Lehigh Valley EMD SW1 Roster

SW1 Builder List | SW1 Roster Index

1st No.2nd No.3rd No.4th No.BldrDateOrderPhase
LV 1128744/39E327I
LV 11310202/40E295I
LV 11410212/40E295I
LV 115CR 841910222/40E295I
LV 118CR 84221221212/504067IV
LV 1191221312/504067IV

Class

Originally BB4, then DS-2

Conrail

Conrail merger of April 1, 1976, saw the two remaining LV SW1’s renumbered Conrail 8419 and 8422.

Dispositions

  • Black River & Western 400, Ringoes, New Jersey – ex LV 112
  • Direct Reduction 112, Rockwood, Tennessee – ex LV 112, acquired early 1976
  • Maryland Port Authority 114 – ex LV 114
  • Ocean City Western 114 – ex LV 114, acquired from Maryland Port Authority 114,  August, 1973
  • Winchester & Western 114, ex LV 114

Preservation

  • LV 112 was sold to Scott Kwiatkowsky of Pennsy Railcar in 2008, now on Black River & Western at Ringoes, New Jersey
  • LV 119 is stored at a steel mill in Lorain, Ohio, to be preserved

Trade in

  • LV 114 – traded in to Alco on a C628 order in August, 1965, resold by Alco

Scrapped

  • LV 113 – sold for scrap to Precision Engineering, October, 1969

Retirements

  • 1965: LV 114
  • 1969: LV 113
  • 1974: LV 119
  • 1976: LV 112

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