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Detailed Green Bay Route diesel roster.


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01 GBW 101 Model:
Alco HH-660
Built:
1938.10
Acquired:
1938
Retired:
1956.04.11
Scrapped:
1976?
Builders number:
Alco #69085
Order no. S1800D
Horsepower:
660 HP
Tractive effort:
59,250 lbs.
Weight:
197,500 lbs.
Fuel tank:
Wheels:
41 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: Scrapped. (Probably scrapped in 1976 by by Irv's Enterprises.)
  1938.10.04: Shipped from Alco, Schenectady NY. It was built as a 600 horsepower Alco HH600; in later years it was carried on the official GBW roster as an HH-660.
  1948: Repainted in red and gray scheme.
  1956.04.11: Sold to United Electric Coal Co. (#101). Kept basic GBW paint scheme at UECCo. until at least 1961.
  1972: Sold to Material Service Corp (#49-0159).

02 GBW 102 Model:
Alco S-1 (phase 2)
Built:
1949
Acquired:
1949.01
Retired:
1968.06
Scrapped:
?
Builders number:
Alco #76152
Horsepower:
600 HP
Tractive effort:
59,700 lbs.
Weight:
205,000 lbs.
Fuel tank:
635 gal.
Wheels:
41 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: In service at Cargill, Buffalo, Iowa. (Rumored to be either for sale or scrapped.)
  1950 (or before): Exhaust stack extended to keep fumes from entering the cab.
  1960: By 1960, it was listed as 660 HP on the GBW roster.
  1968.06: Sold to Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Co. (#12), Nekoosa, Wis.
  1980: Sold to Cargill Inc., Buffalo, Iowa.
  date?: Louvered doors were upgraded with bare carbody filters, similar to GBW #307-308.

03 KGB 103 Model:
Alco S-1 (phase 1)
Built:
1941.01
Acquired:
1941.01
Retired:
1968.03
Scrapped:
?
Builders number:
Alco #69403
Horsepower:
600 HP
Tractive effort:
59,850 lbs.
Weight:
199,500 lbs.
Fuel tank:
635 gal.
Wheels:
41 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: Stored unserviceable (or likely scrapped) at Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Co. (now Domtar Inc), Ashdown, Ark. (The locomotive is for sale through a dealer. NEPCo. is now part of Domtar Inc.)
  1948 (or before): Exhaust stack extended to keep fumes from entering the cab.
  1960: By 1960, it was listed as 660 HP on the GBW roster.
  1968.03: Sold to Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Co. (#61), Nekoosa ?
  1970.02: Transferred to Nekoosa-Edwards, Ashdown, Ark.
  1980s: Had an electrical fire and probably scrapped.
  date?: Louvered doors were upgraded with bare carbody filters, similar to GBW #307-308.

04 KGB 201 Model:
Alco S-2
Built:
1949.04
Acquired:
1949.04
Retired:
1968.06
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #75666
Horsepower:
1,000 HP
Tractive effort:
69,000 lbs.
Weight:
230,000 lbs.
Fuel tank:
635 gal.
Wheels:
41 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: In service at Wisconsin Power and Light Company, Sheboygan, Wis.
  1968.06: Sold to Wisconsin Power & Light Co. (WPL #201, later EDGX #1), Sheboygan, Wis. Later repowered with a with a Caterpiller engine.
  date?: Louvered doors were upgraded with bare carbody filters, similar to GBW #307-308.

05 GBW 301 Model:
Alco RS-2
Built:
1950.02
Acquired:
1950.02
Retired:
1977.10
Scrapped:
2005
Builders number:
Alco #77914
Horsepower:
1,500 HP
Tractive effort:
62,000 lbs.
Weight:
247,300 lbs.
Fuel tank:
1,050 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
$142,694
Current status: Scrapped.
  1972.03: Leased to Fort Howard Paper Co. (#39) through 1972.10, renumbered and had "FtHPCo" on the long hood sides. During the 1970s the engine made other trips to Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Co. to substitute for NEPCo units under repair at GBW's Norwood Yard shops.
  1974: Briefly leased to Soo Line as a Steven Point yard switcher, along with GBW #307.
  1977.10: Sold to Railroad Builders Inc., Navajo, Ariz.
  1979: Sold to State of Michigan for use on the Michigan Interstate Railway Co.
  1984: Sold to Tuscola and Saginaw Bay Railway, which took over operation of the Michigan Interstate.
  1990: Sold to Southern Michigan Railroad Society, Clinton, Mich.
  2004.10: Purchased by Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Division of the SLHTS and scrapped at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum, Duluth, Minn. In 2005.
  date?: Louvered doors were upgraded with bare carbody filters, similar to GBW #307-308.
  date?: Converted from air-cooled to water-cooled and consequently changed the location of the exhaust stack.

06 GBW 302 Model:
Alco RS-2
Built:
1950.02
Acquired:
1950.02
Retired:
1976.09
Scrapped:
1976.09
Builders number:
Alco #77915
Horsepower:
1,500 HP
Tractive effort:
62,000 lbs.
Weight:
247,300 lbs.
Fuel tank:
1,050 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
$142,694
Current status: Scrapped
  date?: Louvered doors were upgraded with bare carbody filters, similar to GBW #307-308.
  date?: Converted from air-cooled to water-cooled and consequently changed the location of the exhaust stack.

07 GBW 303 Model:
Alco RS-2
Built:
1950.02
Acquired:
1950.02
Retired:
1978.01.14
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #77916
Horsepower:
1,500 HP
Tractive effort:
62,000 lbs.
Weight:
249,200 lbs.
Fuel tank:
1,050 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
$142,694
Current status: Stored inoperable at Mineral Range, Inc, WSOR at Horicon, Wis. (In WSOR's deadline just west of the Horicon depot.)
  1978.01: Sold to Railroad Builders Inc., Navajo, Ariz.
  1979: Sold to State of Michigan for use on the Michigan Interstate Railway Co.
  1984: Sold to Tuscola and Saginaw Bay Railway, which took over operation of the Michigan Interstate.
  1990: Sold to Southern Michigan Railroad Society, Clinton, Mich. and repainted as New York Central 8203.
  2004.10: Purchased by Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Division of the SLHTS and moved to Lake Superior Railroad Museum, Duluth, Minn.
  2005: Privately owned and stored in Milwaukee, Wis.
  date?: Converted from air-cooled to water-cooled and consequently changed the location of the exhaust stack.
  date?: Louvered doors were upgraded with bare carbody filters, similar to GBW #307-308.

08 GBW 304 Model:
Alco RS-2
Built:
1950.02
Acquired:
1950.02
Retired:
1976.10
Scrapped:
1983
Builders number:
Alco #77917
Horsepower:
1,500 HP
Tractive effort:
62,000 lbs.
Weight:
247,700 lbs.
Fuel tank:
1,050 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
$142,694
Current status: Scrapped.
  1976.10: Sold to Michigan Northern #1501
  1980 (ca.): Rebuilt with low short hood
  date?: Louvered doors were upgraded with bare carbody filters, similar to GBW #307-308.
  date?: Converted from air-cooled to water-cooled and consequently changed the location of the exhaust stack.

09 GBW 305 Model:
Alco RS-3 (phase 1)
Built:
1951.05
Acquired:
1951.05
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #78856
Horsepower:
1,600 HP
Tractive effort:
61,950 lbs.
Weight:
247,800 lbs.
Fuel tank:
1,200 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
$142,168
Current status: In use at CF Industries at Rosemount, Minn., on lease from Gopher State Railway Museum, New Prague, Minn.
  1951.05: Came equipped with louvers in all doors. At some point the loco was upgraded with bare carbody filters, similar to GBW #307-308.
  1973.06: Rebuilt to RS-20 (2000 HP engine, chopped nose)
  1983 (ca.): Leased to Little Rock & Western, duration unknown
  1994.08 (or before): Leased to Badger Mining Corp.
  1996: Sold to Gopher State Railway Museum, New Prague, Minn. Restored and painted in CF Industries colors and in use at CFI in Rosemount, Minn.

10 GBW 306 Model:
Alco RS-3 (phase 1)
Built:
1951.05
Acquired:
1951.05
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
2000
Builders number:
Alco #78857
Horsepower:
1,600 HP
Tractive effort:
61,950 lbs.
Weight:
247,800 lbs.
Fuel tank:
1,200 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
$142,168
Current status: Scrapped.
  1951.05: Came equipped with louvers in all doors. At some point the loco was upgraded with bare carbody filters, similar to GBW #307-308.
  1976.02: Rebuilt to RS-20 (2000 HP engine, chopped nose)
  date?: Sold to Caddo, Antoine and Little Missouri (#306).

11 GBW 307 Model:
Alco RS-3 (phase 3)
Built:
1955.07
Acquired:
1955.07.12
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #81286
Horsepower:
1,600 HP
Tractive effort:
61,575 lbs.
Weight:
246,300 lbs.
Fuel tank:
1,400 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: Unknown
  1955.07: Came equipped with bare carbody filters.
  1973-1974: Leased to Soo Line as a Steven Point yard switcher, along with GBW #301.
  1975.01: Rebuilt to RS-20 (2000 HP engine, chopped nose)
  1982 (ca.) -1983.10: Leased to Little Rock & Western
  1993: Lettered as Wisconsin Central #307 by painting out the GBW on sides of hood and herald on sides of cab; white WC initials under cab window.
  1994.11.18: Sold to Minnesota Commercial #307
  2001: Sold to National Railway Equipment Corp., condition unknown. On it's trip to NREX this engine spent a day in Green Bay, making it the last GBW loco to pass over home rails.

12 GBW 308 Model:
Alco RS-3 (phase 3)
Built:
1955.07
Acquired:
1955.07.13
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #82187
Horsepower:
1,600 HP
Tractive effort:
61,575 lbs.
Weight:
246,300 lbs.
Fuel tank:
1,400 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: Stored serviceable at Monticello Railway Museum. Private owner, Monticello, Ill. (The owner plans on eventually painting the loco into the GBW red/grey with grey trucks.)
  1955.07: Came equipped with bare carbody filters.
  1974.04: Rebuilt to RS-20 (2000 HP engine, chopped nose)
  1989.04: Leased to Fox River Valley Railroad, duration unknown.
  1993: Lettered as Wisconsin Central #308 by painting out the GBW on sides of hood and herald on sides of cab; white WC initials under cab window.
  1995.01: Sold to Kankakee, Beaverville and Southern #308
  2004.01: Placed in serviceable storage after the KB&S acquires de-turbocharged GP40s (KBSR #701-706) from National Railway Equipment.
  2005: Purchased by Gary Baloun of B&K Engineering, with the intent to restore it to GB&W appearance. Stored at Monticello Railway Museum, Monticello, Ill. in operating condition.

13 KGB 309
'H. Weldon McGee'
Model:
Alco RS-11 (phase 1)
Built:
1956.08
Acquired:
1956.09.08
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
1999.03.11
Builders number:
Alco #81931
Horsepower:
2,000 HP
Tractive effort:
61,400 lbs.
Weight:
250,000 lbs.
Fuel tank:
1,800 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
$163,193
Current status: Scrapped.
  1964: Rebuilt to 2000 HP with a low short hood, later than 1964.05.19 and by 1964.08
  1969.06.01: Assigned to GBW #309 upon full merger of KGB & GBW.
  1987: Engine rebuilt with heads and pistons from recently retired #315.
  1995.01: Sold to Kankakee, Beaverville and Southern #309
  1999.03.11: Wrecked
  2004: Scrapped by KB&S.

14 GBW 310 Model:
Alco RS-27
Built:
1960.11.21
Acquired:
1960.12.08
Retired:
1986.03
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #83600
Order no. S-3327
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
64,025 lbs.
Weight:
256,300 lbs.
Fuel tank:
2,000 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
$222,000
Current status: Scrapped.
  1960: First production RS-27 built, Alco sales order 21136 on 1960.08.12.
  1983: Stored serviceable in Winona until early 1986.
  1986.03: Broken crankshaft, scrapped

15 GBW 311 Model:
Alco C-424 (phase 1)
Built:
1963.09
Acquired:
1963
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
2006.07
Builders number:
Alco #84559
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
64,250 lbs.
Weight:
259,500 lbs.
Fuel tank:
2,000 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: Scrapped (Last known photo was 2006.08.24 on a flatcar in La Crescent, Minn.)
  1986.09: Leased to Escanaba & Lake Superior for short duration (about a month, not past the next inspection date).
  1993: Lettered as Wisconsin Central #311 by painting out the GBW on sides of hood and herald on sides of cab; white WC initials under cab window.
  1993.08.27: Led final GB&W train
  1994.04.16: Sold to Minnesota Commercial #311
  1996.07: Wrecked; kept on-site for parts.
  2006.08.24: Shipped off-site on a flatcar; presumably scrapped.

16 GBW 312
'Homer E. McGee'
Model:
Alco C-424 (phase 2)
Built:
1964.07
Acquired:
1964
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #3375-1
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
64,125 lbs.
Weight:
255,100 lbs.
Fuel tank:
2,000 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: Owned by Vintage Locomotives, Inc., Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  1982.02: Painted in one-of-a-kind 'chevron' scheme honoring Homer E. McGee.
  1993: Lettered as Wisconsin Central #312 by painting out the GBW on sides of hood and herald on sides of cab; white WC initials under cab window.
  1994.03 (or before): Sold to Indiana Hi-Rail Corp.
  1995: Sold to Martin Marietta, Junction City, Ga.
  2005.08: Purchased by Vintage Locomotives, Inc. (VLIX 312)
  2009.09: Transferred to Southern Appalachia Railway Museum, Oak Ridge, Tenn.

17 GBW 313 Model:
Alco C-424 (phase 2)
Built:
1965.01
Acquired:
1965
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #3382-04
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
64,525 lbs.
Weight:
256,200 lbs.
Fuel tank:
2,000 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: In service at Minnesota Commercial Railway, St. Paul, Minn.
  1993: Traded to Minnesota Commercial #313 (GBW #313, 314, 318 for two SW-1500s)

18 KGB 314 Model:
Alco C-424 (phase 3)
Built:
1965.04
Acquired:
1965
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #3382-08
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
64,080 lbs.
Weight:
258,800 lbs.
Fuel tank:
2,000 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: In service at Minnesota Commercial Railway, St. Paul, Minn.
  1969.06.01: Assigned to GBW #314 upon full merger of KGB & GBW.
  1983: Stored serviceable in Winona until early 1986.
  1987?: Leased to Escanaba and Lake Superior after E&LS takeover of ex-MILW line from Green Bay to Ontonogan, Mich.
  1993: Traded to Minnesota Commercial #314 (GBW #313, 314, 318 for two SW-1500s)

19 GBW 315 Model:
Alco C-430
Built:
1968.02
Acquired:
1968.02
Retired:
1987.06.30
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #3498-01
Horsepower:
3,000 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
263,400 lbs.
Fuel tank:
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: Stored unserviceable at National Railroad Museum, Green Bay, Wis.
  1986: Broken crankshaft, stored unserviceable.
  1987.06.30: Donated to National Railroad Museum, Green Bay, Wis. Engine head and pistons went to #309.

20 GBW 316 Model:
Alco RS-27
Built:
1962.03
Acquired:
1968.10
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #83604
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
253,100 lbs.
Fuel tank:
Wheels:
Purchase price:
Current status: In service at Minnesota Commercial Railway, St. Paul, Minn.
  Previous owners: CNW 903
  1966.12: Returned by CNW (#903) to Alco & leased by GBW
  1968.04: Painted all-red sometime betwwen 1968.04 and 1968.08 but still kept #903
  1968.06: Renumbered #316 sometime between 1968.06 and 1968.10.
  1968.10: Purchased by GBW.
  1972.06: Had a GREEN BAY ROUTE herald on the short nose from at least June 1972 through May 1977.
  1986.08: Leased to Escanaba & Lake Superior for short duration (about a month, not past the next inspection date).
  1987: Leased to Wisconsin Central for a brief duration at start-up of WC.
  1993: Lettered as Wisconsin Central #316 by painting out the GBW on sides of hood and herald on sides of cab; white WC initials under cab window.
  1993 (or later): Sold to Minnesota Commercial #316

21 GBW 317 Model:
Alco RS-27
Built:
1962.03
Acquired:
1969.02.21
Retired:
1984.11
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #83603
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
254,500 lbs.
Fuel tank:
Wheels:
Purchase price:
Current status: Scrapped.
  Previous owners: CNW 902
  1966.12: Returned by CNW (#902) to Alco & leased by GBW
  1968.04: Painted all-red sometime betwwen 1968.04 and 1968.08 but still kept #902
  1968.06: Renumbered #317 sometime between 1968.06 and 1968.10.
  1969.02.21: Purchased by GBW

22 GBW 318 Model:
Alco RS-27
Built:
1962.03
Acquired:
1976.05
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #83602
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
254,500 lbs.
Fuel tank:
Wheels:
Purchase price:
$47,500
Current status: In service at Minnesota Commercial Railway, St. Paul, Minn.
  Previous owners: CNW 901
  1966.12: Returned by CNW to Alco
  1970?: Purchased by Precision Engineering Company (later Precision National Company) PECO/PNC #901 and leased to Canadian Pacific Ry.
  1976.05: Purchased by GBW
  1987.09: On lease to WC September-November
  1993: Traded to Minnesota Commercial #318 (GBW #313, 314, 318 for two SW-1500s)

  23 GBW 319 Model:
Alco C-424 (phase 1)
Built:
1963
Acquired:
1980.02.08
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #84558
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
259,240 lbs.
Fuel tank:
Wheels:
Purchase price:
$365,000
Current status: Stored serviceable at Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad, Lakeville, N.Y.
  Previous owners: PRR 2415; PC 2415; CR 2474
  1994?: Sold to Caddo, Antoine and Little Missouri (#319).
  1999: Attempt to sell to New York Regional RR falls through due to condition of locomotive.
  2001: Sold to Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad (#429), Rochester, NY and moved Sep-02.

24 GBW 320 Model:
Alco C-424 (phase 1)
Built:
1963.06
Acquired:
1980.03.14
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #84554
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
259,140 lbs.
Fuel tank:
Wheels:
Purchase price:
$365,000
Current status: Stored serviceable at Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad, Lakeville, N.Y.
  Previous owners: EL 2412; CR 2486
  1981.04.09: Photo taken on this date shows a red snow plow blade.
  1994?: Sold to Caddo, Antoine and Little Missouri (#320).
  1999: Attempt to sell to New York Regional RR falls through due to condition of locomotive.
  2001: Sold to Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad (#427), Rochester, NY and moved Sep-02.

25 GBW 321 Model:
Alco C-424 (phase 1)
Built:
1963.06
Acquired:
1980.03.14
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #84557
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
260,100 lbs.
Fuel tank:
Wheels:
Purchase price:
$365,000
Current status: Stored serviceable at Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad, Lakeville, N.Y.
  Previous owners: EL 2415; CR 2489
  1982.05.14: Photo taken on this date shows a red snow plow blade.
  1994?: Sold to Caddo, Antoine and Little Missouri (#321).
  1999: Attempt to sell to New York Regional RR falls through due to condition of locomotive.
  2001: Sold to Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad (#428), Rochester, NY and moved Sep-02.

  26 GBW 322 Model:
Alco C-424 (phase 1)
Built:
1963
Acquired:
1980
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #84773
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
64,662 lbs.
Weight:
258,650 lbs.
Fuel tank:
2,000 gal.
Wheels:
Purchase price:
$365,000
Current status: Stored serviceable at Reading Railroad Museum, Leesport, Penn. (In GBW all-red paint scheme.)
  Previous owners: RDG 5204; CR 2493
  1994: Sold to Reading Co. Tech. and Hist. Society

27 GBW 323 Model:
Alco C-420 (phase 2b)
Built:
1966.07
Acquired:
1979.12
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #3463-1
Horsepower:
2,000 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
263,260 lbs.
Fuel tank:
3,100 gal.
Wheels:
Purchase price:
$365,000
Current status: Stored serviceable at Hoosier Valley RR Museum, North Judson, Ind.
  Previous owners: LHR 27; CR 2075
  1993.12: Sold to Iowa Interstate (#850)
  1999.08: Sold to Louisville, New Albany & Corydon RR, Corydon, Ind.
  2009.04: Leased to Great Lakes Locomotive (GLLX #850) and subleased to Green Plains Renewable Energy, south of Bluffton, Ind.
  2010.05: Moved to the Hoosier Valley RR Museum, North Judson, Ind.
  date?: 12-251 prime mover was replaced at Norwood Shops by one from a Burlington Northern locomotive, probably BN RS-11 #4181 (ex Northern Pacific).

  28 KGB 501 Model:
Alco FA-1
Built:
1947.12
Acquired:
1947.12.13
Retired:
1964.02
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #73679
Horsepower:
1,600 HP
Tractive effort:
58,000 lbs.
Weight:
232,000 lbs.
Fuel tank:
1,200 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
$152,000
Current status: Scrapped.

29 KGB 502 Model:
Alco FA-1
Built:
1947.12
Acquired:
1947.12.13
Retired:
1965.02
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #73680
Horsepower:
1,600 HP
Tractive effort:
58,000 lbs.
Weight:
232,000 lbs.
Fuel tank:
1,200 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
$152,000
Current status: Scrapped.

  30 GBW 503 (1) Model:
Alco FA-1
Built:
1947.12
Acquired:
1947.12.13
Retired:
1960.08.12
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #73681
Horsepower:
1,600 HP
Tractive effort:
58,000 lbs.
Weight:
232,000 lbs.
Fuel tank:
1,200 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
$152,000
Current status: Scrapped.
  1947.12.13: Delivered as GBW #503
  1949.04.20: Renumbered to GBW #506 upon arrival of KGBW #503

  31 KGB 503 (2) Model:
Alco FA-1
Built:
1949.04
Acquired:
1949.04.20
Retired:
1965.11
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #76836
Horsepower:
1,600 HP
Tractive effort:
58,000 lbs.
Weight:
232,000 lbs.
Fuel tank:
1,200 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: Scrapped.
  1949.04.13: Shipped from Alco, Schenectady NY
  1949.04.20: Placed in service

  32 GBW 506 Model:
Alco FA-1
Built:
1947.12
Acquired:
1947.12.13
Retired:
1960.08.12
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #73681
Horsepower:
1,600 HP
Tractive effort:
58,000 lbs.
Weight:
232,000 lbs.
Fuel tank:
1,200 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
$152,000
Current status: Scrapped.
  1947.12.13: Delivered as GBW #503
  1949.04.20: Renumbered to GBW #506 upon arrival of KGBW #503

33 GBW 507 Model:
Alco FA-1
Built:
1949.04
Acquired:
1949.04.20
Retired:
1963.05
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #76837
Horsepower:
1,600 HP
Tractive effort:
58,000 lbs.
Weight:
232,000 lbs.
Fuel tank:
1,200 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: Scrapped.
  1949.04.13: Shipped from Alco, Schenectady NY
  1949.04.20: Placed in service

  34 AHW 600 Model:
GE 70 Ton
Built:
1952
Acquired:
1952.12
Retired:
1971?
Scrapped:
?
Builders number:
GE #31727
Horsepower:
600 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
140,000 lbs.
Fuel tank:
Wheels:
Purchase price:
Current status: Unknown.
  1969?: Leased to US Plywood-Champion Paper Co.?
  1971?: Sold or leased to GE Shops, Cleveland, Ohio
  1973: Last seen en route to a Penoles, Mexico silver mine.

  35 AHW 601 Model:
GE 70 Ton
Built:
1952
Acquired:
1953.01
Retired:
1972.09.15
Scrapped:
2001
Builders number:
GE #31728
Horsepower:
600 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
140,000 lbs.
Fuel tank:
Wheels:
Purchase price:
Current status: Scrapped
  1972: Sold to Moscow Camden & San Augustine (#601)
  2001: Scrapped by EconoRail Leasing Corp., Texas.

44 GBW 902 Model:
Alco RS-27
Built:
1962.03
Acquired:
1969.02.21
Retired:
1984.11
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #83603
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
254,500 lbs.
Fuel tank:
Wheels:
Purchase price:
Current status: Scrapped.
  Previous owners: CNW 902
  1966.12: Returned by CNW (#902) to Alco & leased by GBW
  1968.04: Painted all-red sometime betwwen 1968.04 and 1968.08 but still kept #902
  1968.06: Renumbered #317 sometime between 1968.06 and 1968.10.
  1969.02.21: Purchased by GBW

43 GBW 903 Model:
Alco RS-27
Built:
1962.03
Acquired:
1968.10
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #83604
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
253,100 lbs.
Fuel tank:
Wheels:
Purchase price:
Current status: In service at Minnesota Commercial Railway, St. Paul, Minn.
  Previous owners: CNW 903
  1966.12: Returned by CNW (#903) to Alco & leased by GBW
  1968.04: Painted all-red sometime betwwen 1968.04 and 1968.08 but still kept #903
  1968.06: Renumbered #316 sometime between 1968.06 and 1968.10.
  1968.10: Purchased by GBW
  1973.09.23: Had a GREEN BAY ROUTE herald on the short nose from at least September 23, 1973 through May 14, 1977.
  1986.08: Leased to Escanaba & Lake Superior for short duration (about a month, not past the next inspection date).
  1987: Leased to Wisconsin Central for a brief duration at start-up of WC.
  1993: Lettered as Wisconsin Central #316 by painting out the GBW on sides of hood and herald on sides of cab; white WC initials under cab window.
  1993 (or later): Sold to Minnesota Commercial #316

36 GBW 1201 Model:
Alco S-6
Built:
1955.05
Acquired:
1979.04
Retired:
1982
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #80924
Horsepower:
900 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
Fuel tank:
Wheels:
Purchase price:
Current status: Stored serviceable at National Railroad Museum, Green Bay, Wis. (Painted as GB&W #106.)
  Previous owners: SP 1034; SP 1201
  1955: Delivered as SP 1034; renumbered as SP 1201 during renumbering program which began in 1965.10. Typically used in Fresno, Calif.
  1978.08: Sold to Chrome Crankshaft, Chicago.
  1979.04: Purchased from Chrome Crankshaft, Chicago. It was never repainted in GBW colors while in use.
  1979.07 (ca.): Leased to Nekoosa Edwards Paper Co., Nekoosa, Wis.
  1982.03: Sold to James River Corp. (#1201), Green Bay.
  1997: Purchased by National Railroad Museum, Green Bay. Originally painted as CNW #103 at the museum, repainted as (fictional) GBW #106 in 2007.

  37 GBW 2400 Model:
Alco RSD-15
Built:
1959.05
Acquired:
1989.11
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
by 1996.03
Builders number:
Alco #81764
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
382,400 lbs.
Fuel tank:
3,350 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: Scrapped.
  Previous owners: ATSF 9802; ATSF 802; LS&I 2400
  1975.05: To LS&I #2400
  1989.11: To FRVR #2400, GBW #2400

  38 GBW 2403 Model:
Alco RSD-15
Built:
1960.06
Acquired:
1989.11
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
1996.03
Builders number:
Alco #83054
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
382,400 lbs.
Fuel tank:
3,350 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: Scrapped.
  Previous owners: ATSF 9844; ATSF 844; LS&I 2403
  1975.05: To LS&I #2403
  1989.11: To FRVR #2403, GBW #2403
  1996.03: The last of the 2400-2407 RSD-15s to be scrapped at WC's North Green Bay yard, technically making this locomotive the last GBW locomotive owned by the Wisconsin Central.

39 GBW 2404 Model:
Alco RSD-15
Built:
1959.06
Acquired:
1989.11
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
by 1996.03
Builders number:
Alco #83469
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
382,400 lbs.
Fuel tank:
3,350 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: Scrapped.
  Previous owners: ATSF 9810; ATSF 810; LS&I 2404
  1975.05: To LS&I #2404
  1989.11: To FRVR #2404, GBW #2404

  40 GBW 2405 Model:
Alco RSD-15
Built:
1960.05
Acquired:
1989.11
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
by 1996.03
Builders number:
Alco #83574
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
382,400 lbs.
Fuel tank:
3,350 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: Scrapped.
  Previous owners: ATSF 9838; ATSF 838; LS&I 2405
  1975.05: To LS&I #2405
  1989.11: To FRVR #2405, GBW #2405

  41 GBW 2406 Model:
Alco RSD-15
Built:
1959.05
Acquired:
1989.11
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
by 1996.03
Builders number:
Alco #83466
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
382,400 lbs.
Fuel tank:
3,350 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: Scrapped.
  Previous owners: ATSF 9807; ATSF 807; LS&I 2401
  1975.05: To LS&I #2401
  1989.11: To FRVR #2406, GBW #2406

  42 GBW 2407 Model:
Alco RSD-15
Built:
1960.05
Acquired:
1989.11
Retired:
1993.08.27
Scrapped:
Builders number:
Alco #83577
Horsepower:
2,400 HP
Tractive effort:
Weight:
382,400 lbs.
Fuel tank:
3,350 gal.
Wheels:
40 in.
Purchase price:
Current status: Stored at Illinois Railway Museum, Union, Ill.
  Previous owners: ATSF 9841; ATSF 841; LS&I 2402
  1975.05: To LS&I #2402
  1989.11: To FRVR #2407, GBW #2407
 

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