Georgia & Florida EMD SW1 Roster

SW1 Builder List | SW1 Roster Index

1st No.2nd No.3rd No.4th No.BldrDateOrderPhase
G&F 70G&F 1004NS 1004110977/506070IV
G&F 71G&F 1005110987/506070IV
G&F 72G&F 1006NS 1006110997/506070IV
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Georgia & Florida roster

Southern Merger

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

Dispositions

  • Alcoa 50, Mobile, Alabama – ex G&F 71
  • Big Dog Lines BDLX 1006 – ex G&F 72
  • Chemex Railroad, Poncé, Puerto Rico – ex G&F 71

Succession

  • Georgia & Florida 70 > renumbered Southern 1004 in December, 1972 > to Norfolk Southern 1004 in the 1982 merger
  • Georgia & Florida 71 > renumbered Southern 1005 in December, 1972 > to Alcoa 50, Mobile, Alabama, in December, 1979 > to Chemex Railroad, Poncé, Puerto Rico, July, 1988
  • Georgia & Florida 72 > renumbered Southern 1006 in December, 1972 > to Norfolk Southern 1006 in the 1982 merger > retired January, 1996 > to Big Dog Lines BDLX 1006

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