Boston & Maine

(Diesel Fleet Prior to Guilford Transportation Industries)

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Revised: 10 March 2017 Photo by: Charles Maxim
Formatted by: R. Craig

* * * Cab Units * * *

Road No. Model Bldr & Date Bldr Nmbr Notes
1 & 2 P12-42 FM 12/57 17L1060-61 Power for the "Speed Merchant" (a lightweight talgo-type train)
3800-3801 E7A EMD 9/45 3339-40 --
3802-3815 E7A EMD 6/46 3341-54 Most scrapped
3816-3819 E7A EMD 7/48 5623-26 Most scrapped
3820 E7A EMD 4/49 8475 Scrapped
3821 E8A EMD 1/50 9088 Sold to Missouri Pacific 42
4200A-4205A FTA EMD 9-12/43 1916-21 Trade-ins to EMD
4200B-4205B FTB EMD 9-12/43 1969-74 --
4206A-07A & 4208A FTA EMD 2 & 10/44 1975-77 Trade-ins to EMD
4206B-07B & 4208B FTB EMD 2 & 10/44 1994-96 --
4209A-11A & 4212A-23A FTA EMD 10-11/44 1991-93 & 2404-15 Trade-ins to EMD
4209B-11B & 4212B-23B FTB EMD 2 & 10/44 1997-99 & 2416-27 --
4224A-4226A F2A EMD 10/46 3085-87 --
4227B-4228B F2B EMD 10/46 3088-90 --
4227A-4228A F3A EMD 10/48 5601-02 --
4227B-4228B F3B EMD 10/48 5604-05 --
4227A-4228A F3A EMD 10/48 5601-02 --
4250A-4264A F2A EMD 7/46 3079-84 --
4265A F7A EMD 3/49 8478 --
4265B-4266B F7B EMD 7/50 12303-04 --
4266A-4267A F7A EMD 3/49 8476-77 --
4267B-4268B F7B EMD 11/50 12382-83 #4268B displayed as CNJ 'D"
4268A F7A EMD 10/49 9932 --
6000 AA EMC 2/35 9932 Early passenger power for B&M's "Flying Yankee"

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Road No. Model Bldr & Date Bldr Nmbr Notes
200 GP38-2 EMD 2/74 73636-12 #212 repainted and lettered for "Bicentennial" celebration
201-209 GP38-2 EMD 12/73 73636-1 to 9 Sold to KCS
210-212 GP38-2 EMD 2/74 73636-1 to 9 Sold to KCS
300-317 GP40-2 EMD 12/77 776025-1 to 18 Sold to Helm (HATX); #303 & 314 resold to VTR 308 & 314
1501-1504 RS2 Alco 3/49 76648-51 --
1505-1509 RS3 Alco 4,5/54 80732-36 --
1510-1517 RS3 Alco 10/54 80749-56 --
1518-1519 RS3 Alco 4/55 81162-63 --
1530-1532 RS2 Alco 3/49 76652-54 --
1533-1534 RS2 Alco 6/49 76975-76 --
1550-1553 BL2 EMD 7,9/48 5259-62 --
1555-1560 GP7 EMD 9/50 12373-78 --
1561-1562 GP7 EMD 12/50 12379-80 --
1563-1571 GP7 EMD 2-3/52 15786-94 --
1572-1577 GP7 EMD 4-5/53 18175-80 #1577 conveyed to Springfield Terminal 35
1700-1709 GP9 EMD 2-3/57 23198-23207 1703, 04, 06 & 08 re-#d 1803, 04, 06 & 08; (see Note B)
1710-1726 GP9 EMD 9-12/57 23208-23224 1717, 21,25 & 26 re-#d 1817, 21, 25 & 26; (see Note B)
1727-1739 GP9 EMD 4-6/57 23225-23237 #1738 re-#d 1838; (see Note B); #1732 is @ RR of New England Museum displayed as Naugatuck RR 1732
1740-1749 GP9 EMD 7-9/57 23238-23247 1748 re-#d 1848; (see Note B)
1750-1755 GP18 EMD 5/61 26659-64 Delivered originally as #1770-1775
1770-1775 GP18 EMD 5/61 26659-64 Re-#d 1750-55


* * * Yard Power * * *

Road No. Model Bldr & Date Bldr Nmbr Notes
100 JL8 Plym. 6/30 3506 Sold
101 ML8 Plym. 3/38 3963 Sold
110-113 44-ton GE 11/40 12915-17 & 12943 Sold
114-116 44-ton GE 7,6,7/41 13092-94 Sold
117 44-ton GE 8/42 15036 Sold
118-119 44-ton GE 12/47 & 6/48 29076 & 29974 Sold
800-807 SW8 EMD 5/53 18200-07 #864 is is @ Hobo Rwy Museum
860-865 S5 Alco 6/54 80916-80921 #864 is is @ Hobo Rwy Museum
1100 GE-IR 1/35 11645 Sold
1101 HH660 Alco 3/38 69082 Re-#d to 1161; to Schiavone for scrap 1/59
1102 HH600 Alco 9/34 68608 Re-#d to 1160 and again 1102; scrapped 12/47 by B&M; loco was ex-Alco demo 602
1103-1105 SC EMC 8/36 610-612 Scrapped
1106-1108 SC EMC 7/38 758-60-612 Scrapped
1109-1111 SW1 EMC 1/39 912-914 #1109 is @ RR on New England Museum
1112-1113 SW1 EMD 11/41 1457-58 --
1114-16 & 1117 SW1 EMD 10/46 3884-86 & 3895 --
1118 SW1 EMD 4/49 8321 --
1119-1132 SW1 EMD 7-8/53 18186-99 #1125 was involved in head-on collision with Central Vermont GP9 4929 on October 2, 1972.
1160 HH600 Alco 9/34 68608 (See #1102)
1161 HH600 Alco 3/38 69082 (See #1101)
1162 HH660 Alco 12/39 69232 to Schiavone for scrap 1/59
1163-1164 S1 Alco 7 & 8/44 70050 & 71662 --
1165 S1 Alco 10/44 72837 --
1166-1167 S1 Alco 8/48 75895-96 --
1168-1169 S1 Alco 1/49 76153-54 --
1170-1171 S1 Alco 3/49 76568-69 --
1172 S1 Alco 5/49 76737 --
1173-1174 S3 Alco 9/50 78318-19 #1173 sold and 1174 scrapped
1175-1176 S3 Alco 9/50 78391-92 Sold
1177-1179 S3 Alco 2-3/52 79539-41 Scrapped
1180-1181 S3 Alco 3-4/52 79767, 79770 Scrapped
1182-1184 S3 Alco 4-5/52 79771-73 Scrapped
1185-1188 S3 Alco 5-6/52 80051-54 Sold or scrapped; #1186 is @ Hobo Rwy Museum
1200-1201 NW2 EMD 11/41 1461-62 Scrapped
1202-1204 NW2 EMD 7/42 1993-95 Scrapped
1205-1207 NW2 EMD 9/46 3091-93 Scrapped
1208-13 NW2 EMD 1/49 7738-79 & 7734-37 Scrapped
1220-1226 SW9 EMD 1/52 15748-54 Scrapped
1227-1231 SW9 EMD 5/53 18181-85 Scrapped
1260-1262 S2 Alco 5/44 72060-62 Scrapped
1263 S2 Alco 6/45 73376 Scrapped
1264-1265 S2 Alco 7/45 73595-96 Scrapped
1266-1273 S4 Alco 8/50 78021-28 Several scrapped, a few others sold
1274 S4 Alco 9/50 78319 Ex-B&M S3 1174; scrapped
1280-1281 S5m Alco 6/54 80916-17 Reblt from 860-861
1282-1283 S5m Alco 6/54 80921 & 80918 Reblt from 865 & 862

* * * * * General Info * * * * *

Roster Notes
Note A -- GTI Gains Control

Boston & Maine was purchased by Guildford Transportation Industries in 1983. The B&M/GTI roster was expanded in subsequent years with the purchase of many second-hand locomotives; including GP40s, SD40s, SD45s & U33Cs.

Note B -- Several locos conveyed to Springfield Terminal (GTI):

  • 1703-04/1803-04 > ST 45 & 46
  • 1705 & 1709 > ST 55 & 57
  • 1706/1806 > ST 47
  • 1711 > ST 58
  • 1717 & 1721 > ST 49-50
  • 1723-24, 1728, 1730 & 1732 > ST 54 & 65-68
  • 1725-26/1825-26 > ST 51-52
  • 1736 & 1740-41 > ST 71-73
  • 1738/1838 > ST 77
  • >
    Source: Extra 2200 South (Issue 26, Dec. 1970), The Diesel Builders (vol. 1) by John F. Kirkland, and Alco Locomotive Construction Records

    Thanks to the following contributors/sources for roster updates and corrections: Andre Kristopans, Brent MacGregor, Charles Maxim, Ron Stafford and Scott Whitney (both via LocoNotes).

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