Ferrocarril del Pacifico Alco S6 702

Ferrocarril del Pacifico Alco S6 702 in a builder photo at Schenectady, New York, June, 1955. Photographer: Alco. Scanned from an 8x10 photographic print owned by Digital Rail Aritst
Ferrocarril del Pacifico Alco S6 702 in a builder photo at Schenectady, New York, June, 1955. Photographer: Alco

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FCP S6 702

  • Group: Ferrocarril del Pacifico 701-704
  • Builder number: Alco 81303
  • Builder date: June, 1955
  • Order number: S3242
  • Phase: I
  • Horsepower: 900
  • Prime mover: Turbocharged 6-cylinder inline Alco 251B
  • Main generator: General Electric GT553
  • Traction motors: Four General Electric GE731
  • Production: 75 units between May, 1955 and December, 1960
  • Ferrocarril del Pacifico ownership: 24 unit

Ferrocarril del Pacifico 702 > Chihuahua al Pacifico 702 > Chihuahua al Pacifico 102 > Ferrocarril del Sureste 109 > Ferrocarril Unidos del Sureste 109 (first) > Ferrocarril Unidos del Sureste 111 > Nacionales de Mexico 5307

Built as Ferrocarril del Pacifico 702 in June, 1955. It was transferred to Chihauhua al Pacifico 702 at an unknown date, likely by 1960, along with four other FCP S6’s. It was renumbered Chihuahua al Pacifico 102 at an unknown date, then transferred to Ferrocarril del Sureste 109. It became Ferrocarril Unidos del Sureste (FUS) 109 (first) in the 1975 merger between FCdeS and Ferrocarril Unidos de Yucatan. It was renumbered Ferrocarril Unidos del Sureste 111 at an unknown date, and spent much of its later years leased back to the Pacifico, where it was used at Empalme, Sonora. It became Nacionales de Mexico 5307 in the 1988 merger.

About This Image

Scanned from an 8×10 photographic print owned by Digital Rail Artist.

Reference

  • Digital Rail Artist – Alco S6 Builder List and Phases
  • Diesel Shop – Ferrocarriles Unidos del Sureste roster
  • John R. Signor and John A. Kirchner, The Southern Pacific of Mexico and the West Coast Route, Golden West Books, 1987
  • Don Dover, Jim Buckley, Allen Copeland, Hector Lara Hernandez and Ron Plazzotta, “Ferroarriles de Mexico,” Extra 2200 South, Issue 89 (October/November/December 1988), pgs 25-27