|ALCO C-636 Double|
|Offer Type||Offer Date||Cost||Buy XP||Level||Restrictions|
|Special||10 Aug 2012||210||38,000||50||Limit 3|
|Vintage||19 Jun 2013||155||38,000||50||Limit 4|
|Award From||Odd Container||Limit||∞|
| The ALCO Century 636 was the most powerful single-engine diesel locomotive constructed by ALCO. The locomotive had a C-C wheel arrangement and 2,700 kW. The locomotive rested on a pair of trucks of all-new design, known as the Hi-Ad, standing for 'high adhesion'. The production of only 34 Alco C636s, built in 1967 and 1968, reflected Alco's dwindling locomotive market share. Despite many new and innovative features, the C636 could not hold its own. Three demonstrators were built costing Alco about $5.5 million. 636-2, the only ex-Demo operating, was a factor in dissuading potential customers from purchasing these locomotives.|
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