Diesel Locomotive Roster

This roster represents all of the various classes of diesel locomotives ever owned by the Missabe (DM&IR).

The photos are from a number of collections and are used with permission of the owner. Data compiled by Dave Schauer, current as of 3/16/2016. Some Birmingham Southern information courtesy of John Stewart.

"On Roster" column indicates that the unit is on the current CN roster.

Number On Roster Model Build Date Build Number Previous Number Acquiredsort descending Notes Image
DM&IR #167 EMD SD-9 1959 25267 Rebuilt into SD-M No. 317 in 1990.
DM&IR #103 EMD SD-9 1956 21729 To B&LE in 1965 (828). Scrapped 6/87.
DM&IR #318 DM&IR SD-M 1990/11 DMIR 172 To EJ&E in 2/98 as their 818.
DM&IR #135 EMD SD-9 1958 23915 To EJ&E in 1971 (608), returned 12/91, scrapped at Proctor 1993.
DM&IR #172 EMD SD-9 1959 25272 Rebuilt into SD-M No. 318 in 1990. To EJ&E in 2/98 as their 818. To Chessapeake and Indiana 11/10.
DM&IR #108 EMD SD-9 1956 21734 To EJ&E in 2/68 (605), to NRE 10/87, MRL (605) 3/88, re# 604 7/88. Stored 08, scrap 5/11.
DM&IR #140 EMD SD-9 1958 23920 To B&LE as their 822 in 1964.
DM&IR #177 EMD SD-18 1960 25781 Rebuilt into SD-M No. 308 in 1988.
DM&IR #113 EMD SD-9 1957 23101 To B&LE in 1968 (833)
DM&IR #145 EMD SD-9 1958 23925 Sold to BN in 1986, rebuilt as their 6241 by LRC in 6/89, then BNSF 6138, 1723. Sold 7/07.
DM&IR #12 EMD SW-9 1953 17871 To EMD 1960, to Union RR as their 563. To to Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel '98, A-413 Mon R Ind Park (2014)
DM&IR #182 EMD SD-18 1960 25786 Rebuilt into SD-M No. 322 in 1991. To B&LE in 3/98 as their 859. Sold to LTEX late 09, moved 4/10.
DM&IR #118 EMD SD-9 1957 23106 To B&LE in 8/79 as their 845, To Union 5/99, to LTEX 01/01. South Branch Valley 181 10/02
DM&IR #150 EMD SD-9 1958 23930 To BS 4/1/96 as their 650.
DM&IR #17 EMD SW-9 1953 17876 To EMD 1960, then to the Union RR as their 564. Disposition unknown.
DM&IR #187 EMD SD-18 1960 25791 Rebuilt into SD-M No. 321 in 1991.
DM&IR #123 EMD SD-9 1957 23111 To B&LE in 1971 as their 837, scrapped 6/87.
DM&IR #303 DM&IR SD-M 1988/07 DMIR 192 Retired by CN 3/31/08, sold to Dakota Northern 2/09.
DM&IR #155 EMD SD-9 1958 23935 Sold to ILS in 1993, nose chopped and renumbered #1374. Dakota Quality Grain at Ross ND, Jan/07
DM&IR #22 EMD SW-9 1953 17881 To EMD 1960, then to Union RR as their 568. To LETX 2/02.
DM&IR #51 ALCO RSD-15 1959 81757 To B&LE 1964 (882), to Cartier No. 92 in 1972, retired 1988, scrapped.
DM&IR #192 EMD SD-18 1960 25796 Rebuilt into SD-M No. 303 in 1988.
DM&IR #310 DM&IR SD-M 1989/06 DMIR 183 Retired late 2002. Sold to LETX 9/03, departed 11/03. To CHS grain elevator in Onida, SD 1/09
DM&IR #128 EMD SD-9 1957 23116 To Union RR in 1979 as their 633. To BS 10/85 for parts (633).
DM&IR #160 EMD SD-9 1959 25260 Rebuilt into SD-M No. 302 in 1980. To EJ&E in 1997 as their 802, to Union 12/2001. To BS, scrapped 1/14.
DM&IR #101 EMD SD-9 1956 21727 To B&LE in 1965 (826).
DM&IR #315 DM&IR SD-M 1990/05 DMIR 163 To EJ&E in 12/96 as 815, to BS 815 in '03, to dealer S&S Shortline in 4/07, to Carolina Coastal 7/07.
DM&IR #133 EMD SD-9 1958 23913 To EJ&E in 1971 (607), returned 1/92, scrapped at Proctor 1993.
DM&IR #165 EMD SD-9 1959 25265 To EJ&E in 9/87 as their 612. To Diesel Locomotive Service 2001. To Napolean, ND elevator (2013)
DM&IR #170 EMD SD-9 1959 25270 Sold to Diesel Services in 1998, resold to DTE Rail Services in NE.
DM&IR #106 EMD SD-9 1956 21732 To B&LE in 1967 (830). To Union RR 1999, to LTEX January 2001. Scrapped at LETX.
DM&IR #321 DM&IR SD-M 1991/06 DMIR 187 Sold to LETX 9/03, shipped 4/28/04. Resold to Shelly Materials, Kent OH (5/07). SHLX 321.
DM&IR #138 EMD SD-9 1958 23918 To ILS '93 - Cal. Northern 200, OmniTrax '99, to HBRY/Carleton Trail 1751 6/01. Alliance Terminal Haslet TX 2005; to MVPX 2016.
DM&IR #187 EMD SD-18
DM&IR #175 EMD SD-18 1960 25779 To EJ&E in 12/96 as their 615. Scrapped January 2009.
DM&IR #111 EMD SD-9 1957 23099 To B&LE in 1972 as their 841. At Conneaut Docks 5/99. To LTEX 11/99. Scrapped at LETX.
DM&IR #180 EMD SD-18 1960 25784 First "Arrowhead" unit (1971). To SD-M No. 311 in 1989. To EJ&E 811 in 1997.
DM&IR #116 EMD SD-9 1957 23104 To the Union RR in 1979 as their 631. Sold to BS 1985 (parts).
DM&IR #148 EMD SD-9 1958 23928 To B&LE in 1964 as their 825.
DM&IR #15 EMD SW-9 1953 17874 To Union RR in 1963 as their 570. To LETX 2/2002.

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