Kusan K-Series Alco Locomotives

All Kusan Alco locomotives have number boards with 2716 permanently embossed. The original address of Kusan's manufacturing plant was 2716 Franklin Road in Nashville, Tennessee. See this page for a picture of factory-installed locomotive weights.

M-K-T Alco locomotives

Kusan catalog number 1. Missouri - Kansas - Texas red and silver Alco locomotives with KMT printed inside the oval. There was also a variation of this locomotive without the KMT oval.


Frisco Alco locomotives

Kusan catalog number 2. Frisco black and yellow Alco locomotives with KMT printed inside the oval.


Burlington Alco locomotives

Kusan catalog number 3. Burlington silver Alco locomotives with KMT printed inside the oval. There was also a variation of this locomotive with KUSAN printed inside the oval.


Missouri Pacific Alco passenger locomotives

Kusan catalog number 4. Missouri Pacific blue and light gray Alco passenger locomotives with KMT printed inside the oval.


Southern Alco locomotives

Kusan catalog number 5. Southern Railway green and light gray Alco locomotives with KMT printed inside the oval.


Missouri Pacific Alco freight locomotives

Kusan catalog number 6. Missouri Pacific blue and light gray Alco freight locomotives with KMT printed inside the oval.


New Haven Alco locomotives

Kusan catalog number 7. New Haven black, red and white Alco locomotives without the KMT oval.


K-M-T Lines Alco locomotives

Kusan catalog number 10. K-M-T Lines Alco locomotives. Painted and decaled dark gray and red locomotive on the left, and unpainted lighter gray and red locomotive on the right. Both locomotives have the KMT oval.


K-M-T Lines Alco locomotive comparison

Kusan catalog number 10. Regular production K-M-T Lines Alco locomotive in the upper part of the photo and different KMT Alco in the lower half of the picture. For the bottom locomotive, note the larger print and omittance of red dashes, LINES and KMT oval. Photo courtesy of the M. Scruggs collection.


Union Pacific Alco locomotives

Kusan catalog number 18. Union Pacific 1500 yellow and dark gray Alco locomotives with KUSAN printed inside the oval. To avoid printing on the lower door, PA CIFIC is oddly spaced on the right locomotive.


Silver Star Alco locomotives

Uncatalogued Kusan Silver Star, silver and red Alco locomotives without the KMT oval.


Kusan Kannon Ball Alco locomotives

Uncatalogued Kusan Kannon Ball dark blue and gray Alco non-powered locomotives without the KMT oval. Note the larger cannonball decoration on the left locomotive and smaller cannonball on the one to the right.


Kusan 2716 Alco locomotive - side view

Kusan 2716 Alco locomotive - front angle view

Side (top photo) and front angle (bottom photo) views of an uncatalogued Kusan 2716 tan and black Alco locomotive body shell. It appears to have never been mounted on a chassis, but is posed on one for the photo. More information about this locomotive body shell is requested.


Diesel Locomotive Kit box

Kusan Diesel Locomotive Kit box. Though the box top features New Haven diesels, the same picture box was used for all Alco locomotives.

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