Grand Trunk Western

All-Time Diesel Roster (prior to 1982)

 Roster photo of CN E9AU #103 in standare CN red nose, black attire.
Revised: 20 August 2010 / New: 17 November 2009 Photo by: R. Craig
AAR Mark: GTW Data from: R. Craig

* * * CAB UNITS * * *

Road Number Bldr - Qty Model Bldr Date Notes
9006-9027 EMD - 22 F3A 5-9/1948 #9013 re-#d to CN 9171

* * * ROAD POWER * * *

Road Number Bldr - Qty Model Bldr Date Notes
952 & 973 EMD - 2 GP7 - Ex- Detroit Toledo & Ironton
982, 986, & 989 EMD - 3 GP9 - Ex- Detroit Toledo & Ironton
1751-1767 EMD - 15 GP9 8/1954 #1751-1765 were re-#d to 4427-4441 and #1766-1767 were re-#d to 4900-4901
3606-08, 10 & 13 Alco - 5 RS11 9/1956 Ex-DW&P (same #)
4134-4139 EMD - 6 GP9 11/1958 4139 rebuilt (4/1959) from wrecked 4441
4427-4450 EMD - 24 GP9 8/1954 4427-4441 re-#d from 1750-1765; #4442-4450 lettered for Central Vermont; #4429 wrecked; #4441 wrecked and rebuilt to 4139
4509-4546 GMD - 8 GP9 3/1957 -
4539-4546 GMD - 8 GP9 3/1957 -
4552-4557 EMD - 6 GP9 3/1957 Ex-Central Vermont
4600-4635 EMD - 36 GP9R - Rebuilt from GTW and Central Vermont GP9s
4700-4707 EMD - 8 GP18 2-3/1960 -
4900-4901 EMD - 2 GP9 8/1954 Re-#d from 1766 and 1767
4902-4933 EMD - 32 GP9 8/1954 Re-#d from 1766 and 1767
4930-4933 EMD - 4 GP9 11/1958 -
4950-4952 EMD - 3 GP9 8/1954 S/G equipped
5503, 5521-22, & 5525-26 EMD - 6 GP38-2 - Ex-Canadian National (same nos.)
5800-5811 EMD - 12 GP38AC 11/1971 Ex-Rock Island
5900-5929 EMD - 30 SD40 8/69-9/70 #5904-5911 re-assigned (and lettered) to Duluth Winnepeg & Pacific
5930-5937 EMD - 8 SD40-2 - Ex-HATX, exx-Union Pacific, nee Missouri Pacific
6041-6050 EMD - 10 GP7 - Ex-Detroit & Toldeo Shore Line; #6046 was renumbered for a while as D&TSL Bicentennial #76
6200-6206 EMD - 7 GP38 - Ex-Detroit Toldeo & Ironton
6207-6220 EMD - 14 GP38AC - Ex-Detroit Toldeo & Ironton
6221-6228 EMD - 8 GP38-2 - Ex-Detroit Toldeo & Ironton; #6228 was originally DT&I Bicentennial 1776
6250-6254 EMD - 5 SD38 - Ex-Detroit Toldeo & Ironton
6350-6357 EMD - 8 GP35U - Ex-Detroit Toldeo & Ironton
6400-6405 EMD - 6 GP40 - Ex-Detroit Toldeo & Ironton
6406-6425 EMD - 20 GP4-20 - Ex-Detroit Toldeo & Ironton
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 * * *

Road Number Bldr - Qty Model Bldr Date Notes
73 Brill - 1 Box Cab 1/1926 Ex-Long Island 402
78-79 EMD - 2 SC 4/1938 Re-#d from 7800-7801
6116-6118 EMD - 3 SW-7 - Ex-Detroit & Toledo Shore Line
6119-6121 EMD - 3 SW-9 - Ex-Detroit & Toledo Shore Line
1000-1003 Alco - 4 S4/CAT - Repowered with Caterpillar engines; ex-GTW # 8082, 8084, 8199, & 8186
1500-1503 EMD - 4 SW1200 5-6/1955 -
1509-1519 EMD - 11 SW1200 4/57,& 3/60 -
1950-1951 Alco - 2 RS1 10/1957 Last domestic RS1s built
7010-7016 EMD - 7 SW9 6/52 & 1/53 -
7017-7019 EMD - 3 SW1200 4/1955 -
7225-7232 EMD - 8 SW900 10/1956 -
7262-7268 EMD - 7 SW900 11 & 12/1958 -
7900-7914 EMD - 15 NW2 10/41 & 3/42 7902 retired in 1974
7966-7974 EMD - 9 NW2 12/47 & 9/48 -
8026-8027 Alco - 2 S4 5/1953 #8027 is ex-Central Vermont
8034-8035 Alco - 2 S4 5/1955 -
8082-8090 Alco - 9 S4 9-10/1955 -
8091-8111 Alco - 21 S2 1/42-7/46 -
8119-8121 Alco - 3 S2 8-9/1947 Ex-Canadian National
8162 Alco - 1 S4 10/1951 Ex-Central Vermont
8196-8205 Alco - 2 S4 7-9/1956 #8205 was ex-Grand Trunk
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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