    by EDM5970 » Fri Jan 13, 2006 9:46 pm
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    Mon Jul 03, 2006 12:44 pm
  • Any good Alcos for Sale out there?
    by RS-3 » Wed Oct 05, 2005 10:44 am
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    Mon Jul 03, 2006 11:57 am
  • Century series electrical equipment questions
    by JohnR » Mon Jun 19, 2006 9:02 pm
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    Fri Jun 30, 2006 8:52 pm
  • ALCO's at General Electric in Erie
    by pablo » Wed Jun 28, 2006 2:37 pm
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  • RS32/36
    by BrianM » Thu Jun 29, 2006 7:31 pm
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  • S-4 CV 8081 is she as odd as she seems (body details)
    by crij » Wed Jun 07, 2006 6:12 am
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  • Photos of the ALCo plant in Schenectady
    by Tadman » Mon Feb 13, 2006 9:14 pm
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  • M&E RS-11s
    by Sandy Burton » Fri Jun 09, 2006 10:30 am
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  • Alco 241 prime mover
    by morscher » Sun May 14, 2006 11:42 am
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  • RS-2 Demonstrator #1500
    by truman » Sat Jun 03, 2006 4:33 pm
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  • CN RS18 (CRS20) For Sale
    by Luther Brefo » Wed Jun 07, 2006 1:01 am
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  • Method of Operation on the Arkansas and Missouri
    by jg greenwood » Tue Jun 06, 2006 11:59 am
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  • comment on New Alco thread
    by wess » Sat Apr 08, 2006 8:46 pm
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    Tue Jun 06, 2006 11:46 am
  • andy inserra's alco site is gone (nm)
    by wess » Fri May 12, 2006 6:25 pm
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    Tue Jun 06, 2006 11:36 am
  • Alco 660 Truck Diagrams
    by smph50 » Mon May 29, 2006 11:27 am
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  • Engine starter on the MLW M420
    by JohnR » Tue Apr 11, 2006 6:51 pm
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    Fri May 26, 2006 2:48 pm
  • Alco sound downloads
    by Petz » Sat Dec 10, 2005 1:59 pm
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    Fri May 19, 2006 8:51 pm
  • A nostalgic piece...
    by Luther Brefo » Sun May 14, 2006 2:16 am
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    Mon May 15, 2006 1:08 pm
  • Rescued PA-2
    by pennsy » Wed Apr 26, 2006 1:14 pm
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    Sun May 07, 2006 6:53 pm
  • Need For a RS-3 the Electrical Print of the whole Locomotive
    by Owen S. Paulsen » Sat Apr 29, 2006 6:13 pm
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    Tue May 02, 2006 3:31 pm
  • What in tarnation? (Ex-CR slug with added cab)
    by *istDS » Wed Apr 19, 2006 1:02 pm
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    Sat Apr 29, 2006 4:55 pm
  • ALCO 16-244 ENGINE ON E-BAY
    by Alcoman » Sat Feb 18, 2006 4:23 pm
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    Mon Apr 24, 2006 9:53 pm
  • Valve Gear
    by No.7 » Thu Mar 16, 2006 3:47 pm
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  • How would YOU save an Alco from scrapping?
    by Alcoman » Mon Apr 10, 2006 4:42 pm
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    Sat Apr 22, 2006 7:43 am
  • OMID RS36 408
    by sallenparks » Thu Apr 13, 2006 11:13 pm
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    Tue Apr 18, 2006 2:41 pm
  • RS-1 questions
    by trainwayne1 » Fri Apr 14, 2006 2:47 pm
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  • What would it take to start a new ALCO today?
    by Luther Brefo » Fri Apr 07, 2006 2:05 pm
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    Sat Apr 08, 2006 7:25 pm
  • AMERICAN CRANES
    by Al Holleuffer » Wed Apr 05, 2006 6:56 pm
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    Wed Apr 05, 2006 10:48 pm
  • Alco In A Box
    by mxdata » Tue Mar 28, 2006 7:04 am
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    Tue Mar 28, 2006 6:14 pm
  • What is this light for?
    by joshuahouse » Mon Mar 06, 2006 1:42 pm
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    Last post by trainiac
    Thu Mar 09, 2006 4:15 pm
  • RELCO ALCO LOCOMOTIVES
    by Alcoman » Wed Mar 08, 2006 3:19 pm
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  • Ohio River Terminal C415'S for sale
    by Alcoman » Tue Jun 22, 2004 4:16 pm
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  • PLANNED OUTAGE FOR SITE IS COMING......
    by GOLDEN-ARM » Wed Feb 22, 2006 5:56 pm
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  • What makes it a...?
    by Luther Brefo » Thu Feb 16, 2006 5:02 pm
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    Tue Feb 21, 2006 4:35 pm
  • C424/425 roof pics.
    by CR6079 » Sat Jan 21, 2006 11:53 pm
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    Mon Feb 20, 2006 4:20 pm
  • Best looking ALCO?
    by latonyco » Sat Feb 18, 2006 3:51 pm
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    Sat Feb 18, 2006 8:13 pm
  • BC Rails RS-18s
    by 2spot » Fri Feb 10, 2006 8:54 pm
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    Sun Feb 12, 2006 2:49 pm
  • RS-11 and C420
    by Luther Brefo » Tue Jan 31, 2006 1:47 am
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    Tue Feb 07, 2006 8:07 pm
  • ALCO orders in 1969 that were canceled.
    by Alcochaser » Fri Apr 22, 2005 10:06 am
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    Mon Jan 30, 2006 12:11 am
  • Dl-109 truck weirdness
    by Allen Hazen » Tue Jan 17, 2006 7:17 pm
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  • NYSW ALCO FOR SALE SOON ????????????????
    by Alcoman » Mon Jan 23, 2006 9:57 pm
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    Fri Jan 27, 2006 7:43 pm
  • RS-11 Drawings
    by SRS402 » Fri Jan 20, 2006 9:34 pm
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    Sat Jan 21, 2006 2:09 pm
  • ALCOMAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    by Paul » Thu Jan 19, 2006 11:10 am
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    Fri Jan 20, 2006 10:50 am
  • ALCo C424 and C425 Manuals
    by Luther Brefo » Wed Jan 18, 2006 1:05 pm
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    Thu Jan 19, 2006 9:58 am
  • Delaware-Lackawanna M630 3000
    by super7cr » Sat Oct 08, 2005 9:02 am
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    Mon Jan 16, 2006 5:06 pm
  • Alco Century For Sale?
    by Luther Brefo » Fri Jan 06, 2006 6:13 am
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    Sun Jan 15, 2006 9:01 pm
  • UP 2901 C-630
    by the-big-blow » Thu Jan 12, 2006 3:20 pm
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  • RS-11 status
    by N. Todd » Sun Jan 08, 2006 3:28 pm
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    Mon Jan 09, 2006 4:19 pm
  • Why are some of you folks so ga-ga about Alco's ?
    by Ol' Loco Guy » Tue Jul 05, 2005 5:21 pm
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    Thu Jan 05, 2006 7:01 pm
  • NEW ALCO VIDEO/DVD from Plets Express
    by Alcoman » Tue Jan 03, 2006 4:57 pm
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    Thu Jan 05, 2006 3:19 pm
  • The Alco Clock is Ticking - Cartier M636's
    by Alcoman » Wed Jan 04, 2006 9:04 pm
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    Wed Jan 04, 2006 10:11 pm
  • Proposed Alcos that were never built
    by Alcoman » Wed Dec 28, 2005 9:10 pm
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  • FA's in Passenger Service
    by atlpete » Wed Nov 09, 2005 6:26 pm
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    Mon Jan 02, 2006 10:38 am
  • Looking for info: PRR S1 #9237
    by PRRGuy » Sat Dec 10, 2005 8:56 pm
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    Sat Dec 31, 2005 4:39 pm
  • Psychology/aesthetics question regards the C-628
    by Allen Hazen » Wed Dec 07, 2005 8:46 pm
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    Fri Dec 30, 2005 1:42 am
  • Movie "Atomic Train" featuring ALCo's!
    by Alcoman » Thu Dec 22, 2005 7:16 pm
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    Last post by nessman
    Tue Dec 27, 2005 9:46 pm
  • Alco Status request of the following:
    by Alcoman » Mon Dec 26, 2005 11:15 am
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    Mon Dec 26, 2005 2:45 pm
  • IBCX C630m sold
    by sallenparks » Mon Dec 12, 2005 5:25 pm
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    Wed Dec 14, 2005 9:21 am
  • Worst ALCo Unit
    by mxdata » Sat Aug 13, 2005 6:53 am
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    Last post by tgibson
    Tue Dec 13, 2005 1:59 pm
  • Was the Empress saved? RSD-17
    by Centurylover68 » Thu Dec 08, 2005 12:25 pm
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  • Looking for S6 and T6 manuals
    by Blackjack » Fri Dec 09, 2005 1:31 pm
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    Fri Dec 09, 2005 6:35 pm
  • Three cheers for Alcoman
    by b&m617 » Fri Dec 09, 2005 10:39 am
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    Fri Dec 09, 2005 1:11 pm
  • What are some good recent Alco Books?
    by Ale Rider » Wed Nov 30, 2005 10:19 pm
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  • What would have made a difference?
    by bluesman » Sat Jan 29, 2005 3:08 pm
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  • DL109 Family photo fun
    by SSW9389 » Mon Nov 28, 2005 11:18 am
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  • High Hood Quandry
    by SSW9389 » Sat Nov 26, 2005 8:08 pm
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  • Six Four Axle Alcos Needed
    by Paul » Mon Nov 21, 2005 1:02 pm
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    Fri Nov 25, 2005 11:17 am
  • New "FA-1 book" ?
    by NRECer » Sun Nov 20, 2005 6:58 pm
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    Last post by EDM5970
    Thu Nov 24, 2005 9:44 pm
  • DL Loco status
    by Alcochaser » Mon Nov 14, 2005 4:27 pm
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    Wed Nov 23, 2005 2:35 am
  • RS1 Tech info needed
    by Paul » Tue Nov 22, 2005 6:10 pm
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  • ALCOS FOR SALE OR DONATION?
    by Alcoman » Sun Sep 25, 2005 1:27 pm
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  • Greece, MX627 rebuilds underway
    by pwormald » Sat Nov 12, 2005 5:45 pm
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  • Chicago Heights Plant
    by Tadman » Tue Nov 08, 2005 12:57 pm
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  • WINDSOR & HANDSPORT RS-23'S TO BE RETIRED
    by Alcoman » Sun Jul 31, 2005 12:23 pm
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  • Redux: How to build a locomotive
    by Ol' Loco Guy » Wed Jun 29, 2005 1:23 pm
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    Sun Oct 30, 2005 3:58 pm
  • Best ALCo Unit
    by Centurylover68 » Sun Jul 24, 2005 8:33 pm
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  • S4 and RS1 trucks
    by scottychaos » Thu Oct 20, 2005 1:08 pm
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    Sat Oct 22, 2005 9:13 am
  • Fuel Pump Timing on 244
    by Paul » Tue Oct 04, 2005 10:39 pm
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  • Alco 636's on NYSW
    by Alcoman » Tue May 03, 2005 4:26 pm
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  • D-L Locomotive Question
    by Paul » Tue Oct 04, 2005 10:36 pm
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  • Arkansas and Missouri Railway operations and locomotives
    by Legio X » Wed Sep 21, 2005 9:33 am
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  • Minnesota Commercial Railway's roster
    by Legio X » Thu Oct 06, 2005 4:11 pm
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  • Ohio Central's roster
    by Legio X » Thu Oct 06, 2005 4:13 pm
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  • FPA/B-1/2/4's
    by SD Shortline » Thu Sep 29, 2005 1:35 am
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  • Alcos in ad
    by Centurylover68 » Thu Sep 29, 2005 7:53 am
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  • EDUCTOR TUBE FOR A 244?
    by Paul » Mon Aug 29, 2005 3:17 am
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  • Does anyone know the History of this unit? LC&M 20
    by AmtrakFan » Fri Sep 23, 2005 7:36 pm
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  • HP of the RSD units
    by pablo » Sat Sep 10, 2005 8:35 pm
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  • Alco S2 on eBay
    by Sam Damon » Tue Sep 20, 2005 9:24 pm
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  • Why no FA3?
    by AmtrakPhill629 » Tue Mar 15, 2005 1:32 pm
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  • Why a V-18 251 ?
    by Ol' Loco Guy » Fri Aug 26, 2005 10:47 pm
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  • RS-3 or RS-2?
    by Komachi » Sat May 01, 2004 12:20 am
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    Tue Sep 06, 2005 2:52 pm
  • How hard would it be to build a locomotive?
    by wess » Sat Mar 20, 2004 5:25 pm
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    Last post by MEC407
    Wed Aug 31, 2005 4:55 pm
  • ALCo RS 32 ex SP 7304 / 4004
    by 6088 » Mon Aug 22, 2005 1:15 pm
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  • Partial LV Alco C628 still exists!
    by scottychaos » Wed May 04, 2005 7:51 am
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    Sat Aug 13, 2005 9:24 pm
  • C-636's
    by Ol' Loco Guy » Wed Aug 10, 2005 7:42 pm
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