Asbestos & Danville Alco S6 Roster

S6 Builder List | S6 Roster Index

1st No.2nd No.3rd No.4th No.BldrDateOrderPhase
Total9
SP 1036SP 1203A&D 52809265/55S3230I
SP 1071SP 1238A&D 54818129/56S3255I
SP 1044SP 1211A&D 55812946/55S3242I
SP 4638SP 1274:1SP 1281:2A&D 568142512/55S3249I
SP 4636SP 1272A&D 578142311/55S3249I
SP 4645SP 1281:1SP 1274:2A&D 588143212/55S3249I
SP 1085SP 1252A&D 598228712/56S3262I
SP 1063SP 1230A&D 60817347/56S3255I
SP 1089SP 1256A&D 618229112/56S3262I

Acquisitions

All of the ex-SP S6’s were acquired through Chrome Crankshaft. Some units were renumbered at the last minute in the deadline while still on the Southern Pacific, for reasons best known only to the accounting department:

  • A&D 52 – SP 1203, May, 1976
  • A&D 54 – SP 1238, January, 1977
  • A&D 55 – SP 1211, January, 1977
  • A&D 56 – SP 1274, December, 1978
  • A&D 57 – SP 1272, March, 1979
  • A&D 58 – SP 1281, May, 1979
  • A&D 59 – SP 1252, May, 1980
  • A&D 60 – SP 1230, April, 1980
  • A&D 61 – SP 1256, August, 1980

Scrapped

  • A&D 55

Reference

  • Digital Rail Artist – Southern Pacific Alco S6 Roster
  • Joseph A. Strapac, Southern Pacific Diesel Locomotive Compendium, Vol. 1: Pre-1965 SP Numbers, T&NO and Cotton Belt Subsidiary Roads, Shade Tree Books, 2004, pgs 26-28, 49
  • Joseph A. Strapac, Southern Pacific Diesel Locomotive Compendium, Vol. 2: Post-1965 SP and Cotton Belt Numbers, Union Pacific Transition, Shade Tree Books, 2007, pgs 32-36