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ALCO C-855 A Icon Shop Diesel.png
Statistics
ALCO C-855 A.png
Type Common Diesel (140%)
Power 22 Icon Power.png
Slots 1 Icon Uncommon Slots.png
Tax 202 Fuel.png
Dispatch XP 132 XP.png
Set N/A
Offer Information
Offer Type Offer Date Cost Buy XP Level Restrictions
Icon Shop SO.png Special 24 Aug 2012 260 Gems.png 70,000 XP.png 70     Limit: 2
Icon Shop VO.png Vintage 3 Jul 2013 195 Gems.png 70,000 XP.png 50     Limit: 3
Other Information
This item’s graphic was changed with the 14 Nov 2016 Game Update. The original is below:
Old ALCO C-855 A.png
Museum
The ALCO Century 855 was ALCO's most powerful diesel-electric locomotive and, at the time, the most powerful diesel locomotive ever built. Powered by a pair of ALCO 251C diesel engines, and rated at 5,500 horsepower, it was ALCO's answer to the EMD DD35 and the GE U50. The trucks and bolsters of the 855 were similar to those under UP's earlier turbine locomotives. Only two A units and one B unit were built, all for Union Pacific Railroad, which had also requested double-engined locomotives from EMD and GE in order to replace the turbines, which had become uneconomical to operate. They spent their lives in the genereal freight pool at North Platte, however poor performance led to their early retirement and eventual scrapping by February 1972.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ALCO_Century_855
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