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 Rostersort ascending Model Build Date Build Number Previous Number Acquired Notes Image
DM&IR #211 Yes EMD SD38-2 1975 74649-3 1975/03/30 Renumbered 9002 09/98, back to 211 in 2002 in the "Gopher scheme." Repainted CN 6/2010.
DM&IR #408 Yes EMD SD40-3 1972/02 7348-04 See notes 1996/06/27 HATX 925/SP-6776/SSW-9160. Repainted in CN colors 1Q 2007.
DM&IR #403 Yes EMD SD40-3 1972/02 7336-19 SP-6786/SP-9184 1996/02/06 Not repainted.
DM&IR #212 Yes EMD SD38-2 1975 74649-4 1975/03/30 Repainted into CN colors 12/08.
DM&IR #409 Yes EMD SD40-3 1972/02 72625-20 See notes 1996/08/06 HATX-936/SP-6790/SSW-9280. Repainted in CN colors 2Q 2007.
DM&IR #404 Yes EMD SD40-3 1972/02 7336-16 SP-6791/SP-9181 1996/01/11 Repainted CN 2Q 2006.
DM&IR #405 Yes EMD SD40-3 1972/02 7348-07 See notes 1996/06/27 HATX-938/SP-6767/SP-9500/SSW-9163. Repainted into CN colors summer 2007.
DM&IR #400 Yes EMD SD40-3 1972/03 7336-31 SP-6770/SP-9196 1996/01/21 All SD40-3's rebuilt by VMV at Paducah for Helm (leased to DM&IR). Repainted CN 1Q 2006
DM&IR #406 Yes EMD SD40-3 1972/02 7336-06 See Notes 1996/07/110 HATX-939/SP-6768/SP-9501/SP-9171. Repainted CN 1Q 2007 (back on Missabe property 5/25).
DM&IR #215 Yes EMD SD38-2 1976 756069 BLE 892 1980/03/12 Leased as the B&LE "Pumpkin" 3/12/80, to DM&IR 892 3/86, to DM&IR 215 7/89.
DM&IR #407 Yes EMD SD40-3 1972/02 72625-18 SP-6787/SSW-9278 1996/08/06 Repainted in CN colors 7/07.
DM&IR #402 Yes EMD SD40-3 1972/03 7336-08 SP-6784/SP-9173 1996/01/11 All SD40-3's are 3,000 horsepower. Repainted CN 1Q 2006.
DM&IR #305 DM&IR SD-M 1988/10 DMIR 188 Retired, stripped of parts, 2002. Scrapped.
DM&IR #320 DM&IR SD-M 1991/03 DMIR 176 To EJ&E in 12/96 as their 820. Sent to Birmingham Southern in October, 2002. Scrapped 1/2014
DM&IR #157 EMD SD-9 1958 23937 To BS 12/4/95 as their 657.
DM&IR #413 EMD SD40-3 1972/02 7336-03 See notes 1996/12/20 HATX-935/SP-6783/SP-9168. Retired by CN 7/18/08. Stripped/scrapped at Memphis 12/08.
DM&IR #173 EMD SD-9 1959 25273 To EJ&E in 9/87(613), sold to Brandenburg Industrial Serv 6/96.
DM&IR #909 ALCO C-630 1966 3440-10 UP 2909 1974/02/07 To Cartier in 4/1976 (39), retired 1990, scrapped.
DM&IR #189 EMD SD-18 1960 25793 Sold to Diesel Services of Hudson, Wisconsin in 1998. Lease fleet #612.
DM&IR #317 DM&IR SD-M 1990/09 DMIR 167 Stored May 2003. Reactivated 12/06/03 for United Taconite service. Retired 6/25/07, to LETX 12/07.
DM&IR #152 EMD SD-9 1958 23932 To BS in 4/1/96 as their 652. To dealer S&S Shortline in 4/07, to Modac Northern 650 3/08. TO WRIX 2014.
DM&IR #168 EMD SD-9 1959 25268 To WRD in '98, resold to CF Locomotive(GA), to Georgia SW RR 1901 ('99), to Connecticut Southern in 2005 (RA). NECR 1901 '09
DM&IR #19 EMD SW-9 1953 17878 To Union RR in 1963 as their 572. Disposition unknown.
DM&IR #904 ALCO C-630 1966 3440-5 UP 2904 1973/11/24 To Cartier in 4/1976 (37), retired 1990, scrapped.
DM&IR #184 EMD SD-18 1960 25788 Rebuilt into SD-M No. 309 in 1989. To EJ&E in 1993 as their 809 for SD38DC 651.
DM&IR #206 EMD SD38AC 1971 37074 1971/06/17 Retired by CN in September 2007, sold to NRE 5/08 as their 205. Being prepped for RLGX May 2010.
DM&IR #869 EMD SD38AC 1971 37708 BLE 869 2002/05/29 Sold to DM&IR in May 2002. Retired 12/4/07, sold to NRE 5/08, to RLGX #2002. In Houston, 2009.
DM&IR #311 DM&IR SD-M 1989/08 DMIR 180 To EJ&E in 3/1997 as their 811. Sold by CN 2010 to IBCX (Indiana Boxcar)
DM&IR #163 EMD SD-9 1959 25263 Rebuilt into SD-M No. 315 in 1990 (nose chopped 4/71). To EJ&E in 12/96 (815)
DM&IR #419 EMD SD40-3 1972/04 72601-04 SP-6794/SP-9212 1997/12/31 Gopher Scheme. Retired by CN 9/1/07. Scrapped at Woodcrest 2/08 by HLG
DM&IR #179 EMD SD-18 1960 25783 Rebuilt into SD-M No. 313 in 1990. To EJ&E in 1993 as their 813 for SD38DC 652.
DM&IR #187 EMD SD-18
DM&IR #201 EMD SD38AC 1971 37069 1971/06/13 Retired by CN on 5/29/08. To Western Rail leased to Foster Farms (Traver, Calif) 10/10
DM&IR #217 EMD SD38DC 1967 33053 BLE 861 1993/01/26 Gopher Scheme. Air filter fire 1/03. Sold to LETX 9/03, shipped off property 4/28/04.
DM&IR #131 EMD SD-9 1958 23911 To B&LE in 1971 as their 838, scrapped 6/87.
DM&IR #306 DM&IR SD-M 1988/11 DMIR 178 Sold LETX 9/03, departed property 11/03.
DM&IR #142 EMD SD-9 1958 23922 Sold to Azcon in 1998, scrapped at Proctor.
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 #158 EMD SD-9 1958 24487 To BS 12/4/95 as their 658.
DM&IR #414 EMD SD40-3 1972/03 72625-30 See notes 1996/12/20 HATX-937/SP-6792/SSW-9290. Retired by CN 7/24/07. Scrapped by HLG at Woodcrest 1/08.

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