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Modesto & Empire Traction

Modesto & Empire Traction - MET

Route:
Modesto-Empire Jct - Modesto Terminal - Modesto, CA (5.2 miles)
Modesto-Empire Jct - Riverside Yard, CA (4.4 miles)
Headquarters:
Modesto, CA
Junctions with other railroads:
UP: Modesto & Modesto Terminal, CA
BNSF: Modesto-Empire Jct, CA
Radio frequencies:
160.965, 161.175
History:
Company incorporated on October 7, 1911.
Modesto Interurban Railway merged into MET in 1993.
Ownership:
Beard Land & Investment Company
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/N F/N B/D History Acq. Ret. Notes
2 McKay & Aldus 0-6-0 1866 ex Stone & Webster #10; ex AMC 4; ex SP 1055; ex SP 4-6-0 1524; nee CP 21 unknown
3 ALCo 2-6-0 62717 1921 1947 scrapped 1949
4 Porter 0-4-0T 3654 1907 ex Feather River Pine Mills; ex Hutchinson Lmbr; nee Mammoth Copper Mining 2 to Atlas-Olympia Gravel 4; to Henry J Kaiser Gravel 104
5 Vulcan 0-6-0 1759 1911 ex State Belt 4 to AD Shrader; to Permanente Cement 102; to USAX 6956; to M Davidson (D); to Levin Metals; to WRM (Salt Lake City, UT); to GGRM (San Francisco, CA); to San Francisco Trains 2005
6 Baldwin 4-6-0 41472 1914 ex Liberman-Rosencrantz (D); nee SJE 201 scrapped 1948
7 Baldwin 2-6-2 56403 1923 ex RRLC 25; nee LLB 25 unknown
8 Baldwin 2-4-4T 34845 1910 ex Algoma Lmbr, nee South San Francisco Belt 4 scrapped 1948
9 Baldwin 2-6-2 56728 1923 ex ATSF 2447; ex OTR 4; nee Mt Shasta Power 4 scrapped 1952
BHP 012 GE 70Ton 31282 1952 ex BHP 012; nee SMV 40 as parts; scrapped 2011
BHP 013 GE 70Ton 30447 1950 ex BHP 013; nee SMV 30 as parts; scrapped 2011
309 Baldwin 4-6-0 14332 1895 ex ATSF 309; nee SF & SJV 1 scrapped 1935
312 Baldwin 4-6-0 14898 1896 ex ATSF 312; nee SF & SJV 4 scrapped 1935
600 GE 70Ton 29093 1947 2009 stored
601 GE 70Ton 30031 1949 2009 to LMR/MET 601
602 GE 70Ton 31278 1952 2009 to LMR/MET 602
603 GE 70Ton 32279 1955 ex Cherry River Boom & Lmbr 2 2009 to LMR/MET 603
604 GE 70Ton 30390 1950 ex NLG 102 2009 to LMR/MET 604
605 GE 70Ton 28511 1947 ex SWPC 405; nee MNRR 5 2009 to LMR/MET 605
606 GE 70Ton 30448 1950 ex Chrome Crankshaft (D); ex National Metals 511; ex SP 5114; nee GE 1 2006 wrecked 2006; scrapped 2007
607 GE 70Ton 31284 1952 ex OPE 10 2009 to LMR/MET 607
608 GE 70Ton 32302 1955 ex OPE 12; ex Port of Tacoma 702; nee McCloud River Lmbr 1 2009 to LMR/MET 608
609 GE 70Ton 32304 1955 ex KNOR 205 2006 wrecked 2006; used for parts; scrapped 2011
613 GE 70Ton 32284 1955 ex WCTR 5119; nee SP 5119 2009 to PSRM (Campo,CA)
1500 EMD SW1500 33622 7087-11 1968 ex Vancouver Wharves 821:2; nee SSW 2491
1501 EMD SW1500 33620 7087-9 1968 ex Vancouver Wharves 823; nee SSW 2489
2000 Railpower RP20BD 154-001 10/2008 ex RPRX GG20B 2404; ex MSRC 1060; ex IC GP10 8247; ex IC GP9 9247; ex ICG 9247; nee GMSR 9247 (EMD blt 1957, s/n 22312, f/n 5480-40)
2001 Railpower RP20BD 154-002 10/2008 ex RPRX GG20B 2401; ex MSRC 1043; ex IC GP10 8322; ex IC GP9 9322; nee ICG 9322 (EMD blt 1957, s/n 23822, f/n 5553-23
2002 RJC/RP RP20BD 162-001 2011 2011
2003 RJC/RP RP20BD 162-002 2011 2011
2004 RJC/RP RP20BD 162-003 2011 2011
2005 RJC/RP RP20BD 162-004 2011 2011
2006 RJC/RP RP20BD 162-005 2011 2011
2007 Railpower RP20BD 5000182 2007 ex MET/RPRX 5402 (lease); ex UP/RPRX 5402 (lease); nee BN B30-7AB 4060 (GE blt 1983, s/n 44418)
2008 Railpower RP20BD 5000184 2007 ex MET/RPRX 5404 (lease); ex UP/RPRX 5404 (lease); nee BN B30-7AB 4109 (GE blt 1983, s/n 44467)
WCTR 5117 GE 70Ton 31162 1951 ex WCTR 5117; nee SP 5117 as parts; scrapped 2011
RPRX 5403 Railpower RP20BD 5000183 2007 (lease); ex UP/RPRX 5403 (lease); nee BN B30-7AB 4088 (GE blt 1983, s/n 44446) to Foster Farms 5403
RPRX 5405 Railpower RP20BD 5000185 2007 (lease); ex UP/RPRX 5405 (lease); ex NS B36-7 3604; nee CR 5008 (GE blt 1983, s/n 44259) to NuWest Milling
RPRX 5406 Railpower RP20BD 5000186 2007 (lease); ex UP/RPRX 5406 (lease); ex NS B36-7 3609; nee CR 5021 (GE blt 1983, s/n 44272) to Foster Farms 5406
APCX 9012 GE 70Ton 28509 1946 ex APCX 9012; ex VCY 4; ex SWPC 407; ex SWPC 4; nee MSE 46 as parts; scrapped 2007

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