Functional Model ALCO 4-6-6T


This functional miniature steam locomotive is modeled after the 176-ton, Class D1-A Suburban Locomotive built in 1928 by the American Locomotive Company in Schenectady, NY for Boston & Albany Railroad. The original engine was used for commuter runs between Boston, Framingham, Milford, and Worchester.



  • Scale: ¾ scale
  • Burns: Anthracite coal
  • Steam Pressure: Runs approximately 100 pounds of steam pressure
  • Track: Operates on 3 ½” gauge track
  • Speed: 10mph
  • Power: Can pull weight of five adults
  • Adaptation: For this display, it’s adapted with an electric motor to turn the wheels
  • Elliott Museum Model Maker: Unknown