Tag: RENFE

ALCO 1600 sound project, original engine edition

A new 1600 sound project will be available soon, powered with the original ALCO 244f and electro-hydraulic regulator. 1600 series ended up with ALCO 251C-3 that are basically the same engines that were incorporated into RENFE 2100 series. Although locomotives with 244F engines no longer survive except for one preserved 1615 known as “Marilyn”, the old ALCO 244f represent the true sound essence of these beautiful…

Recording RENFE Alco 321 locomotive

In recent days we have been able to record two Alco locomotives of the 2100 series, 321.054.9 and 321.070.5. There is no doubt that the sound of these engines is spectacular, very similar to 1800 we have also recorded (I’ll upload a small post about this recording very soon) with a very deep and characteristic stroke sound.