Elgin Joliet & Eastern EMD SW1 Roster

SW1 Builder List | SW1 Roster Index

1st No.2nd No.3rd No.4th No.BldrDateOrderPhase
EJ&E 22010151/40E291Ia
EJ&E 22110161/40E291Ia
EJ&E 22210171/40E291Ia
EJ&E 22310182/40E291Ia
EJ&E 22410192/40E291Ia
EJ&E 22511629/40E338Ia
EJ&E 22611639/40E338Ia
EJ&E 22711649/40E338Ia
EJ&E 22811659/40E338Ia
EJ&E 22911669/40E338Ia
EJ&E 23011679/40E338Ia
EJ&E 231123312/40E367Ia
EJ&E 232123412/40E367Ia
EJ&E 233123512/40E367Ia
EJ&E 234123612/40E367Ia
EJ&E 23512371/41E367Ia
EJ&E 23612381/41E367Ia
EJ&E 23712391/41E367Ia
EJ&E 23813969/41E407Ib
EJ&E 23913979/41E407Ib
EJ&E 24013989/41E407Ib
EJ&E 241139910/41E407Ib
EJ&E 242140010/41E407Ib
EJ&E 243140110/41E407Ib
EJ&E 244140210/41E407Ib
EJ&E 245140311/41E407Ib
EJ&E 246140411/41E407Ib
Canton 25IM 25EJ&E 24977458/49E1067III
Total29

Acquisitions

  • Industrial Maintenance 25 – acquired November, 1972, ex Canton 25

Dispositions

  • American Sheet & Tin 43, 430 – ex EJ&E 237, 245, both acquired August, 1967
  • Budd 1 – ex EJ&E 227
  • Cargill 157, Tampa, Florida – ex EJ&E 239
  • Cities Service – ex EJ&E 239
  • Cloquet Terminal 31, 32, 33 – ex EJ&E 245, 234, 241
  • Columbus & Greenville 524 – ex EJ&E 240
  • Estech 223 – ex EJ&E 223, scrapped
  • Duluth & Northeastern 31, 32, 33 – ex EJ&E 245 (December, 1963),  EJ&E 234 (December, 1963), EJ&E 241 (January, 1964)
  • Fernwood Columbia & Greenville 525 – ex EJ&E 240, acquired June, 1959
  • Granite City Steel 235 – ex EJ&E 235
  • Great Western Sugar 231, 233 – ex EJ&E 231 (acquired July, 1959), EJ&E 233 (acquired July, 1959); renumbered Great Western Sugar 62, 63
  • Illinois Central 618 – ex EJ&E 240
  • Industrial Maintenance – ex EJ&E 223 (acquired February ,1963), EJ&E224 (acquired December, 1972), EJ&E 228 (acquired March, 1972)
  • L. Gardinier 157, ex EJ&E 239
  • Material Services Corporation 49-0158, ?, 49-0157 – ex EJ&E 222 (acquired December, 1967), EJ&E 227 (acquired March, 1972), EJ&E 230, acquired June, 1967
  • Naporano Iron & Metal 157 – ex EJ&E 239
  • Northern Indiana Docks 226, 232 – ex EJ&E 226, acquired January, 1970, EJ&E 232, acquired March, 1967
  • Northern Indiana Public Service 26, 27 – ex EJ&E 225, acquired July, 1964, EJ&E 244, acquired January, 1968
  • Port of Palm Beach 238, 239 – ex EJ&E 238, 239
  • Railway Equipment Leasing Co (RELCO) 506, 507 – ex EJ&E 236, EJ&E 220, both acquired June, 1985
  • Railway Supply of Indiana – ex EJ&E 224, scrapped
  • Swift & Company 223 – ex EJ&E 223
  • Tulsa-Sapulpa Union Railway 229 – ex EJ&E 229 (renumbered T-SU 103)
  • US Sugar 157 – ex EJ&E 239
  • US Steel (Fairless Works) 243 – ex EJ&E 243, acquired May, 1970
  • US Steel (Gary Works) 227, 227, 237, 246, 249 – ex EJ&E 227, 228, 237 246, 249
  • US Steel (South Works) 221, 224, 242 – ex EJ&E 221 (acquired December, 1971), EJ&E 224 (acquired December, 1972), EJ&E 242 (acquired December, 1971)
  • Vulcan Materials 4545, Calera, Alabama – ex EJ&E 240
  • West India Fruit & Steamship 238, 239 – ex EJ&E 238
  • West Palm Beach Terminal 238, 239 – ex EJ&E 238, acquired July, 1959
  • Whistler Equipment Corporation – Ex EJ&E 223 (February, 1963), EJ&E 229, EJ&E 235 (October, 1959)

Succession

  • EJ&E 220 – sold for parts to Railway Equipment Leasing (RELCO), June, 1985
  • EJ&E 221 – to US Steel (South Works) 221, Chicago, Illinois, December, 1971
  • EJ&E 222 – to Material Service 49-0158, December, 1967
  • EJ&E 223 – traded to Industrial Maintenance Service via Whisler Equipment (with EJ&E 229) for EJ&E NW2 408:2 (ex US Navy 65-00160), February, 1963 > to Swift & Co 223
  • EJ&E 224– to Industrial Maintenance Service, December, 1972 > US Steel 224 (South Works), Chicago, Illinois
  • EJ&E 225 – to Northern Indiana Public Service MF-26, July, 1964
  • EJ&E 226 – to Northern Indiana Dock no #, January, 1970
  • EJ&E 227 – sold for scrap to Industrial Maintenance Service, March, 1972
  • EJ&E 228 – sold for scrap to Idustrial Maintenance Service, March, 1972
  • EJ&E 229 – traded to Industrial Maintenance Service via Whisler Equipment (with EJ&E 223) for EJ&E NW2 408:2 (ex US Navy 65-00160), January, 1963 > to Tulsa-Supulpa Union Railway 103 in 1963
  • EJ&E 230 – to Material Service 49-0157, June, 1967
  • EJ&E 231 – to Great Western Sugar 62, July, 1959
  • EJ&E 232 – to Northern Indiana Dock no #, March, 1967
  • EJ&E 233 – to Great Western Sugar 63, July, 1959
  • EJ&E 234 – to Duluth & Northeastern 32, December, 1963
  • EJ&E 235 – to Whistler Equipment Co. in October, 1959 > to Granite City Steel GCSX 235
  • EJ&E 236 – to Railway Equipment Leasing (RELCO) 235, July, 1985
  • EJ&E 237 – to American Sheet & Tin 43, August, 1967
  • EJ&E 238 – to West India Fruit & Steamship 238, July, 1959 > to Port of Palm Beach 238
  • EJ&E 239 – to West India Fruit & Steamship 239, July, 1959 > to Port of Palm Beach 239 > to US Sugar 157 > to Naparano Iron & Metal and leased to Cities Service
  • EJ&E 240 – to Fernwood Columbia & Gulf 600, June, 1959 > to ICG, August, 1972, assigned ICG 622 but never renumbered, stored at Paducah, Kentucky
  • EJ&E 241 – to Duluth & Northeastern 33, January, 1964
  • EJ&E 242 – to US Steel 242 (South Works), Chicago, Illinois, December, 1971
  • EJ&E 243 – to US Steel (Fairless Works) 243, Birmingham, Alabama, in May, 1970
  • EJ&E 244 – to Northern Indiana Public Service, number unknown, January, 1968
  • EJ&E 245 – to Duluth & Northeastern 31, December, 1963
  • EJ&E 246 – to American Sheet & Tin 44, August, 1967
  • EJ&E 249 – leased to US Steel (South Works), Chicago, Illinois

Retirements

  • 1959: EJ&E 231, 233, 235, 238, 239, 240
  • 1963: EJ&E 223, 234
  • 1964: EJ&E 225, 241
  • 1967: EJ&E 222, 246, 230, 232, 233, 237
  • 1968: EJ&E 244
  • 1971: EJ&E 221, 242, 243
  • 1972: EJ&E 224, 227, 228
  • 1981: EJ&E 249
  • 1985: EJ&E 220, 236

Reference

  • EJ&E Archive – Elgin Joliet & Eastern SW1 roster
  • Dick Will and Dave Novak, “Elgin Joliet and Eastern Ry. Co.,” Extra 2200 South, Issue 41 (July/August 1973), pgs 15-19