SOUTHERN RAILWAY

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Revised: 12 Sept. 2016 R. Craig photo @ EMD 1972 Open House in LaGrange, Ill.
New: 15 March 2008 -
Road No. Owner Model Bldr & Date Notes
1 A&N 70-Tonner GE 11/1946 -
1(1st) & 2(1st) D&W RS2 Alco 8/2-4/1949 C/Ns are 76991 and 76992
1(2nd) & 2(2nd) D&W RS3 Alco 10/1950 C/Ns are 783271 and 78328
2 CTC 44-Tonner GE 4/1941 -
5 CG VO660 BLW 10/1940 Only VO660 with oval grille and BLW trucks
6 CG S1 Alco 9/1941 -
6 - 7 A&EC 44-Tonner GE 5 & 2/1943 Re-#d to 402 - 403; #6 was built originally as US Army 7088
1 - 4 C&NW RS2 Alco 3/1948 -
5 - 6 C&NW RS3 Alco 10/1951 Originally Danville & Western 1-2
7 - 8 C&NW RS3 Alco 10/1950 Originally Blue Ridge 1-2
9 - 10 C&NW RS3 Alco 9/50 & 6/53 -
11 C&NW RS11 Alco 3/1956 -
12 GN DS44-660 BLW 1/1948 Re-#d from 172
21 CG S2 Alco 10/1940 Re#-d from 1000
22 CG VO-1000 BLW 10/1940 -
23 - 24 CG S2 Alco 12/1941 -
26-27 CG VO-1000 BLW 1943-44 -
28 - 29 CG S2 Alco 4/1944 -
30 - 39 Interstate RS3 Alco 11/1953 -
36 - 37 CG DS44-1000 BLW 7,10/1949 -
37 Interstate RS3 Alco 8/1952 Ex-Alco Demonstrator 1607
38 - 39 Interstate RS3 Alco 1/1956 -
67 - 83 - SW1500 EMD 7/66-1/74 Acquired thru K&IT merger
71 GN 70-Tonner GE 11/1946 -
73 G&F SW1 EMC 9/1937 Ex-EJ&E
91 G&F NW1 EMC 10/1937 Ex-EJ&E
101 - 105 CG H15-44 FM 6/1949 -
100 - 107 S&A DRS 64-1500 BLW 5-6/1948 -
108 - 110 S&A AS 416 BLW 12/50-8/52 -
110 - 159 CG RS3 Alco 9/50-4/53 -
171 - 176 CG GP18 EMD 5-6/1960 -
179 TAG GP18 EMD 2/1960 Re-#d from 801
180 - 196 N-S GP18 EMD 9-10/1963 Nee Norfolk-Southern (original) 1-17
197 CG SD7 EMD 5/1953 Re-#d from 201
198 - 199 CG SD9 EMD 3/1955 Re-#d from 202 & 207
203 - 206 CG SD9 EMD 4-6/1955 -
210 - 214 CG GP35 EMD 12/1963 See Note I; re-#d to 240-244
215 - 224 CG SD35 EMD 1/1966 Re-#d to 2990-2999
292 SG 70-Tonner GE 12/1945 -
300 - 301 LOP&G 70-Tonner GE 11/1945 -
311 - 314 CG S12 BLW 3-4/1953 -
315 - 318 CG H12-44 FM 3/1953 -
329 CG S1 Alco 10/1940 -
330 - 335 CG S2 Alco 1944-48 Re-#d from 30-35
400 - 401 A&EC FTA EMC 7/1946 -
405 A&EC RS1 Alco 4/1951 -
701 & 703 NS 70-Tonner GE 6/1948 Built originally as NS 701 & 703
801 - 810 - E7A EMD 8/46-6/48 -
811 - 812 - E8A EMD 8/1950 -
901 - 902 CG F3A EMD 11/1947 Conveyed to Southern Railway when it acquired CofG; B/N 4475-4476
905 & 909 CG F3A EMD 5/1948 Conveyed to Southern Railway when it acquired CofG; B/N 5198 & 6993
1000 - 1001, 1003 CG SW1 EMD 1/41, 12/41 Re-#d from CG 2-3 & 7
1002 CTC SW1 EMD 4/1947 Relettered to CNO&TP in 1970
1004 - 1006 G&F SW1 EMD 7/1950 Re-#d from G&F 70-72
1007 A&EC SW1 EMD 4/1947 Re-#d from A&EC 9
1008 - 1010 - SW1 EMD 11/1940 Re-#d from 2007-2011
1011 - 1014 - SW1 EMD 11/1940 Re-#d from DS2002-2004
1016 - 1017 CG NW2 EMD 1/40 & 2/42 Re-#d from CG 20 & 25
1018 - 1020 CG NW2 EMD 12/1940 Re-#d from DS2200-2202
1021 - 1043 - NW2 EMD 9/46-6/47 Re-#d from 2234, 2235-2252
1044 - 1085 See Note A NW2 EMD 11/41-11/48 Units had been re-#d from original subsidiary owners
1086 SJRT NW2 EMD 7/1940 Re-#d from 8560
1087 SJRT SW1m EMD 7/1940 Reblt to NW2 specifications
1088 - 1092 - TR2A EMD 8/1947 Re-#d from 2400A - 2404A
1098 - 1101 - SW7 EMD 5/1950 Re-#d from 8200-8203
1102 - 1115 CN0&TP SW7 EMD 2-3/1950 Re-#d from 6060-6073
1116 - 1120 AGS SW7 EMD 1-2/1950 Re-#d from 6505-6509
1121 - 1132 NO&NE SW7 EMD 12/49-1/50 Re-#d from 6852-6863
1133 CTC SW9 EMD 11/1950 Originally delivered as CTC #5; relettered to CNO&TP in 1970
1134 - 1143 CG SW9 EMD 7/52-3/53 Ree-#d from 301-310
1606 - 1617 NS AS 416 BLW 9/52-12/55 Conveyed thru original Norfolk Southern acquisition
1950 - 1953 - 44-Tonner GE 9/1945 -
1954 - 1955 CTC 44-Tonner GE 4/41 & 1/44 Re-#d from CTC 2-3
2000 - 2001 - S1 Alco 10/1940 Re-#d from DS2000-2001
2005 - VO660 BLW 10/1941 Re-#d from DS2005
2006 - S1 Alco 8/1941 Re-#d from DS2006
2025 - 2062 - RS3 Alco 4/52-6/53 -
2100 - NW5 EMD 1/1947 Re-#d from DS2205
2101 - 2130 - RS3 Alco 7-12/1949 -
2131 - 2145 Interstate RS3 Alco 8-9/1951 -
2146 - 2155 - H16-44 FM 12/1951 -
2205 - VO-1000 BLW 11/1941 Re-#d from DS2205
2208-2225 - S2 Alco 4-12/1944 2208-2209 are ex-DS2208-2209
2226-2232 - S2 Alco 4-5/1945 -
2285 - 2289 - DS44-1000 BLW 11/1948 -
2290 - 2299 - S12 BLW 7/1952 -
2300 - 2329 - SW1500 EMD 11/6-11/69 -
2330 - 2331 INT SW1500 EMD 11/1969 -
2332 - 2335 NOT SW1500 EMD 11/1969 -
2336 CTC SW1500 EMD 11/1969 Relettered to CNO&TP
2337 CTC SW1500 EMD 11/1969 Relettered to CNO&TP
2338 - 2339 C&NW SW1500 EMD 3/1970 -
2340 - 2347 CG SW1500 EMD 3/1970 -
2348 - 2435 See Note B MP15 EMD 6/77-5/82 -
2502 - 2524 - SD24 EMD 10-12/1959 Re-#d to 6300-04 and 6326-43
2525 - 2629 - GP30 EMD 6/2-11/63 #2526 wrecked and reblt with GP35 carbody
2630 - 2634 - GP30 EMD 10/1963 -
2630 - 2634 CNO&TP GP30 EMD 10/1963 -
2635 - 2640 AGS GP30 EMD 10/1963 -
2641 (2nd) CNO&TP GP30 EMD 12/1965 Wrecked and reblt with GP35 carbody
2641 - 2644 CNO&TP GP30 EMD 10/1963 -
2645 - 2704 - GP35 EMD 1-3/1965 -
2705 - 2715 S&A GP35 EMD 12/64-1/65 -
2716 AGS GP38 EMD 9/1969 Re-#d to 2732 (2nd)
2717 - 2722 AGS GP38 EMD 10/1969 -
2723 - 2727 GSF GP38 EMD 10/1969 -
2728 - 2742 CNO&TP GP38 EMD 9/1969 -
2743 - 2744 C&NW GP38 EMD 9/1969 -
2745 - 2803 - GP38 EMD 9/69-3/70 -
2800 (1ST) - 2802 (1ST) - E6A EMD 3/1941 -
2804 - 2818 AGS GP38 EMD 3/1970 -
2819 - 2822 GSF GP38 EMD 3/1970 -
2823 - 2836 - GP38AC EMD 4-5/1971 -
2837 - 2840 AGS GP38AC EMD 9/1971 -
2841 - 2844 GSF GP38AC EMD 9-10/1971 -
2845 - 2850 CG GP38AC EMD 10/1971 -
2851 - 2870 - GP38AC EMD 10/1971 -
2871 - 2876 CNO&TP GP38AC EMD 10/1971 -
2877 & 2878 INT & NS GP38AC EMD 9,10/1971 -
2879 TAG GP38 EMD 2/1968 Re-#d from 80
2880 - 2886 N-S GP38 EMD 6/66-7/67 Re-#d from original Norfolk-Southern 2001-2007
2900 - 2903 - E6A EMC 4-5/1941 -
2904 - DL109 ALCO 10/1942 -
2905 - 2922 - E7A EMD 5/46-4/49 -
2950 - 2953 - E6B EMC 3-5/1941 -
2954 - DL110 ALCO 11/1941 -
3000 - 3099 - SD35 EMD 9/65-1/66 -
3100 - 3169 - SD45 EMD 11-12/67 & 3/70 Hi-nose units; #3100-04, 3106, 3168, 3169 were built for CNO&TP
3172 - 3200 Note E SD40 EMD 4/71-1/72 -
3201 - 3328 Note F SD40-2 EMD 12/72-6/79 -
3500 - 3521 - B30-7A1 GE 4-5/1982 3519 (owned by GN) and 3520-21(owned by GSF)
3801 - 3804 - U30C GE 12/1967 -
3805 - 3814 - U33C GE 40/70-1/72 -
3815 - 3820 - B36-7 GE 3/1981 -
3900 - 3969 Note G U23B GE 5/72-2/77 -
3970 - 4023 Note H B23-7 GE 9/78-4/81 -
4100 - 4127 - FTA EMC 10/43-8/45 #4104 sold to Georgia Northern as #14
4128 - 4206 - F3A EMD 11/46-1/49 4192 onwed by G&F
4207 - 4269 - F7A EMD 4/49-6/51 -
4300 - 4319 - FTB EMC 10/43-8/45 -
4320 - 4384 - F3B EMC 12/46-1/49 -
4386 - 4429 - F7B EMD 4/49-2/51 -
4600 - 4605 - GP39X EMD 11/1980 -
5000 - 5256 Note C GP38-2 EMD 2/1968 -
6000 - 6001 CNO&TP S1 Alco 9/1941 Re-#d from DS6000-6001
6010 CNO&TP 44-Tonner GE 10/1945 -
6057 - 6059 CNO&TP S2 Alco 10,11/1941 Re-#d from DS6057-6059
6074 - 6075 CNO&TP S4 Alco 9/1951 -
6100 - 6105 CNO&TP FTA EMC 11/39-7/41 -
6106 - 6113 - F3A EMD 5/1947 -
6114 - 6120 - F7A EMD 4/1950 -
6130 - 6149 - FP7 EMD 5-12/1950 #6138, 6141, 613 & 6147 re-#d to 3496-3499
6150 - 6155 CNO&TP FTB EMC 11/39-12/43 -
6156 - 6159 CNO&TP F3B EMD 5/1947 -
6160 - 6183 CNO&TP F7B EMD 4/50-11/52 -
6200 - 6201 CN0&TP GP7 EMD 4/1950 Wrecked
6206 - 6207 CNO&TP RS2 Alco 8/1949 Originally purchased by Danville & Western; S/G equipped
6210 - 6239 CO&TP RS3 Alco 2-3/1952 -
6246 - 6249 CNO&TP GP9 EMD 7-8/1955 -
6250 - 6251 CNO&TP GP9 EMD 8/1955 Re-#d from 302-303
6252 - 6253 CNO&TP GP9 EMD 10/1956 Re-#d from 2500-2501
6254 - 6255 AGS GP9 EMD 8/1955 Re-#d from 8214-8215
6254 - 6255 NONE GP9 EMD 8/1955 Re-#d from 6898-6899
6256 - 6257 GSF GP9 EMD 8/1955 Re-#d from 8214-8215
6258 - 6268 GSF GP9 EMD 11/56 & 4/57 Re-#d from 160-170
6300 - 6304 CNO&TP H16-44 FM 5-6/1955 -
6305 - 6325 CNO&TP SD24 EMD 12/59-2/60 -
6344 - 6347 NONE SD24 EMD 12/1959 -
6400-6401 CNO&TP DL109 ALCO 2/1941 -
6425-6426 CNO&TP DL110 ALCO 3/1941 -
6500 - 6502 AGS S1 Alco 9/1941 Re-#d from DS6000-6502
6520 AGS 44-Tonner GE 10/1945 -
6542 & 6544 AGS GP7 EMD 5/1950 Wrecked
6545 - 6550 AGS H16-44 FM 12/1950 -
6700 - 6701 AGS FTA EMC 7/1946 -
6702 - 6712 AGS F3A EMD 11/46-5/47 -
6714 - 6719 AGS F7A EMD 11/1950 -
6750 - 6755 AGS F3B EMD 11/46-5/47 -
6756 - 6758 AGS F7A EMD 11/1950 -
6800 - 6803 NONE FTA EMC 7/1942 -
6804 - 6806 NONE F3A EMD 4/19/47 -
6825 - 6828 NONE FTB EMC 7/1942 -
6829 NONE F3B EMC 4/1947 -
6840 NO&NE 44-Tonner GE 10/1945 -
6841 NO&NE 45-Tonner GE 8/1941 Built origianlly as North Carolina Shipbuilding 3002
6875 - 6882 NONE RS3 Alco 10/1950 -
6900 (1ST)-6905 (1ST) CNO&TP PA-2 ALCO 10-12/1953 -
6900 - 6905 - E8A EMD 9/1951 Re-#d from 2923-28
6906 - 6915 NONE E8A EMD 11-12/1953 -
6916 - E8A EMD 10/1951 Re-#d from 2929
7000 - 7002 - GP40X EMD 6/1978 -
7003 - 7092 Note D GP50 EMD 9/80-5/81 -
8210 - 8213 GSF GP7 EMD 5/1950 -
8216, 8217 - 8229 CG GP7 EMD 7/50, 5/1951 -
8230 A&EC GP7 EMD 5/1951 Re-#d from 501
8231 - 8234 G&F GP7 EMD 9/1950 Re-#d from 701-704
8235 - 8237 TAG GP7 EMD 4,8,4/1951 Re-#d from 708, 709, & 707; units #708 and 709 were re-#d to 705(2nd) and 706(2nd) prior to becoming 8235 and 8236.
8238 - 8287 - GP7 EMD 1/53-6/52 -
8288 NONE GP7 EMD 1/53-6/52 Re-#d from 2197
8289 - 8290 CN0&TP GP7 EMD 4/1950 Re-#d from 6202-6203
8291 - 8297 CN0&TP GP7 EMD 1-4/1950 -
8298 - 8300 AGS GP7 EMD 5/1950 Re-#d from 6540, 6541 & 6543
NOTE A


C&NW owned units:  1044, 1048-49, 1057 & 1063
CNO&TP owned units:  1045-47, 1054-56, 1058, 1061-62, 1064-68, 1072-73, 1075-82
NO&NE owned units:  1059-60, 1069-71, 1074, 1084-85 
AGS owned unit 1083
NOTE B


CG owned units:  2367-70, 2433
GSF owned units:  2371, 2434-35
AGS owned units:  2373
CNO&TP owned unitS: 2383-91
NOTE C



AGS owned units:  5034-41, 5149-52, 5159-60, 5198-5200, 5229-30
CG owned units:  5042-47, 5101-02, 5132-38, 5153-58, 5193-97, 5223-25
CNO&TP owned units:  5028-33, 5226-27, 5235-38, 5247-53  
GSF owned units:  5049-52, 5097-5100, 5124-31, 5201 
INT owned units:  5053, 5239, 5255-56
NS owned unit:  5054
NOTE D



CNO&TP owned units:  7039-69, 7076-79  
GSF owned units:  7074-75 
NS owned units: 7070-72
NOTE E



AGS owned units:  3180-82, 3192-97
CG owned units:  3184-84, 3198-99
CNO&TP owned units:  3175-78  
GSF owned unit:  3183
NOTE F



AGS owned units:  3209-11, 3299-3302, 3313-15
CG owned units:  3214-15, 3288-92, 3294-98, 3316-25
CNO&TP owned units:  3216, 3231-40  
GSF owned units:  3212-13,  
INT owned units:  3326-27
NS owned unit:  3328
NOTE G



AGS owned units:  3928-30, 3949-50, 3968
CG owned units:  3906-10, 3931-34, 3951-54, 3964-67
C&NW owned unit:  3905   
GSF owned units:  3911-13, 3969  
INT owned unit:  3914
NOTE H



AGS owned units:  3983-85
CG owned units:  3978-80, 3986-89
CNO&TP owned unit:  4012-17, 4019-22    
NS owned unit:  3999, 4023
NOTE I

CofG GP35s 210 - 214... they were ordered as GP30s but were delivered as GP35s.  
They are among the earliest GP35s built and a few of their specs differ from 
what you will find for a GP35, being throwbacks to GP30s.  CB&Q also had some 
early GP35s that were ordered as GP30s.  An interesting thing about these units is 
that their serial numbers are in the latter part of the GP30 number series with 
other GP30s after them...but by the time they were built EMD had switched to GP35s.
(Jerry Laboda)  

Abbreviations:
A&EC - Atlantic & Eastern Carolina
A&N - Albany & Northern
AGS - Alabama Great Southern
C&NW - Carolina & Northwestern
CG - Central of Georgia
CNO&TP - Cincinnati New Orleans & Texas Pacific
CTC - Chattanooga Traction Company
EJ&E - Elgin Joliet & Eastern
G&F - Georgia & Florida
GN - Georgia Northern
NO&NE - New Orleans & Northeastern
NS - Norfolk Southern (original)
SG - South Georgia
St. John's River Terminal
TAG - Tennessee Alabama & Georgia


Sources: Extra 2200 South (June 1962), Diesel Era Magazine,
"Baldwin Diesel Locomotives" by Gary and Stephen Dolzall 
"Diesels of the Southern Railway" by Paul K. Withers with Warren Calloway and J. Harlen Wilson


Thanks to the following people / sources for updates: Warren Calloway, Jerry M. Laboda, and Galen Wright

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