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Chicago & North Western Railway

Roster of Diesel Locomotives, 1926-1995

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EMD SW900 -- 1 unit
B-B; 8-567C engine; 68:16 gear ratio; 900 horsepower; 237,100 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
143 CGW 5 Jul 1957 614 18 Nov 1980 1.

General Notes:

a. Built as Chicago Great Western 5 (Model SC, EMC order number E142, July 1936), powered by a Winton 201-A 600 horsepower engine. Rebuilt by EMD to Model SW900 in July 1957; acquired by C&NW through merger in July 1968. EMD rebuild order number 7551.

Notes:

1. Sold to Nucor Steel 143, Norfolk, Nebraska.
   

EMD SW900 -- 2 units
B-B; 8-567C engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 900 horsepower; 230,300 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
144 Apr 1960 26019 17 Feb 1981 1.
145 Apr 1960 26020 17 Feb 1981 2.

General Notes:

a. C&NW 144 held in C&NW accounts as a CStPM&O owned unit.
b. EMD order number 7591.

Notes:

1. Sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, February 1981.
2. Sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, February 1981; resold to U. S. Navy 65-00636.
   

BLW/EMD VO660M -- 2 units
B-B; 6-VO (later EMD 8-567C) engine; 68:14 gear ratio; 660 (later 900) horsepower; 199,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
146 CStPM&O 58 58 Jun 1945 71572 17 Feb 1981 1.
147 CStPM&O 59 59 Jun 1945 71573 6 Oct 1976 2.

General Notes:

a. Built as Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha 58, 59, re-engined by EMD from original 660 horsepower to 900 horsepower in 1959, using new EMD 8-567 engines and new EMD design long hoods; acquired by C&NW in January 1957. EMD rebuild order number 8545.
b. Renumbered from C&NW 58, 59 in October 1968.

Notes:

1. Sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, February 1981.
2. Sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, October 1976.
   

F-M H16-66 -- 1 unit
C-C; 8-OP engine; 63:15 gear ratio; 1,600 horsepower; 287,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
150 CStPM&O 150 Feb 1951 16L278 1971 (disposition unknown)

General Notes:

a. Built as Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha 150; acquired by C&NW by control in January 1957.
b. F-M order number LD-96.
   

EMD GP7 -- 6 units
B-B; 16-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 240,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Notes
151 CStPM&O 151 Jul 1951 14667 1.
152 CStPM&O 152 Aug 1951 14668 2.
153 CStPM&O 153 Aug 1951 14669 3.
154 CStPM&O 154 Aug 1951 14670 4.
155 CStPM&O 155 Aug 1951 14671 5.
156 CStPM&O 156 Aug 1951 14672 6.

General Notes:

a. Built as Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha 151-156; acquired by C&NW by control in January 1957.
b. Held in C&NW accounts as CStPM&O owned units, until retired and rebuilt to GP7Rs.
c. EMD order number 6297.

Notes:

1. Rebuilt and renumbered to 4473 (GP7R), 25 October 1979.
2. Rebuilt and renumbered to 4472 (GP7R), 6 November 1979.
3. Rebuilt and renumbered to 4475 (GP7R), 28 September 1979.
4. Rebuilt and renumbered to 4474 (GP7R), 5 October 1979.
5. Rebuilt and renumbered to 4471 (GP7R), 13 December 1979.
6. Rebuilt and renumbered to 4470 (GP7R), 30 November 1979.
   

EMD GP7 -- 3 units
B-B; 16-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 244,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Notes
157 CStPM&O 157 Jun 1952 16891 1.
158 CStPM&O 158 Jun 1952 16892 2.
159 CStPM&O 159 Jun 1952 16893 3.

General Notes:

a. Built as Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha 157-159; acquired by C&NW by control in January 1957.
b. EMD order number 6398.

Notes:

1. Rebuilt and renumbered to 4469 (GP7R), 22 December 1979.
2. Rebuilt and renumbered to 4468 (GP7R), 17 December 1979.
3. Rebuilt and renumbered to 4466 (GP7R), 31 December 1979.
   

EMD GP7 -- 2 units
B-B; 16-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 244,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
160 CStPM&O 160 Aug 1952 16894 12 Apr 1976 1.
161 CStPM&O 161 Aug 1952 16895 9 Nov 1979 2.

General Notes:

a. Built as Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha 160, 161; acquired by C&NW by control in January 1957.
b. EMD order number 6406.

Notes:

1. Sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, April 1976; rebuilt to Amtrak 769, April 1978; resold to Shore Fast Line in New Jersey in early 1987.
2. Rebuilt and renumbered to CNW 4467 (GP7R), 31 December 1979.
   

ALCo RS-3 -- 3 units
B-B; 12-244 engine; 74:18 gear ratio; 1,600 horsepower; 247,000 pounds operating weight (freight service); 256,000 pounds (passenger service)

Road
Number
First
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
162 CStPM&O 162 Aug 1952 80137 May 1969 1.
163 CStPM&O 163 Jul 1952 80138 May 1972 2.
164 CStPM&O 164 Aug 1952 80139 Mar 1972 3.

General Notes:

a. Built as Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha 162-164; acquired by C&NW by control in January 1957.
b. C&NW 163 and 164 equipped with steam generator for passenger service.

Notes:

1. Sold to Precision Engineering Co., Mount Vernon, Illinois, May 1969.
2. Scrapped by C&NW at Oelwein, Iowa, in 1976.
3. (disposition unknown)
   

ALCo RS-3 -- 3 units
B-B; 12-244 engine; 74:18 gear ratio; 1,600 horsepower; 245,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
165 CStPM&O 165 Jul 1953 80519 19 Sep 1975 1.
166 CStPM&O 166 Jul 1953 80520 3 Mar 1978 2.
167 CStPM&O 167 Jul 1953 80521 15 Nov 1976 3.

General Notes:

a. Built as Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha 165-167; acquired by C&NW by control in January 1957.
b. C&NW 167 equipped with steam generator for passenger service; located in raised short hood.

Notes:

1. Scrapped by C&NW at Oelwein, Iowa, in 1976.
2. Sold to Erie Western 1603, June 1978; resold to Peabody Coal Co. for parts.
3. Scrapped by C&NW at Huron, South Dakota, in 1976.
   

F-M H16-66 -- 5 units
C-C; 8-OP engine; 63:15 gear ratio; 1,600 horsepower; 286,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
168 CStPM&O 168 Jul 1953 16L704 Jan 1969 1.
169 CStPM&O 169 Jul 1953 16L705 Jan 1969 1.
170 CStPM&O 170 Jul 1953 16L706 3 Feb 1975 2.
171 CStPM&O 171 Jul 1953 16L707 May 1972 3.
172 CStPM&O 172 Jul 1953 16L708 1969 3.

General Notes:

a. Built as Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha 168-172; acquired by C&NW by control in January 1957.
b. F-M order number LD-150.

Notes:

1. Traded to EMD, January 1969.
2. Scrapped by C&NW, February 1975.
3. (disposition unknown)
   

Whitcomb 30DM-37 (30 ton) -- 1 unit
AAA; 60,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
201 (1st) Aug 1941 40122 Apr 1942 1.

General Notes:

a. Built as Whitcomb diesel-hydraulic locomotive; rebuilt as diesel-mechanical locomotive. Equipped with a single, 3-axle truck. Used on C&NW as demonstrator for Whitcomb's proposed line of diesel-mechanical locomotives.

Notes:

1. Returned to Whitcomb in 1942.
   

EMC NW2 -- 1 unit
B-B; 12-567 engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,000 horsepower; 248,500 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Third
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Notes
201 (2nd) M&StL D740 M&StL 101 101 (2nd) Aug 1940 1135 1.

General Notes:

a. Built as Minneapolis & St. Louis D740, renumbered to M&StL 101, March 1956; acquired by C&NW through merger on 1 November 1960; renumbered to 201 (2nd), February 1962.
b. EMC order number E332.

Notes:

1. Renumbered to 1021 (2nd) in 1971.
   

ALCo RS-1 -- 35 units (22 to C&NW)
B-B; 6-539T engine; 75:16 gear ratio; 1,000 horsepower; 242,500 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
--- M&StL 244 M&StL 200 Feb 1944 71317   1.
--- M&StL 744 M&StL 201 Oct 1944 71434   1.
--- M&StL 944 M&StL 202 Oct 1944 71436   1.
203 (1st) M&StL 1044 M&StL 203 Dec 1944 73093 18 Apr 1973 2.
--- M&StL 1144 M&StL 204 Jan 1945 73097   1.
--- M&StL 645 M&StL 205 Apr 1945 73334   1.
206 (1st) M&StL 745 M&StL 206 Jun 1945 73759 Feb 1967 3.
207 (1st) M&StL 845 M&StL 207 Oct 1945 74317 Feb 1968 4.
--- M&StL 945 M&StL 208 Sep 1945 74318   1.
--- M&StL 146 M&StL 209 Dec 1945 74821   1.
210 (1st) M&StL 246 M&StL 210 Dec 1945 74822 Jan 1969 5.
211 (1st) M&StL 346 M&StL 211 Jun 1946 74824 Jan 1969 5.
212 (1st) M&StL 446 M&StL 212 Jun 1946 74909 Feb 1968 4.
--- M&StL 546 M&StL 213 Jun 1946 75113   1.
214 (1st) M&StL 646 M&StL 214 Jun 1946 75114 Feb 1968 4.
215 (1st) M&StL 746 M&StL 215 Jun 1946 75115 Sep 1971 6.
--- M&StL 846 M&StL 216 Jul 1946 75116   1.
--- M&StL 946 M&StL 217 Aug 1946 75117   1.
218 (1st) M&StL 1046 M&StL 218 Sep 1946 75118 30 May 1973 7.
--- M&StL 547 M&StL 219 Jun 1947 75390 Oct 1960 1.
--- M&StL 948 M&StL 220 Sep 1948 76207   1.
221 (1st) M&StL 1048 M&StL 221 Sep 1948 76208 Jan 1969 5.
222 (1st) M&StL 1148 M&StL 222 Oct 1948 76209 Jan 1969 5.
223 (1st) M&StL 849 M&StL 223 Dec 1949 77842 Feb 1968 4.
--- M&StL 949 M&StL 224 Dec 1949 77843   1.
225 (1st) M&StL 1049 M&StL 225 Jan 1950 77844 Jan 1969 5.
226 (1st) M&StL 1149 M&StL 226 Feb 1950 77845   8.
227 (1st) M&StL 1249 M&StL 227 Feb 1950 77846   9.
228 (1st) M&StL 950 M&StL 228 Sep 1950 78243 Feb 1968 4.
229 (1st) M&StL 1050 M&StL 229 Sep 1950 78244 Jan 1969 5.
230 (1st) M&StL 1150 M&StL 230 Sep 1950 78245 Feb 1969 10.
231 (1st) M&StL 1250 M&StL 231 Sep 1950 78373 Mar 1969 11.
232 (1st) M&StL 751 M&StL 232 Sep 1951 79235   12.
233 (1st) M&StL 851 M&StL 233 Sep 1951 79346 Feb 1969 5.
--- M&StL 951 M&StL 234 Oct 1951 79347   1.

General Notes:

a. Built new with Minneapolis & St. Louis road numbers reflecting the month and year of delivery (i.e., 244 was delivered in February 1944). All 35 units renumbered by M&StL to their road numbers 200-234 in March 1956; acquired by C&NW through merger on 1 November 1960

Notes:

1. (Off M&StL roster prior to November 1960 C&NW/M&StL merger.)
2. Renumbered to 1081 (2nd) in 1971.
3. Traded to EMD, February 1967.
4. Traded to GE, February 1968.
5. Traded to EMD, February 1969, scrapped by late April 1969.
6. Sold to Precision Engineering Co., Mount Vernon, Illinois
7. Renumbered to 1082 (2nd) in 1971.
8. Renumbered to 1083 (2nd) in 1971.
9. Renumbered to 1086 (2nd) in 1971.
10. Sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, September 1971.
11. Sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, June 1976.
12. Renumbered to 1087 (2nd) in 1971.
   

EMD F3A/F5A -- 16 units
B-B; 16-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 230,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Order
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
201 (3rd) CGW 101C 101C Oct 1947 4118 E762A Jun 1985 1.
202 CGW 104A 104A Oct 1947 4123 E762A Jun 1985 1.
203 (2nd) CGW 107C 107C Mar 1948 5005 E858A 1 Dec 1975 2.
204 CGW 108A 108A Mar 1948 5006 E858A 1 Dec 1975 2.
205 CGW 108C 108C Mar 1948 5007 E858A Jun 1985 1.
206 (2nd) CGW 109C 109C Mar 1948 5009 E858A 26 Nov 1973 3.
207 (2nd) CGW 110A 110A Mar 1948 5010 E858A 1 Dec 1975 4.
208 CGW 110C 110C Mar 1948 5011 E858A 24 Jun 1981 3.
209 CGW 111A 111A Mar 1948 5012 E858A 1 Dec 1975 2.
210 (2nd) CGW 112A 112A Mar 1948 5014 E858A Jun 1985 1.
211 (2nd) CGW 112C 112C Mar 1948 5015 E858A Jun 1985 1.
212 (2nd) CGW 113A 113A Feb 1949 5989 E963A Jun 1985 1.
213 CGW 113C 113C Feb 1949 5990 E963A Jun 1985 1.
214 (2nd) CGW 114A 114A Feb 1949 5991 E963A 1 Dec 1975 2.
215 (2nd) CGW 115A 115A Feb 1949 5993 E963A Jun 1985 1.
216 CGW 115C 115C Feb 1949 5994 E963A 1 Dec 1975 2.

General Notes:

a. Built as Chicago Great Western units (same numbers); acquired by C&NW through merger in July 1968. Renumbered to 200 series in 1971. C&NW 212-216 (5 units) built as part of group CGW 113A,C-115A,C (6 units) with EMD D27B traction motors and were model F5A.

Notes:

1. Traded to EMD, June 1985, scrapped by St. Louis Auto Shredding, Madison, Illinois
2. Traded to EMD, December 1975.
3. (disposition unknown)
4. Held by C&NW at Oelwein, Iowa, during 1988 for donation to Hub City Heritage Corp., Oelwein, Iowa.
   

EMD FP7 -- 2 units
B-B; 16-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 245,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
217 CGW 116A 116A Dec 1950 13559 1993 1.
218 (2nd) CGW 116C 116C Dec 1950 13560 1 Dec 1975 2.

General Notes:

a. Built as Chicago Great Western 116A, 116C; acquired by C&NW through merger in July 1968. Renumbered to 200 series in 1971.
b. EMD order number 8000.

Notes:

1. Donated to Hub City Heritage Corp., Oelwein, Iowa, repainted and renumbered back to CGW 116A in January 1995; work completed by Tansco Railway Products at its Oelwein, Iowa, shop.
2. Traded to EMD, December 1975.
   

EMD F7A -- 1 unit
B-B; 16-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 237,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
Previous
Number
Date
Renumbered
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Note
C&NW 219 (2nd) C&NW 4069C Jul 1971 Mar 1949 6603 C&NW 219 (2nd) was renumbered to C&NW 412 (2nd) in December 1971.

General Notes:

a. C&NW 219 (2nd) was among a group of 8 units (C&NW 4067A, 4068A, 4068C, 4069C, 4070A, 4070C, 4071A, and 4071C) that were regeared from their original 62:15 (65 mph) gear ratio to 57:20 (95 mph) gear ratio, and equipped with Cummins diesel generator set for 440VAC auxiliary power for Chicago suburban service in 1960 and 1961.
b. Equipped with dynamic braking.
c. EMD order number E1013A.
   

EMD F7A -- 2 units
B-B; 16-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 232,600 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Date To
200 Series
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Order
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
C&NW 219 (3rd) C&NW 4076C 1972 Oct 1949 8557 E1188A 10 Apr 1975 1.
C&NW 220 C&NW 4091A 1972 Apr 1950 10570 6035A 25 Jun 1974 2.

General Notes:

a. Built as C&NW 4000 series, renumbered to 200 series in 1972.

Notes:

1. C&NW 219 (3rd) was scrapped by C&NW at Oelwein, Iowa, August 1975.
2. C&NW 220 was traded to EMD, January 1975.
   

EMD FP9M -- 4 units
B-B; 16-567BC engine; 57:20 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 260,400 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Builder
Date
Rebuilt
To FP9M
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
221 (2nd) 5401A 4051A May 1945 Jul 1955 3115 1 Dec 1975 1.
222 (2nd) 5401D 4052A May 1945 Oct 1955 3116 1 Dec 1975 1.
223 (2nd) 5402A 4053A May 1945 Oct 1955 3117 1 Dec 1975 1.
224 5402D 4054A May 1945 Nov 1955 3118 1 Dec 1975 2.

General Notes:

a. Built as C&NW FTAs 5401A, 5401D, 5402A, 5402D; renumbered to C&NW 4051A-4054A in 1947, rebuilt to FP9Ms by EMD in 1955; renumbered to C&NW 200 series in 1971.
b. C&NW 222, as 4052A, equipped with Cummins train-lighting generator for use in suburban service in March 1969, removed by March 1970.
c. EMD order number E653A.

Notes:

1. Traded to EMD, December 1975.
2. Traded to EMD, March 1976.
   

EMD F5A -- 2 units
B-B; 16-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 246,600 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
225 (2nd) CGW 150 4101A (2nd) Nov 1948 5995 1 Dec 1975 1.
226 (2nd) CGW 152 4101C (2nd) Jan 1949 5997 1 Dec 1975 1.

General Notes:

a. Built as Chicago Great Western 150, 152; acquired by C&NW through merger in July 1968, renumbered from 4100 series in 1971. CGW 150-152 (3 units) were built with EMD D27B traction motors and were model F5A.
b. Equipped with steam generator.
c. EMD order number E964A.

Notes:

1. Traded to EMD, December 1975.
   

EMD F7A -- 3 units
B-B; 16-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 246,600 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
227 (2nd) CGW 153 4102A (2nd) Jun 1949 7058 1 Dec 1975 1.
228 (2nd) CGW 155 4102C (2nd) Jun 1949 7060 1 Dec 1975 1.
229 (2nd) CGW 156 4103A (2nd) Jun 1949 7061 1 Dec 1975 1.

General Notes:

a. Built as Chicago Great Western 153, 155, 156; acquired by C&NW through merger in July 1968, renumbered from 4100 series in 1971.
b. Equipped with steam generator.
c. EMD order number E1039A.

Notes:

1. Traded to EMD, December 1975.
   

EMD F3A/F7A/FP7 -- 30 units
B-B; 16-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 236,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Builder
Model
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Order
Number
Date To
C&NW Number
Date
Retired
Notes
230 (2nd) MKT 210C MKT 73C F7A Jun 1949 7382 E1050A Jan 1971 12 Apr 1976 1.
231 (2nd) MKT 121A MKT 78A FP7 Jan 1952 14805 6318 Feb 1971 13 May 1976 1.
232 (2nd) MKT 205C MKT 68C F3A Jun 1947 4036 E749A Feb 1971 18 Jun 1976 1.
(233) FEC 502   F3A Jan 1949 5517 E913A Feb 1971 1971 2.
233 (2nd) MKT 202A MKT 65A F3A Jun 1947 4026 E749A 1971 7 Jun 1976 1.
234 FEC 503   F3A Jan 1949 5518 E913A Feb 1971 1 Jun 1976 1.
235 FEC 504   F3A Jan 1949 5519 E913A Apr 1971 12 Apr 1976 1.
236 FEC 505   F3A Jan 1949 5520 E913A Apr 1971 12 Jul 1974 3.
(237) FEC 506   F3A Jan 1949 5521 E913A Feb 1971 1971 4.
237 MKT 226A MKT 75A F7A Jun 1949 7389 E1051A 1971 12 Apr 1976 1.
238 FEC 507   F3A Jan 1949 5521 E913A Feb 1971 11 May 1976 1.
239 FEC 508   F3A Jan 1949 5522 E913A Feb 1971 1 May 1976 1.
240 FEC 571   FP7 Dec 1951 15568 3088A Apr 1971 12 Apr 1976 1.
241 FEC 572   FP7 Dec 1951 15569 3088A Apr 1971 3 Jun 1976 1.
242 FEC 573   FP7 Dec 1951 15570 3088A Feb 1971 12 Apr 1976 1.
243 FEC 574   FP7 Dec 1951 15571 3088A Mar 1971 16 Oct 1974 3.
244 FEC 575   FP7 Dec 1951 15572 3088A Mar 1971 12 Apr 1976 1.
245 MKT 209A MKT 72A F7A Jun 1949 7379 E1050A Dec 1971 1 Jun 1976 1.
246 MKT 122A MKT 79A FP7 Feb 1952 14807 6318 Dec 1971 12 Apr 1976 1.
247 MKT 229C MKT 77C F7A Jun 1949 7396 E1051A Dec 1971 1 Dec 1975 5.
248 MKT 204A MKT 67A F3A Jun 1947 4028 E749A Dec 1971 18 Jun 1976 1.
249 MKT 201C MKT 64C F3A Jun 1947 4032 E749A Dec 1971 20 May 1974 6.
250 MKT 203A MKT 66A F3A Jun 1947 4027 E749A Jan 1972 24 May 1976 1.
251 MKT 227A MKT 76A F7A Jun 1949 7391 E1051A Jan 1972 3 Jun 1976 1.
252 MKT 201A MKT 64A F9A Jun 1947 4025 E749A Jan 1972 17 May 1976 1.
253 MKT 211C MKT 74C F7A Jun 1949 7384 E1050A Jan 1972 23 Apr 1976 1.
254 SP 6370   F7A Sep 1951 12803 3125A Mar 1972 1 Dec 1975 5.
255 MKT 228C MKT 70C F7A Jun 1949 7394 E1051A Feb 1972 1 May 1976 1.
256 MKT 206A MKT 69A F3A Jun 1947 4030 E749A Mar 1972 1 Dec 1975 5.
257 MKT 202C MKT 65C F3A Jun 1947 4033 E749A Mar 1972 27 Apr 1976 1.
258 MKT 122C MKT 79C FP7 Feb 1952 14808 6318 Mar 1972 1 Dec 1975 5.
259 MKT 227C MKT 76C F7A Jun 1947 7392 E1051A Mar 1972 1 Dec 1975 5.

General Notes:

a. C&NW 230-244 purchased second hand from Precision National Corp. on 20 December 1970, delivered to C&NW between January and April 1971.
b. C&NW 245-259 purchased second hand from Precision National Corp. on 20 December 1970, delivered to C&NW in October 1971, renumbered to C&NW in December 1971 and March 1972.
c. C&NW 231 (2nd) gear ratio 60:17 and 239,000 pounds operating weight.
d. C&NW 240-244 gear ratio 58:19; operating weight unknown.
e. C&NW 246 and 258 had 60:17 gear ratio and 239,000 pounds operating weight.
f. C&NW 252, as MKT 201A, was built as an F3A and was rebuilt by EMD to an F9A in December 1955.

Notes:

1. Sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, June 1976, scrapped.
2. Assigned C&NW number 233 but apparently did not actually carry its assigned C&NW number. Used for parts during 1971 and returned to Precision National Corp.
3. Traded to EMD, January 1975.
4. Assigned C&NW number 237 but apparently did not actually carry its assigned C&NW number. Used for parts during 1971 and returned to Precision National Corp.
5. Traded to EMD, December 1975.
6. (disposition unknown)
   

EMD F7A -- 11 units
B-B; 16-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 237,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Date
Renumbered
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Order
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
260 4070C 12 Feb 1973 Mar 1949 6605 E1013A 10 Apr 1975 1.
261 4093A 5 Mar 1973 Apr 1950 10574 6035A 10 Apr 1975 1.
262 4100C 15 Mar 1973 Apr 1950 10589 6035A 10 Apr 1975 1.
263 4071A 10 Mar 1973 Mar 1949 6606 E1013A 10 Apr 1975 1.
(264) 4072C   Jul 1949 8549 E1188A   2.
(265) 4075C   Oct 1949 8555 E1188A   2.
266 4078C 15 Mar 1973 Nov 1949 8561 E1188A 10 Apr 1975 1.
267 4079A 30 Apr 1973 Nov 1949 8562 E1188A 1 Dec 1975 3.
268 4080C 23 May 1973 Nov 1949 8565 E1188A 10 Apr 1975 1.
269 4084A 29 Aug 1973 Dec 1949 8572 E1188A 10 Apr 1975 1.
270 4085A 20 Jun 1973 Dec 1949 8574 E1188A 10 Apr 1975 1.
271 4085C 15 May 1973 Dec 1949 8575 E1188A 1 Dec 1975 3.
272 4086C 20 Oct 1973 Dec 1949 8577 E1188A 10 Apr 1975 1.
(273) 4088A   Apr 1950 10564 6035A   2.

General Notes:

a. Built as C&NW 4000 series, renumbered to 200 series in 1973.
b. C&NW 261 and 267 had 57:20 gear ratio and 232,600 pounds operating weight.

Notes:

1. Scrapped by C&NW at Oelwein, Iowa, August 1975.
2. C&NW 264, 265, and 273 numbers were blank and not used. Planned to be renumbered from C&NW 4072C, 4075C, and 4088A but these units were leased to Amtrak in 1973, returned to C&NW and scrapped.
3. Traded to EMD, December 1975.
   

EMD SD7 -- 2 units
C-C; 16-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 336,500 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Notes
300 M&StL 852 M&StL 300 Dec 1952 17408 1.
301 (2nd) M&StL 952 M&StL 301 Dec 1952 17409 2.

General Notes:

a. Built as Minneapolis & St. Louis 852, 952, renumbered to M&StL 300, 301 in March 1956; acquired by C&NW through merger in November 1960.
b. Rebuilt by C&NW at Oelwein, Iowa, to 1,750 horsepower SD7Rs in June and July 1971.
c. Both units received chopped short hoods by C&NW before 1968.
d. EMD order number 5181.

Notes:

1. Rebuilt and renumbered to 6620 (SD7R), December 1971.
2. Rebuilt and renumbered to 6621 (SD7R), December 1971.
   

ALCo RS-3 -- 3 units
B-B; 12-244 engine; 74:18 gear ratio; 1,600 horsepower; 245,200 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Notes
301 (1st) L&M 301 Feb 1952 79628 1.
302 (1st) L&M 302 May 1953 80280 2.
303 (1st) L&M 303 Aug 1956 81900 3.

General Notes:

a. Built as Litchfield & Madison 301-303; acquired by C&NW through merger in January 1958.
b. C&NW 303, as L&M 303, was the last RS-3 built.
c. C&NW 301 had 247,200 pounds operating weight.

Notes:

1. Renumbered to 905 (1st), May 1962.
2. Renumbered to 1553 (2nd), December 1971.
3. Renumbered to 1554 (2nd), December 1971.
   

EMD SW1200 -- 6 units
B-B; 12-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,200 horsepower; 244,600 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Notes
310 (1st) Jul 1960 26075 1.
311 (1st) Jul 1960 26076 2.
312 (1st) Sep 1960 26077 3.
313 (1st) Sep 1960 26078 4.
314 (1st) Nov 1960 26079 5.
315 (1st) Nov 1960 26080 6.

General Notes:

a. Originally equipped with Westinghouse 362 traction motors (including 68:14 gear ratio) from Baldwin DS-4-4-10s used as direct trade in units. Later changed to standard EMD traction motors and 62:15 gear ratio.
b. EMD order number 7593.

Notes:

1. Renumbered to 1210 (2nd), July 1971.
2. Renumbered to 1211 (2nd), July 1971.
3. Renumbered to 1212 (2nd), July 1971.
4 Renumbered to 1213 (2nd), July 1971.
5. Renumbered to 1214 (2nd), July 1971.
6. Renumbered to 1215 (2nd), July 1971.
   

EMD SW1200 -- 6 units
B-B; 12-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,200 horsepower; 245,700 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Notes
316 (1st) Feb 1962 27145 1.
317 (1st) Feb 1962 27146 2.
318 (1st) Feb 1962 27147 3.
319 (1st) Feb 1962 27148 4.
320 (1st) Feb 1962 27149 5.
321 (1st) Feb 1962 27150 6.

General Notes:

a. Originally equipped with Westinghouse 362 traction motors (including 68:14 gear ratio) from Baldwin DS4-4-10s and S-12s used as direct trade-in units. Later changed to standard EMD traction motors and 62:15 gear ratio.
b. EMD order number 7620.

Notes:

1. Renumbered to 1216 (2nd), July 1971.
2. Renumbered to 1217 (2nd), July 1971.
3. Renumbered to 1218 (2nd), July 1971.
4. Renumbered to 1219 (2nd), July 1971.
5. Renumbered to 1220 (2nd), July 1971.
6. Renumbered to 1221 (2nd), July 1971.
   

EMD F3B/F5B/F7B -- 24 units
B-B; 16-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 230,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Builder
Model
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Order
Number
Date To
C&NW
300 Series
Date
Retired
Notes
301 (3rd) CGW 101B 101B F3B Oct 1947 4129 E762B Dec 1971 28 Jan 1975 1.
302 (2nd) CGW 101D 101D F5B Feb 1949 5234 E963B Nov 1971 28 Jan 1975 1.
303 (2nd) CGW 102B 102B F3B Oct 1947 4130 E762B Nov 1971 28 Jan 1975 1.
304 CGW 102D 102D F5B Feb 1949 5235 E963B Sep 1971 Jun 1985 2.
305 CGW 103B 103B F3B Oct 1947 4131 E762B Jul 1971 Jun 1985 3.
306 CGW 105B 105B F3B Oct 1947 4133 E762B Aug 1971 Jun 1985 3.
307 CGW 106B 106B F3B Oct 1947 4134 E762B Jul 1971 Jun 1985 3.
308 CGW 107B 107B F3B Mar 1948 5016 E858B Jul 1971 Jun 1985 3.
309 CGW 107D 107D F7B Oct 1949 7913 E1122B Aug 1971 Jun 1985 3.
310 (2nd) CGW 108D 108D F7B Oct 1949 7914 E1122B Jul 1971 4 Jan 1973 1.
311 (2nd) CGW 109B 109B F3B Mar 1948 5018 E858B Sep 1971 28 Jan 1975 1.
312 (2nd) CGW 109D 109D F7B Jun 1949 7905 E1121B Aug 1971 11 Feb 1975 1.
313 (2nd) CGW 110B 110B F3B Mar 1948 5019 E858B Aug 1971 Jun 1985 3.
314 (2nd) CGW 111D 111D F7B Oct 1949 7910 E1122B Aug 1971 11 Feb 1975 1.
315 (2nd) CGW 112D 112D F7B Oct 1950 13543 6204B Jul 1971    
316 (2nd) CGW 113B 113B F7B Oct 1950 13546 6204B Aug 1971 11 Feb 1975 1.
317 (2nd) CGW 113D 113D F7B Oct 1950 13544 6204B Sep 1971   4.
318 (2nd) CGW 114B 114B F7B Dec 1950 13563 6206B Aug 1971   5.
319 (2nd) CGW 115B 115B F7B Dec 1950 13564 6206B Jul 1971 11 Feb 1975 1.
320 (2nd) CGW 116B 116B F7B Dec 1950 13561 6222B Aug 1971 11 Feb 1975 1.
321 (2nd) CGW 116D 116D F7B Dec 1950 13562 6222B Aug 1971 11 Feb 1975 1.
322 CGW 116F 116F F7B May 1951 14725 6304B Jul 1971 11 Feb 1975 1.
323 CGW 116G 116G F7B May 1951 14726 6304B Aug 1971 10 Apr 1975 6.

General Notes:

a. Built as Chicago Great Western 101B-116G; acquired by C&NW through merger in July 1968; renumbered to 300 series during 1971. C&NW 302, 304 were built using D27B traction motors and were model F5B.
b. EMD production of F3 units was from July 1945 to October 1948.
c. EMD production of F3 units with D27 traction motors (usually known as F5 units) was between October 1948 and February 1949.
d EMD production of F7 units was from February 1949 to December 1953.
e. C&NW 315 (2nd) stored at 40th Street Yard in Chicago, Illinois, until January 1993; moved to Oelwein, Iowa, for storage.
f. C&NW 304 rebuilt in mid 1985 as a power car for use on executive specials, equipped with (2) Cummins engine-generator sets for HEP.

Notes:

1. Traded to EMD, January 1975.
2. Rebuilt to C&NW auxiliary power car 490 "Oak Creek". Used as part of Executive Fleet.
3. Traded to EMD in June 1985, scrapped by St. Louis Auto Shredding, Madison, Illinois
4. Renumbered to 410 (4th) in 1985.
5. Renumbered to 411 (3rd) in 1985.
6. Scrapped by C&NW, August 1975.
   

EMD F5B/F7B -- 8 units
B-B; 16-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 230,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Builder
Model
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Order
Number
Date To
C&NW
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
324 FEC 551   F5B Jan 1949 5524 E913B Mar 1971 12 Apr 1976 1.
325 FEC 552   F5B Jan 1949 5525 E913B Mar 1971 23 Apr 1976 1.
326 FEC 553   F5B Jan 1949 5526 E913B Feb 1971 16 Oct 1974 2.
327 B&LE 717B   F7B Jun 1952 16600 3105B May 1971 12 Apr 1976 3.
328 B&LE 720B   F7B Jun 1952 16603 3105B Apr 1971 26 Jun 1973 4.
329 MKT 201B MKT 64B F3B Jun 1947 4039 E749B Feb 1972 12 Apr 1976 3.
330 B&LE 714B   F7B Mar 1951 13691 3085B Feb 1972 1 Dec 1975 5.
331 B&LE 718B   F7B Jun 1952 16601 3105B Feb 1972 1 Dec 1975 5.

General Notes:

a. Purchased second hand from Precision National Corp. in February 1971; renumbered to C&NW between February 1971 and February 1972.
b. EMD production of F3 units was from July 1945 to October 1948.
c. EMD production of F3 units with D27 traction motors (usually known as F5 units) was between October 1948 and February 1949.
d EMD production of F7 units was from February 1949 to December 1953.
e. C&NW 324-328 held in C&NW accounts as CGW owned units.

Notes:

1. Sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, May 1976, scrapped.
2. Scrapped by C&NW, October 1974.
3. Sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, June 1976, scrapped.
4. Scrapped by C&NW in 1974.
5. Traded to EMD, December 1975.
   

EMD F3A -- 6 units
B-B; 16-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 232,700 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
400 (1st) M&StL 248A M&StL 400 Mar 1948 4948 Apr 1963 1.
401 (2nd) M&StL 248C M&StL 401 Mar 1948 4949 Apr 1963 1.
402 (2nd) M&StL 348A M&StL 402 Mar 1948 4950 Apr 1963 1.
403 (2nd) M&StL 348C M&StL 403 Mar 1948 4951 Apr 1963 1.
404 (2nd) M&StL 448A M&StL 404 Mar 1948 4952 Apr 1963 1.
405 (2nd) M&StL 448C M&StL 405 Mar 1948 4953 Apr 1963 1.

General Notes:

a. Built as Minneapolis & St. Louis 248A, 248C, 348A, 348C, 448A, 448C, renumbered to M&StL 400-405, March 1956; acquired by C&NW through merger on 1 November 1960.
b. EMD order number E848A.

Notes:

1. Traded to EMD, April 1963.
   

Whitcomb Model 44DE-18 (44 ton) -- 4 units
B-B; (2) Caterpillar D17000 engines; 75:13 gear ratio; 358 horsepower; 88,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
401 (1st) Jul 1941 60079 2 Nov 1959 1.
402 (1st) Jul 1941 60084   2.
403 (1st) Jul 1941 60085 25 Jun 1960 3.
404 (1st) Apr 1943 60129   4.

Notes:

1. (disposition unknown)
2. Renumbered to 42 (1st), May 1962.
3. Sold to Birmingham Rail and Locomotive (dealer), Birmingham, Alabama, April 1961; resold to Conner Steel Co. 403, Birmingham, Alabama; scrapped in 1971.
4. Renumbered to 44, May 1962.
   

Whitcomb Model 44DE-18 (44 ton) -- 1 unit
B-B; (2) Caterpillar D17000 engines; 72:13 gear ratio; 358 horsepower; 89,800 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
405 (1st) Jun 1943 60218 30 Dec 1960 1.

General Notes:

a. Carbody configuration differs from C&NW 401-404.

Notes:

1. Sold to Ideal Portland Cement Co. (Nebraska-Kansas Railroad) 3, Superior, Nebraska; damaged by fire, January 1967; scrapped, September 1970.
   

ALCO C425 -- 4 units
B-B; 16-251C engine; 74:18 gear ratio; 2,500 horsepower; 260,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Notes
401 (3rd) Dec 1966 3468-01 1.
402 (3rd) Dec 1966 3468-02 1.
403 (3rd) Dec 1966 3468-03 1.
404 (3rd) Dec 1966 3468-04 1.

General Notes:

a. C&NW 401-404 renumbered to C&NW 4255-4258 in 1982 to clear the C&NW 400 class for use by the Executive Service F-units.

Notes:

1. Renumbered to 4255 in 1982.
2. Renumbered to 4256 in 1982.
3. Renumbered to 4257 in 1982.
4. Renumbered to 4258 in 1982.
   

EMD F7A -- 1 unit
B-B; 16-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 234,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
400 (2nd) 4084C 415 Oct 1949 8573 8 Jan 1985 1.

General Notes:

a. C&NW 400 (2nd) renumbered from 415 during 1982; retired in 1985 and replaced by 400 (3rd).
b. EMD order number E1188A.

Notes:

1. Sold to Kasten Railcar Services, Edwardsville, Illinois; still there by late April 1993.
   

EMD F7A -- 1 unit
B-B; 16-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 234,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
400 (3rd) 4100A 425 Apr 1950 10588

General Notes:

a. C&NW 400 (3rd) renumbered from 425 during 1985.
b. EMD order number 6035A.
   

EMD F7A -- 3 units
B-B; 16-567B engine; 62:15 gear ratio; 1,500 horsepower; 246,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
401 (4th) 4087A 419 Dec 1949 10150
402 (4th) 4075A 421 Oct 1949 8554
403 (4th) 4079C 422 Oct 1949 8563

General Notes:

a. C&NW 401-403 renumbered from 419, 421, 422 in 1982.
b. EMD order number E1188A.
   

ALCO RS-36 -- 1 unit
B-B; 12-251B engine; 1,800 horsepower; 247,200 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Notes
405 (3rd) 904 (1st) Aug 1962 84113 1.

General Notes:

a. C&NW 405 renumbered from 904 in 1966.

Notes:

1. Renumbered to 4259 in 1982.
   

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