Morristown & Erie

(** A RRPX Affiliate Railroad)

MOTIVE POWER

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Revised: 23 May 2014 Photograph by : John Durant
AAR Mark: ME Roster compiled by : Stephen Kay
Road No. Bldr/Model Bldr No. Bldr Date Notes
14 Alco S4 79786 4/52 Purchased new; sold to Linden Chlorine (1986)
15 Alco RS1 72817 8/44 Ex USN 65-00078 (USN 6); sold in 1985 to Connecticut Valley RR Museum > then to Central New England RR (and stripped for parts)
16-17 Alco C430 3494-05 & 04 12/67 Ex-Conrail 2054 & 2053 < Penn Central 2054 & 2053 < nee New York Central 2054 & 2053; sold to Western New York & Pennsylvania as #432 (in 5/2001) & #431 (in 5/2001)> nee NYC
18-19 Alco C424 3382-01, -02 9/64 Ex-Toledo Peoria & Western 800 & 801
20 EMD SW1500 32156 10/66 Ex-NEC 1500, exxACWR 1500/1315, exxx-CSXT 1315, nee RF&P 91
21 Alco RS-1 80853 12/54 Ex-Pook Valley 21, exx-AM 21, Ware Shoals 21, exxx-Mass. Central 21, exxxx-MDDE 21, nee SOO 350
22 EMD/M-K TE50-4S 19875 9/54 Ex-Morrison Knudsen 5001, nee-UP 278
484 EMD FL9 21975 11/57 Ex-Amtrak 484(2nd), Amtrak 491, Amtrak 242(2nd), PC 5029, nee-NH 2029
485 EMD FL9 21956 8/57 Ex-Amtrak 485, Amtrak 236(2nd), PC 5010, nee-NH 2010
486 EMD FL9 21959 9/57 Slated for scrap yard; ex-Amtrak 486 < Amtrak 237(2nd) < PC 5013 < nee NH 2013
487 EMD FL9 21960 9/57 Slated for scrap yard; ex-Amtrak 487 < Amtrak 238(2nd) < PC 5014 < nee-NH 2014
557 EMD SSB1200 18090 5/53 Units wears M&E colors with RRPX logo; ex-Amtrak 557, ATSF 1224(2nd), nee-ATSF 2424
563 EMD SSB1200 18098 5/53 Units wears M&E colors with RRPX logo; ex-Amtrak 563, ATSF 1232(2nd), nee-ATSF2432(1st)
739 EMD SW1 11216 11/50 ex-Amtrak 739 < Wash. Terminal 739 < nee PRR 9422
764 EMD GP9 19186 3/54 Unit is on Maine & Eastern; ex-Amtrak 764, nee-UP 185
3562 MLW M420W M6092-03 ?/76 Loco is being scrapped; ex-Maine Eastern 3562 < St. Lawrence & Atlantic 3562 < CN 3562 < nee CN 2562(1st)
4216 MLW C424 84854 11/65 Ex-CP 4216; Leased to Tropicana
4223 MLW C424 84861 11/65 Ex-DL 4223, QGRY 4223, nee-CP 4223; an RRPX unit, it is on lease to WNY&P
4228 MLW C424 84861 11/1965 Ex-Delaware Lackawana 4228, exx-QCRY 4228, nee CP 4223
4231 MLW C424 84869 12/1964 Slated for scrap yard; ex-M&E 21(1st) < nee-CP 4231
4240 MLW C424 M3436-08 ?/66 Ex-CP 4240; Used for parts
7205 Alco RS11 82042 10/1956 Slated for scrap yard; ex-M&E 7212 < nee Erie Mining 7212
7210 Alco RS11 82038 10/1956 ex-Erie Mining 7210-310
7215 Alco RS11 82954 7/58 Stored serviceable; unit still wears M&E colors; ex-Erie Mining 7215, BN 4190, nee-NP 910
Steam Powered
1 2-8-0 Alco J - 45087 2/1908 Sold to Toledo StLouis & Western 136, then to NKP 836
2 2-4-4T Rhode Island Works 1894 Purchased in 1908, ex-Forney #2 < Originally built as a 0-4-0T for Chicago South Side Elevated; loco sold in 1922 to Hanover Brick, scrapped in 1936/span>
3 2-6-0 -- 1870 Scrapped in 1927
4 0-4-6T Rhode Island - 1557 1885 Ex-ew hven 177 / 777 (2114), nee Boston & Providence 24,"CH Wheeler"
6 2-8-0 5/1898 Ex-PL& E 9314 (135)
7 2-4-0 Alco - 30744 4/1905 Ex-Lake Champlain & Moriah 14; scrapped 1952
8 2-8-0 BLW - 21178 10/1902 Ex-Hocking Valley 244
9 2-8-0 Alco B - 30134 10/1904 Ex-SI& E 2195, nee BR&P 328
10 2-8-0 Alco P - 30744 12/1909 Ex-Monongahela 116
11-12 2-8-0 Alco P - 51592-93 7,8/1912 Ex-Monongahela 130-32
148 4-6-2 Alco S - 6174 6/1920 #148 was on the propoerty but not owned by M&E. It was ex-United States Sugar Co, nee 148 FEC 148. The loco was eventually sold to Adirondack 148, then to Valley 148
Note: ** Morristown & Erie and Maine Eastern locomotives are owned by RRPX; thus motive power is assigned/leased as required.

Several other Alco units were acquired but never operated on the M&E; they may have been a parts source. (?):

  • Erie Mining Co 308-7208  82036  10/56
  • Erie Mining Co 311-7211  82041  10/56
  • Erie Mining Co 313-7213  82050  12/56 
  • Erie Mining Co 314-7214  82051  12/56

Abbreviations:


ATSF             Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe
BN               Burlington Northern
CN               Canadian National
CP               Canadian Pacific
DL               Delaware Lackawanna
MDDE             Maryland & Delaware
NH               New Haven
NP               Northern Pacific
PC               Penn Central
RF&P             Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac
SP&S             Spokane Portland & Seattle
 

Additional information/updates provided by: Sandy Burton (via Alco Diesel), Andrew Dick, John Komanesky, John Murray, and Bob Van Derveer

Book Sources: Rails Through The Hanover Hills by Steven P. Helper, and The Morristown & Erie Railway by Bob Pennisi.

Internet Sources: "www.hawkinsrails.net/shortlines/wnyp/wnyp.htm" and "www.railroad.net/forums/viewtopic.php?t=9955&p=90705".

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