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Preserved Great Northern Diesel Locomotives

 

The list is sorted by engine number and contains only preserved locomotives. Ex GN locomotives still in active service are not included. For still active GN diesel locomotives, look here. Links are provided where there is more information available on this website or somewhere else on the World Wide Web. 

 

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Original Great Northern diesel locomotives:

GN# MODEL PHOTO CLASS BUILDER# BUILT RETIRED CITY LOCATION REMARKS

136

(5336)

EMD NW2

Photo taken June 19, 2006

SW-4 1713 9/1942 To BN 481 Mineral, WA Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad  
181 EMD NW3

Photo taken July 20, 2002

RS-1 1720 3/1942 8/1965 Whitefish, MT Whitefish Depot  
182 Alco RS-1

Bienfait, SK, July 1991

Photo from the Mark A. Perry Collection

RS-3 72922 9/1944 Sold to Western Dominion Coal Mines 2/26/1960 Estevan, SK, Canada Heritage Mining Equipment Display In Prairie Coal colors
192 EMD NW5

Photo taken July 22, 2005 by Bob Ulberg

RS-2 3485 12/1946 To BN 992 Duluth, MN North Shore Scenic Railroad Owned by  the Lake Superior Railroad Museum
229 Alco RS-3

Photo taken by Joe Moltz

RS-5 80498 6/1953 3/1968 Schenectady, NY In a park next to the Alco plant  
274B EMD F7A

Photo take July 15, 2002

F-3-7-AB 11065 10/1950 To BN 610 Portland, OR Brooklyn Yard roundhouse Doyle McCormack, owner
325 EMD SDP40

Photo taken July 9, 2004

SDP-40 31597 5/1966 To BN 9855 Osceola, WI Minnesota Transportation Museum, O&StCV Railway As BNSF 6327 in BN White Face colors.
354B EMD F3B

Photo taken July 4, 2004

P-3-7-AB 4695 12/1947 Converted to HC10 Willits, CA Stored. In private ownership. As Amtrak Heater Car 660
400 EMD SD45

Photo taken July 21, 2007

SD-45 31598 5/1966 To BN 6430 St. Paul, MN Minnesota Transportation Museum, Jackson Street Roundhouse 'Hustle Muscle'. Owned by the Great Northern Railway Historical Society
430C EMD F3B

Photo taken July 4, 2004 near Rio Vista Jct., CA

F-3-7-AB 4814 8/1948 Converted to HC12 Portola, CA Portola Railroad Museum As Amtrak Heater Car 662. From Western Railway Museum
432B EMD F3B Not available F-3-7-AB 4815 8/1948 Converted to HC13 Forest Park, Noblesville, IN Indiana Transportation Museum As Amtrak Heater Car 663 (?)
438B EMD F3B

Photo taken July 26, 2002

F-3-7-AB 8016 10/1948 Converted to HC19 Wickersham, WA Stored. In private ownership. As BN Heater Car HC19
454A EMD F7A

Photo taken July 18, 2001

F-3-7-AB 9544 3/1950 3/1981 St. Paul, MN Minnesota Transportation Museum, Jackson Street Roundhouse  
454C EMD F7B Not available F-3-7-AB 9555 3/1950 To BN 671 Prince George, B.C., Canada Prince George Railway and Forestry Museum As BC Rail RCC-1 (Radio Control Car)
458B EMD F3B

Photo taken August 3, 2003

F-3-7-AB

4825

10/1948

Converted to HC16

St. Paul, MN

Minnesota Transportation Museum

As BN Heater Car HC16.

Copyright 2005 Ben Ringnalda

 

Diesel locomotives of Great Northern subsidiaries:

ROAD NO. MODEL PHOTO BUILDER# BUILT RETIRED CITY LOCATION REMARKS

LST&T

(Lake Superior Terminal & 

Transfer Ry)

101 EMD NW2

Photo taken July 18, 2001

5287 2/1948 1986 St. Paul, MN Minnesota Transportation Museum, Jackson Street Roundhouse Restoration in progress
LST&T 105 EMD SW1200

Photo taken August 3, 2003

23480 7/1957 1987 Osceola, WI Minnesota Transportation Museum, O&StCV Railway Painted as NP #105

MF&M 

(Morrissey, 

Fernie &

Michel Ry)

1

Baldwin

DS-4-4-600

Photo taken August 3, 2000

73042 11/1946 To GN Delta Alaska Terminals 1957 Portola, CA Portola Railroad Museum As Napa Valley Railroad #51

Copyright 2005 Ben Ringnalda