Chessie System

Final Roster Summary (as of December 31, 1980)

New: 31 Aug. 2014 R. Craig photo
AAR Mark: CS Formatted by: R. Craig

* * * NUMERICAL LISTING * * *

Road No. Railroad Model Bldr & Date Notes
1387 & 1397 WM Slug 1962 & 1955 --
1502-1508 C&O GP7 EMD 1950-52 --
1826-1830 C&O SD7 EMD 1952-53 --
1831-1840 C&O SD9 EMD 1954-55 --
1977 / 4163 B&O GP40-2 EMD 1972 --
2000-2009 CSSB GP38-2 EMD 1981 --
2300-2339 C&O U23B 1969 --
3000-3046 C&O GP30/30M EMD 1961-62 Vacant 3000 series slots: 3003, 05, 13, 42 & 45
3300-3312 C&O U30C GE 1967-68 --
3500-3519 B&O GP35 EMD 1964 --
3520-3539 C&O GP35 EMD 1965 --
3540-3559 B&O GP35 EMD 1964 --
3560-3575 C&O GP35 EMD 1965 --
3576-3580 WM GP35 EMD 1963 --
3581 B&O GP35 EMD 1964 --
3582-3584 C&O GP35 EMD 1965 --
3684-3699 B&O GP40 EMD 1966 --
3700-3779 B&O GP40 EMD 1969-70 #3773 vacant
3700-3779 B&O GP40 EMD 1969-71 #3773 vacant
3780-3794 C&O GP40 EMD 1971 --
3795-3799 WM GP40 EMD 1971 --
3800-3849 B&O GP38 EMD 1967 & 71 --
3850-3899 C&O GP38 EMD 1967 --
3900-3919 C&O GP39 EMD 1969 --
4000-4064 B&O GP40 EMD 1971 --
4065-4099 C&O GP40 EMD 1971 --
4100-4162 B&O GP40-2 EMD 1972 #4105 vacant
4165-4184 C&O GP40-2 EMD 1972 --
4185-4256 B&O GP40-2 EMD 1972 & 75 --
4257-4261 WM GP40-2 EMD 1977 --
4262-4286 C&O GP40-2 EMD 1977 --
4287-4311 B&O GP40-2 EMD 1978 --
4312-4321 WM GP40-2 EMD 197 --
4322-4351 B&O GP40-2 EMD 1979 --
4352-4371 WM GP40-2 EMD 1979 #4367 vacant
4372-4421 WM GP40-2 EMD 1980 --
4422-4441 B&O GP40-2 EMD 1981 --
4800-4819 B&O GP38 EMD 1970 --
4820-4829 C&O GP38 EMD 1970 --
5061-5065 & 5069 B&O NW2 EMD 1949 --
5066-68 & 5070-72 C&O NW2 EMD 1949 --
5074-5077 & 5079 B&O NW2 EMD 1949 #5075 & 5077 are C&O
5081-5084 & 5093 C&O Sw9 EMD 1952-53 #5081 & 5083 are B&O
5200-5213 C&O NW2 EMD 1949 #5203, 5206 & 5210-11 are vacant
5215-5239 C&O SW7 EMD 1950 #5215 is B&O; vacant slots include #5225, 5228, 5234 & 5236-37
5240-5265 C&O SW9 EMD 1951 #5256 is B&O; vacant slots include 5241, 5243-45, 5252 & 5257
5277-78, 5281, 5284, 5287 & 5297-98 C&O NW2 EMD 1943-46 & 48 #5281 is B&O
5600-16 & 5618-31 B&O GP7 EMD 1953 #5609-11 are vacant
5632-5635 WM GP7 EMD 1950 --
5701, 5704, 5707-09, 5713-15 & 5719 C&O GP7 EMD 1950 --
5730-5795 C&O GP7 EMD 1951 Vacant slots include 5740-42, 44-45, 47, 56-57, 64, 69-72, 74-76, 78, 82, 84-85, 89 & 91
5800-5837 C&O GP7 EMD 1951-52 Vacant slots include 5801, 03, 09-10, 14, 16-17, 23, 29-30, 32-33 & 35
5840-5898 C&O GP7 EMD 1953 Vacant slots include 5843, 47-49, 52, 55, 58, 61, 69, 74, 80-81 & 95
5901-5917 C&O GP9 EMD 1954 #5902-03 are B&O; vacant slots include 5907, 10, 12 & 15-16
5920, 5922-23, 5925 & 5931 C&O GP9 EMD 1955 --
5921, 5926, 5928, 5930 & 5932 C&O GP9 EMD 1955 --
5933 WM GP9 EMD 1955 --
5934-5937 & 5939 B&O GP9 EMD 1955 #5937 is C&O
5940-41 & 5944 WM GP9 EMD 1955 --
5943, 5945-5950 B&O GP9 EMD 1955 #5946 is C&O
5951-5956 WM GP9 EMD 1955 #5954 is C&O
5957-62 & 5964-68 B&O GP9 EMD 1955 #5961 & 5968 are WM is C&O; Vacant slots include 5959 & 5963
5970-5979 B&O GP9 EMD 1955 #5971-73, 5976 & 5979 are WM
5980-5983 B&O GP9 EMD 1955 #5982 is WM
5984-5987 C&O GP9 EMD 1955 #5984 & 5986 are C&O
5989-5999 C&O GP9 EMD 1955 #5989 & 5993-95 are WM; #5998 is vacant
6000-6007 C&O GP9 EMD 1955 #6002 is vacant
6009-6024 C&O GP9 EMD 1956 #6014, 7025-26 & 6029 are B&O; vacant slots include #6012, 6019 & 6023
6030-6058 C&O GP9 EMD 1956 #6041, 6043 & 6046 are B&O; vacant slots include #6040 & 56-57
6060-6099 C&O GP9 EMD 1956 #6091 is B&O; vacant slots include #6069, 74-75, 80, 86 & 6092
6135-6150 C&O GP9 1956 #6135, 6142 & 6145 are B&O; vacant slots include #6138-39 & 6941
6152-6193 C&O GP9 EMD 1956 Vacant slots include #6154, 60, 64-65 & 74-75
6195-6208 C&O GP9 EMD 1956 #6196 is B&O; vacant slots include #6200, 6204 & 6206
6209-6250 C&O GP9 1957 #6213, 6231 & 6240 are B&O; vacant slots include 6224, 6229 & 6231
6251-6263 C&O GP9 1957 #6251 is B&O; vacant slots include #6257 & 6259
6400-6419 WM GP9 1954-57 #6406 is vacant
6425-6446 B&O GP9 1955 Vacant slots include #6435, 6438 & 6441
6447-6499 B&O GP9 1956 Vacant slots include #6448, 51, 64, 67, 74, 83 & 97
6500-6598 B&O GP9 1956 Vacant slots include #6503, 05, 08, 64, 79, 88 & 97
6600-6618 B&O GP9 1956 & 1955 #6615 is vacant
6650-6673, 6675-80 & 6682 B&O GP9 1956 Vacant slots include 6674 & 6681
6900-6976 B&O GP30/30M 1962 Vacant slots include 6912, 20, 40 42, 46, 62, 65 & 75
7171 & 7172 WM BL2 1948 --
7300-7318 C&O SD18 1963 --
7400-02 & 7407-19 B&O SD35 EMD 1964 --
7420-31 C&O SD35 EMD 1965 & 64 --
7432-7436 WM SD35 EMD 1964 --
7500 B&O SD40 EMD 1969 --
7501-7536 C&O SD40 EMD 1969-71 --
7545-7549 WM SD40 EMD 1969 --
7550-7569 C&O SD40 EMD 1966 --
7570-7574 WM SD40 EMD 1966 --
7575-7581 C&O SD40 EMD 1967 --
7591-7594 B&O SD40 EMD 1968 --
7555-7596 WM SD40 EMD 1969 --
7597-7599 B&O SD40 EMD 1969 --
7600-7619 B&O SD40-2 EMD 1977 --
7700-7704 B&O SD20-2 1964 SD40s de-rated to 2000 hp
8200-8222 C&O U30B GE 1971-72 --
8223-8224 C&O U25B GE 1966 EX-GE demonstrators 302 & 301
8235-8298 C&O B23-7 GE 1978-81 --
8401 C&O SW1 EMD 1942 -
8403-8414 B&O SW1 EMD 1940 Vacant slots include #8403, 09 & 11-12
8416, 8418 & 8421 B&O SW1 EMD 1942 B&OCT
9400-9428 B&O SW900 EMD 1955 Vacant slots include #9404, 10-11 & 25
9500, 9504, 9506 & 9509 B&O NW2 EMD 1940 & 42 #9509 is ex-B&OCT
9512-9548 B&O NW2 EMD 1949 & 48 Vacant slots include 9515, 30 & 46-47
9552, 9554 & 9556-57 B&O TR3A&B EMD 1949 #9554 & 9557 are TR3Bs (calves)
9558 & 9560-62 C&O NW2 EMD 1948 --
9559 & 9563-64 B&O NW2 EMD 1948 --
9600-9607 B&O SW9 EMD 1952 Ex-B&OCT
9609-9613 B&O SW9 EMD 1953 --
9614-9619 & 9621 B&O SW1200 EMD 1957 --
9622-9624 B&O TR4A & B EMD 1950 #9623 is a TR4B (calf)

* * * NOTES / CREDITS * * *

General Information

Railroad Abbreviations:

  • B&O - Baltimore & Ohio
  • B&OCT - B&O Chicago Terminal
  • C&O - Chesapeake & Ohio
  • CSSB - Chicago South Shore & South Bend
  • WM - Western Maryland
Reference Sources:
  • Chesapeake & Ohio Diesel Review by Carl W. Shaver
  • Extra 2200 South Newsletter
  • Railroad & Railfan magazine
  • Diesel Era magazine
  • Trains magazine.

Thanks to the following contributors: Denny Custer, Lloyd Judd, R. Craig, Don Richardson & Ray Sabo

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