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Revised: 28 Nov. 2017 Don Kalkman photo (sanctioned photo shoot at the Midway engine facility in St. Paul)
Reporting Mark: MNNR Data from John Komanesky
Model (& Bldr) Road No. Bldr S/N Date Notes
M420W (MLW) 35 M6092-15 2/1977 Ex-CN 3574
B23-7 (GE) 40 42328 4/1979 Ex-Conrail 1990
SF30B & SF30C (ATSF) 42 -- -- Ex-ATSF
50 38890 3/1973 Ex-AT&SF 9501
B30-7 (GE) 54 41651 12/1977 Ex-BN 5487 < nee SLSF 865
C30-7 (GE) 55 41409 12/1976 Ex-BN 5509
56 43573 6/1981 Ex-ATSF 8146
B39-8 (GE) 58 45490 10/1987 Ex-RLCX 8581 < nee LMX 8581
C36-7 (GE) 59 55 5/1978 Australian-blt; Ex-Hammersley Iron 5059
C424M (Alco) 62 84558 5/1963 Sold to NREX; ex-GNWR 62 < DH 453 < CR 2480 < nee EL 2406
63 84550 5/1963 Ex-GNWR 63 < DH 463 < CR 2482 < nee EL 2408
GP7 (EMD) 66 9939 11/1950 Sold for scrap; Ex-Bangor & Aroostook 66
B23-7 (GE) 68 42310 3/1979 Sold to QBT 22; ex-CSX 3168 < nee Conrail 1972
Slug (MLW) 71 M6031-12 ?/1970 Ex-MNNR 71 M636-CAT < nee CP M636 4711
M630 (MLW) 73 6030-08 ?/1969 Ex-CP 4573
RS-23 (MLW) 80 82583 4/1958 Ex-CP 8031
RS-18u (MLW) 81 82452 ?/1958 Ex-CP 1812; to NRE
82 82453 419/58 Ex-CP 1839
83 82464 4/1958 Ex-CP 1837
B30-7A(B) (GE) 85-B 44443 9/1983 Ex-BN 4085
B39-8 (GE) 84 45452 10/1987 Ex-RLCX 8543 < nee LMX 8543
87 GE 10/1987 Ex-RLCX 8574 < nee LMX 8574
NW2 & SW1200(EMD) 100 8525 4/1949 NW@, ex-EJ&E 441
110 21059 3/1956 SW1200, ex-ILSX 110 < nee NPBL 110
200 20068 11/1954 SW1200, sold to AO Smith 200; ex-MILW 638
SW1500 302 33898 3/1968 Sold to NRE; ex-Minnesota Transfer 302
303 34724 4/1969 Traded to WC for GB&W units; ex-Minnesota Transfer 303
304 34725 4/1969 Traded to WC for GB&W units
306 36486 5/1970 To NRE
RS20u (Alco) 307 81286 6/1955 Sold to NRE; ex-GB&W RS20u 307 < nee GB&W RS3 307
C424 (Alco) C424 84559 9/1963 Ex-GB&W 311; retired
313 3382-04 1/1965 Ex-GB&W 313
314 3382-08 9/1965 Ex-GB&W 314
RS27 (Alco) 316 83604 3/1962 Ex-GB&W 316 < nee C&NW 903
318 83602 3/1962 Ex-GB&W 318 < nee C&NW 901
GP7/GP9/CF7 (EMD) 400 9947 8/1952 GP7, sold to NRE; ex-BAR 74
401 19553 6/1954 GP9, sold to GMRC 1848; ex-BAR 76
484 9605 5/1950 CF&, retired, ex-MNNR 2484 < AT&SF CF7 2484/241L(2nd) < nee ATSF F7A 101L
RS3 (Alco) 1108 78066 6/1950 RS3m, ex-Oliver Iron Mining 1108; retired
1608 80737 5/1954 Retired, ex-LS&I 1608
B23-7 (GE) 1978 42316 4/1979 Ex-Conrail 1978
1982 42320 4/197 Ex-Conrail 1982
1983 42321 4/1979 Ex-Conrail 1983
B39-8E (GE) 8543 45452 11/1987 Ex-NREX 8543 < RLCX 8543 < nee LMX 8543
Slug (BLW & GE) T-1 75499 5/1952 BLW, ex-Peabody Coal 2235 < B&O 2235 < nee B&O AS-16 901
T-2 43873 4/1982 GE, ex-NS 3501 (B30-7A)
T-3 42307 3/1979 GE, ex-CR 1969 (B23-7)
S-11m (MLW) CTM-1 82563 ?/1959 Ex-CP 3779
RS-3 (Alco) 1B 78301 9/1950 Retired; ex-LS&I 1604
Abbreviations:
  • ATSF - Santa Fe
  • BAR - Bangor & Aroostook
  • BN - Burlington Northern
  • CN - Canadian National
  • CP - Canadian Pacific
  • C&NW - Chicago & North Western
  • CTM - Commercial Transload of Minnesota (a subidiary of Minnesota Commercial)
  • EL - Erie Lackawanna
  • EJ&E - Eljin Joliet & Eastern
  • GB&W - Green Bay & Western
  • LS&I - Lake Superior & Ishpeming
  • Milw - Milwaukee Road
  • NPBL - Norfolk & Portsmouth Belt Line
  • NS - Norfolk Southern
  • NRE - National Railway Equipment
  • SLSF - Stl Louis-San Frisco
  • WC - Wisconsin Central

Additional information / corrections from: Ralph Back and R. Craig

Original upload: 14 Sept. 1996

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