Duluth Missabe & Iron Range Alco RSD15 Roster

RSD15 Builder List | RSD15 Roster Index

1st No.2nd No.3rd No.4th No.BldrDateOrderPhase
Total6
DM&IR 50B&LE 881Cartier 91817563/59S3258II
DM&IR 51B&LE 882Cartier 92817573/59S3258II
DM&IR 52B&LE 883Cartier 95817583/59S3258II
DM&IR 53B&LE 884Cartier 96817593/59S3258II
DM&IR 54B&LE 885Cartier 93817603/59S3258II
DM&IR 55B&LE 886Cartier 94817613/59S3258II

High short hood

All of the DM&IR units were built with high short hoods, which were replaced with low short hoods while on the Cartier. Along with the Pennsylvania units, these were the only ones built with high short hoods.

Abbreviations

  • B&LE – Bessemer & Lake Erie
  • Cartier – Cartier Railway
  • DM&IR – Duluth Missabe & Iron Range

Succession

  • DM&IR 50 – to Bessemer & Lake Erie 881 in 1964 > to Cartier 91 in June, 1972, scrapped 1988
  • DM&IR 51 – to Bessemer & Lake Erie 882 in 1964 > to Cartier 92 in June, 1972, scrapped 1988
  • DM&IR 52 – to Bessemer & Lake Erie 883 in 1964 > to Cartier 95 in June, 1972, scrapped 1988
  • DM&IR 53 – to Bessemer & Lake Erie 884 in 1964 > to Cartier 96 in June, 1972, scrapped 1988
  • DM&IR 54 – to Bessemer & Lake Erie 885 in 1964 > to Cartier 93 in June, 1972, scrapped 1988
  • DM&IR 55 – to Bessemer & Lake Erie 882 in 1964 > to Cartier 94 in June, 1972, scrapped 1988

Reference

  • American Locomotive Company, Complete Works – Vol. 8, pg 88