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The California Western Railroad , popularly called the Skunk Train, is a heritage railroad
Heritage railway
thumb|right|the Historical [[Khyber train safari|Khyber Railway]] goes through the [[Khyber Pass]], [[Pakistan]]A heritage railway , preserved railway , tourist railway , or tourist railroad is a railway that is run as a tourist attraction, in some cases by volunteers, and...

 in Mendocino County
Mendocino County, California
Mendocino County is a county located on the north coast of the U.S. state of California, north of the greater San Francisco Bay Area and west of the Central Valley. As of the 2010 census, the population was 87,841, up from 86,265 at the 2000 census...

, California
California
California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States. It is by far the most populous U.S. state, and the third-largest by land area...

, running from the railroad's headquarters in the coastal town of Fort Bragg
Fort Bragg, California
Fort Bragg is a city located in coastal Mendocino County, California along State Route 1, the major north-south highway along the Pacific Coast. Fort Bragg is located west of Willits, at an elevation of 85 feet...

, and the interchange with the Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Northwestern Pacific Railroad
The Northwestern Pacific Railroad is a regional railroad serving California's North Coast. The railroad currently runs on 62 miles of the 462 mile main line, stretching from Schellville, California to Eureka, California...

 at Willits
Willits, California
Willits is a city in Mendocino County, California, United States. Willits is located north-northwest of Ukiah, at an elevation of 1391 feet . The population was 4,888 at the 2010 census, down from 5,073 at the 2000 census. Willits is at the center of Mendocino County and its redwood forests...

.

The CWR runs steam and diesel-powered trains and rail motor cars 40 miles (64 km) through Redwood forests along Pudding Creek and the Noyo River
Noyo River
The Noyo River is a river on the north coast of California in Mendocino County. The river's headwaters are in the steep Mendocino Range, but downstream the river flows through gently sloping marine terraces before draining into the Pacific Ocean...

. Along the way, the tracks cross some 30 bridges and trestles and pass through two deep mountain tunnels. The halfway point of Northspur
Northspur, California
Northspur is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located on the California Western Railroad north of Comptche, at an elevation of 358 feet at Milepost 20.A post office operated at Northspur from 1910 to 1922....

 is a popular meals and beverage spot for the railroad's passengers when locomotives turn around before returning trains to their respective terminals.

History


The railroad was originally built by the Fort Bragg Redwood Company as the Fort Bragg Railroad in 1885 to carry coast redwood logs from the dense forests at Glenela (Glen Blair) to a newly built lumber mill located 6.6 miles (10.6 km) to the west at coastal Fort Bragg, California
Fort Bragg, California
Fort Bragg is a city located in coastal Mendocino County, California along State Route 1, the major north-south highway along the Pacific Coast. Fort Bragg is located west of Willits, at an elevation of 85 feet...

. Fort Bragg Redwood Company was incorporated into the new Union Lumber Company in 1904; the railroad ownership always rested with the parent lumber company until 1969. On July 1, 1905 the railroad was renamed the California Western Railroad & Navigation Company. In 1904 passenger service was added, and on December 11, 1911 the route was completed to its total length of 40 miles roughly following the Noyo River
Noyo River
The Noyo River is a river on the north coast of California in Mendocino County. The river's headwaters are in the steep Mendocino Range, but downstream the river flows through gently sloping marine terraces before draining into the Pacific Ocean...

, to interchange connection with the Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Northwestern Pacific Railroad
The Northwestern Pacific Railroad is a regional railroad serving California's North Coast. The railroad currently runs on 62 miles of the 462 mile main line, stretching from Schellville, California to Eureka, California...

 in the inland town of Willits, California
Willits, California
Willits is a city in Mendocino County, California, United States. Willits is located north-northwest of Ukiah, at an elevation of 1391 feet . The population was 4,888 at the 2010 census, down from 5,073 at the 2000 census. Willits is at the center of Mendocino County and its redwood forests...

.


On December 19, 1947 the railroad name was shortened to the California Western Railroad. Union Lumber and its California Western Railroad came under the ownership of the various lumber producers, including Boise Cascade
Boise Cascade
Boise Cascade Holdings, LLC, which uses the trade name Boise, is an American pulp and paper company, ranked as the thirteenth largest forest products company in the world....

 (1969), and later Georgia-Pacific Corporation; G-P initially leased the CWR's operations to Kyle Railways, but in June 1987 the CWR was sold to the Kyle Railways subsidiary Mendocino Coast Railway. Mendocino Coast Railway continued to operate the CWR under the California Western name. No longer able to make a profit when the G-P mill began to reduce operations and finally closed altogether, Kyle Railways opted to sell the financially starved CWR. On December 17, 2003 the California Western Railroad was rescued when it was bought by the Sierra Railroad
Sierra Railroad
The Sierra Railroad Company a privately owned common carrier which has a freight division which handles all track maintenance and freight operations for all branches owned by the Sierra Railroad Company...

. Today the Skunk Train is owned and operated by Mendocino Railway.

Route



Milepost 0 - Fort Bragg
Fort Bragg, California
Fort Bragg is a city located in coastal Mendocino County, California along State Route 1, the major north-south highway along the Pacific Coast. Fort Bragg is located west of Willits, at an elevation of 85 feet...



Milepost 1.0 - Pudding Creek

Milepost 3.4 - Glen Blair Junction

Milepost 6.6 - South Fork
South Fork, Mendocino County, California
South Fork is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located on the California Western Railroad north-northwest of Comptche, at an elevation of 46 feet ....



Milepost 9.0 - Ranch

Milepost 10.0 - Redwood Lodge
Redwood Lodge, Mendocino County, California
Redwood Lodge is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located on the California Western Railroad north-northwest of Comptche, at an elevation of 66 feet ....



Milepost 12.7 - Grove
Grove, California
Grove is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located on the California Western Railroad north-northwest of Comptche, at an elevation of 404 feet ....



Milepost 15.0 - Camp 3

Milepost 16.0 - Camp 4

Milepost 16.4 - Camp Noyo

Milepost 18.1 - Alpine
Alpine, Mendocino County, California
Alpine is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located on the California Western Railroad north of Comptche, at an elevation of 233 feet ....



Milepost 20.0 - Camp 7

Milepost 20.5 - Noyo Lodge
Noyo Lodge, California
Noyo Lodge is a former settlement in Mendocino County, California. It was located on the California Western Railroad west of Northspur.Noyo Lodge had its own rail station.-References:...



Milepost 21.3 - Northspur
Northspur, California
Northspur is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located on the California Western Railroad north of Comptche, at an elevation of 358 feet at Milepost 20.A post office operated at Northspur from 1910 to 1922....



Milepost 23.9 - Irmulco
Irmulco, California
Irmulco is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located on the California Western Railroad north-northeast of Comptche, at an elevation of 436 feet ....



Milepost 26.8 - Shake City
Shake City, California
Shake City is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located on the California Western Railroad west-northwest of Willits, at an elevation of 528 feet ....



Milepost 27.7 - Burbeck
Burbeck, California
Burbeck is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located near the mouth of Burbeck Creek on the California Western Railroad west-northwest of Willits, at an elevation of 653 feet ....



Milepost 28.7 - Soda Springs
Soda Springs (near Burbeck), Mendocino County, California
Soda Springs is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located on the California Western Railroad near Burbeck west of Willits, at an elevation of 741 feet ....



Milepost 30.4 - Clare Mill
Clare Mill, California
Clare Mill is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located on the California Western Railroad west of Willits, at an elevation of 961 feet ....



Milepost 32.6 - Crowley
Crowley, Mendocino County, California
Crowley is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located west of Willits, at an elevation of 1237 feet ....



Milepost 33.8 - Crater

Milepost 35.4 - Summit (elevation 1740 feet above sea level)

Milepost 37.5 - Rodgers
Rodgers, California
Rodgers is a former settlement in Mendocino County, California. It was located on the railroad west of Willits.-References:...



Milepost 40.0 - Willits
Willits, California
Willits is a city in Mendocino County, California, United States. Willits is located north-northwest of Ukiah, at an elevation of 1391 feet . The population was 4,888 at the 2010 census, down from 5,073 at the 2000 census. Willits is at the center of Mendocino County and its redwood forests...


Freight traffic


In the late 1980s the railroad's freight redwood lumber traffic rapidly declined. Georgia-Pacific gradually shifted lumber shipments to more flexible highway trucks until the Northwestern Pacific Railroad [North Coast Railroad Authority] was embargoed and shut-down from Willits to the California Northern Railroad and Union Pacific mainline connection near the SF Bay Area. By 1996, before the NWP embargo, CWR lumber shipments were less than 500 cars per year and passenger service became the line's main source of revenue. All freight service was discontinued in 2001. Today the passenger excursion trains are the railroad's sole source of revenue. Freight traffic is likely to restart in 2014 as the NWP is being re-opened. Occasionally, the CWR stores equipment or runs special trains on NWR trackage.

Skunk Train


Gas-powered, self propelled, passenger railcars were added in 1925 and CWR steam passenger trains were mostly eliminated. These motorcars were nicknamed "Skunks" because people said "You can smell 'em before you can see 'em." In 1965 the line reintroduced summer steam passenger service between Fort Bragg and Willits with Baldwin-built steam locomotive No.45, calling the colorful train "The Super Skunk." That train was discontinued in 2001, then revived in September 2006 as a special event train. No.45 continues to power excursion trains from Fort Bragg, California
Fort Bragg, California
Fort Bragg is a city located in coastal Mendocino County, California along State Route 1, the major north-south highway along the Pacific Coast. Fort Bragg is located west of Willits, at an elevation of 85 feet...

 as far as Northspur, California
Northspur, California
Northspur is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located on the California Western Railroad north of Comptche, at an elevation of 358 feet at Milepost 20.A post office operated at Northspur from 1910 to 1922....

, the CWR's mid-point, on selected weekends summer to early autumn.

Without the considerable revenue lumber and general merchandise freight once contributed to the bottom line, maintaining the railway through such rugged terrain is a major undertaking, both logistically and financially, and service is not always available for the full trip from Fort Bragg to Willits, California
Willits, California
Willits is a city in Mendocino County, California, United States. Willits is located north-northwest of Ukiah, at an elevation of 1391 feet . The population was 4,888 at the 2010 census, down from 5,073 at the 2000 census. Willits is at the center of Mendocino County and its redwood forests...

. However, shorter trips to intermediate points usually run year-round.

The railroad has also been featured in several movies, including The Signal Tower (1924), Racing with the Moon
Racing with the Moon
Racing with the Moon is a 1984 dramatic film starring Sean Penn, Elizabeth McGovern, and Nicolas Cage. It was directed by Richard Benjamin and written by Steven Kloves. The original music score was composed by Dave Grusin.-Synopsis:...

(1984), and The Majestic (2001).

Steam Locomotives

Number Builder Type Date Works number Notes
1 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

0-4-0 1885 7831 purchased 1905 sold 1906 to Standish & Hickey Lumber
1st #2 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

2-4-2 1887 8852 purchased 1905 sold 1910 to Irvine-Muir Lumber
2nd #2 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

0-4-2 1901 18618 purchased 1911 from California State Belt Railroad scrapped 1920
3rd #2 Lima Locomotive Works
Lima Locomotive Works
Lima Locomotive Works was an American firm that manufactured railroad locomotives from the 1870s through the 1950s. The company took the most distinctive part of its name from its main shops location in Lima, Ohio. The shops were located between the Baltimore & Ohio's Cincinnati-Toledo main line...

Shay geared
Shay locomotive
The Shay locomotive was the most widely used geared steam locomotive. The locomotives were built to the patents of Ephraim Shay, who has been credited with the popularization of the concept of a geared steam locomotive...

18 March 1907 1838 former Glen Blair Redwood Company #2; renumbered Union Lumber Company #2 in May, 1929; scrapped 1950
3 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

2-4-4 1884 purchased 1895 sold 1918 to Mendocino Lumber Company
4 Hinkley Locomotive Works
Hinkley Locomotive Works
Hinkley Locomotive Works was one of a number of railroad steam locomotive manufacturers of the United States in the 19th century.-History:The company that was to become known as Hinkley Locomotive Works got its start in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1831. Holmes Hinkley and his partner Daniel F...

4-4-0 1883 purchased from Southern Pacific Railroad
Southern Pacific Railroad
The Southern Pacific Transportation Company , earlier Southern Pacific Railroad and Southern Pacific Company, and usually simply called the Southern Pacific or Espee, was an American railroad....

 1904 scrapped 1914
5 Schenectady Locomotive Works
Schenectady Locomotive Works
The Schenectady Locomotive Works built railroad locomotives from its founding in 1848 through its merger into American Locomotive Company in 1901.After the 1901 merger, ALCO made the Schenectady plant its headquarters in Schenectady, New York....

4-6-0 1880 2042 purchased 1906 scrapped 1923
6 Mason Machine Works
William Mason (locomotive builder)
William Mason was a master mechanical engineer and builder of textile machinery and railroad steam locomotives. He founded Mason Machine Works of Taunton, Massachusetts. His company was a significant supplier of locomotives and rifles for the Union Army during the American Civil War...

0-4-0 1868 245 purchased from Santa Fe Railroad 1908 sold 1910
7 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

2-6-2 1909 33390 renumbered #17 in 1924
8 Southern Pacific Railroad
Southern Pacific Railroad
The Southern Pacific Transportation Company , earlier Southern Pacific Railroad and Southern Pacific Company, and usually simply called the Southern Pacific or Espee, was an American railroad....

4-6-0 1869 2002 purchased 1910 renumbered #38 in 1924
9 Lima Locomotive Works
Lima Locomotive Works
Lima Locomotive Works was an American firm that manufactured railroad locomotives from the 1870s through the 1950s. The company took the most distinctive part of its name from its main shops location in Lima, Ohio. The shops were located between the Baltimore & Ohio's Cincinnati-Toledo main line...

Shay geared
Shay locomotive
The Shay locomotive was the most widely used geared steam locomotive. The locomotives were built to the patents of Ephraim Shay, who has been credited with the popularization of the concept of a geared steam locomotive...

27 May 1912 2547 sold 1917 to White River Lumber Company of Enumclaw, Washington
Enumclaw, Washington
Enumclaw is a city in King County, Washington, United States. The population was 10,669 at the 2010 census.The Enumclaw Plateau, on which the city resides, was formed by a volcanic mudflow from Mount Rainier approximately 5,700 years ago....

10 Lima Locomotive Works
Lima Locomotive Works
Lima Locomotive Works was an American firm that manufactured railroad locomotives from the 1870s through the 1950s. The company took the most distinctive part of its name from its main shops location in Lima, Ohio. The shops were located between the Baltimore & Ohio's Cincinnati-Toledo main line...

Shay geared
Shay locomotive
The Shay locomotive was the most widely used geared steam locomotive. The locomotives were built to the patents of Ephraim Shay, who has been credited with the popularization of the concept of a geared steam locomotive...

6 April 1911 2419 built as Lima Locomotive Works demonstrator; sold 1917 to become Pacific Lumber Company
Pacific Lumber Company
The Pacific Lumber Company, officially abbreviated PALCO, was one of California's major logging and sawmill operations, located south of Eureka and north of San Francisco. The once storied company and its historically positive relationship with conservationists begun in the 1920s was altered...

 #31
11 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

2-6-2 1913 39551 scrapped 1947
12 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

2-6-2 1914 41922 scrapped 1950
14 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

2-6-2 1924 58050 purchased from Fruit Growers Supply in 1938 sold 1956
17 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

2-6-2 1909 33390 former #7 renumbered in 1924
21 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

2-6-2 1920 53277 sold 1950 to Pan-American Engineering
22 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

2-6-2 1921 54878 scrapped 1952
23 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

2-6-2 1923 57553 scrapped 1950
36 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

4-6-0 ~1890 9298 purchased from Colorado Midland Railroad in 1918 sold to Little River Redwood Company in 1929
38 Southern Pacific Railroad
Southern Pacific Railroad
The Southern Pacific Transportation Company , earlier Southern Pacific Railroad and Southern Pacific Company, and usually simply called the Southern Pacific or Espee, was an American railroad....

4-6-0 1869 2002 former #8 renumbered 1924 scrapped 1942
1st #41 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

0-6-0 1901 18760 purchased 1922 scrapped 1937
2nd #41 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

2-8-0 1920 53205 purchased from Sierra Railroad
Sierra Railroad
The Sierra Railroad Company a privately owned common carrier which has a freight division which handles all track maintenance and freight operations for all branches owned by the Sierra Railroad Company...

 in 1940 scrapped 1950
44 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

2-8-2 1930 61306 purchased from Lamm Lumber Company 1944 scrapped 1952
45
California Western 45
California Western #45 is an operating 2-8-2 steam locomotive at the California Western Railroad. The locomotive was built for a lumber company in 1924, and instead of being retired in 1964, was sold to the California Western Railroad for tourist excursion service.In 1984, the locomotive was...

Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

2-8-2 1924 58045 purchased from Medford Corporation 1964, restored 2001-2003, operational since then
46 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

2-6-6-2 1937 62064 purchased from Rayonier 1968
On display at Pacific Southwest Railway Museum
Pacific Southwest Railway Museum
The Pacific Southwest Railway Museum, located at the corner of State Route 94 and Forrest Gate Road near Campo, California, is a railroad museum dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of railroads as they existed in the Pacific Southwest....

. Restoration planned.

Diesel Locomotives

Number Builder Type Date Works number Notes
51 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

DS4-4-750 1949 74408 Acquired new 1949, Retired 1970/Wrecked-Scrapped.
52 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

DS4-4-750 1949 74409 Acquired new 1949, retired in 1970 and scrapped in 1990
53 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

DS4-4-1000 1949 74193 ex-Pan American Engineering W8380; née Army Corps of Engineers W8380, acquired 1956, retired in 1985, to John Bradley, 1985; to Roots of Motive Power Collection
54 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

S-12 1952/1953 75823 ex-NW (3307); née WAB 307, wrecked 1968, retired 1970, scrapped
55 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

RS-12 1955 76024 nee MR 32, acquired 1968, scrapped 1970
56 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

RS-12 1955 76105 nee MR 33, acquired 1970, retired 1985 to John Bradley, 1985; to Travel Town Museum
Travel Town Museum
Travel Town Museum is a transport museum within Griffith Park in Los Angeles, California.Travel Town was dedicated on December 14, 1952. There is no charge for museum admission or parking...

 (Los Angeles, CA)
57 Baldwin Locomotive Works
Baldwin Locomotive Works
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives. It was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, originally, and later in nearby Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Although the company was very successful as a producer of steam locomotives, its transition to the production of...

S-12 1953 75914 nee SP 1539, acquired 1970, retired unknown, stored at Willits, California
Willits, California
Willits is a city in Mendocino County, California, United States. Willits is located north-northwest of Ukiah, at an elevation of 1391 feet . The population was 4,888 at the 2010 census, down from 5,073 at the 2000 census. Willits is at the center of Mendocino County and its redwood forests...

61 American Locomotive Works RS-11 1979 Unknown Former SP. Status Unknown
62 American Locomotive Works RS-11 1979 Unknown Former SP. Status Unknown
63 American Locomotive Works RS-11 1979 Unknown Former SP. Sold to NVRR 1987
64 Electro-Motive Diesel GP9m 1987 Unknown Former SP # 3411. Operational and in regular service
65 Electro-Motive Diesel GP9m 1987 Unknown Former SP # 3412. Operational
66 Electro-Motive Diesel GP9m 1956 Unknown Former C&O # 6145. Acquired 1998. Operational and in regular service.
67 Electro-Motive Diesel GP9m 6/1954 19554 built as Bangor and Aroostook Railroad
Bangor and Aroostook Railroad
The Bangor and Aroostook Railroad is a defunct United States railroad company, that brought rail service to Aroostook County, Maine. Brightly painted BAR box cars attracted national attention in the 1950s. First-generation diesel locomotives operated on BAR until they were museum pieces...

 # 77; acquired 1998; never delivered

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