Norfolk Southern EMD SW1 Roster

SW1 Builder List | SW1 Roster Index

1st No.2nd No.3rd No.4th No.BldrDateOrderPhase
Total6
CTC 4SOU 1002NS 100248404/47E837IIa
G&F 70SOU 1004NS 1004110977/506070IV
G&F 72SOU 1006NS 1006110997/506070IV
A&EC 9A&EC 404SOU 1007NS 100748424/47E812IIa
SOU 2008SOU 1012NS 101247448/47E827IIa
NKP 105N&W 2105NS 21051370512/506213IV

Preservation

  • Gulf & Ohio, Knoxville, Tennessee – ex NS 1002, restored as Chatanooga Traction Company 4 and ex NS 1007, restored as Southern 1007

Dispositions

  • ALGF 1012 – ex NS 1012
  • Big Dog Lines BDLX 1006 – ex NS 1006
  • Knoxville & Holston 1007 – ex NS 1007
  • Louisville & Wadley, Wadley, Georgia – ex NS 1004
  • Walden Ridge WRRX 1012 – ex NS 1012

Succession

  • NS 1002 – built as Chattanooga Traction Company 4 > relettered CNO&TP in 1970 > renumbered Southern 1002 in December, 1972 > to Norfolk Southern 1002 in the 1982 merger > to Gulf & Ohio, restored as Chattoonaga Traction Company 4 and used on Three Rivers Rambler, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • NS 1004 – built as Georgia & Florida 70 > renumbered Southern 1004 in December, 1972 > to Norfolk Southern 1004 in the 1982 merger > to Louisville & Wadley, Wadley, Georgia
  • NS 1006 – built as 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
  • NS 1007 – built as Atlantic & Eastern Carolina 9 > renumbered Alabama & Eastern Carolina 404 > renumbered Southern 1007 in December, 1972 > to Norfolk Southern 1007 in the 1982 merger > retired January, 1996 > to Knoxville & Holston 1007 > renumbered Knoxville & Holston 4 > restored as Southern 1007 and used on Three Rivers Rambler, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • NS 1012 – built as Southern 2008 > renumbered Southern 1012 in December, 1972 > to Norfolk Southern 1012 in the 1982 merger > retired November, 1994 > to Walden Ridge WRRX 1012 > to ALGF 1012
  • NS 2105 – To Norfolk & Western 2105 in 1965 > to Norfolk Southern 2105 in 1990, used as Roanoke shop switcher > to C&F Locomoitves, in Georgia, status unknown

Retirements

  • 1994 – NS 1012

Reference

  • Digital Rail Artist – EMD SW1 builder’s list and phases
  • 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 30-36
  • Scott Lindsey, Norfolk Southern 1995 Review, Hundman Publishing, 1995