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WCR 6593 - Alco S-3 Switcher

Waterloo Station, Waterloo, Ontario, January 9th, 2013, Photo by Carson Wiebe





Previous Owners

Date Acquired

Acquired From

WCR 6593


105 Ton Diesel-Electric Locomotive

Alco S-3

Class : DS-6a

Serial No. 82179

660 hp Switcher

August 1957

ALCO - Montreal Locomotive Works (MLW)

MLW Order 4016

Number of MLW S-3's built - 163

156th unit of 163

Canadian Pacific
CP 6593

National Research Council
CSTX 6593


National Research Council

Production Roster - by Alphabetical Listing - by Serial Number 76000-79999 Listing - by Serial Number 80000-82999  Listing

Pictures from Crown Assets Disposal sales website

Loading Pictures, July 2012 (Ottawa, Ontario)

Shipping Information

Unloading Pictures, May, 2012 (Kitchener Yard, Kitchener, Ontario)


Repair Work Pictures 2012

New Number Boards for 6593 and an old broken one

During the cleaning we discovered that the prime mover had been replaced by Canadian Pacific prior to it's sale to National Research Council. The prime mover from CP 6608, an Alco (MLW) S-10, SN 82415 was installed. He is the lettering on the front end of the prime mover.

Photo by Carson Wiebe

Photo by Carson Wiebe

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