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Past & Present Locomotives

Data from: James Deed Photograph by: Peter Bieber
AAR Mark: MRL Revised: 9 Dec. 2013
Road No. Model & Date Bldr Notes
12-15 SW1200 EMD Ex-BN; locos stored except #13
16 SW9 EMD Ex-BN
17 & 18 SW1200 EMD Ex-BN; #18 stored
51 & 52 SW1500 EMD Ex-Island Steel
102 GP9 EMD Re-#d to MRL 126
103-115 GP9 EMD All retired except #113; ex-BN < nee GN & NP
116-122 GP9 EMD Stored/retired except #120; ex-BN < nee GN & NP
123 GP9 EMD Re-#d from MRL 1930; stored / sold?
124 GP9 EMD Re-#d from MRL 1935; sold to Southern Rwy of British Columbia 124
125 GP9 EMD Stored/retired; ex-BN < nee NP
126 GP9 EMD Re-#d from 102; stored / sold
127-135 GP9 EMD All stored/retired except #127; ex-BN < nee GN & NP
151 GP19-1 EMD Wrecked & retired; ex-BN 1744 < nee NP
200-209 SD40 EMD Ex-BN/C&S
210-219 SD40 EMD Retired; ex-BN/C&S
220-225 SD40 EMD Retired; ex-C&NW < nee CGW
250 SD40-2 EMD Ex-BN
251-261 SD40-2R EMD Ex-BN/C&S
262-265 SD40-2R EMD Ex-CGW
290 SDP40R EMD Ex-BN 6395 < nee GN SDP40 321
301-308 SD45-2 EMD Sold or scrapped except #301; Ex-CSX < SBD < nee CRR SD45 3617-20 & 3622-24
309-312 SD45-2 EMD Sold or scrapped except #311; ex-ATSF 5705, 5707-5709
313 SD45-2 EMD Sold or scrapped; ex-CSX 8956 < SBD 8956 < nee SCL 2051
314 SD45-2R EMD Sold or scrapped; ex-SP SD45 9051
315-331 SD45-2R EMD Several locos stored; ex-SP SD45s; #325 is ex-SSW SD45
332 SD45-2R EMD Ex-VMV 6688 < CR SD45-2 6688 < nee EL SDP45 3657
342-350 SD45R EMD Sold or scrapped; ex-#346 & 348
351-360 SD45R EMD Sold or scrapped except #355; ex-BN < nee GN and SLSF
361 SD45R EMD Sold or scrapped; ex-MRL 3632
362-367 SD45R EMD Sold or scrapped; ex-BN < nee GN and SLSF
368-375 SD45 EMD Sold or scrapped; ex-PRR or PC
377-378 SD45 EMD Sold or scrapped; ex-SCL
382 SD45R EMD ex-IMRL/MRL 382 < CSX 8929 < SBD 8929 < nee SCL 2029
388 SD45R EMD Sold or scrapped; ex-WC 1724 < nee N&W 1724
390 F45M EMD Ex-NYSW 3638 < nee BN F45 6644
391 F45 EMD Sold or scrapped; ex-BN 6627
392 F45M EMD Ex-IMRL 393 < WSOR 1002 < Transco 1002 < NRE 6642 < nee BN F45 6642
393 F45M EMD Sold or scrapped; ex-IMRL 393 < WSOR 1003 < NRE 6635 < nee BN F45 6635
401-402 GP35 EMD Ex-DT&I 353 & 355
403-405 GP35 EMD Ex-DRGW; #406 is ex-SP
406 GP35 EMD Ex-SP 6319 < nee SP 7445
601-602 & 604 SD9 EMD Sold or scrapped; ex-EJ&E 606, 603 & 605 < nee DMIR 129, 105 & 108
603 SD9 EMD Sold or scrapped; ex-SP; reblt into SD19-1 #652
605-607 SD9 EMD Sold or scrapped; ex-SP 5334, 5347 & 5317
608 SD9 EMD Ex-EJE 611 < nee DMIR 121
609-610 SD9 EMD Ex-EJE 601 & 602; #609 rblt to SD19-1 #651
611 SD9 EMD Re-#d to MRL 608
612 SD9 EMD Ex-SP SD9E 4391 < nee SP 5485; sold or scrapped
651 & 652 SD19-1 EMD Ex-MRL 603 & 609
701-02 & 704-05 SD35 EMD Ex-N&W 1566, 1546, 1543 & 1553 (MRL 1553)
703 SD35 EMD Ex-SCL 1914 < nee ACL 1014
1553 SD35 EMD Re-#d to 705; ex-N&W 1553
1701 SD45 EMD Ex-LTEX 1701 < WC 1701 < nee NW 1701
1718 SD45 EMD Ex-WC 1718 < nee NW 1718
1721 & 1731 GP9 EMD Ex-MRL 1721 & 1731 < BN 1721 & 1731 < nee NP 273 & 293
1732 GP9 EMD Re-#d to MRL 102; ex-BN 1732 < nee NP 294
1744 GP9 EMD Sold or scrapped; ex-BN 1744 < nee NP 306
1744(2nd) SD45R EMD Sold or scrapped; ex-WC 1744 < nee N&W 1744
1930, 1935 GP9 EMD Re-#d to MRL 123 & 124; ex-BN 1930 & 1935 < nee NP 351 & 356
3632 SD45R EMD Re-#d to 361 < ex-NYSW 3632 < NYSW 6525 < nee BN 6525
4300-4315 SD70ACe EMD O/N: 20046621 B/D: 5-7/2005
4400-4401 SD70ACe EMD B/N: 20126895-001 & 002 B/D: 7/2013
4402-4403 SD70ACe EMD B/D: 12/2013
5708 SD45-2 EMD EX-ATSF 5708
6558 SD45 EMD Re-#d to MRL 355;eX-BN 6558
7540 SD45 EMD Re-#d to MRL 314; ex-SP 9051 < nee SP 7540
7544-45 & 7547 SD45 EMD Re-#d to MRL 318-319 & 321; ex-SP 7544-45 & 7547 < nee SP 8906, 8950 & 9029
7547 SD45 EMD Re-#d to MRL 318-319; ex-SP 7544-45 < nee SP 8906 & 8950
7555-7556 SD45 EMD Re-#d to MRL 326-27; ex-SP 7555-56 < nee SP 8986 & 8920
8905 SD45 EMD Ex-CSX 8905, 8910 < SBD 8905 < nee ACL 1029; sold or scrapped
8910 SD45 EMD Re-#d to MRL 378; ex-CSX 8910 < SBD 8910 < nee SCL 2010; sold or scrapped
8924-8925 SD45 EMD Ex-SBD 8924-25 < nee SCL 2024-25; sold or scrapped
8940-8941 SD45 EMD Ex-CSX 8940-41 < SBD 8940-41 < SCL 2040-41 < nee CRR 3627-28
Additional information/updates by: Peter Bieber, R. Craig, Mark Gillings (via LocoNotes), and John Poshepny

Reference Sources: Extra 2200 South, Locomotive Magazine, Railfan & Railroad magazine, TrainOrders.com, Trains Magazine

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