Sierra Northern

(Sierra RR + Yolo Shortline)

Reformatted: 18 Aug. 2016 Photo by: John Whittingham
Reporting Mark: -- --
Sierra Nrn # -- Bldr & Model Bldr No. Bldr Date Notes
52 n/a Rail Power RP20BD -- 2014 Built from Sierra Nrn 135
** Ex-Sierra Railway Locomotives **
Sierra Nrn # Sierra Rd #. Bldr & Model Bldr No. Bldr Date Notes
40 40 BLW S12 76092 2/55 Scrapped
42 42 BLW S12 76093 2/55 Status ?
44 44 BLW S12 75140 7/51 Scrapped; nee Sharon Steel 10
45 45 EMD GP9 19352 3/54 Ex-BN 1819 < nee GN 667
46 46 EMD GP9E 22913 1/57 Ex-SP 3773 < SP 3572 < nee SP 5731
47 47 EMD GP20 16906 8/52 Ex-CCT 60 < nee Reading 607
48 48 EMD GP20 26868 11/61 Ex-BNSF 2044 < ATSF 3062 < ATSF 3162 < nee ATSF 1162
50 50 EMD GP20 26836 8/61 Ex-ATSF 3030 < ATSF 3130 < nee ATSF 1130
-- 613 Alco MRS-1 80374 1953 Moved to Railtown 1897 State Park; loco is ex-USN 65-00613 < nee US Army B2058
** Ex-Yolo Shortline Locomotives **
Sierra Nrn # Yolo Rd #. Bldr & Model Bldr No. Bldr Date Notes
-- 50 GE 50-ton 31800 6/53 Ex-Weirton Steel 50
131 131 EMD GP9 22941 3/57 Ex-SP 3803 < SP 3600 < nee SP 5759
132 132 EMD GP9 24078 10/57 Ex-SSW 3813 < SSW < nee SSW 823
133 133 RailPower RP20BD -- 2012 Built from Sierra Nrn GP9 133 < YS 133 < SP 3350 < SP 3558 < nee Texas & New Orleans 436 (GP9, b/n 21420, b/d 5/56)
134 134 EMD GP7u 15804 1/52 Ex-BNSF 1311 < ATSF 2089 < nee ATSF 2704
135 135 EMD GP7 17449 10/52 Reblt as Sierra Nrn RP20BD 52; ex-BNSF 1324 < ATSF 2115 < nee ATSF 2794
136 136 EMD GP7u 17644 12/52 Ex-BNSF 1310 < ATSF 2080 < nee ATSF 2833
-- 511 Alco S1 69692 5/42 Ex-WP 511
** General Notes & Credits **
The Sierra Northern is a 2002 merger product of Sierra Railway and Yolo Shortline.

Reference sources / contributors: Baldwin Diesel Locomotives by Gary W. and Stephen F. Dolzall and American Shortline Railway Guide (1991) by Edward A. Lewis

Abbreviations

  • ATSF - Santa Fe
  • BN - Burlington Northern
  • BNSF - Burlington Northern Santa Fe
  • CCT - California Central Traction
  • GN - Great Northern
  • SP - Southern Pacific
  • SSW - St Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt)
  • WP - Western Pacific

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