Chicago & North Western Alco RS32 Roster

RS32 Builder List | RS32 Roster Index | RS32 Phases

1st No.2nd No.3rd No.4th No.5th6thBldrDateOrderPhase
Total10
NYC 8041NYC 2041PC 2041CR 2041C&NW 4240841846/62S3349I
NYC 8038NYC 2038PC 2038CR 2038C&NW 4241840386/62S3344I
NYC 8024NYC 2024PC 2024CR 2024C&NW 4242839856/61S3341I
NYC 8022NYC 2022PC 2022CR 2022CR 2046C&NW 4243839836/61S3341I
NYC 8043NYC 2043PC 2043CR 2043C&NW 4244841866/62S3349I
NYC 8044NYC 2044PC 2044CR 2044C&NW 4245841876/62S3349I
NYC 8034NYC 2034PC 2034CR 2034C&NW 4246839957/61S3341I
NYC 8021NYC 2021PC 2021CR 2021CR 2045C&NW 4247839826/61S3341I
NYC 8042NYC 2042PC 2042CR 2042C&NW 4248841856/62S3349I
NYC 8023NYC 2023PC 2023CR 2023CR 2047C&NW 4249839846/61S3341I

Note

  • Dynamic brakes – no NYC RS32 had dynamic brakes
  • Fuel tanks – NYC 2020-2034 had small tanks, NYC 2035-2044 had high capacity tanks
  • Alignment control couplers – all units had alignment control couplers – see photo on the upcoming phases page

Dispositions

  • St Louis Auto Shredding – C&NW 4240, 4241, 4242, 4243, 4344, 4245, 4246, 4247, 4248, 4249

Succession

  • C&NW 4240 > built as New York Central 8041 > renumbered New York Central 2041 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2041 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2041 in the 1976 merger > traded in to General Electric >  to Diesel Supply Company of Wisconsin > to Chicago & Northwestern 4240 in October, 1979 > retired July, 1986 > traded in to EMD, August, 1986 > scrapped by St Louis Auto Shredding, Madison, Illinois
  • C&NW 4241 – built as New York Central 8038 > renumbered New York Central 2038 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2038 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2038 in the 1976 merger > traded in to General Electric > to Diesel Supply Company of Wisconsin > to Chicago & Northwestern 4241 in October, 1979 > retired July, 1986 > traded in to EMD, August, 1986 > scrapped by St Louis Auto Shredding, Madison, Illinois
  • C&NW 4242 – built as New York Central 8024 > renumbered New York Central 2024 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2024 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2024 in the 1976 merger > traded in to General Electric > to Diesel Supply Company of Wisconsin > to Chicago & Northwestern 4242 in October, 1979 > retired July, 1986 > traded in to EMD, August, 1986 > scrapped by St Louis Auto Shredding, Madison, Illinois
  • C&NW 4243 – built as New York Central 8022 > renumbered New York Central 2022 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2022 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2022 in the 1976 merger > renumbered Conrail 2046 in 1979 to clear B23-7 order > traded in to General Electric > to Diesel Supply Company of Wisconsin > to Chicago & Northwestern 4243 in October, 1979 > retired July, 1986 > traded in to EMD, August, 1986 > scrapped by St Louis Auto Shredding, Madison, Illinois
  • C&NW 4244 > built as New York Central 8043 > renumbered New York Central 2043 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2043 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2043 in the 1976 merger > traded in to General Electric >  to Diesel Supply Company of Wisconsin > to Chicago & Northwestern 4244 in October, 1979 > retired July, 1986 > traded in to EMD, August, 1986 > scrapped by St Louis Auto Shredding, Madison, Illinois
  • C&NW 4245 > built as New York Central 8044 > renumbered New York Central 2044 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2044 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2041 in the 1976 merger > traded in to General Electric >  to Diesel Supply Company of Wisconsin > to Chicago & Northwestern 4245 in October, 1979 > retired July, 1986 > traded in to EMD, August, 1986 > scrapped by St Louis Auto Shredding, Madison, Illinois
  • C&NW 4246 – built as New York Central 8034 > renumbered New York Central 2034 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2034 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2034 in the 1976 merger > traded in to General Electric > to Diesel Supply Company of Wisconsin > to Chicago & Northwestern 4246 in October, 1979 > retired July, 1986 > traded in to EMD, August, 1986 > scrapped by St Louis Auto Shredding, Madison, Illinois
  • C&NW 4247 – built as New York Central 8021 > renumbered New York Central 2021 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2021 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2021 in the 1976 merger > renumbered Conrail 2045 in 1979 to clear B23-7 order > traded in to General Electric > to Diesel Supply Company of Wisconsin > to Chicago & Northwestern 4247 in October, 1979 > retired July, 1986 > traded in to EMD, August, 1986 > scrapped by St Louis Auto Shredding, Madison, Illinois
  • C&NW 4248 > built as New York Central 8042 > renumbered New York Central 2042 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2042 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2042 in the 1976 merger > traded in to General Electric >  to Diesel Supply Company of Wisconsin > to Chicago & Northwestern 4248 in October, 1979 > retired July, 1986 > traded in to EMD, August, 1986 > scrapped by St Louis Auto Shredding, Madison, Illinois
  • C&NW 4249 – built as New York Central 8023 > renumbered New York Central 2023 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2023 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2023 in the 1976 merger > renumbered Conrail 2047 in 1979 to clear B23-7 order > traded in to General Electric > to Diesel Supply Company of Wisconsin > to Chicago & Northwestern 4249 in October, 1979 > retired July, 1986 > traded in to EMD, August, 1986 > scrapped by St Louis Auto Shredding, Madison, Illinois

Retirement

  • 1986 – C&NW 4240, 4241, 4242, 4243, 4344, 4245, 4246, 4247, 4248, 4249

Trade in to EMD

  • 1986 – C&NW 4240, 4241, 4242, 4243, 4344, 4245, 4246, 4247, 4248, 4249

REFERENCE

  • Robert Lehmuth, American Locomotive Company Complete Works – Vol 8, pg 40, 49, 80, 99-100
  • Digital Rail Artist – Alco RSD12 Builder List and Phases
  • William D. Edson, H.L. Vail, Jr., and C.M. Smith, New York Central System Diesel Locomotives, TLC Publishing, 1995, pgs 150-151
  • Paul K. Withers and Don Strack, Diesels of the Chicago & North Western, Withers Publishing, 1995, pg 200-201