Grand Trunk Western

All-Time Diesel Roster (prior to 1982)

 Roster photo of CN E9AU #103 in standare CN red nose, black attire.
Revised: 24 January 2016 / New: 17 November 2009 Photo by: R. Craig
Reporting Mark: GTW Data from: R. Craig

* * * CAB UNITS * * *

Model Road Number Bldr - Qty Bldr Date Notes
F3A (EMD) 9006-9015 5205-5214 5/48 #9013 re-#d to CN 9171
9016-9027 5215-5226 9/48 --

* * * ROAD POWER * * *

Model Road Number Bldr - Qty Bldr Date Notes
GP7 (EMD) 952 & 973 14716, 19070 8/51, 11/53 Ex-Detroit Toledo & Ironton 952 & 973
GP9 (EMD) 982 & 986 20835, 20839 11, 12/55 Ex-Detroit Toledo & Ironton 982 & 986
989 20842 12/55 GP9; ex-DT&I 989
1751-1765 19665-19679 8/1954 Re-#d to 4427-4441
1766 & 1767 19680, 19681 8/1954 Re-#d to 4900 & 4901
RS1 (Alco) 1950 82355 11/1957 One of two last domestic RS1s built
1951 82356 11/1957 One of two last domestic RS1s built
RS11 (Alco) 3606-3608 81940-81492 9/1956 Ex-DW&P (same #)
3610 & 3613 82027, 82030 9/1956 Ex-DW&P (same #)
GP9 (EMD) 4134-4138 24964-24968 11/1958 Ex-CV 4134-4138
4139 25433 5/1959 Re-blt from 4441
4427-4441 19665-19679 8/1954 Re-#d from 1751-1765; #4429 and 4441 wrecked
4442-4450 21449-21450 5-6/56 Transferred to CV 4442-4450; nee GTW 1768-1776
4539-4546 22847-22854 3/1957 -
4552-4557 22841-22846 3/1957 Ex-CV 4552-4557
GP9R (EMD) 4600 & 4603 21450, 19969 5/56, 8/54 Rebuilt from GTW 1769 & 1755
4601 & 4602 22861, 22836 1, 3/57 Rebuilt from GTW 4913 & CV 4557
4604 & 4610 21456, 21460 6/56 Rebuilt from GTW 1775 & 1779
4605-4607 22840, 22862, 22839 3,1,3/57 Rebuilt from CV 4551, GTW 4914 & CV 4550
4608 & 4609 --, 22831 --, 3/57 Rebuilt from #-- & CV 4925
4611-4615 22841, 29, 34, 42 & 44 3/57 Rebuilt from CV 4552, 4923, GT 4558, CV 4553 & 4555
4617 & 4618 22830, 22833 3/57 Rebuilt from CV 4924 & 4927
4619 & 4626 19673, 19675 8/54 Rebuilt from GTW 1759 & 1761
4620 & 4621 23395, 22848 12, 3/57 Rebuilt from Central Vermont 4928 & GTW 4540
4622 & 4623 22869, 22838 3,1/57 Rebuilt from GTW 4921 & CV 4549
4624, 4625 & 4628 22847, 22851, 22870 3/57 Rebuilt from GTW 4539, 4543 & 4922
4627 & 4629 21462, 21459 6/56 Rebuilt from GTW 1781 & 1778
4630, 4631 & 4634 24972, 24970, 24971 11/58 Rebuilt from GTW 4933, 4931 & 4932
4632 & 4635 19665, 19681 8/54 Rebuilt from GTW 1751 & 1766
GP18 (EMD) 4700-4707 25732-25739 2/60 -
GP9 (EMD) 4900-4901 19680, 19681 8/1954 Re-#d from 1766 and 1767
4902-4906 21458-21462 6/56 Re-#d from 1777-1781
4907-4922 22855-22870 1/57 --
4923-4929 -- 11/1958 -
4930-4933 24969-24972 11/58 --
GP18 (EMD) 4950-4952 25740-25742 3/60 Steam-generater equipped
GP38 (EMD) 4994-4996 31064, 31065, 31067 1-2/66 Ex-Detroit Toldeo & Ironton 200, 201 & 203
4997 & 4998 37929, 37930 11/1971 Ex-GTW 5800 & 5801
4999 37936 11/71 Ex-GTW 5807
GP38-2 (GMDD) 5502-03, 5521-22, & 5525-26 -- - Unconfirmed; ex-Canadian National (same nos.)
GP38-2 / GP38AC (EMD) 5800-5811 37929-37940 11/71 GP38AC
5812-5831 776095-1 to 20 12/78 --
5832-5836 796298-1 to 5 1/80 --
5844-5849 766073-1 to 6 6/77 Ex-PL&E 2051-2056
5850-5861 786157-1 to 12 11/78 EX-CRI&P 4368-4379
SD40 / SD40-2 (EMD) 5900-5911 35184-35195 8-9/69 #5904-5911 re-assigned (and lettered) as Duluth Winnepeg & Pacific
5912-5920 35831-35839 1/70 --
5930-5937 36887-36894 8-9/70 SD40-2; ex-HATX < Union Pacific < nee Missouri Pacific 3173-74, 77, 78, 80, 82, 92 & 96
GP7 (EMD) 6041 & 6042 12459, 12460 1/51 Ex-Detroit & Toldeo Shore Line 41 & 42
6043 & 6044 15525, 15526 11/51 Ex-Detroit & Toldeo Shore Line 43 & 44
6045-6049 16203-16207 4/52 Ex-Detroit & Toldeo Shore Line 45-49, #46 was renumbered for a while as D&TSL Bicentennial #76
6050 17843 2/53 Ex-Detroit & Toldeo Shore Line 50
GP38 / GP38-2 (EMD) 6200-6204 31064-31068 1-2/66 Ex-Detroit Toldeo & Ironton 200-204
6205 & 6206 35291, 35292 9/69 Ex-DT&I 205-206
6207-6214 36333-36337 4/70 Ex-DT&I 207-214
6215-6220 36866-36870 7/71 Ex-DT&I 215-220
6221-6228 74652-1 to 8 7/75 GP38-2; ex-DT&I 221-228; #6228 was originally DT&I bicentennial 1776
SD38 (EMD) 6250-6252 34863-34865 7/69 Ex-DT&I 250-252
6253 & 6254 36872, 36873 7/69 Ex-DT&I 253 & 254
GP35 (EMD) 6350-6353 28793-28795 1/64 Ex-DT&I 350-353
6354-6357 28953-28956 1/64 Ex-DT&I 354-357
GP40 (EMD) 6400-6404 33910-33914 6/68 Ex-Detroit Toldeo & Ironton 405
6405 33956 6/68 Ex-Detroit Toldeo & Ironton 400-405
GP40-2 (EMD) 6406-6413 7359-1 to 8 10/72 Ex-DT&I 406-413
6414-6421 73611-1 to 8 10/73 Ex-DT&I 414-421
6422-6425 786215-1 to 4 11/79 Ex-DT&I 422-425
General Note: It was a common practice for CN's U.S.-based subsidiaries -- CV, DW&P and GTW-- to swap motive power as needed.

* * * YARD POWER * * *

Model (& Bldr) Road Number Serial No. Bldr Date Notes
Box Cab (Brill) 73 -- 1/1926 Ex-Long Island 402
SC (EMD) 78-79 EMD - 2 4/1938 Re-#d from 7800-7801
S4 (Alco) 1000 & 1001 81402, 81404 9/55 Repowered with Caterpillar engines; ex-GTW # 8082 & 8084
1002 & 1003 81976, 81578 7, 11/56 Repowered with Caterpillar engine; ex-GTW 8199 & CN 8186
SW1200 (EMD) 1500-1503 20413-20416 5-6/1955 Ex-GTW 1200-1203
1509 & 1510 --, 22828 4/57 Ex-GTW #?? & 1270
1511-1519 25743-25751 3/60 -
SW7 / SW9 (EMD) 6116-6118 11399, 11400, 11732 4/50 Ex-Detroit & Toledo Shore Line 116-118
6119-6121 12458; 16208, 16209 3/51; 11/52 SW9; ex-Detroit & Toledo Shore Line 119-121
SW9 / SW1200(EMD) 7010-7014 11165-11169 6/52 -
7015 & 7016 17653, 17654 1/53 -
7017-7019 20381-20183 4/55 SW1200s
SW900 (EMD) 7225-7232 22871-22878 10/56 -
7262-7268 24973-24979 11-12/58 -
NW2 (EMD) 7900-7914 1539-1553 12/41-3/42 --
7966-7972 5162-5168 12/47 & 9/48 -
7973 & 7974 7630, 7631 9/48 -
S4 (Alco) 8026 & 8027 80466, 80467 5/53 #8027 is ex-Central Vermont 8027
8034 & 8035 818331, 81332 5/55 -
8082-8084 81402-81404 9/55 -
8085-8090 81436-81441 10/55 -
S2 (Alco) 8091-8095 69650-69654 12/41-1/42 -
8096-8100 72018-72022 3, 4/44 Ex-GTW 7920-7924
8101-8104 72040-72044 5/44 Ex-GTW 7925-7929
8106 & 8107 74476, 74477 6/46 Ex-GTW 7930 & 7931
8108-8111 74487-74490 7/44 Ex-GTW 7932-7935
8119-8121 75375-75377 8-9/1947 Ex-Canadian National 7953-7955
S4 (Alco) 8162 79227 10/1951 Ex-Central Vermont 8015
8196-8205 81973-81982 7-9/1956 --
General Note: It was a common practice for CN's U.S.-based subsidiaries -- CV, DW&P and GTW-- to swap motive power as needed.

* * * NOTES * * *

Follwing data on #4600 Series Geeps provided by David Cenci.
new#orig#date bltrebuild dateNotes
46004443 (GTNE)19561989retired 1-6-2003, to MEI, East St Louis MO *
4601491319571989retired 1-6-2003, to Blacklands Railroad
46024547 (CV)19571989retired 1-6-2003, to WLE
46034431 (1755)1956 1989retired 1-6-2003, to MEI, East St Louis MO*
46044449 (GTNE)19561989retired 1-6-2003, to MEI, East St Louis MO*
46054551 (CV)19571989retired 1-6-2003, to H&N Intermodal, Marion AR
46064914 19571989retired 1-6-2003, to MEI, East St Louis MO*
46074550 (CV)19571989retired 1-6-2003, to MEI, East St Louis MO*
46084556 1957 1990retired 1-6-2003, to MEI, East St Louis MO*
46094925 (CV)19571990-
46104904 (GTNE)19561990-
4611455219571990-
461249231957 (CV)1990-
461345581957 (GTNE)1990-
4614455319571990-
4615455519571990In CN paint (2007)
451649051956 (GTNE)1990-
491749241957 (CV)19904924 was USGS unit
461849271957 (CV)1991In CN paint (2007)
461944351956 (1759)1991In CN paint (2007)
462049281957 (CV)1991-
4621454019571991In CN paint (2007)
4622492119571991-
462345491957 (CV)1991-
4624453919571992-
4625454319571992-
462644371956 (1761)1992-
462749061956 (GTNE)1992-
4628492219571992-
462949031956 (GTNE)1992-
4630493319581992 Last GP9 purchased new by the GTW
4631493119581992-
463244271956 (1751)1992-
463349021956 (GTNE)1992Operation Lifesaver unit
4634493219581993out shopped in CN paint
463549011956 (1767)1993out shopped in CN paint

* * * CREDITS * * *

Sources: X2200 South, Canadian Trackside Guide - (published by the Bytown Railway Society) and David Cenci.

Thanks also to the following contributors: R. Craig, Denny Custer, Lloyd Judd, Mike Lockwood and Ray Sabo.

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