Burlington Northern EMD SW7 Roster

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SLSF 300BN 75:21018212/504028II
SLSF 301BN 76:21018312/504028II
SLSF 302BN 77:2101841/514028II
SLSF 303BN 78:2101851/514028II
SLSF 304BN 79:2101861/514028II
C&S 154BN 107:2114758/504050II
NP 108BN 1081093211/496054I
NP 109BN 1091093311/496054I
NP 110BN 1101093411/496054I
NP 111BN 1111093511/496054I
NP 112BN 1121093611/496054I
NP 113BN 1131093711/496054I
NP 114BN 1141093812/496054I
CB&Q 9249BN 11584935/50E1196II
CB&Q 9250BN 11684945/50E1196II
CB&Q 9251BN 11784955/50E1196II
CB&Q 9252BN 11884965/50E1196II
CB&Q 9253BN 11984975/50E1196II
CB&Q 9254BN 12084985/50E1196II
CB&Q 9255BN 12184995/50E1196II
CB&Q 9256BN 12285005/50E1196II
CB&Q 9257BN 12385015/50E1196II
CB&Q 9258BN 12485025/50E1196II
CB&Q 9259BN 12585035/50E1196II
CB&Q 9260BN 12685045/50E1196II
CB&Q 9261BN 12797187/504006II
CB&Q 9262BN 12897197/504006II
CB&Q 9263BN 12997207/504006II
CB&Q 9264BN 13097217/504006II
CB&Q 9265BN 13197227/504006II
CB&Q 9266BN 13297237/504006II
CB&Q 9267BN 13397247/504006II
CB&Q 9268BN 13497257/504006II
GN 163BN 13595693/504005I
GN 164BN 13695703/504005I
GN 165BN 13795713/504005I
GN 166BN 13895723/504005I
GN 167BN 13995733/504005I
GN 168BN 14095743/504005I
GN 169BN 14195753/504005I
GN 170BN 14295763/504005I
GN 11BN 143108696/506050II
GN 12BN 144108706/506050II
GN 13BN 145108716/506050II

Preservation

  • Illinois Railway Museum, Union Illinois – ex BN 121, restored as Burlington 9255

Dispositions

  • American Coal Company 140, Windsor, Colorado – ex BN 140
  • Chicago Rail Equipment/Pielet Brothers – ex BN 115, 122, 132
  • Davenport Rock Island & Northwestern 107, 121 – ex BN 107, 121
  • Enron Chemicals 1367 – ex BN 141
  • General Metals, Tacoma, Washington – ex BN 114
  • Great Western Railway of Colorado 113, 118, 140 – ex BN 113, 118, 140
  • Hyman-Michaels – ex BN 133
  • Independent Locomotive Services, Minneapolis, Minnesota – ex BN 78, 136, 141
  • Joseph Simon Metals – ex BN 127
  • L&L Railway Equipment LLRX 113 – ex BN 113
  • Liberty Rail Services LRS 113, 140 – ex BN 113, 140
  • PLM Railcar Maintenance 144, Miles City, Montana – ex BN 144
  • Meridian Aggregates – ex BN 123
  • National Railway Equipment – ex BN 122, 132
  • Northern States Power – ex BN 136
  • Precision National Corporation, Mt Vernon, Illinois – ex BN 117, 131
  • Railway Engineering & Supply RESCAR 113 – ex BN 113
  • Rocky Mountain Railcar Repair RMRR 113, 118 – ex BN 113, 118
  • Sheffield Steel 6406 – ex BN 113
  • Southwestern Railroad Parts, Ft Worth, Texas – ex BN 75, 76, 116, 119, 134, 137, 139, 145
  • Springfield Railroad Service 77, Springfield, Missouri – ex BN 77
  • Transico Rail Services 144 – ex BN 144
  • Trinity Railcar 144 – ex BN 144
  • Tulsa-Sapulpa Union Railway 105, 107, Tulsa, Okalahoma – ex BN 123, 107

Succession

  • BN 75 > built as Frisco 300 > to Burlington Northern 75:2 in the November, 1980 merger > retired June, 1985 > scrapped Southwestern Railroad Parts, Ft Worth, Texas, October, 1985
  • BN 76 > built as Frisco 301 > to Burlington Northern 76:2 in the November, 1980 merger > retired June, 1985 > scrapped Southwestern Railroad Parts, Ft Worth, Texas, October, 1985
  • BN 77 > built as Frisco 302 > to Burlington Northern 77:2 in the November, 1980 merger > retired February, 1987 > to Springfield Railway Service 77, March, 1987
  • BN 78 > built as Frisco 303 > to Burlington Northern 78:2 in the November, 1980 merger > retired August, 1986 > to Independent Locomotive Services ILSX 78, December, 1986
  • BN 79 > built as Frisco 304 > to Burlington Northern 79:2 in the November, 1980 merger > retired June, 1985 > traded in to EMD, July, 1985
  • BN 107 > built as Colorado & Southern 154 > to Burlington Northern 107,  January, 1980 > retired October, 1985 > to Davenport Rock Island & Northwestern 107 > to Tulsa-Sapulpa Union Railway 107
  • BN 108 > built as Northern Pacific 108 > to Burlington Northern 108 in the 1970 merger > retired July, 1985 > traded in to EMD, July, 1985
  • BN 109 > built as Northern Pacific 109 > to Burlington Northern 109 in the 1970 merger > retired January, 1985 > traded in to EMD, July, 1985
  • BN 110 > built as Northern Pacific 110 > to Burlington Northern 110 in the 1970 merger > retired January, 1985
  • BN 111 > built as Northern Pacific 111 > to Burlington Northern 111 in the 1970 merger > retired May, 1982
  • BN 112 > built as Northern Pacific 112 > to Burlington Northern 112 in the 1970 merger > retired January, 1985 > sold July, 1985
  • BN 113 > built as Northern Pacific 113 > to Burlington Northern 113 in the 1970 merger > retired October, 1985 > to Great Western Railway of Colorado 113, October, 1985 > to Rocky Mountain Railcar Repair RMRR 113 > to Railway Engineering & Supply RESCAR 113 > to L&L Railway Equipment LLRX 113 > leased to Sheffield Steel 6406, returned to LLRX 113 > to Liberty Rail Services 113
  • BN 114 > built as Northern Pacific 114 > to Burlington Northern 114 in the 1970 merger > retired October, 1983 > to General Metals, Tacoma, Washington, March, 1984
  • BN 115 > built as Burlington 9249 > to Burlington Northern 115 in the 1970 merger > retired August, 1986 > to Chicago Rail Equipment/Pielet Brothers, January, 1987
  • BN 116 > built as Burlington 9250 > to Burlington Northern 116 in the 1970 merger > retired June, 1985 > scrapped Southwest Railroad Parts, Ft Worth, Texas, October, 1985
  • BN 117 > built as Burlington 9251 > to Burlington Northern 117 in the 1970 merger > retired June, 1986 > to Precision National Corporation, Mt Vernon, Illinois, April, 1987
  • BN 118 > built as Burlington 9252 > to Burlington Northern 118 in the 1970 merger > retired October, 1985 > to Great Western Railroad of Colorado 118, October, 1985 > to Rocky Mountain Railcar Repair RMRR 118
  • BN 119 > built as Burlington 9253 > to Burlington Northern 119 in the 1970 merger > retired June, 1985 > scrapped Southwestern Railroad Parts, Ft Worth, Texas, October, 1985
  • BN 120 > built as Burlington 9254 > to Burlington Northern 120 in the 1970 merger > retired April, 1984
  • BN 121 > built as Burlington 9255 > to Burlington Northern 121 in the 1970 merger > retired March, 1983 > to Davenport Rock Island & Northwestern 121, March, 1983 > to Illinois Railroad Museum, Union, Illinois, restored as Burlington 9255
  • BN 122 > built as Burlington 9256 > to Burlington Northern 122 in the 1970 merger > retired August, 1986 > to Chicago Rail Equipment/Pielet Brothers, December, 1986 > to National Railway Equipment, January, 1987
  • BN 123 > built as Burlington 9257 > to Burlington Northern 123 in the 1970 merger > retired June, 1985 > to Tulsa-Sapulpa Union Railway 105, March, 1986 > to Meridian Aggregates 123 > scrapped May, 2006
  • BN 124 > built as Burlington 9258 > to Burlington Northern 124 in the 1970 merger > retired June, 1985 > traded in to EMD, July, 1985
  • BN 125 > built as Burlington 9259 > to Burlington Northern 125 in the 1970 merger > retired January, 1985 > sold July, 1985
  • BN 126 > built as Burlington 9260 > to Burlington Northern 126 in the 1970 merger > retired January, 1985 > sold July, 1985
  • BN 127 > built as Burlington 9261 > to Burlington Northern 127 in the 1970 merger > retired December, 1981 > sold for scrap to Joseph Simon Metals
  • BN 128 > built as Burlington 9262 > to Burlington Northern 128 in the 1970 merger > retired July, 1985
  • BN 129 > built as Burlington 9263 > to Burlington Northern 129 in the 1970 merger > retired July, 1985
  • BN 130 > built as Burlington 9264 > to Burlington Northern 130 in the 1970 merger > retired July, 1985 > traded in to EMD, July, 1985
  • BN 131 > built as Burlington 9265 > to Burlington Northern 131 in the 1970 merger > retired October, 1983 > to Precision National, Mt Vernon, Illinois, 1983
  • BN 132 > built as Burlington 9266 > to Burlington Northern 132 in the 1970 merger > retired August, 1986 > to Chicago Rail Equipment/Pielet Brothers, December, 1986 > to National Railway Equipment, January, 1987
  • BN 133 > built as Burlington 9267 > to Burlington Northern 133 in the 1970 merger > retired March, 1983 > to Hyman-Michaels, Silvis, Illinois
  • BN 134 > built as Burlington 9268 > to Burlington Northern 134 in the 1970 merger > retired October, 1985 > scrapped Southwest Railroad Car Parts, Ft Worth, Texas
  • BN 135 > built as Great Northern 163 > to Burlington Northern 135 in the 1970 merger > retired April, 1982
  • BN 136 > built as Great Northern 164 > to Burlington Northern 136 in the 1970 merger > retired October, 1985 > to Independent Locomotive Service > to Northern States Power, May, 1986
  • BN 137 > built as Great Northern 165 > to Burlington Northern 137 in the 1970 merger > retired October, 1985 > scrapped Southwest Railroad Car Parts, Ft Worth, Texas
  • BN 138 > built as Great Northern 166 > to Burlington Northern 138 in the 1970 merger > retired May, 1982
  • BN 139 > built as Great Northern 167 > to Burlington Northern 139 in the 1970 merger > retired October, 1985 > scrapped Southwest Railroad Car Parts, Ft Worth, Texas
  • BN 140 > built as Great Northern 168 > to Burlington Northern 140 in the 1970 merger > retired October, 1985 > to Great Western Railway of Colorado 140, January, 1986 > to American Coal Co. 140, Windsor, Colorado, late 1986 > returned to Great Western 140 > to Liberty Rail Services 140, 1988
  • BN 141 > built as Great Northern 169 > to Burlington Northern 141 in the 1970 merger > retired October, 1985 > to Independent Locomotive Services by early 1986 > to Enron Chemical 1367, June, 1986
  • BN 142 > built as Great Northern 170 > to Burlington Northern 142 in the 1970 merger > retired July, 1985
  • BN 143 > built as Great Northern 11 > to Burlington Northern 143 in the 1970 merger > retired July, 1985
  • BN 144 > built as Great Northern 12 > to Burlington Northern 144 in the 1970 merger > retired October, 1985 > to PLM Railcar Maintenance 144, Miles City, Montana, September, 1987 > to Transico Rail Services 144 > to Trinity Railcar in 1988 > scrapped April, 2006
  • BN 145 > built as Great Northern 13 > to Burlington Northern 145 in the 1970 merger > retired October, 1985 > scrapped Southwestern Railroad Car Parts, Ft Worth, Texas

Retirements

  • 1981 – BN 127
  • 1982 – BN 111, 135, 138
  • 1983 – BN 114, 121, 131, 133
  • 1984 – BN 120
  • 1985 – BN 75, 76, 79, 107, 108, 109, 110, 112, 113, 116, 118, 119, 123, 124, 125, 126, 128, 129, 130, 134, 136, 137, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145
  • 1986 – BN 78, 115, 117, 122, 132
  • 1987 – BN 77

Trade in to EMD

  • 1985 – BN 79, 108, 109, 124, 130

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