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 Acquired Notes Image
DM&IR #204 EMD SD38AC 1971 37072 1971/06/13 Parted, sold to LETX 8/03. Scrapped at Proctor 5/04.
DM&IR #205 EMD SD38AC 1971 37073 1971/06/13 Retired by CN on 5/23/08. To WRIX 205 to Peavey elevator in Berea, ND 2011
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 #207 EMD SD38AC 1971 37075 1971/06/15 Was on BNSF for HP payback 2003, early 2004. Retired by CN on 1/27/08. Woodcrest deadline.
DM&IR #208 EMD SD38AC 1971 37076 1971/06/17 Stored August 2003, sold LTEX 9/03, shipped off property on 4/28/04.
DM&IR #209 EMD SD38-2 1975 74649-1 1975/04/05 Engine Failure 4/07 - retired by CN and stripped of parts at Homewood (PRLX - Private Limited Rail).
DM&IR #210 EMD SD38-2 1975 74649-2 1975/03/31 To B&LE 3/28/80, returned 12/20/92. Retired 4/3/09. To LETX. To oil loadout Douglas, WY 2013.
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 #212 Yes EMD SD38-2 1975 74649-4 1975/03/30 Repainted into CN colors 12/08.
DM&IR #213 EMD SD38-2 1975 74649-5 1975/04/06 Retired 4/3/09. To LTEX, to Douglas WY for Enserco Midstream LLC. 210 also there.
DM&IR #214 EMD SD38DC 1970 36163 EJE 655 1992/12/30 Painted by EJ&E prior to shipment to DM&IR. Black frame. Retired by CN 7/9/08.
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 #216 EMD SD38DC 1967 33055 BLE 863 1992/08/28 Painted by B&LE prior to shipment to DM&IR. Retired by CN 4/05 (prime mover). Scrapped.
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 #221 EMD SD38DC 1970 36142 EJE 651 1993/02/07 Gopher Scheme. Sold to LETX 9/03, off property 11/03. Scrapped 7/2013.
DM&IR #222 EMD SD38DC 1970 36143 EJE 652 1993/05/16 Gopher Scheme. Stored August 2003, engine to 209. Stripped and scrapped at Proctor 4/04.
DM&IR #223 EMD SD38DC 1970 36144 EJE 653 1993/04/04 Gopher Scheme. Retired by CN on 1/27/08. Woodcrest deadline.
DM&IR #225 EMD SD38DC 1967 33054 BLE 862 1993/01/26 Resold to B&LE in June of 1999.
DM&IR #301 DM&IR SD-M 1979/07 DMIR 174 Gopher Scheme. Electrical fire 7/07 - retired by CN 9/1/07. To LETX 12/07. To Cargill 301 Spiritwood, ND 1/16.
DM&IR #302 DM&IR SD-M 1980/03 DMIR 160 To EJ&E in 2nd Qtr 1997 as 802. Painted at Proctor. To Union #61 12/01. To BS 10/03 661. Scrapped 1/14.
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 #304 DM&IR SD-M 1988/09 DMIR 169 To EJ&E in 2/98 as their 804
DM&IR #305 DM&IR SD-M 1988/10 DMIR 188 Retired, stripped of parts, 2002. Scrapped.
DM&IR #306 DM&IR SD-M 1988/11 DMIR 178 Sold LETX 9/03, departed property 11/03.
DM&IR #307 DM&IR SD-M 1988/12 DMIR 190 Sold to LETX 9/03, departed property 11/03. To RLDX working at Florence, Pa in 2008
DM&IR #308 DM&IR SD-M 1989/01 DMIR 177 Stored May 2003. Reactivated 12/03 for Unitac service. Retired by CN 3/18/09. To MEI 10/09, scrapped 2011.
DM&IR #309 DM&IR SD-M 1989/04 DMIR 184 To EJ&E in 1993 as their 809 for SD38DC 651. Sold by CN 2010 to IBCX (Indiana Boxcar)
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 #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 #312 DM&IR SD-M 1989/10 DMIR 181 Retired, stripped of parts, 2002. Scrapped.
DM&IR #313 DM&IR SD-M 1990/01 DMIR 179 To EJ&E in 1993 as their 813 for SD38DC 652. Sold by CN 2010 to IBCX (Indiana Boxcar)
DM&IR #314 DM&IR SD-M 1990/03 DMIR 162 To EJ&E in 1993 as their 814 for SD38DC 653.
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 #316 DM&IR SD-M 1990/06 DMIR 186 Leased to Port Inland 5/06, rtn 10/06. Retired 6/16/08. Donated to MRHS 10/2008. Donated to LSRM in 2014
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 #318 DM&IR SD-M 1990/11 DMIR 172 To EJ&E in 2/98 as their 818.
DM&IR #319 DM&IR SD-M 1990/12 DMIR 191 To B&LE in 3/98 as their 858. Retired by CN 3/8/08. Moved to LETX 4/10.
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 #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 #322 DM&IR SD-M 1991/07 DMIR 182 To B&LE in 3/98 as their 859. Retired 3/8/08. Moved to LETX 4/10. Shelly Minerals (Ohio) 3/11.

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