Baltimore & Ohio EMD SW1 Roster

SW1 Builder List | SW1 Roster Index

1st No.2nd No.3rd No.4th No.BldrDateOrderPhase
Total23
B&O 200B&O 8400CNJ 840010988/41E324Ia
B&O 201B&O 840110998/41E324Ia
B&O 202B&O 840211008/41E324Ia
B&O 203B&O 840311018/41E324Ia
B&O 204B&O 840411028/41E324Ia
B&O 205B&O 8405CNJ 8405Conrail 841511038/41E324Ia
B&O 206B&O 840611048/41E324Ia
B&O 207B&O 840711058/41E324Ia
B&O 208B&O 840811068/41E324Ia
B&O 209B&O 840911078/41E324Ia
B&O 210B&O 841011089/41E324Ia
B&O 211B&O 841111099/41E324Ia
B&O 212B&O 841211109/41E324Ia
B&O 213B&O 841311119/41E324Ia
B&O 214B&O 841411129/41E324Ia
B&O 215B&O 841511139/41E324Ia
B&OCT 216B&OCT 8416B&O 841616025/42E462Ib
B&OCT 217B&OCT 8417B&O 841716015/42E462Ib
B&OCT 218B&OCT 8418B&O 841816035/42E462Ib
B&OCT 219B&OCT 8419B&O 8419C&O 841916045/42E462Ib
B&OCT 220B&OCT 8420B&O 842016055/42E462Ib
B&OCT 221B&OCT 8421B&O 842116068/42E462Ib

Classes

  • DS-3 originally
  • DS-3e reclassified 1943
  • SE-1 reclassified 1957
  • SW-1 reclassified 1965

Renumbering Dates:

  • B&O 200-215 became B&O 8400-8415 in the general renumbering of early 1957.
  • B&OCT 216-221 became B&OCT 8416-8421, in the general renumbering of early 1957.

Transfers and Leases:

  • B&O 8400 became Central Railroad of New Jersey 8400 on May 1, 1970.
  • B&O 8405 became Central Railroad of New Jersey 8405 on May 1, 1970. It became Conrail 8415 in the April 1, 1976, merger.
  • B&OCT 8416-8421 became B&O 8416-8421 in January, 1974
  • B&O 8419 was leased from September 19, 1974 to March 25, 1976 as Chesapeake & Ohio 8419

Rebuild Program:

  • 1953: B&O 200, 209
  • 1954: B&O 212, 213

Dispositions

  • Alanson & Petoskey Railroad 8419, ex B&O 8419, acquired August, 1990
  • Allied Tube & Conduit 8418, Liberty, Texas, ex B&O 8418
  • Atlantic Richfield Co 6791, Watson, California, ex B&O 8413, acquired December, 1985
  • Bulk Services 8421, Waterloo, Iowa, ex B&O 8421
  • BTR Farmers Co-op Association 8414, Leeds, North Dakota, ex B&O 8414, acquired September, 1986
  • Cargill 6791, Ogden, Utah, ex B&O 8413, acquired 1993 for their Globe Mill. Donated to Utah Railroad Museum in 2010.
  • Central States Warehouse 8421, Waterloo, Iowa, ex B&O 8421
  • Chambersburg Cold Storage 8411, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania – ex B&O 8411
  • Evans Milling 8418, Indianapolis, Indiana, ex B&O 8418, acquired October, 1986
  • Eveready Products 8419, Newport News, Virginia, ex B&O 8419
  • GATX 6791, Colton, California, ex B&O 8413
  • Lehigh Portland Cement (no number), Leeds, Alabama, ex B&O 8410, acquired October, 1986,
  • Little Traverse Scenic Railway 8419, Conway, Michigan, ex B&O 8419, acquired mid 1990
  • Mt Airy Cold Storage 8411, Mt Airy, Maryland, ex B&O 8411
  • Mineral Range Railroad MRAX 600, Ishpeming, Michigan, ex B&O 8419, acquired by 2014
  • National Lime & Stone 5304, Carey, Ohio, ex B&O 8416
  • New Brunswick Southern 8421, St John, New Brunswick, ex B&O 8421
  • Oil Dri 8407, Ripley, Mississippi, ex B&O 8407, acquired May, 1986
  • Railway Equipment Leasing Company (RELCO) 508-510, ex B&O 8406, 8403, 8416, acquired April, 1986
  • Union Carbide Battery Products Division RAIX 8419, Newport News, Virginia, ex B&O 8419, acquired June, 1976
  • Utah State Railroad Museum CAGX 6791, Spencer S. Eccles Rail Center, Ogden, Utah, ex B&O 8413
  • Washington & Old Dominion 8413, leased briefly in 1968
  • Wilmington & Western 8408, Green Rock Station, Delaware, ex B&O 8408
  • Winchester & Western 8411, Winchester, Virginia, ex B&O 8411

Preservation

  • B&O 8408 – restored at Wilmington & Western, Winchester, Virginia
  • B&O 8413 is at the Utah Railroad Museum’s Spencer S. Eccles Rail Center at Ogden, Utah. It was donated by Cargill in 2011.
  • B&O 8419 is at the Little Traverse Scenic Railway, Conway, New Jersey

Succession

  • B&O 200: Rebuilt in November, 1953 > renumbered B&O 8400 in the 1957 general renumbering > sold to Central Railroad of New Jersey 8400 in May, 1970 > sold for scrap to Naparano Iron & Metal, Newark, New Jersey, January, 1973
  • B&O 201: Renumbered B&O 8401 in the 1957 general renumbering > traded in to EMD in 1966 for a C&O SD40 order
  • B&O 202: Renumbered B&O 8402 in the 1957 general renumbering > traded in to EMD in September, 1971
  • B&O 203: Renumbered B&O 8403 in the 1957 general renumbering > sold to Railway Equipment Leasing (RELCO) 509, Minooka, Illinois, in January, 1986.
  • B&O 204: Renumbered B&O 8404 in the 1957 general renumbering > sold for scrap to Naparano Iron & Metal, Newark, New Jersey, November, 1970.
  • B&O 205: Renumbered B&O 8405 in the 1957 general renumbering > sold to Central Railroad of New Jersey 8405 in May, 1970 > to Conrail 8415 in the April, 1976, merger > retired January 17, 1979 > sold for scrap Midwest Steel & Alloy, Youngstown, Ohio, June, 1983
  • B&O 206: Renumbered B&O 8406 in the 1957 general renumbering > sold to Railway Equipment Leasing (RELCO) 508, Minooka, Illinois, April, 1886 > leased to Crown Vantage, St. Francisville, Louisiana, in October, 1986 > plant sold to James River Corporation
  • B&O 207: Renumbered B&O 8407 in the 1957 general renumbering > sold to Wilson Railway Corporation (dealer), Des Moines, Iowa, June, 1985 > to Oil Dri Production 8407, Ripley, Mississippi, May, 1986.
  • B&O 208: Renumbered B&O 8408 in the 1957 general renumbering > to Historic Red Clay Valley, Wilmington, Delaware, August, 1982 > to Wilmington & Western 8408, Green Bank Station, Delaware > restored as Baltimore & Ohio 8408
  • B&O 209: Rebuilt in December, 1953 > renumbered B&O 8409 in the 1957 general renumbering > retired in 1968 > trade in to EMD July, 1969
  • B&O 210: Renumbered B&O 8410 in the 1957 general renumbering > retired early 1985 > to Wilson Railway Corp. (dealer), Des Moines, Iowa April, 1986 > to Lehigh Portland Cement no #, Leeds, Alabama, October, 1986
  • B&O 211: Renumbered B&O 8411 in the 1957 general renumbering > to Winchester & Western 8411, Winchester, Virginia, in 1964 > to Mt Airy Cold Storage 8411, Mt Airy, Maryland, in 1985 > to Chambersburg Cold Storage CCS 8411, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1995.
  • B&O 212: Rebuilt in March, 1954 > renumbered B&O 8412 in the 1957 general renumbering > traded in to EMD in July, 1971
  • B&O 213: Rebuilt in April, 1954 > renumbered B&O 8413 in the 1957 general renumbering > to Wilson Railway Corp (dealer), Des Moines, Iowa, in June, 1985 > to Atlantic Richfield ARCO, Watson, California, in December, 1985 > to B&P Railrod Services > leased to General American Transportation, Colton, California > to Cargil, Ogden, Utah, in 1993 > donated to Utah Railroad Museum’s Spencer S. Eccles Rail Center at Ogden, Utah in 2011.
  • B&O 214: Renumbered B&O 8414 in the 1957 general renumbering > to Wilson Railway Corp (dealer), Des Moines, Iowa, in June, 1985 > to BTR Farmer’s Co-op 8414, Churches Ferry, North Dakota, in September, 1986
  • B&O 215: Renumbered B&O 8415 in the 1957 general renumbering > sold for scrap Naparano Iron & Metal, Newark, New Jersey, November, 1970
  • B&OCT 216: Renumbered B&OCT 8416 in the 1957 general renumbering > transferred to B&O 8416 in January, 1974 > to Railway Equipment Leasing (RELCO) 510, Minooka, Illinois, in April, 1986 and rebuilt > to National Lime & Stone Co 5304, Carey, Ohio, in May, 1997
  • B&OCT 217: Renumbered B&OCT 8417 in the 1957 general renumbering > transferred to B&O 8417 in January, 1974 > to an unidentified buyer in April, 1976
  • B&OCT 218: Renumbered B&OCT 8418 in the 1957 general renumbering > transferred to B&O 8417 in January 1974 > to Wilson Railway Corp (dealer), Minook, Illinois, in June, 1985 > to Evans Milling 8418, Indianapolis, Indiana, in October, 1986 > to Allied Tube & Conduit 8418, Liberty, Texas, in 1990
  • B&OCT 219: Renumbered B&OCT 8419 in the 1957 general renumbering > transferred to B&O 8419 in January, 1974 > leased to Chesapeake & Ohio 8421 at Norfolk, Virginia between September, 1974 and March, 1976 > to Union Carbide Battery Products Division 8419, Newport News, Virginia, in June, 1976 > name changed to Eveready Products > to Little Traverse Scenic Railway 8419, Conway, Michigan, mid-1989 > to Alanson & Petrosky Railroad 8419 in August, 1990 > sold at auction to parties associated with Leelanau Scenic Railroad at Traverse City, Michigan, September, 1992.
  • B&OCT 220: Renumbered B&OCT 8420 in the 1957 general renumbering > transferred to B&O 8420 in January, 1974 > sold for scrap to Naparano Iron & Metal, Newark, New Jersey, in April, 1968.
  • B&OCT 221: Renumbered B&OCT 8421 in the 1957 general renumbering > transferred to B&O 8421 in January, 1974 > sold to Wilson Railway Corporation (dealer) in Des Moines, Iowa, in June, 1985 > resold to Central States Warehouse 8421, East Waterloo, Iowa > to Bulk Service, Inc., when business changed names > to Brunswick Southern Railway, St. John, New Brunswick, by August, 1996.

Retirements

  • 1964: B&O 8411
  • 1966: B&O 8401
  • 1968: B&O 8409
  • 1970: B&O 8400, 8404, 8405, 8415
  • 1971: B&O 8402, 8412
  • 1976: B&O 8417, 8419
  • 1982: B&O 8408
  • 1985: B&O 8407, 8413, 8414, 8418, 8421
  • 1986: B&O 8403, 8406, 8410, 8416, 8420

Trade In to EMD

  • 1966: B&O 8401
  • 1969: B&O 8409
  • 1971: B&O 8402, 8412

Scrapped Units

  • B&O 8400, 8404, 8415, 8420

Reference

  • James Mischke, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Diesel Locomotive Roster, Panther Hollow Press, 1998, pgs 58-59