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HO ALCo RS-3 Locomotives

Archive of previous production

 

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Exec = Executive Line: Ready to Run, super detailed, numbered, with DCC and Sound or Analog (DC).
DCC and Sound version features LokSound Select decoder. Analog (DC) version has 21 pin socket for DCC module.
Bowser does not recommend LOK sound locos for use on DC layouts.

 

Sound Samples can be found at LokSound - Click here

 

DCC 21 pin decoder
ESU #54615 Recommended Decoder (8 pin decoder not recommended)

or

TCS #EU-821 8 function decoder

 

Click here for instructions

Photo courtesy of Bob's Photos

Boston & Maine
w/number boards, train lighting box, flags and cab signal control box
#24637 Cab #1506 Exec
#24638 Cab #1510 Exec
#24639 Cab #1514 Exec
#24640 Cab #1506 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24641 Cab #1510 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24642 Cab #1514 w/DCC/Snd Exec

Photo courtesy of Dwight A Smith, Taken in 1955

Central Vermont
Front and rear number boards, marker lights, flags, horn on cab, winterization hatch, MU receptacles, sun shades
#24643 Cab #1859 Exec
#24644 Cab #1860 Exec
#24645 Cab #1859 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24646 Cab #1860 w/DCC/Snd Exec

Delaware & Hudson
MU receptacles, w/number boards, generator stack
#24647 Cab #1508 Exec
#24648 Cab #1508 w/DCC/Snd Exec

Photo courtesy of Preston Cook

Erie Lackawanna
with steam generator stack, MU receptacles and marker lights
#24649 Cab #1057 Exec
#24650 Cab #1057 w/DCC/Snd Exec

Photo courtesy of Dwight A Smith, Taken in 1955

Grand Trunk
Front and rear number boards, marker lights, flags, horn on cab, winterization hatch, MU receptacles, sun shades
#24651 Cab #1861 Exec
#24652 Cab #1862 Exec
#24653 Cab #1861 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24654 Cab #1862 w/DCC/Snd Exec

Photo: Kewaunee, WI 6-20-64 Stanely R McCarthey (Eddie Gross Collection)

Greenbay & Western
Red & Grey, marker lights, horn on cab, bell, MU receptacles
#24655 Cab #307 Exec
#24656 Cab #308 Exec
#24657 Cab #307 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24658 Cab #308 w/DCC/Snd Exec

Courtesy of the L&N Historical Society

Louisville & Nashville
Black and Tan
#220 has Nathan M3 air horn
#254 with Hancock air whistle
Correct headlight and rear light, number boards, gyra light, marker light, MU receptacles
#24659 Cab #220 Exec
#24660 Cab #254 Exec
#24661 Cab #220 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24662 Cab #254 w/DCC/Snd Exec

Milwaukee
Number boards, handrails on hood curve, side number boards, passenger fuel tank, all weather
cab, MU receptacles
#24663 Cab #466 Exec
#24664 Cab #470 Exec
#24665 Cab #466 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24666 Cab #470 w/DCC/Snd Exec

Photo courtesy of Ray Breyer Collection

NKP
w/marker lights, number boards, fireman’s side ladder, high mount, correct headlight and rear light
#24667 Cab #540 Exec
#24668 Cab #544 Exec
#24669 Cab #555 Exec
#24670 Cab #540 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24671 Cab #544 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24672 Cab #555 w/DCC/Snd Exec

Northern Pacific
Canoe Scheme w/number boards, marker lights, dynamic brake, all weather cab, MU receptacles, rope pull bell
#24673 Cab #855 Exec
#24674 Cab #858 Exec
#24675 Cab #862 Exec
#24676 Cab #855 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24677 Cab #858 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24678 Cab #862 w/DCC/Snd Exec

Photos courtesy of Gerard E. Bernet

Norfolk & Western

Blue with Yellow lettering, 7 foot cab, cab mount horn, body side number boards, under deck storage box, dynamic brakes
#24679 Cab #300 Exec
#24680 Cab #306 Exec
#24681 Cab #300 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24682 Cab #306 w/DCC/Snd Exec

Photo by John D. Hahn Jr.

Pennsylvania w/Train Phone
Train Phone, marker lights, number boards, long hood Firemans side ladder, train control box, short handrails on engineer side, dynamic brake, MU receptacles
#24683 Cab #8591 Exec
#24684 Cab #8592 Exec
#24685 Cab #8595 Exec
#24686 Cab #8591 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24687 Cab #8592 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24688 Cab #8595 w/DCC/Snd Exec

SP&S
Number boards, screen over the radiator intake, operating beacon, marker lights, all weather cab
#24689 Cab #90 Exec
#24690 Cab #93 Exec
#24691 Cab #98 Exec
#24692 Cab #90 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24693 Cab #93 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24694 Cab #98 w/DCC/Snd Exec

Oct 1973 Wishram WA Photographer Keith Ardinger Collection of Gregory Baker

BN Merger ex SP&S
Number boards, screen over the radiator intake, operating beacon, marker lights, all weather cab
#24695 Cab #4070 Exec
#24696 Cab #4072 Exec
#24697 Cab #4077 Exec
#24698 Cab #4070 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24699 Cab #4072 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24700 Cab #4077 w/DCC/Snd Exec

Photo courtesy of Western Maryland Railroad Historical Society

Western Maryland
Number boards, dynamic brake
#24701 Cab #195 Exec
#24702 Cab #196 Exec
#24703 Cab #195 w/DCC/Snd Exec
#24704 Cab #196 w/DCC/Snd Exec