Baltimore & Ohio Alco S4 9103

Baltimore & Ohio Alco S4 9103 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June, 1968. Photographer: R.S. Short.
Baltimore & Ohio Alco S4 9103 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June, 1968. Photographer: R.S. Short.

B&O S4 9103

  • Group: Baltimore & Ohio 9100-9114
  • Railroad class: DS-5a (as built) > SA-3 (1956-1965) > S-4 (after 1965)
  • Builder number: Alco 81968
  • Builder date: June, 1957
  • Weight: 230,000 lbs.
  • Gear ratio: 75:16
  • Horsepower: 1000
  • Prime mover: Alco turbocharged 6-cylinder inline 539
  • Main generator: General Electric 5GT5553C3
  • Traction motors: General Electric 5GE731D3

Baltimore & Ohio 9103 > Layne & Myers Grain 9103

Built as Baltimore & Ohio 9103 in 1957. It was out of service by January 1, 1977, and retired November 21, 1978, then sold to George R. Silcott Railway Equipment of Worthington, Ohio. It became Layne & Meyers Grain 9103, at Roachdale, Indiana, on April 16, 1979.

About This Image

Scanned from a 616 negative negative owned by Digital Rail Artist.

Reference

  • James Mischke, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Diesel Roster, 2nd. Ed., Panther Hollow Press, 1998. Pgs. 65, 115