Alco was built by the American Locomotive Company at their Cooke Works for use in France during the First World War. Our model is of the locomotive as running in preservation on the Chemin de Fer Froissy-Cappy-Dompierre (CFCD).
Technical specifications for 'Alco'.
Internal gas firing using our ‘FG’ type burner.
Outside framed 2-6-2 chassis with two double acting slide valve cylinders operated by simplified Walschaerts type valve gear.
Water top-up system and water gauge.
Controls fitted as standard are :- steam regulator, safety valve, pressure gauge, displacement lubricator, gas regulator and reversing gear.
Glazed cab spectacles.
Exhaust Enhancer fitted as standard.
Dimensions (loading gauge) are, Length 370mm over buffers, Width 110mm, Height 145mm, Weight 3.9 Kg. (with Radio Control fitted).
Full radio control is available for both regulator and reversing valve gear using 2.4GHz R/C.
A gauge conversion kit is available separately to allow changing between 32mm and 45mm gauge. Please state gauge when ordering.
Fitted with insulated wheels as standard.
Supplied in WD grey with black boiler and domes unless otherwise requested, and lettered either WD or RL1257 (please state preference at time of ordering)
For any more information please don't hesitate to give us a bell on 07816 963463
Alco Manual £1800
Alco Radio Control £2020