Penn Central Alco RS32 Roster

RS32 Builder List | RS32 Roster Index | RS32 Phases

1st No.2nd No.3rd No.4th No.5th6thBldrDateOrderPhase
NYC 8020NYC 2020839816/61S3341I
NYC 8021NYC 2021PC 2021CR 2021CR 2045C&NW 4247839826/61S3341I
NYC 8022NYC 2022PC 2022CR 2022CR 2046C&NW 4243839836/61S3341I
NYC 8023NYC 2023PC 2023CR 2023CR 2047C&NW 4249839846/61S3341I
NYC 8024NYC 2024PC 2024CR 2024C&NW 4242839856/61S3341I
NYC 8025NYC 2025PC 2025CR 2025839866/61S3341I
NYC 8026NYC 2026PC 2026CR 2026839876/61S3341I
NYC 8027NYC 2027PC 2027CR 2027839886/61S3341I
NYC 8028NYC 2028PC 2028CR 2028839896/61S3341I
NYC 8029NYC 2029PC 2029CR 2029839906/61S3341I
NYC 8030NYC 2030PC 2030CR 2030839916/61S3341I
NYC 8031NYC 2031PC 2031CR 2031839926/61S3341I
NYC 8032NYC 2032PC 2032CR 2032839937/61S3341I
NYC 8033NYC 2033PC 2033CR 2033839947/61S3341I
NYC 8034NYC 2034PC 2034CR 2034C&NW 4246839957/61S3341I
NYC 8035NYC 2035PC 2035CR 2035840356/62S3344I
NYC 8036NYC 2036PC 2036CR 2036840366/62S3344I
NYC 8037NYC 2037PC 2037CR 2037840376/62S3344I
NYC 8038NYC 2038PC 2038CR 2038C&NW 4241840386/62S3344I
NYC 8039NYC 2039PC 2039CR 2039840396/62S3344I
NYC 8040NYC 2040PC 2040CR 2040841836/62S3349I
NYC 8041NYC 2041PC 2041CR 2041C&NW 4240841846/62S3349I
NYC 8042NYC 2042PC 2042CR 2042C&NW 4248841856/62S3349I
NYC 8043NYC 2043PC 2043CR 2043C&NW 4244841866/62S3349I
NYC 8044NYC 2044PC 2044CR 2044C&NW 4245841876/62S3349I

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

  • Arkansas & Missouri 30 > ex PC 2031
  • Chicago & North Western 4240-4249 – ex PC 2041, 2038, 2024, 2022, 2043, 2044, 2034, 2021, 2042, 2023
  • Delaware Lackawanna 2035 – ex PC 2035
  • Delaware Valley 212 – ex PC 2035
  • Diesel Supply Company (dealer) – ex PC 2021, 2022, 2024, 2034, 2038, 2041, 2042 2043, 2044
  • Maryland Midland 42 – ex PC 2031
  • Tishomingo Railroad 212 – ex PC 2035

Succession

  • PC 2021 – 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
  • PC 2022 – 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
  • PC 2023 – 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
  • PC 2024 – 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
  • PC 2025 – built as New York Central 8025 > renumbered New York Central 2025 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2025 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2025 in the 1976 merger > retired by late 1979
  • PC 2026 – built as New York Central 8026 > renumbered New York Central 2026 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2026 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2026 in the 1976 merger > retired by late 1979
  • PC 2027 – built as New York Central 8027 > renumbered New York Central 2027 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2027 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2027 in the 1976 merger > retired by late 1979
  • PC 2028 – built as New York Central 8028 > renumbered New York Central 2028 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2028 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2028 in the 1976 merger > retired by late 1979
  • PC 2029 – built as New York Central 8029 > renumbered New York Central 2029 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2029 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2029 in the 1976 merger > retired by late 1979
  • PC 2030 – built as New York Central 8030 > renumbered New York Central 2030 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2030 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2030 in the 1976 merger > retired by late 1979
  • PC 2031 – built as New York Central 8031 > renumbered New York Central 2031 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2031 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2031 in the 1976 merger > retired by late 1979 > to Maryland Midland 42 > to Arkansas & Missouri 42 in February, 1986 > renumbered Arkansas & Missouri 30
  • PC 2032 – built as New York Central 8032 > renumbered New York Central 2032 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2032 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2032 in the 1976 merger > retired by late 1979
  • PC 2033 – built as New York Central 8033 > renumbered New York Central 2033 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2033 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2033 in the 1976 merger > retired by late 1979
  • PC 2034 – 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
  • PC 2035 – built as New York Central 8035 > renumbered New York Central 2035 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2035 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2035 in the 1976 merger > retired by late 1979 > to Delaware Valley 212 > to Tishomingo Railroad 212 in 2000 > to Delaware Lackawanna 2035 in 2006
  • PC 2036 – built as New York Central 8036 > renumbered New York Central 2036 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2036 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2036 in the 1976 merger > traded in to General Electric
  • PC 2037 – built as New York Central 8037 > renumbered New York Central 2037 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2037 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2037 in the 1976 merger > retired by late 1979
  • PC 2038 – 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
  • PC 2039 > built as New York Central 8039 > renumbered New York Central 2039 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2039 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2039 in the 1976 merger > retired by late 1979
  • PC 2040 > built as New York Central 8040 > renumbered New York Central 2040 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2040 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2040 in the 1976 merger > traded in to General Electric
  • PC 2041 > 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
  • PC 2042 > 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
  • PC 2043 > 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
  • PC 2044 > built as New York Central 8044 > renumbered New York Central 2044 in 1966 > to Penn Central 2044 in the 1968 merger > to Conrail 2044 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

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