Diesel Locomotive ALCO C420

 In 1963 ALCO Products Co. Introduced onto the market  a new series of diesel locomotives named "Century". These Locos had a varied spectrum of engine sizes from 2.000  to an incredible 5000 Hp.

The Alco "Century" 420 with  2.000 HP had as power plant a  12 Cy V aligned cylinder at 45   4 stroke, which gave it a top speed of over 110 km/h.  At full load the Loco weighed in at 109 t and its fuel tanks held over 750 litres of fuel.

This Alco locomotive proved very versatile, and wad adaptable to all types of duties, on any route. It was used both as a shunter, and as a normal loco on passenger or goods service.

 

Produced by Rivarossi from 1994

In the liveries:  Louisville & Nashville, Lehigh Valley, Union Pacific, Monon, Nickel Plate Road

 

code year description (in italian)
     
1870 1994 Locomotiva Diesel Alco C 420 408 Lehigh Valley
1871 1994 Locomotiva Diesel Alco C 420 1301 Louisville & Nashville
1872 1994 Locomotiva Diesel Alco C 420 4115 Union Pacific
1873 1994 Locomotiva Diesel Alco C 420 578 Nickel Plate Road
1874 1994 Locomotiva Diesel Alco C 420 505 Monon