Nickel Plate EMD SW1 Roster

SW1 Builder List | SW1 Roster Index

1st No.2nd No.3rd No.4th No.BldrDateOrderPhase
NKP 105N&W 2105NS 21051370512/506213IV
WAB 106N&W 21061370612/506213IV

Norfolk & Western merger

Both Nickel Plate SW1’s survived to become N&W 2105-2106 in 1965. N&W 2105 became Norfolk Southern 2105 in the 1990 merger, and was used as the shop switcher at Roanoke, Virginia, until September, 1996

Dispositions

  • C&F Locomotives, Georgia – ex NKP 105, acquired from Norfolk Southern in September, 1996
  • Independent Locomotive Services ISLX 2106 – ex NKP 2106, acquired from N&W in November, 1987, to North Central Grain Co-op 2106 in 1988, returned
  • North Central Grain Co-op 2106, Bisbee, North Dakota – ex NKP 106, acquired from Independent Locomotive Services in 1988

Succession

  • NKP 105 – To Norfolk & Western 2105 in 1965 > to Norfolk Southern 2105 in February, 1985, used as Roanoke shop switcher > to C&F Locomoitves, in Georgia, status unknown
  • NKP 106 – To Norfolk & Western 2106 in 1965 > leased to Lake Erie & Ft Wayne July-1968-April, 1982, when road shut down > retired April, 1985 > traded in to GE soon after retirement > to Independent Locomotive Services 2106, St Paul, Minnesota, November, 1987 > rebuilt for North Central Grain Co-op, Edgeland, North Dakota, in March, 1988 > returned to Independent Locomotive Services

Reference

  • Nickel Plate Historical Society – All time Diesel Roster
  • Dan Dover, “Nickel Plate Road,” Extra 2200 South, Issue 87 (April/May/June 1988), pgs 24-32