• Any good Alcos for Sale out there?

  • Discussion of products from the American Locomotive Company. A web site with current Alco 251 information can be found here: Fairbanks-Morse/Alco 251.
Discussion of products from the American Locomotive Company. A web site with current Alco 251 information can be found here: Fairbanks-Morse/Alco 251.

Moderator: Alcoman

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  by 2spot
 
There is an ad in Railswap indicating that six RS-23s will begin being parted out next week. I suspect these are the W&Hs running units. www.railswap.org/ Also notable is that the CS-9s (S-4s-CAT PMs) listed previously have been dismantled and the former Maine Coast RS-11 has been removed from the list.

  by Alcoman
 
2spot wrote:There is an ad in Railswap indicating that six RS-23s will begin being parted out next week. I suspect these are the W&Hs running units. www.railswap.org/ Also notable is that the CS-9s (S-4s-CAT PMs) listed previously have been dismantled and the former Maine Coast RS-11 has been removed from the list.
One can assume that the W&H have thrown up their hands as I recently talked with them and no buyers have been found. Its too bad as these RS23's would make fine switch / road engines for a shortline with light track such as the A&A in NY.
Since the RS-11 was removed from the list, can we guess that it has been sold? If so,Anyone know to whom ?

  by MEC407
 

  by Alcoman
 
2spot wrote:There is an ad in Railswap indicating that six RS-23s will begin being parted out next week. I suspect these are the W&Hs running units. www.railswap.org/
I just talked with the W&H. They have sold all RS-23's to TURNER LOCOMOTIVE & COMPONENTS, Des Moines, Iowa
They are the one going to dismantle the RS-23's unless someone offers to buy a whole one.
LAST CHANCE to get a RS-23 switcher!

  by BrianM
 
2spot wrote:Firstly, BrianM, I didnt mean to cause anything by implying that you had any authority on the SRNJ. I'm reasonably sure you're not the one in authority, but know people who are well enough to answer in their place for the purposes of this forum. Sorry for any inconvenience.



Nothing caused- :-D

I would like to go after one of the RS23's but there is too much going on for the SRNJ at this time. It is a shame to see these units go under.


Brian

  by Alcoman
 
UPDATE: LNA&C has the following for sale:1 RS-11 and 2 C424's @ $35,000 each.

  by BrianM
 
Do you have a web link or any other info?

Brian

  by Alcoman
 
Go to Railswap under Locomotives: http://www.railswap.org/

  by BrianM
 
Maybe I am loosing my eyes, but I do not see the add.


Brian

  by Alcoman
 
Ad number 38- RS-11 for sale. This guy is also selling the 2 C424's

  by Milwaukee_F40C
 
I noticed black Alco S type switcher parked with a cut of cars in Canadian Pacific's Bensenville Yard near Chicago. Probably waiting to be moved to a new owner or scrapper. I didn't catch the reporting marks, maybe AFIX, AIFX, or FAIX, might not even be the right letters. Anyone know anything?

  by pablo
 
That Railswap ad is gone.

Dave Becker

  by Alcoman
 
pablo wrote:That Railswap ad is gone.

Dave Becker
which ad are we talking about?

  by pablo
 
The Rs-11 and C424's. Unless you are talking about the ads from January, which doesn't make them very timely. Your post, John, was on 6/21.

Dave Becker

  by Alcoman
 
The Ad is still there. Number 36
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