Great Western Railway of Colorado EMD SW1 Roster

SW1 Builder List | SW1 Roster Index

1st No.2nd No.3rd No.4th No.BldrDateOrderPhase
Total3
GWR 61164462/526391IV
EJ&E 231GWSX 231GWR 62123312/40E367Ia
EJ&E 233GWSX 233GWR 63123512/40E367Ia

Acquisitions

  • Elgin Joliet & Eastern 231 and 233 were acquired by parent Great Western Sugar in July, 1959, then transferred to the railway subsidiary much later.
  • GWR 61 was acquired new

Dispositions

  • Bonneville Transloaders JTPX 204 – ex GWR 61
  • Cargill GRTX 62, Shelton, Nebraska – ex GWR 62
  • Colorado Sweet Gold 63, Johnstown, Colorado – ex GWR 63
  • Sunflour Railroad 61, Victor, South Dakota – ex GWR 61

Succession

  • GWR 61 > Sunflour Railroad 61, Victor, South Dakota, in 1985 > to Bonneville Transloaders JTPX 204
  • GWR 62 > to Cargill GRTX 62, Shelton, Nebraska
  • GWR 63 > to Colorado Sweet Gold 63, Johnstown, Colorado

Reference