Belt Railway of Chicago

Motive Power

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Revised: 23 December 2020 Ed Weisensel photo on 29 January 2017 at Chicago, Illinois
Formatted by: R. Craig
Locomotive Roster
Model Road No. Bldr (& Date) S/N or F/N Notes
2GS14B 140 NRE (--) -- Frame from PC GP38 (s/n 30959, b/d 3/65)
MP15AC 150 EMD (6/75) 74683-2 Reblt from MP15DC #533
151 EMD (6/75) 74683-1 Reblt from MP15DC #534
3G21B 210 NRE (11/10) 058-0206 & -
211 NRE (11/10) 058-0207 -
GP23-ECO 230 Progress Rail (2/13) 20117662-1 PTC installed; ex-PRLX 425 < HATX 425 < CSX 6620 < B&O GP40 4045 (S/N 38525, B/D 10/71)
231 Progress Rail (2013) 20117662-2 PTC installed; ex-HATX 430 < CSX 6628 < nee B&O GP40 4053 (S/N 38525, B/D 10/71)
232 Progress Rail (2013) 20117662-3 Ex-HATX 423 < CSX 6504 < nee B&O GP40 3688 (S/N 32648, B/D 11/66)
233 Progress Rail (2014) -- Ex-GSWR 4026 < NS 1339 < nee N&W GP40 1339 (S/N 31879, B/D 4/66)
234 Progress Rail (2014) -- Ex-FEC GP40 403 (S/N 36775, B/D 2/71)
235 Progress Rail (2014) -- Ex-FEC 406 < nee FEC GP40 2000 (S/N 36778, B/D 3/71)
236 Progress Rail (2014) -- Ex-WC 3005 < GWWR 3005 < CMW 3005 < nee WP GP40 3522 (S/N 36783, B/D 8/70)
237 Progress Rail (2014) -- Ex-CSX 6754 < SBD 6754 < SBD 1599 < nee SCL GP40 1599 (S/N 35900, B/D 5/70)
SD40-2 300 EMD (6/80) 786256-33 Slug Mother; ex-FURX 8122 < nee BN 8122
302 EMD (6/80) 786256-32 Slug Mother; ex-FURX 8121 < nee BN 8121
304 EMD -- Ex-FURX 8093 < nee BN SD40-2 8093 (s/n 786256-4, b/d 5/80)
306 EMD (6/80) 786256-47 Slug Mother; ex-FURX 8136 < nee BN 8136
308 EMD -- Ex-FURX 8119 < nee BN SD40-2 8119 (s/n 786256-30, b/d 6/80)
310 EMD -- Ex-FURX 7276 < nee BN SD40-2 7262 (s/n 726252-41, b/d 3/80)
312 EMD -- Ex-FURX 7255 < nee BN SD40-2 7255 (s/n 786252-20, b/d 2/80)
SW1500 530 EMD (6/67) 33095 --
531-532 EMD (3/68) 33794-95 --
MP15DC (533-534) EMD (6/75) 74683-1 & 2 #533 & 534 reblt to a MP15AC #150 & 151
535-536 EMD (2/80) 796302-1 & 2 Sold to ACIPCO 107 & ABCX 108
SW1500 538 EMD (12/68) 34495 Ex-NS 2321 < nee SOU 2321
539 EMD (6/70) 36383 Ex-CR 9225 < nee PC 9225
SD40-3 560 EMD (4/71) 37559 Ex-LLPX SD40-3 4307 < BN 7308 < GATX 5086 < HLC 5086 < MP 3086 < nee SD40 MP 786
561 EMD (3/71) 37549 Ex-LLPX SD40-3 4304 < Ex-BN 7304 < GATX 5076 < HLC 5076 < MP 076 < nee SD40 MP 776
562 EMD (4/71) 37561 Ex-LLPX SD38-3 4308 < BN 7309 < GATX 5088 < HLC 5088 < MP 3088 < nee MP SD40 788
(563) EMD 3/71) 37543 Sold to RELCO 3004 > AGCR 2; ex-LLPX SD38-3 4301 < BN 7301 < GATX 5072 < HLC 5072 < MP 3072 < nee MP SD40 772
564 EMD (3/71) 37545 Ex-LLPX SD38-3 4302 < BN 7300 < GATX 5070 < HLC 5070 < MP 3070 < nee MP SD40 770
565 EMD (3/71) 37548 Ex-LLPX SD38-3 4303 < BN 7303 < GATX 5075 < HLC 5075 < MP 3075 < nee MP SD40 775
(566) EMD (3/71) 37550 Sold to RELCO 3001 > AGCR 1; ex-LLPX 4305 < BN 7305 < GATX 5077 < HLC 5077 < MP 3077 < nee MP SD40 777
SD38-2 570 EMD (12/70) 36904 Ex-LLPX SD38-2 6432 < EMDX 6432 < CR 0806 < CR 806 < CR 6248 < nee PC SD40 6248
(571) EMD (5/71) 38211 Sold to Relco 3005; ex-LLPX SD38-2 6504 < VMV 8332 < CSX 8332 < SBD 8332 < nee L&N SD40 1257
572 EMD (10/71) 37538 Reblt as BRC Slug #572 < ex-Relco 3006 < EMDX 6506 < VMV 8355 < CSXT 8355 < SBD 8296 < nee CRR 3021
573 EMD (5/71) 38205 Ex-LLPX SD38-2 6502 < VMV 8327 < CSX 8327 < SBD 8327 < nee L&N SD40 1251
574 EMD (6/66 32088 Rebuilt as a slug; unit was ex-Relco 3003 < EMDX 6500 < VMV 8301 < CSXT 8301 < SBD 1225 < nee L&N SD40 1225
575 EMD (4/69) 34782 SD38-3; sold to NRE; ex-LLPX SD38-2 6508 < VMV 8363 < CSX 8363 < SBD 8363 < nee C&O SD40 7504
GP38-2 580-581 EMD (9/78) 787147-9 & 10 Remote Control; ex-NS 5366-5367 < nee CR 8232-8233
582-583 EMD (9/78) 787147-17 & 24 Remote Control; ex-NS 5370 & 5375 < nee CR 8240 & 8247
584 EMD (9/78 787147-29 Remote Control; ex-NS 5377 < nee CR 8252
585 EMD (6/79) 787192-7 Remote Control; ex-NS 5385 < nee CR 8262
586-587 EMD (6/79) 787192-16 & 22 Remote Control; ex-NS 5390 & 5392 < nee CR 8271 & 8277

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Slug Roster
Present # 2nd BRC # Orig BRC # Orig. Bldr Notes
301 565B 566 EMD Ex-UP SD40-2 4151 < nee MP/CE&I 3151 (s/n 73748-13, b/d 3/74)
303 564B 575 EMD Ex-UP 3308
305 562B 571 EMD Ex-UP 9906 < UP 4157 < MP 3157 < nee MP/CE&I SD40-2 3157 (s/n 73748-19, b/d 3/74)
307 573B 572 EMD Ex-BRC Slug #572 < ex-Relco 3006 < EMDX 6506 < VMV 8355 < CSXT 8355 < SBD 8296 < nee CRR 3021
309 570B 574 EMD Ex-Relco 3003 < EMDX 6500 < VMV 8301 < CSXT 8301 < SBD 1225 < nee L&N SD40 1225
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Andre Kristopans provided major revisions and updates to the roster in July 2015.

Major updates in 2013 courtesy of BRC Motive Power Department via Sean Graham-White and from Kevin Sadowski(with help from Sean Graham-White, Ken Lanovich, Chris Lastovich and Bill Miller's EMD SD40 Series document).

Thanks also to the following contributors: Martin Baumann, Peter Bieber, Craig Cloud, Dennis DeBruler, Bryan Jones, John Morear, Bob Myers, Larry Smoak, Dan Sorce and Ed Weisensel. Other sources: LocoNotes II (AJ Kristopans, Kevin Sadowski and Lance Wales).

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