Georgia Central Railway

Locomotives
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RR Affiliation: GWI Blane Brandenburg photo at Orland, GA 27 May 2021
Revised: 17 January 2024 Roster by: Greg Wiltsie
Model (& Bldr) Road No. Bldr Nmbr Date Notes
B32-8 (GE) 522 46117 10/89 Ex-NS 3522
532 46127 10/89 Ex-NS 3532
536 & 537 46131 10/89 Ex-NS 3536 & 3537
541 46136 10/89 Ex-NS 3541
542 46151 11/89 Ex-NS 3542
546 446161 11/89 Ex-NS 3546
547 46142 11/89 Ex-NS 3547
549 46144 11/89 Ex-GECX 549 < NS 549 < nee NS 3549
550 46145 11/89 Ex-NS 3550
555 46150 11/89 Ex-GECX 555 < NS 555 < nee NS 3555
556 46137 12/89 Ex-NS 3556
559 46154 12/89 Ex-GECX 559 < NS 559 < nee NS 3559
564 46159 12/89 Ex-GECX 564 < NS 564 < nee NS 3564
566 46161 12/89 Ex-GECX 566 < NS 566 < nee NS 3566

Retirements & Dispositions SD45R Retirements
  • 452 is ex-HATX 452 < nee SP 8824
  • 457 is ex-HATX 457 < nee SP 8904
  • 462 is ex-IMRR 462 < nee SP 8862

U30B Retirements:

  • 1001 - 1004 are ex-CSX 5305, 5320, 5325 & 5332
  • 1004 (2nd) - loco is ex-CSX 3261
  • 1005, 1007 & 1007(2nd) are ex-CSX 5341, 5349 & GVT 901
  • 1008 - 1011 are ex-CSX 5350, 5351, 5358 & #?
U33B Retirements:
  • 1012 - 1014 are ex-CSX 5609, 5614 & 5621,
  • 1015 & 1016 are ex-CSX 5627 & 5628
Alco Slug Retirements:
  • 1005:2 - was ex-Ohio Central 1005 < CR Slug 1005 < nee NYC RS11 8007<
  • (1006:2) - was transferred to Golden Isles; ex-Ohio Central 1006 < CR Slug 1006 < nee RS11 PRR 8625
GP7/9/9R Transfers:
  • 1706 - Sold and scrapped; (see Note A)
  • (1713) - (see Note A)- Assigned to HOG; ex-GCR 6046 < RSM 6046 < GTW 6046 < D&TSL 76 < nee DTSL 46
  • 1714 - Went to MNA; ex-Maryland Midland 201 < ex-N&W 794
  • (1761)- (see Note A)- - Movd to Savannah Port Terminal
  • 1800 - Assigned to HOG; ex-GCR 1800 < PRLX 4627 < GTW GP9R 4627 < GTW 4906 < nee GTW GP9 1781
GP20 Lease Returns:
  • 2092 - Assigned to I&M; ex-AZER 2170 < Kyle 2170 < BN 2015 < nee GN 2015
  • 2093 - Assigned to I&M; ex-AZER 2171 < Kyle 2171 < BN 2023 < nee GN 2023
GP38-2 Lease Returns:
  • 2113 - Went to ??; ex-LLPX 2259 < UP 396 < nee IC GP40 3006
  • 2114 - Went to ??; ex-GMTX 2308 < UP 373 < nee C&NW 4608
  • 2115 - Went to ??; ex-GMTX 2310 < UP 375 < nee C&NW 4610
  • 2116 - Went to Chesapeake Albemarle; ex-GMTX 2317 < UP 396 < nee C&NW 4631
  • 2137 - Went to First Coast; ex-NS 5028
  • 2138 - Went to First Coast; ex-NS 5031
  • 2139 - Going to North Carolina & Virginia; ex-NS 5134
  • 2140 - Going to Carolina Piedmont; ex-NS 5134
  • 2148 - Went to ??; BayL 10 < nee A&SAB 510
GP30 Lease Returns:
  • LTEX 2413 - Assigned to ??; ex-ATSF 2413 < ATSF 2713/3213 < nee ATSF 1213
  • LTEX 2435 - Assigned to ??; ex-ATSF 2435 < ATSF 2735/3235 < nee ATSF 1235
U23B Retirements:
  • 3905 - Sold to SARM dinner train; ex-NS 3910 < nee SOU 3910
  • 3907 & 3909 are ex-NS 3907 & 3909 < nee SOU 3907 & 3909
  • 3910 - Scrapped; ex-NS 3910 < nee SOU 3910
  • 3911-12 & 3917-19 are ex-NS 3911-12 & 3917-19 < nee SOU 3911-12 & 3917-19
  • 3928 .. 33, 37, 38, 46 & 47 are ex-NS 3928 .. 33, 37, 38, 46 & 47 < nee SOU 3928, 3933, 3937, 3938, 3946 & 3947
  • 3950 .. 56, 57, 59, 65 & 68 are ex-NS 3950 .. 56, 59, 65 & 68 < nee SOU 3950, 3956, 3959 & 3968
B32-8s Movements:
  • 526 - To MN&A
  • 529 - To
  • 531 - To
  • 533 - To
  • 535 - To
  • 538 - To
  • 539 - To
  • 540 - To
  • 543 - To
  • 545 - To
  • 545 - To
  • 551 - To
  • 557 - To
  • 558 - To
  • 559 - To MN&A
  • 561 - To
  • 562 - To
Other Retirements:
  • 2069 - Moved to South Carolina Central,
  • 3602 & 3614 are ex-CV GP18s (same #s)
  • 4929 is ex-GTW GP9 (same #)
  • 5605 & 5614 are ex-CSX (same #s)
  • 6049 - Scrapped; ex-GTW 6049 < nee DTSL 49; sold to RLGN 1756 > RLHH 1756
  • 7011 is ex-GTW SW9 (same #)
Note A: Loco to be permanently removed from roster or destroyed per G&W's January 2023 agreement with Dept. of Justice & Environment Protection Agency for alleged non-compliance.

Abbreviations:

  • BN - Burlington
  • BP - Buffalo & Pittsburgh
  • CV - Central Vermont
  • D&TSL - Detroit & Toledo Shore Line
  • GTW - Grand Trunk Western
  • I&M - Iowa & Middleton
  • NP - Northern Pacific
  • PRLX - Progress Rail Leasing
  • RI/CRIP - Rock Island
  • NS - Norfolk Southern
  • RLGN - Rail Link
  • RLHH - Rail Link
  • SAL - Seaboard Air Line
  • SBD - Seaboard
  • SOU - Southern Railway

Additional information/updates provided by: Blane Brandenburg, Martin Baumann, Maurice Boggs, Mike Derrick, John Howell, John Komanesky, Tommy Parker, and Michael Richmond (via RRPA), R. Craig and Hawkins Rail website.

New: 9 May 2008

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