WD Alco


The model is of works number 57148 which was built in the same year as 'Mountaineer' and depicts her as running in preservation on the Chemin de Fer Froissy-Cappy-Dompierre in northern France.
It is available with either war department markings - WD and arrow on side tanks and loco number 1257 on front of tank or as CFCD No9 with RL1257 on side tanks and CFCD No9 on buffer beams

The full sized locomotive is currently on the Tacot des Lacs, a preserved railway at Grez sur Loing about 40 miles south east of Paris.

Alco with RL1257 lettering
With RL1257 lettering (photo by Dave Billmore)

Technical specifications for 'Alco'.

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