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Internal Combustion Locomotives

Alco 1964 Toledo Peoria & Western 800
Alco 1964
Toledo Peoria & Western 800
Description:Diesel-Electric C-424

Equipment Information

Toledo Peoria & Western 800 is a “road switcher” type diesel freight locomotive designed for general freight train service. After it was sold by the TP&W it was used on the Morristown & Erie in New Jersey. It is the only Century-series locomotive preserved at IRM.

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Builder: ALCO
Year Built: 1964
Model: C424
Horsepower: 2400
Brakes: 26L
Engine: 16-251
Motors: 4 GE 752
Trucks: AAR-B
Description: Diesel-Electric / later M&E 18
Arrived: 2018
Condition: Complete / unrestored / not operational

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Ownership History
1964-1983 – Toledo Peoria & Western #800
1983-2018 – Morristown & Erie #18
2018-present – Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL