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Still Active GN Road Switchers

 

A list of known still active GN diesel road switchers, original or rebuilt.

Preserved GN diesels are not included. Please look for them here.

EMD NW3

GN#

PHOTOS

BUILDER#

BUILT

CURRENT

RAILROAD

CURRENT

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CURRENT

 TYPE

LAST

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REMARKS

179 892 12/1941 A.E. Staley & Co. 179 NW3 May 2004  

Morrisville, PA

Photos taken May 12, 2004

EMD NW5

GN#

PHOTOS

BUILDER#

BUILT

CURRENT

RAILROAD

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NO

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 TYPE

LAST

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187   3480 12/1946

OPR

(Oregon Pacific RR)

187 NW5 July 2003  

Portland, OR

Photo taken July 10, 2003

by Robert Ulberg

EMD GP7

GN#

PHOTOS

BUILDER#

BUILT

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RAILROAD

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 TYPE

LAST

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606 Not available 11032 9/1950 BNSF 1406 GP10 November 2001  
607 Not available 11033 9/1950 BNSF 1407 GP10 November 2001  
608   11034 9/1950 BNSF 1408 GP10 December 2003  

Enid, OK

Photo taken December 30, 2003

courtesy of Jan Kohl/Castle Graphics

609 Not available 11035 9/1950 BNSF 1409 GP10 November 2001  
610 Not available 11036 9/1950 BNSF 1438 GP10 November 2001  
611 Not available 11037 9/1950 BNSF 1411 GP10 February 2006  
613 Not available 11039 10/1950 BNSF 1413 GP10 November 2001  
614 Not available 11040 10/1950 BNSF 1414 GP10 November 2001  
618 Not available 11044 10/1950 BNSF 1418 GP10 November 2001  
619 Not available 11045 10/1950 BNSF 1419 GP10 November 2001  
620 Not available 11046 10/1950

BRC

(Belt Railway of Chicago)

482 GP10 October 2003  
621 Not available 11047 10/1950 BNSF 1400 GP10 November 2001  
623 Not available 13336 4/1951

BRC

(Belt Railway of Chicago)

483 GP10 October 2003  
627 Not available 13340 4/1951 BNSF 1402 GP10 November 2001  
628 Not available 13341 5/1951 BNSF 1422 GP10 November 2001  
646 Not available 13359 6/1951 BNSF 1403 GP10 November 2001  
EMD GP9

GN#

PHOTOS

BUILDER#

BUILT

CURRENT

RAILROAD

CURRENT

NO

CURRENT

 TYPE

LAST

VERIFIED

REMARKS

658 19366 4/1954

CMR

(Central Montana Rail)

1810 GP9 July 2006 Denton, MT

Geraldine, MT

Photos taken July 21, 2006

by Robert Ulberg

662 Not available 19347 3/1954

CMR 

(Central Montana Rail)

1814 GP9 February 2003 Denton, MT
665 Not available 19350 3/1954

CMR 

(Central Montana Rail)

1817 GP9 February 2003 Denton, MT
666 Not available 19351 3/1954 BNSF 1703 GP9B November 2001 Wreck damaged. Converted to B-unit. Has now makeshift cab added for shop switching.
667 Not available 19352 3/1954

SERA

(Sierra RR)

45 GP9 February 2003 Oakdale, CA. Stored out of service
672   19357 3/1954

CMR 

(Central Montana Rail)

1824 GP9 December 2005 Denton, MT

Kingston Jct, MT

Photo taken December 30, 2005

 by Eric Drissell

676 19361 4/1954

ILSX

(Independent Locomotive Service)

1363 GP9 May 2004 Operating on the St. Croix Valley RR, Rush City, MN.

Photos show former GN GP9 676 with GN coach/diner 1146 owned and currently under restoration by Eric Hopp.

Rush City, MN

Photos taken November 20, 2005

by Eric Hopp

680

  19370 5/1954 MRL 127 GP9 July 2003  

Missoula, MT

Photo taken July 5, 2003

by Mark Minckler

681

  21254 4/1956 MRL 117 GP9 January 2003  

Livingston, MT

Photo taken November 2, 2002

by Mark Minckler

683

  21256 4/1956 MRL 108 GP9 January 2003  

Livingston, MT

Photo taken November 2, 2002

by Mark Minckler

684 Not available 21257 4/1956 BNSF 1532 GP28M November 2001  
685 21258 4/1956

COP

(City of Prineville Ry)

1837 GP9 January 2003 Prineville, OR

Prineville, OR

Photos taken September 1998

by Rob Jacox

686 Not available 21259 4/1956

CM 

(Central Montana Rail)

1838 GP9 February 2003 Denton, MT
687 Not available 21260 4/1956 BNSF 1513 GP28M November 2001  
690 Not available 22470 4/1957 BNSF 1500 GP28M November 2001  
693 22473 4/1957 IN (Indiana Northeastern Railroad) 1602 GP9 April 2005  

Photos taken April 14, 2005

by John Holman

697 22477 4/1957

IN (Indiana Northeastern Railroad)

1770 GP9 March 2005 The second photo shows 1770 in preparation for repainting. All coats it ever wore are clearly visible.

Photo taken August 20, 2003

by Mike Snow

Photo taken July 23, 2002

by Mike Snow

701 Not available 20844 12/1955 BNSF 1509 GP28M November 2001  
710 Not available 21252 4/1956 BNSF 1510 GP28M November 2001  
714 Not available 22789 4/1957 BNSF 1512 GP28M November 2001  
718 22793 4/1957

NYGL

(New York & Greenwood Lake Railway)

1267 GP9 May 2004 Shortline between Passaic, NJ and Garfield, NJ

Passaic, NJ

Photos taken May 11, 2004

726 Not available 24088 4/1957 BNSF 1508 GP28M November 2001  
729 Not available 24103 4/1958 J.D. Heiskell & Co. 1886 GP9 October 2004 Pixley, CA
730 Not available 24104 4/1958 Louis Dreyfus Corp. 2010 GP9 July 2003

Seattle, WA

Named 'The Judy Bradley'

734 25467 8/1959

DAIR

(Dakota & Iowa RR)

21 GP9 January 2005 Dell Rapids, SD

Dell Rapids, SD

Photos taken July 16, 2005

EMD GP9m

GN#

PHOTOS

BUILDER#

BUILT

CURRENT

RAILROAD

CURRENT

NO

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 TYPE

LAST

VERIFIED

REMARKS

903 24084 2/1958

TNER

(Texas North Eastern RR)

25 GP9m November 2003 Unit has a fried main generator and is pending disposition.
Photos taken by James T. Bradley
905 Not available 25063 3/1959 BNSF 1521 GP28M November 2001  
906 Not available 25064 3/1959 BNSF 1518 GP28M November 2001  
908 Not available 25060 3/1959 BNSF 1517 GP28M November 2001  
909   25068 4/1959 BNSF 1519 GP28M July 2003  

Hinckley, MN

Photo taken July 24, 2003

914

  25067 4/1959 BNSF 1522 GP28M April 2003  

Boulder, CO

Photo taken April 2, 2003

by Chuck Doolittle

915 Not available 25071 4/1959 BNSF 1520 GP28M November 2001  
EMD GP20

GN#

PHOTOS

BUILDER#

BUILT

CURRENT

RAILROAD

CURRENT

NO

CURRENT

 TYPE

LAST

VERIFIED

REMARKS

2015   25703 5/1960

AZER

(Arizona Eastern Ry)

2170 GP20 April 2004 Claypool, AZ

Miami, AZ

Photo taken March 2003

 by Robert H. Lehmuth

2019 26287 1/1960

DAIR

(Dakota & Iowa RR)

3 GP20 January 2005 Dell Rapids, SD

Dell Rapids, SD

Photos taken July 16, 2005

2023

See second unit in photo

of AZER 2170 above

26291 11/1960

AZER

(Arizona Eastern Ry)

2171 GP20 April 2004 Claypool, AZ
2034   26303 12/1960

RRV&W

(Red River Valley & Western)

2051 GP20C April 2005  
Photo taken April 4, 2005 by Ben Tretter
EMD GP30

GN#

PHOTOS

BUILDER#

BUILT

CURRENT

RAILROAD

CURRENT

NO

CURRENT

 TYPE

LAST

VERIFIED

REMARKS

3000 Not available 28261 4/1963 BNSF 2816 GP39M November 2001  
3003 Not available 28264 4/1963 BNSF 2825 GP39M November 2001  
3004 Not available 28265 4/1963 BNSF 2811 GP39M November 2001  
3005 28266 4/1963 BNSF 2821 GP39M December 2009  

Lincoln, NE

Photos taken December 16, 2009

by Fred Denton

3006 Not available 28267 4/1963 BNSF 2812 GP39M November 2001  
3007

  28268 4/1963 BNSF 2740 GP39E February 2006  

Bellingham, WA

Photo taken July 26, 2002

3010 Not available 28271 5/1963 BNSF 2813 GP39M November 2001  
3012

  28273 5/1963 BNSF 2822 GP39M January 2003  

Longmont, CO

Photo taken January 7, 2003

by Chuck Doolittle

3013 Not available 28274 5/1963 BNSF 2814 GP39M November 2001  
3014 Not available 28275 5/1963 BNSF 2820 GP39M November 2001  
3015 Not available 28276 5/1963 BNSF 2829 GP39M November 2001  
3016   28277 5/1963 BNSF 2815 GP39M July 2003  

Winslow, AZ

Photo taken July 2003

by Robert H. Lehmuth

EMD GP35

GN#

PHOTOS

BUILDER#

BUILT

CURRENT

RAILROAD

CURRENT

NO

CURRENT

 TYPE

LAST

VERIFIED

REMARKS

3018 Not available 28434 3/1964 BNSF 2925 GP39E November 2001  
3020 Not available 28436 3/1964 BNSF 2926 GP39E November 2001  
3023 Not available 28440 3/1964 BNSF 2934 GP39E November 2001  
3025 Not available 30123 4/1965 BNSF 2881 GP39M November 2001  
3026 Not available 30014 4/1965 BNSF 2875 GP39M November 2001  
3028 Not available 30116 4/1965 BNSF 2906 GP39E November 2001  
3030 Not available 30118 4/1965 BNSF 2927 GP39E November 2001  
3031 Not available 30119 4/1965 BNSF 2903 GP39E November 2001  
3033 Not available 30121 4/1965 BNSF 2910 GP39E November 2001  
3034 Not available 30122 4/1965 BNSF 2919 GP39E November 2001  
3038 Not available 30126 4/1965 BNSF 2920 GP39E November 2001  
3039   30127 4/1965 BNSF 2902 GP39E November 2001  

Interbay, WA

Photo taken July 25, 2000

3040   30128 4/1965 BNSF 2884 GP39M July 2002  

Vancouver, WA

Photo taken July 18, 2002

Additions and/or corrections are welcome. Please use 'Contact' button below. Copyright 2005 Ben Ringnalda

 

The BNSF information presented is courtesy of Robert C. Del Grosso and obtained from his BNSF Railway 2002 Locomotive Review and Freight Car Directory, published by Great Northern Pacific Publications.