New Orleans Public Belt

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Revised: 9 December 2021 Photograph by: Jim Kleeman
Info from: Richard Adams and Many Others AAR Mark: NOPB
Road No. Model (& Date) Bldr Nmbr Notes
1001 SW1000 (8/71) EMD - 8/71 Ex-NOPB 105
(1501 & 1502) SW1500 (8/71) EMD 7310-1 & 2 Went to SSRX; ex-NOPB 151 & 152
(1503) SW1500 (8/71) EMD 4618-1 Went to SSRX; ex-NOPB 153
1504 MP1500D MPI -
1505 MP1500D MPI Leased from MPEX
1732 GP16 (10/56) EMD 23632 Ex-SAL GP9 1961
2000 GP38-2 (7/72) EMD 7354-47 Leased GMTX 2195 < UP < EMD < CR 7966 < nee PC 7986
2001 & 2002 GP38-2 (8,7/69) EMD 34957, 35367 Leased GMTX 2334 & 2681 < ex-IC GP40 3060 and 7735
2003 & 2004 GP38-2 (8/69) EMD 35764, 35363 Leased GMTX 2616 & 2615 < nee PC 7738 & 7734
2005 GP38-2 (--) EMD -- Leased GMTX ??
2008 MP1500D (--) MPI 766063-13 Re-#d from 1501:1
3001 GP40 (9/71) EMD 38502 Ex-B&O 4022
(3002) GP40 (9/67) EMD 33459 Sold to NCRC; ex-L&N 3020
(3003) GP40 (5/70) EMD 35920 Sold to NCRC; ex-Point Comfort & Northern 3000 < CSX 6773 < SBD 6773 < nee SCL 1619
4001 & 4002 C40-8 GE -- Ex-GECX 9114 & 9115 < LTEX 8750 & 8751 < nee NS 8750 & 8751
4003 & 4004 C40-8 GE -- Ex-GECX 9120 & 9121 < LTEX 8759 & 8660 < nee NS 8759 & 8760
8708 SW900 (9/61) EMD 26811 Ex-Rdg 1508
Past Locomotive Dispositions
41 VO660 (12/41) BLW 64196 Sold or scrapped
42 - 43 VO660 (3/42) BLW 64241 & 42 Sold or scrapped
44 - 46 DS44-660 (11-12/46) BLW 73038-73040 Sold or scrapped
47 - 49 DS44-66 (02/49) BLW 73895 TO 97 Sold or scrapped
50 - 51 S8 (5/51) BLW 75251 & 52 Sold or scrapped
60 - 61 S12 (12/55) BLW 76120 & 21 Sold or scrapped
101, 103 & 104 SW1000 (7-8/71) EMD 37388 & 90-92 #101 went to EJ&E 459 and #103 became WAMX 1702
105 & 106 SW1000 (8/71) EMD 37392 & 93 #105 re-#d to 1001 and sold; and #106 became WAMX 1701

References: Eastern Coast Productions, Extra 2200 South (Jan./Feb. 1972), LocoNotes II, American Shortline Railway Guide (by Edward A. Lewis - 1991), and RRpicturesarchive.net

Additional information provided by: Richard Adams, Mike Palmieri, Michael Richmond, and R. Craig

Original Upload: 14 January 2006

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