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Complete History of ACR Diesels


 Number   Model    HP     Builder  Serial    Built   Acquired   Notes
  100    GP7L-m   1500      GMD    A3541    6/1978    7/1978    Rebuilt from AC 162*, became WC 1501, retired 2004, scrapped
  101    GP7L-m   1500      GMD    A3542    6/1978    7/1978    Rebuilt from AC 169, became WC 1502, retired 2005, scrapped
  102    GP7L-m   1500      GMD    A3543    6/1978    7/1978    Rebuilt from AC 165, wrecked 1993 with SD40-2 184, scrapped
  103    GP7L-m   1500      GMD    A3544    5/1978    5/1978    Rebuilt from AC 155, became WC 1503, retired 2004, scrapped
  104    GP7L-m   1500      GMD    A3545    5/1978    6/1978    Rebuilt from AC 156, became WC 1504, retired by CN in 2001, scrapped

  140     SW8      800      GMD    A297   03/12/1951   1951     Re# WC 900 in 1995, sold to ILSX 900
  141     SW8      800      GMD    A281   30/04/1952   1952     retired 1992, sold to NREX 141, to USSX 141?

  150     GP7     1500      GMD    A170   25/01/1951   1951     Sold to DAWX 150 (Keoto-Washington Transp.), 1981
  151     GP7     1500      GMD    A171   15/02/1951   1951     Sold to DAWX 151 (Keoto-Washington Transp.), 1982, to Attebury Grain (Saginaw, TX)
  152     GP7     1500      GMD    A172   25/02/1951   1951     scrapped late 1980s
  153     GP7     1500      GMD    A173   25/02/1951   1951     Sold to Michigan Northern 1603, 1981
  154     GP7     1500      GMD    A231   08/03/1951   1951     scrapped late 1980s
  155     GP7     1500      GMD    A262   27/08/1951   1951     Rebuilt to AC 103 in 1978
  156     GP7     1500      GMD    A264   31/02/1951   1951     Rebuilt to AC 104 in 1978
  157     GP7     1500      GMD    A265   22/09/1951   1951     Rebuilt by CN in 1979, re# WC 1505 in 1995, retired 5/2004, scrapped
  158     GP7     1500      GMD    A266   01/10/1951   1951     Rebuilt by CN in 1979, re# WC 1506 in 1995, retired 5/2004, scrapped
  159     GP7     1500      GMD    A267   22/10/1951   1951     retired 1980; used for parts and later scrapped
  160     GP7     1500      GMD    A268   01/11/1951   1951     Sold to Michigan Northern 1605, 1981
  161     GP7     1500      GMD    A269   15/11/1951   1951     scrapped late 1980s
  162     GP7     1500      GMD    A270   03/12/1951   1951     Rebuilt to AC 100 in 1978
  163     GP7     1500      GMD    A271   14/12/1951   1951     scrapped late 1980s
  164     GP7     1500      GMD    A275   28/12/1951   1951     Sold to Michigan Northern 1606, 1981; to Wheeling & Lake Erie 1606; to Southwestern Pennsylvania RR 1606
  165     GP7     1500      GMD    A276   15/01/1952   1952     200th locomotive built by GMDD's London plant; Rebuilt to AC 102 in 1978
  166     GP7     1500      GMD    A277   29/01/1952   1952     sold to Canada Cement Lafarge Ltd. (Exshaw, Alta) #12, 1981
  167     GP7     1500      GMD    A278   21/02/1952   1952     Rebuilt by CN in 1979, re# WC 1507 in 1995, retired 5/2004, scrapped
  168     GP7     1500      GMD    A279   21/02/1952   1952     sold to Mattagami Railroad #168, 1985; to Spruce Falls Inc. (Kapuskasing, ON), 1988
  169     GP7     1500      GMD    A441   31/12/1952   1952     Rebuilt to AC 101 in 1978
  170     GP7     1500      GMD    A442   31/12/1952   1952     Rebuilt by CN in 1979, re# WC 1508 in 1995, retired 5/2004, scrapped

  171     GP9     1750      GMD    A2018  12/08/1963   1963     Sold to Maine Central #450, 1981; to Springfield Terminal #21, 1987
  172     GP9     1750      GMD    A2019  12/08/1963   1963     Sold to Essex Term. RR #102, 1986, to Ontario Southland OSRX 102 7/2016; Last GP9 ever built

  180     SD40    3000      GMD    A2561  22/10/1971   1971     scrapped 1989-90?
  181     SD40    3000      GMD    A2562  23/10/1971   1971     Re# WC 6001 in 1995, retired 4/2006
  182     SD40    3000      GMD    A2563  24/10/1971   1971     wrecked 1990, scrapped

  183    SD40-2   3000      GMD    A2869  29/09/1973   1973     Re# WC 6002 in 1995, retired 2007 sold to LTEX, to WE 6315, 1/2008
  184    SD40-2   3000      GMD    A2870  03/10/1973   1973     wrecked 1993 with GP7L-m 102, scrapped
  185    SD40-2   3000      GMD    A2871  29/09/1973   1973     Re# WC 6003 (1995), retired 2007 sold to LTEX, to WE 6316, 1/2008
  186    SD40-2   3000      GMD    A2955  29/09/1973   1973     Re# WC 6004 (1995), retired 2010
  187    SD40-2   3000      GMD    A2956  10/10/1973   1973     Re# WC 6005 (1995), retired 2010
  188    SD40-2   3000      GMD    A2957  10/10/1973   1973     Re# WC 6006 (1995), retired & sold to WGNS 6006, 9/2009

  190     GP40    3000      EMD    32300    10/1966    1994     ex-NREX 2018, ex-SOO 2018, ex-MILW 2018, nee-MILW 192; upgraded to -2 specs. by SOO; Re# WC 3026 (1995), painted as State of Wisconsin Sequicentennial unit
  191     GP40    3000      EMD    32478    01.1967    1994     ex-NREX 2034, ex-SOO 2034, ex-MILW 2034, nee-MILW 161; upgraded to -2 specs. by SOO; Re# WC 3027 (1995), painted as WC's 10th anniversary unit

  200    GP38-2   2000      GMD    A4067  23/04/1981   1981     Re# WC 2001 (1995)
  201    GP38-2   2000      GMD    A4068  23/04/1981   1981     Re# WC 2002 (1995)
  202    GP38-2   2000      GMD    A4069  28/04/1981   1981     Re# WC 2003 (1995)
  203    GP38-2   2000      GMD    A4070  28/04/1981   1981     Re# WC 2004 (1995)
  204    GP38-2   2000      GMD    A4071  30/04/1981   1981     Re# WC 2005 (1995)
  205    GP38-2   2000      GMD    A4072  30/04/1981   1981     Re# WC 2006 (1995)

 1750     FP9     1500      GMD    A632     09/1954    1995     ex-VIA 6502, ex-CN 6502; retired 2002, to Pioneer Rail Corporation PREX 1750 (2003)
 1751     FP9     1500      GMD    A636     11/1954    1995     ex-VIA 6506, ex-CN 6506; retired 2002, to Pioneer Rail Corporation PREX 1751 (2003)
 1752     FP9     1500      GMD    A641     01/1955    1995     ex-VIA 6511, ex-CN 6511; retired 2002, to Pioneer Rail Corporation PREX 1752 (2003)
 1753     FP9     1500      GMD    A1044    01/1957    1995     ex-VIA 6514, ex-CN 6514; retired 2001, to Alberta Railway Museum 6514 (2003)
 1754     FP9     1500      GMD    A1197    03/1957    1995     ex-VIA 6525, ex-CN 6525; retired 2001, to Pioneer Rail Corporation PREX 1754 (2003)
 1755     FP9     1500      GMD    A1203    05/1957    1995     ex-VIA 6531, ex-CN 6531; retired 2002, to Pioneer Rail Corporation PREX 1755 (2003)
 1756    FP7Au    1500      GMD    A524     06/1953    1995     ex-VIA 6553, ex-VIA 1404, ex-CP 1404, nee-CP 4103; retired 2002, to West Coast Railway Association 1404 (2002)

 1761     F9B     1500      GMD    A763     02/1955    1995     ex-VIA 6613, ex-CN 6613 (refurbished 1997); retired 2001, to Pioneer Rail Corporation PREX 1761 (2003)
 1762     F9B     1500      GMD    A1053    01/1957    1995     ex-VIA 6614, ex-CN 6614 (refurbished 1997); retired 2001, to Alberta Railway Museum 6614 (2003)
[6602]    F9B     1500      GMD    A619     09/1954    1995     ex-VIA 6602, ex-CN 6602 (never refurbished - probably acquired for parts & later scrapped)
[6606]    F9B     1500      GMD    A623     11/1954    1995     ex-VIA 6606, ex-CN 6606 (never refurbished - probably acquried for parts & later scrapped)

CN 104   F40PHR   3000      EMD  777001-13  10-1977    2009     ex-SKTX 242, ex-AMTK 242
CN 105   F40PHR   3000      EMD  777063-4   4/1978     2009     ex-SKTX 283, ex-AMTK 283
CN 106   F40PHR   3000      EMD  777063-10  6/1978     2009     ex-SKTX 289, ex-AMTK 289

Notes:

Information compiled from several sources, including "The Algoma Central Railway Story" by Dale Wilson, algomacentral.railfan.net, and the Canadian Trackside Guide, 1998 and 2004 versions. This page copyright 2001 Chris VanderHeide


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