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Courtesy of Joe Reckner
Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac All-time Diesel Roster

 

Source : Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad Linking North and South

by Bob Kaplan and Deane Mellander

 

 

Number Builder   Type     HP                   Notes

S1 -S2    RF&P    Shop Slug  N/A Assigned to Potomac Yard

1-8       EMD     SWl500    1500 Assigned to Potomac Yard

50        EMD     SW1        600 Ex-Richmond Terminal Railway 50. Retired in 1956.

51 - 71   ALCO    S2        1000 No. 51 sold to Richmond Terminal; Retired in 1964.

                                 No. 53 was scrapped in 1966.

                                 No. 54, 56 and 57 were sold to the ACL in 1966.

                                 No. 59, 61, 63 and 67 were sold in 1969.

                                 No. 60 was sold to the South Buffalo.

                                 No. 66 was sold to Agrico.

81 - 83   EMD     SW1200    1200 Assigned to Acca Yard. Equipped with flexicoil trucks for road service.

84 - 85   EMD     SWl200    1200 Assigned to Acca Yard.

91        EMD     SWl500    1500 Used in road service and in Acca Yard. Equipped with flexicoil trucks,

                                 ATC and dual controls.

101-104   EMD     GP7       1500 Used in Road service. Retired.

101(2nd)  EMD     GP7       1500 Assigned to Acca Yard. Originally unit No. 104. Rebuilt and restored to

                                 original paint scheme and renumbered 101. Donated to the Old Dominion

                                 Chapter, NRHS and leased back. ATC equipment removed when rebuilt.

111-118   EMD     GP35      2500 Units 111 - 118 were renumbered to 131 - 138 in 1969.

121-127   EMD     GP40      3000 Used in road service. Equipped with ATC and dual controls.

131-138   EMD     GP35      2500 Used in road service. Equipped with ATC and dual controls. Units 132,

                                 135 and 137 retired, and scrapped.

141-147   EMD     GP40-2    3000 Used in road service. Equipped with ATC.

1001 -101 EMD     E8A       2250 Used in Passenger Service. Retired.

1051 -105 EMD     E8B       2250 Units 1051 - 1055 were traded to EMD in 1965, toward the GP35 order.

1101 -111 EMD     F7A       1500 Units 1101, 1105 were sold in 1965. Units 1102, 1103, 1104, 1106, 1108

                                 and 1110 were trades to EMD in 1966 for new power. GP40 order.

1111      EMD     F5A       1500 Originally Aberdeen & Rockfish 201; Scrapped in 1963.

1151 -116 EMD     F7B       1500 Units 1157, 1159 were sold in 1965

1201 -120 EMD     FP7A      1500 Used in Passenger service. Retired. 

 

ABBREVIATIONS

ALCO	AMERICAN LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY

EMD	 ELECTRO-MOTIVE DIVISION, GM

 
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