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Still Active GN Switchers

 

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

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

GE 44-ton

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51 Not available 12911 9/1940 White Transfer & Storage Company, Fletcher, NC 440 44-ton November 2000 In Smokey Mountain RR colors (SMRR)
BLW S12

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24 Not available 75818 2/1953 SMS Rail Lines, Bridgeport, NJ - S12 April 2005 Still located at LTV in Hoyt Lakes, MN. Acquired for parts.
27 Not available 75821 2/1953 SMS Rail Lines, Bridgeport, NJ SLRS 306 S12 April 2005 Still located at LTV in Hoyt Lakes, MN. In use by contractor for clean up of property.
EMD SW1

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77 Click for larger image Click for larger image 1380 9/1941 US Borax, Boron, CA

7171

SW1 April 2004 In use as plant switcher

Boron, CA

Photos taken January 2002

 by Robert H. Lehmuth

EMD SW7

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168 Not available 9574 3/1950 Liberty Rail Services 140 SW7 July 2003  
EMD SW8

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99 Click for larger image   13305 8/1951

OPR

(Oregon Pacific RR)

801 SW8 December 2001  

Canby, OR

Photo taken March 9, 2002 by Robert Ulberg

EMD SW9

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15 Click for larger image Click for larger image GMD A115 12/1950 Arco 120 SW9 August 2002 Wilmington, CA

Wilmington, CA

Photos taken August 2002

 by Robert H. Lehmuth

17 Not available 13297 5/1951 Canadian Occidental Petroleum 149 SW9 June 2001 North Vancouver, B.C.
EMD SW1200

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29 Not available 22481 5/1957 BNSF 3525 SW1200 November 2001  
30 Not available 22482 5/1957 BNSF 3548 SW1200 November 2001  
31 Click for larger image   22483 5/1957 Ludlow Cooperative Elevator Co. Paxton, IL 3547 SW1200 May 2011  

Portland, OR

Photo taken December 6, 2004

by Robert Ulberg

EMD SW1500

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200 Not available 33202 10/1967 BNSF 3446 SW1500 November 2005  
201 Not available 33203 10/1967 BNSF 3447 SW1500 November 2005  
202 Not available 33204 10/1967 BNSF 3448 SW1500 November 2005  
203 Not available 33205 10/1967 BNSF 3449 SW1500 November 2005  
204 Click for larger image   33206 10/1967 BNSF 3450 SW1500 November 2005  

Vancouver, B.C.

Photo taken April 2004 by Mike Novak

205 Click for larger image   33207 10/1967 BNSF 3451 SW1500

November 2005

 

Sheridan, WY

Photo taken June 27, 2003 by Robert Ulberg

206 Click for larger image   33208 10/1967 BNSF 3452 SW1500 November 2005

 

 

Sioux Falls, SD

Photo taken August 1, 2003

207 Click for larger image Click for larger image 33209 10/1967 BNSF 3453 SW1500 November 2005

 

 

Seattle, WA

Photo taken July 24, 2000

Vancouver, WA

Photo taken June 1, 2003 by Robert Ulberg

208 Not available 33210 10/1967 BNSF 3454 SW1500 November 2005  
209 Click to enlarge   33211 10/1967 PGR (Progressive Rail Inc.) 38 SW1500 November 2005 Painted in MN&S colors.

Rosemount, MN

Photo taken July 16, 2004 by Greg W. Smith

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.