Compiled by the techical editor of railroad magazine, rosters of the diesel locomotives of almost all the large roads as well as hundreds of short lines, through june of 1973. I have the 2012 copy but it does not appear that a 20 edition ever came out. A diesel locomotive is a type of railway locomotive in which the prime mover is a diesel engine. Jan 31, 2020 this is changing, there are a couple of gp9s, an sd7, and a trainmaster on the roster, but f3s, f7s, fp7s, e7s, fas, and pas make up about 75% of the road diesel motive power. Diesel locomotive rosters unknown binding january 1, 1992 see all formats and editions hide other formats and editions. There are several sources for an alltime roster of great northern locomotives. Illinois central all time diesel roster, compiled by tom parker. Here are links to 54 diesel locomotive diagrams copied from the baltimore and ohio diesel locomotive diagram book. Sal seaboard air line locomotive roster railroad picture. About half the book consists of locomotive rosters, and despite publishers advertising that they are accurate thru the 70s, the rosters for current railroads are to the present, which.
Spotting features on all major locomotive types produced. Jeff wilsons new book, guide to north american diesel locomotives, offers more than. A good primer on the history and operation of diesel locomotives in north america. Wayner, and published by wayner publications in 1965 first edition. Currently, rosters are only available as downloadable. Gm locomotive book released in 194748 and up until the emd locomotives book. Most except the electrics, the switchers, the ac6000cw, and the evolution series are powered by various versions of ges own fdl diesel prime mover, based on a. Included are complete diesel locomotive rosters, a photo index, as well as locomotive dispositions. It was rescued from the trash when the conrail office was moved out of 30th street. In brian solomons book, the american diesel locomotive, the idea for this concept came from william mckeen, union pacifics chief of motive power. They will be replacedaugmented with searchable rosters. The following diesel horn pages were organized by chuck davis.
The book was put together by the railroads mechanical engineering department sometime in the mid 1960s. This book is the third in a series that documents the various types of dieselelectric locomotive operated by the pennsylvania railroad. Locomotive handbook alco 1917 locomotive operation wood 1915 locomotive engine running sinclair 1915 40 years a locomotive engineer reed 19 practical locomotive operating roberts 19 locomotive cyclopedia armma 1909 locomotive text for engineers mcardle 1909 cost of locomotive operation henderson 1905 locomotive operation henderson 1904. If you are drawing up rosters you need to consider a number of factors. Guide to north american diesel locomotives by jeff wilson. Diesel roster reading railroad heritage museum reading. Alltime rosters for more than 100 major railroads in the u. Kind of like the book keeping threads a while ago, on keeping track of all of the rolling stock and locos. This title is written by thomas strauss, a retired milwaukee road engineer who worked very closely with all of these locomotive types. An essential guide for model railroaders and train enthusiasts, this comprehensive reference book includes. Trains subscribers can download a pdf version of this roster data directly to your computer.
The following is a list of locomotives produced by ge transportation systems before its acquisition and takeover by wabtec. A trend in recent years with respect to certain large railroad systems such as the burlington northern, the southern pacific, and the union pacific has been publication of an annual monograph documenting in rosters, photographs and captions, and some text or narrative the history. Mike danneman photo thanks to mike dannemans fine camera work we get a glimpse of the activity. The h2466 utilized fairbanks morses 2cycle 38d8 18 opposed piston prime mover that could produce a hefty 2,400 horsepower using cc trucks the model was equipped with the trimount design. The information was compiled and provided to the arhs by carl ragoza. This book is the third in a series that documents the various types of diesel electric locomotive operated by the pennsylvania railroad. It was introduced in 1984, and production ran until 1995. Book southern railway diesel locomotive diagram bookexc. The home to first generation locomotives photos, data and history, and central location for over 475 current locomotive rosters.
This website is a compiled by brad peadon, in a joint effort with bradly coulter and daven walters. The emd sd60 is a 3,800 horsepower 2,800 kw, 6axle dieselelectric locomotive built by general motors electromotive division, intended for heavyduty drag freight or mediumspeed freight service. Click here to subscribe today and receive all of our online benefits. These locomotives are cited from indonesian railways 2004 diesel locomotive rosters unreliable source. Diesel locomotive rosters lists the diesels of railroads throughout the united states, canada and mexico, north america. Pennsylvania railroad diesel locomotive by john hahn. If you have any questions, comments, or corrections, email me at. Another former conrail sd50, the 8666 built 584 as cr 6756 is seen trailing a dash 8 on a west. Serving the railfan community since 1994 bnsfs diesel shop at alliance, nebraska on 21 july 2003.
It took the form of a book that we had published through railmac. Extensive literature on the dieselelectric locomotives treated railroad by railroad exists. Australian locomotive rosters was first started by brad peadon and daven walters in 2000. January 16, 2019 another model no longer remaining on the csx roster is the standard cab sd60, heres former conrail 6865 built 989 seen here at selkirk diesel on 9512 as csxt 8720, retired 2017 and sold to ltex.
Demonstrators, as well as 44ton and 80ton switchers. The early boxcabs are often credited as the first with a diesel engine although the very first railcar to utilize an internal combustion engine was the mckeen car. Finally, the second half of the book consists of locomotive rosters of over 120 historic and contemporary railroads. Locomotive rosters model railroader magazine model. This 55page book is a reproduction of the southerns 1964 dieselelectric locomotive diagram book and provides detailed engineering drawings for each locomotive model. Extensive literature on the diesel electric locomotives treated railroad by railroad exists. For sale is a book titled australian locomotive rosters this book records all heavy diesel locomotives in use in australia in 2000 with extensive photographs and specifications. Carl started out as a lv employee in the mid 1950s.
Softcover book with 86 pages, illustrated with photographic plates. This is a list of various diesel rosters compiled on the diesel modelers mailing list. Recently we trialed some fleetlists on the main semi retired foamer website. For a comprehensive gn steam locomotive roster check out the steam locomotives of the great northern railway book. He then moved out west and was a fairly well known southern pacific engineer before his passing. The railroad book lists over 30,000 diesel locomotives. Nov 01, 2017 a good primer on the history and operation of diesel locomotives in north america. Union pacific locomotive roster union pacific emd sd70ah no.
Guide to north american diesel locomotives is an important reference for railfans and model railroaders alike. Each book includes a roster, area assignment, and specifications for each model covered. Does anyone know that status of james kerrs locomotive roster book. Pennsylvania railroad diesel locomotive by john hahn abebooks. All wereare built at fort worth, texas or erie, pennsylvania, in the united states. Characteristics and operation of diesel locomotives. The diesel roster of the big little railroad is explored from early freight cab. Corporation county date notes 101 delaware diesel east eastern electric engine exconrail ex. The following rosters list passenger equipment used by the reading at different times. A trend in recent years with respect to certain large railroad systems such as the burlington northern, the southern pacific, and the union pacific has been publication of an annual monograph documenting in rosters, photographs and captions, and some text or narrative the history during the previous.
Diesel locomotive horns lehigh valley railroad modeler. Trains magazine offers railroad news, railroad industry insight, commentary on todays freight railroads, passenger service amtrak, locomotive technology, railroad preservation and history, railfan opportunities tourist railroads, fan trips, and great railroad photography. From a various sources, including books, magazines, other rosters, locomotive diagrams, web sites and email, i have compiled an all time roster of ic diesels. The train master began production in april of 1953 and proved itself as the most successful locomotive on the market at the time, even if railroads didnt realize it. Central gulf charles w mcdonald chicago city coast company connection conrail controlled corporation county date notes 101 delaware diesel east eastern electric. Baltimore and ohio railroad diesel locomotive roster third edition by james mischke. Nov 01, 2017 an essential guide for model railroaders and train enthusiasts, this book includes spotting features, specifications horsepower, common use, trucks, etc. This book is a must have for great northern steam fans and offers a great insight of the gn steam locomotive fleet. Just as the mikados were being added to the roster a new breed of. The locomotives are listed include class 1 railroads, regional railroads, short line railroads and industrial railroads.
There are still two usra 080 locomotives in service, but there is also an alco s2 and an emd nw2 on the layout. The book only covers firstgeneration locomotives, with the exception of those engines already off the southern roster alco dl108s, alco pa3s, etc. Jeff wilsons new book, guide to north american diesel locomotives, offers more than 300 pages of. Wayner publications, 1973 diesel locomotive rosters of almost all the large railroads and hundreds of short lines through june, 1973. The consolidations were moved to way freight service and the moguls were scrapped.31 340 222 1648 233 1643 902 353 868 109 1219 1271 623 26 1543 651 371 923 1192 1486 523 1093 1356 515 817 1065 236 979 945 75 366 582 366 1279 1438 203 1273 948 1491