DELAWARE LACKWANNA & WESTERN

All-Time Diesel Roster

Erie photo here

New: 4 June 2012 Roster by: Bob Van Derveer
-- Photo by: R. Craig

* * * CAB UNITS * * *

Road No. EL Merger # Bldr & Model Bldr No. Bldr Date Notes
820 809 EMD E8A 14019 5/1951 -
601A, 601C - 602A, 602C 6011, 6014 - 6021, 6024 EMD FTA 2711-2714 4-5/1945 -
601B - 604B 6012, 6022, 6032, 6042 EMD FTB 2719-2722 4-5/1945 -
603A, 603C - 604A, 604C 6031, 6034 - 6041, 6044 EMD FTA 2717,16,17,15 5/1945 -
605A, 605C - 606A, 606C 6051, 6054 - 6061, 6064 EMD F3A 3723-3726 12/1946 -
605B - 606B 6052, 6062 EMD F3B 3727-3728 12/1946 -
611A, 611C 6111, 6114 EMD F7A 4969, 4970 7/1949 -
611B 6112 EMD F7B 4972 7/1949 To CR 3850
621A, 621C 6211, 6214 EMD F3A 4595, 4597 1/1948 -
621B 6212 EMD F3B 4596 1/1948 -
631A, 631C 6311, 6314 EMD F7A 4967-4968 1/1948 -
632A - 635A 6321, 6331, 6341, 6351 EMD F7A 7445-7448 7/1949 To (CR 1880-1883)
632B - 635B 6322, 6332, 6342, 6352 EMD F7B 7449-7452 7/1949 To (CR 3851-3854)
636A 6361 EMD F7A 7444 7/1949 To CR 1884
636B 6362 EMD F7A 4971 7/1949 To (CR 3855)
651A - 654A 6511, 6521, 6531, 6541 EMD FTA 2703-2706 5/1945 -
651B - 654B 6512, 6522, 6532, 6542 EMD FTB 2707-2710 5/1945 -
655A, 656A 6551, 6561 EMD F3A 3729, 3731 1/1947 -
655B, 656B 6552, 6562 EMD F3B 3730,3732 1/1947 -
657A-659A 6571, 6581, 6591 EMD F3A 4973-4975 3/1948 -
657B-659B 6572, 6582, 6592 EMD F3B 4979-4981 3/1948 -
660A-662A 6601, 6611, 6621 EMD F3A 4976-4978 3/1948 -
660B-662B 6602, 6612, 6622 EMD F3A 4982-4984 3/1948 -
801A, 801C - 802A, 802C 8411, 8414 - 8421, 8424 EMD F3A 3717-3720 12/1947 -
801B - 802B 8412, 8422 EMD F3A 3721-3722 12/1946 -
803A, 803C - 805A, 805C 8431, 8414 - 8451, 8454 EMD F3A 4395-4400 12/1947 -
803B - 805B 8432, 8442, 8452 EMD F3A 4401-4403 12/1947 -
810-811 810 - 811 EMD E8A 13676-77 1/1951 Ex-EMDX 810-811 demonstrators; #810 to (CR 4001)
812-820 812 - 819 EMD E8A 14011-19 4-5/1951 To (CR 4002-4009, 4000

* * * ROADSWITCHERS * * *

Road No. EL Merger # Bldr & Model Bldr No. Bldr Date Notes
850 - 859 1850 - 1859 FM H24-66 24L734-43 6/1953 -
860 - 861 1860 - 1861 FM H24-66 24L1035-36 11/1956 -
901 - 904 1039-42 Alco RS-3 78076-79 8/1950 To CR 5255-56/9926, (5257) & 5258/9918 > #9926 to DCLR 1202 > MDDE 1202
905 - 910 1043-1048 Alco RS-3 78573-78 4/1951 TO CR 5259-5264 > CR9949,--,--, 9928, 9994 & 9935 > #9935 TO HRRC 9935
911 - 918 1049 - 1056 Alco RS-3 79667-74 3/1952 TO CR 5265-5272 > CR 9999, 9905, 9930, 9942, 9945, 9920, 9996, -- > #9999 & 9942 to DCLR 1201 & 1203 > mdde 1201 & 1203
930 - 935 1930 - 1935 FM H24-66 16L687-92 12/1952 -
951 - 955 1270 - 1274 EMD GP7 14059-62, 15866 8,10/1951 To CR 5985-5989
956 - 965 1275 - 1284 EMD GP7 15717-726 4-5/1952 To CR 5990-5999 > #5991 & 5993 to CR 5461 & 5460 > #5460 to Lehigh Stone 5460 > VMMX 5460
966 - 970 1406 - 1409 EMD GP7 17980-17894 2/1953 To CR 5925-5929 > #5927 to CR 5726 > 5406

* * * YARD SWITCHERS * * *

Road No. EL Merger # Bldr & Model Bldr No. Bldr Date Notes
51-53 51-53 GE 44-Tonner 29986-88 9/1946 To HTW 32, CCRR 51 & Harlem Transfer 53 > #32 & 53 to Rock of Ages Corp 32 and Western & Brooker Sand & Gravel 5 > #5 to Martin-Marietta Agregates 14
401 - 404 -- Alco HH600 68609,36-38 2,11, 12,12/1933 -
405 - 406 322 - 323 Alco HH600 68639-40 1/1934 -
407 - 408 -- Alco HH600 68641-42 1/1934 -
409 - 411 324, 325, -- Alco HH600 69257-59 4/1940 #409 to RLCX RE603
425 - 426 -- Pre SC -- 2/1935 Blt by EMD/GE (sn GE 11653-54 and EMD 516-517); sold to PBR 108-109 > SH 28 & 25 > #109 to Behtlehem Mines 109
427 - 434 349-56 EMD SW1 1027-29,1051-55 3-5/1940 See Note x for dispositions
434(2nd) 434 EMD SW9 13829 3/1951 To Conrail 9010
435 - 437 3457-59 EMD SW1 1056-58 5/1940 See Note x for dispositions
450 -- GE 102-ton 11564 12/1933 Center cab
451 - 453 -- GE 102-ton 11565-66, 11570 1,2,3/1934 Center cab
454 - 455 -- GE 102-ton 11638-39 10/1934 Center cab
461 - 465 441 - 445 EMD NW2 3391-3395 11/1945 To CR 9235-9239 > #9235 to BVRY 8201 > Lukens Steel 44
475 - 476 534 - 535 Alco S-2 73641-42 9/1945 -
477 - 479 536 - 538 Alco S-2 74324-26 9/1945 EL #537 to GRSX 537
480 - 481 539 - 540 Alco S-2 75663-64 3/1948 EL #480 to CR 9821
482 - 488 541 - 547 Alco S-2 76789-95 6-7/1949 EL #542-544 to (CR 9822), Reynolds Metals 484 & Island Creek Coal 2
489 - 491 548 - 550 Alco S-2 76926-28 6-7/1949 EL #548 to Chapparal Steel 102
501 - 505 361 - 365 EMD SW8 14063-67 8/1951 To Pittsburgh Steel 7 (WPSX 7) and CR 8691-8694 > #8693 to HCRR 8693
506 - 509 366 - 369 EMD SW8 15727-30 6/1952 To CR 8696-8698 > #8697-98 to Standard Steel and RBMN 800
510 - 511 370 - 371 EMD SW8 17885-86 5/1953 To CR 8699 & 8700
551- - 553 446 - 448 EMD SW9 14068-70 6/1951 -
554 - 557 449 - 452 EMD SW9 15731-34 7/1952 To CR 9017-9019 > #9017 to BVRY 8202(2nd)
558 - 560 453 - 455 EMD SW9 17887-89 6/1953 To CR 9024-9026
561 - 568 456 - 463 EMD SW1200 23762-69 5-6/1957 To CR 9320-9327 > #9320 & 9326 to DRSX 1210 & PHL 32
3001 - 3002 -- Box Cab -- 6-7/1926 Blt by Alco (sn 66683-84) and GE (sn 10026-27); sold to Ingersoll Rand 91 & Harlem ransfer 2
3501 - 3502 -- GE Tri-Power 11208-09 10/1930 --
4001 -- GE Electric 10046 6/1926 To Shawinigan Falls Terminal 7

* * * NOTES * * *

Additional Information
Note x - Dispositions of DL&W / EL SW-1s 427-437
  • 427  To EL 349 > VBR 11 > Kaiser Agricultural Chemicals 502
  • 428  To EL 350 > Hercules Powder Co 63 > Industrial Metals Processing 2 > CPDR 2
  • 429  To EL 351 > Rockton & Rion 1 S> uperior Stone Corp 1
  • 430  To EL 352 > VBR 10
  • 431  To EL 353 > J.R. Simplott Ltd. 2992> United Grain Growers Ltd., 001 
  • 432  To EL 354 > VBR 12
  • 433  To EL 355 > VTR 5 > Steel Co. of Canada 5
  • 434  To EL 356 > LOAM Dixie Sand & Gravel Co 356
  • 435  To EL 357 > Charles D. Kelly, Inc. 357 > Mid-South Terminals Corp. 22 / 1
  • 436  To EL 358 > PCCX 470 “TINKER BELL
  • 437  To EL 358 > Preston W Duffy 359 > LE 359 > Morse & Ory Railroad 359 > FERR 359
The DL&W and the Erie railroads merged in October 1960.

Abbreviations:

  • Alco - American Locomotive Company
  • BLW - Baldwing Locomotive Works
  • D&H - Delaware & Hudson
  • DL&W - Delaware, Lackawanna & Western
  • EL - Erie Lackawanna
  • EMD - Electro-Motive Division of GM
  • LH - Lima Hamilton
  • NY&OW - New York & Ontario Western

* * * CREDITS * * *

Source: Extra 2200 South and "Erie Lackawanna Railroad in Color" by: David R. Sweetland

Thanks to the following sources for updates and corrections: Chuck Zeller.

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