Central of Georgia EMD SW1 Roster

SW1 Builder List | SW1 Roster Index

1st No.2nd No.3rd No.4th No.BldrDateOrderPhase
EMD 905CofG 19058/39E287I
CofG 2CofG 100012301/41E365I
CofG 3CofG 100112311/41E365I
CofG 7CofG 1003145912/41E441Ib
Total4

Southern Merger

The Central of Georgia was taken over by the Southern in June, 1963, but remained a subsidiary with separately lettered or sublettered equipment.

Preservation

  • Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah, Georgia – ex CofG 1, restored to original appearance

Dispositions

  • Atlanta Stone Mountain & Lithonia 1 – ex CofG 1
  • Greenville & Northern 1, Greenville, South Carolina – ex CofG 1
  • Carolina Piedmont Division, South Carolina Central Railroad CPDR 1 – ex CofG 1

Succession

  • CofG 1 – built as EMD demonstrator 905 > sold to Atlanta, Stone Mountain & Lithonia 1, January, 1957 > to Greenville & Northern 1, Greenville, South Carolina > to Carolina Piedmont Division, South Carolina Central Railroad CPDR 1 > restored as Central of Georgia 1 at Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah, Georgia
  • CofG 2 > renumbered 1000 in December, 1972 > traded in to EMD, February, 1977
  • CofG 3 > renumbered 1001 in December, 1972 > traded in to EMD, February, 1977
  • CofG 7 > renumbered 1003 in December, 1972 > traded in to EMD, January, 1977

Retirements

  • 1957 – CofG 1

Trade in to EMD

  • 1977 – CofG 1000, 1001, 1003

Reference

  • Larry Russell and Dick Will, “Southern Railway System Roster,” Extra 2200 South, November/December, 1969, pgs 19-25
  • Don Dover, “Southern Railway Summary, Part I,” Extra 2200 South, Issue 69 (July/August/September, 1979), pg 26
  • Don Dover, “Southern Railway Summary, Part II,” Extra 2200 South, Issue 70 (October/November/December, 1979) pg 24-25
  • Paul K. Withers, Warren L. Calloway and J. Harlen Wilson, Diesels of the Southern Railway, 1939-1982, Withers Publishing, 1997, pgs 31-36