Ann Arbor Railroad

All-Time Diesel Roster

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Revised: 13 April 2015 Photo by: Forrest Becht
AAR Mark: AA Roster by: R. Craig

* * * The Alco Years (1941 to 1976) * * *

Road No. Model Bldr Nmbr Bldr & Date Notes
1 44-Tonner 60035 Whit 1/41 Sold to Dundee Cement
2-3 S1 70051, 71663 Alco 8,9/44 Sold
4-7 S3 78400-03 Alco 11/50 #4 & 5 Sold
10 S3 80289 Alco 10/52 Ex-Manistique & Lake Superior 1
20-21 RS1 78374-75 Alco 12/50 #20 on display at Shepherd (MI) Rwy Museum
50,A-52,A & 53 FA2 78379-85 Alco 12/50 #50A & 52A sold to Wabash 822 & 820
53A, 54,A-56,A FA2 78476-82 Alco 12/50 #55 & 55A sold to Wabash 823 & 821
385-394 GP35 28991-29000 EMD 3-6/64 Locos rode on Alco trucks.

* * * The Michigan Interstate Years (1977 to 1986) * * *

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6-7 S3 78402-03 Alco 11/50 Sold
10 S3 80289 Alco 10/52 Ex-Manistique & Lake Superior 1
20-21 RS1 78374-75 Alco 12/50 #20 on display at Shepherd (MI) Rwy Museum; #21 to scrapped?
301 RS2 77914 Alco 2/50 Ex-Green Bay & Western 301
303 RS2 77916 Alco 2/50 Ex-Green Bay & Western 303
385-394 GP35 28991-29000 EMD 3-6/64 Locos conveyed to Tuscola & Saginaw Bay 385-394 in 1983

* * * Ann Arbor Acquisition Corportion Years (1986 to 2012) * * *

1337 GP40-3 34288 EMD 8/68 Ex-LTEX 1337 < UP GP40 1337 < UP 9955 < UP 672 < MKT 238 / 3111 < CR 3111 < PC nee 3111
2368 GP39-2 837058-10 EMD 4/84 Ex-WP 2368 < UP 2368 < nee MKT 369
2370 GP39-2 837058-6 EMD 4/84 Nee NEGS 2370 < WP 230 < UP 2370 < nee MKT 371
2373 GP39-3 837058-15 EMD 4/84 Ex-WP 2373 < UP 2373< MKT 374
7771 GP38 35400 EMD 9/69 Ex-Conrail 7771 < nee PC 7771
7791 GP38 35420 EMD 10/69 Ex-Conrail 7791 < nee PC 7791
7802 GP38 35431 EMD 10/69 Now wears the "Annie's" heritage colors as # 3879
GMTX 2230 GP38-2 7354-60 EMD 7/72 Leased; ex-EMDX 799 < nee PC 7999
Around 1983, the Annie's rail operations were divided into three segments:
  • Michigan Interstate (Toledo to Ann Arbor)
  • Tuscola & Saginaw Bay (Ann Arbor to Alma)
  • Michigan Northern (Alma to Frankfort)

* * * Present-Day Ann Arbor (WATCO)* * *

Road No. Model Bldr Nmbr Bldr & Date Notes
1337 GP40-3 34288 EMD 8/68 Ex-LTEX 1337 < UP GP40 1337 < UP 9955 < UP 672 < MKT 238 / 3111 < CR 3111 < PC nee 3111
2368 GP39-2 837058-10 EMD 4/84 Ex-WP 2368 < UP 2368 < nee MKT 369
3879 GP38 35431 EMD 10/69 Loco wears "Annie's" heritage orange scheme; ex-#7802
3927 GP39-2 837058-6 EMD 4/84 Nee NEGS 2370 < WP 230 < UP 2370 < nee MKT 371
GMTX 2230 GP38-2 7354-60 EMD 7/72 Leased; ex-EMDX 799 < nee PC 7999
WATCO acquired the Ann Arbor Railroad in January 2013.

Additional information/updates provided by: John Komanesky, Jacob Rajlich & Dennis Smolinski

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