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ALCO C-643DH Double Icon Shop Diesel
ALCO C-643DH Double
Type Icon Shop Diesel (Diesel)
Power 21 Icon Power
Tax 222 Fuel
Dispatch XP 128 XP
Set N/A
OCU Required
Offer Information
Offer Type Offer Date Cost Buy XP Level Restrictions
Icon Shop SO Special 6 Jul 2012 Limit 2
Icon Shop VO Vintage 15 May 2013 205 Gems 87,500 XP 48 Limit 3
Award Information
Award From Strange Package Historical Mystery Depot[1] Limit
Other Information
  1. This Mystery Depot is no longer available.
The ALCO C-643DH, also known as the Century 643DH, was a twin-engine diesel-hydraulic locomotive, and it was the first diesel-hydraulic unit built in the United States. It had a C-C wheel arrangement and generated 4,300 horsepower (3,200 kW). Only three were built, all for Southern Pacific Railroad in 1964. The Alco C-643DHs joined 21 Krauss-Maffei ML-4000 diesel-hydraulics already on the Southern Pacific's roster. These hydraulic-drive diesels spent most of their service lives in the flat San Joaquin Valley in California.
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