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Lambton Diesel Specialists Inc.

LDSX Sarnia

Provides diesel locomotive leasing and maintenance for various industries in Sarnia area as well as shortlines in Ontario.

LDSX 7920 repainted for lease to GIO Railways. (ex CANX/CN 7920) SW900 GMD A584 4/1954
Sarnia 6/14/2022

LDSX 6089 (ex Stelco 89) SW900 GMD A2058 6/1964. Built with low clearance cab.
Sarnia March 2022

LDSX 6084_6089 (ex Stelco Hamilton Works 84 and 89).
Sarnia November 5, 2021 Marcus Stevens

Note remote control lights.

1391 acq. 8/2016 (ex JLCX/ex CANX 1391 nee CN 1391) SW1200RS GMD A1876 7/1960
1515 acq. 8/2016 (ex JLCX/ex CANX 1515 nee GTW 1515) SW1200 EMD 25737 3/1960

Note: Third unit unidentified (may be ex CN 7316 scroll way down) Sarnia 6/06/2020

MVPX 456 ex Lake Erie Works (US Steel Canada) sold 2/2016.
Ex VIA 201 acq. 1987 (ex Inland Steel, East Chicago, IN 115)
SW1001 EMD 32395 11/1966.

Sarnia 6/03/2016 Note: Current whereabouts unknown.

SSRX 911 (ex GE Plastics, Selkirk, NY) LDS Sarnia 2/14/2016
Nee Waterloo 2 EMD 23476 6/1957

Note: Used for various short term lease to local Sarnia industries as replacement locomotive.
Also, 12/2020 (2nd time) CN Hamilton Metals Distribution Centre, Parkdale Yard, Hamilton
8/2021 new location (previously without a loco) Dana Canada Corp. (motor vehicle parts) St.Marys ON

Ex NBSR 269 ex CN 269, ex B-13, nee 8464 S-3 MLW 77285 3/1953.

CN boosters renumbered many times. At some point modified with GM trucks from retired units.

SOR 1359 (ex CN 1359) long out of service, still stored in Hamilton January 21,2012 after sale to LDS.
It would become CCGX 1006. GMD A1844 4/1960

Enroute to new switching contract at Terrace Bay. Schreiber April 4, 2013

ex SOR 1201 ex TOR 1335, CANX 1335 nee CN 1335 SW1200RS GMD A1572 12/1958
Enroute to Sarnia at Hamilton October 12, 2008 Joe Zika

LDSX 0179 (ex SOR 1285, ex CANX 1285 nee CN 1285) SW1200RS GMD A1181 10/1957
July 30, 2009 Steve Host

The unusual numbering of this unit follows the equally unusual number of another SW1200 they own (see below).

A very rough looking 0178 acq. 2/2003 ex AAM (D) nee CN 1218 SW1200RS GMD A759 5/1956
Sarnia December 2003 Shaun Hinz

Note: Merrilees changed trucks making this a straight SW1200
Unit had long been leased to Petromont (formerly, Union Carbide) in Montreal.

Big improvement in looks! On loan to Dow Chemical while LDS was repairing their 1007. December 2005 Shaun Hinz

LDSX 8620 SW8 in new paint scheme. See old view below. Later, Royal Polymers 8620.

Note: Replacement power for industrial units maintained by LDS.

8620 acq. 1997 (ex CR/PC/NYC 8620) SW8 EMD #16195 2/1953. Sarnia, April 25, 1999 Gord Strathdee

Sarnia. January 2006 Gordon Strathdee

CN 7316 acq. 2012 (ex 1258) rebuilt 11/1987 GMD A1030 1/1957

LDSX 7920 acq. 1994 (ex CANX/CN 7920) SW900 GMD A584 4/1954 Sarnia Shaun Hinz

Note: Leased for many years to ESSO Polymer, Sarnia ESSO 7920

AARX 301001 (ex Arkansas Eastman 103, ex 5, ex CV1511 nee GTW 1511 1/1963)
SW1200 EMD #25743 3/1960 at LDS 04/06/2008 Sarnia Shaun Hinz
Note: Became VIP 1511

 



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