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Tennessee Shortlines and Industrial Railroads

 

Alaculsy Lumber Co.

Tennga Lumber Co.

3 was built by Lima on October 15, 1912, #2593. It was a standard gauge locomotive. In 1917 it became Tennga Lumber Co. 3 also at Conasauga, TN. In March 1919 it was sold to Southern Iron & Equipment Co. as #1466 at Atlanta, GA. On August 22, 1919, it was sold to W. M. Ritter Lumber Co.as Smoky Mountain RR 3 at Proctor, NC. It was later converted to 36" gauge and transferred to the Ritter property at McClure, VA. In 1938 it was sold to Coal Processing Corporation as 3 at Dixiana, VA. In 1960 it was sold to Roaring Camp & Big Timbers as 1.


Alcoa Terminal RR

6, 80 Ton, was built by General Electric in June 1947, #29066.  It was sold to Becker Sand & Gravel Co in 1970.

7, MP15DC, was built by Electro-Motive in February 1980, #786247-1, FN 786247-1, as 10.  It was renumbered 7.


American Creosote Works

8, 45 Ton, was built by General Electric.


Artemus-Jellico Ry.

20 was built by Brill-Mack in November 1921, #21368, 60005, as Lewisburg Milton & Watsonburg Passenger Ry. 20. On November 30, 1928, it became Pennsylvania RR 4738. On January 14, 1931, it was sold to the A-J Ry as 1. In 1941 it became Buffalo Creek & Gauley "A". It was sold at Milton in 1967 and came to the Strasburg RR as 20 in 1977.


Brimstone Railroad

W. M. Ritter Lumber Co.

Brimstone & New River Ry.

The railroad was reorganized as the Brimstone & New River. Shortly afterwards, it was purchased by the Southern. 

Until the mid-1960s there was a coal mining railroad operating out of New River, TN, which had two shay geared locomotives. Jan Girardot took a trip to see this line in June 1960 while he was working at the Indianapolis News. He had use of their elaborate darkroom as an adjunct to his services as AP Wirephoto operator. Here are some of the results to the New River trip. The lady in the photo is his wife, Pat.

35 was built by Lima in August 1910, #2366, as Raleigh & Southwestern RR 35.  It was sold to Smoky Mountain Ry as 35 in January 24, 1921, and then transferred to W. M. Ritter Lumber Co. as 35 in October 1938.  It became Brimstone RR in 1942.  Georgia-Pacific acquired the line and it became Brimstone & New River Ry in July 1965.  It was closed in October 1954 and purchased by Southern Ry. in April 1965.  It was loamed to the Tennessee Valley RR Museum and then to Yolo Short Line RR.  It was sold to Matt Brieve in 1992 and then to Silver Bend Tree Farm in 1995.  It is stored in parts.

36 was built by Lima in January 1916, #2804, as W. M. Carney Mill Co. 5. It later became W. M. Ritter Lumber Co. 36 before coming to the Brimstone where it kept the same number.  It was acquired by the Tennessee Valley RR Museum in 1967. It was later transferred to the Cass Scenic RR where it will be rebuilt as Cass 10.


Cities Service Co.

105, S1, was built by Alco in January 1947, #75123.

107, S6, was built by Alco in September 1957, #82304.


East Tennessee & Western North Carolina RR

We have a full page on this line.


Emory River RR

6940 was built by Baldwin in 1914, #41577, as New Orleans & Northeastern 6940, Class Ms-3.  It was sold as Emory 6940.

Caboose with no number.


Gulf & Ohio Railways

 

We have a full page on this company.


Knoxville & Holston River RR.

It is a Gulf & Ohio company.


Linville River Ry.

This line was part of the Tweetsie line.


Little River RR

110 Was built by Baldwin in November 1911, #33463.  It was sold as Smoky Mountain Ry 110 in 1940 and sold to Terry Bloom in May 1972.  It was moved several moved several times and now operates as Little River RR 110 in Coldwater, MI.


Mississippi Delta Equipment Co.

413, NW2, was built by Electro-Motive in April 1948, #5513, as St Louis-San Francisco 253. It became Burlington Northern 413, Class NW-2, in December 1980, and was retired in June 1982. It was sold to Colorado & Eastern RR as 413 in July 1982 and sold to Dixie River RR as 413. It was then sold to Mississippi Delta Equipment Co as 413.

415, NW2, was built in May 1948, #6248, as SL-SF 255. It became BN 415, Class NW-2, in December 1980, and was retired in June 1982. It was sold to C&ERR as 415 in July 1982 and sold to DRRR as 415. It then was sold to MDECo 415 and then Union Tank Car Co 415.


Nashville & Ashland City RR

McCormick-Ashland City & Nashville RR

0009, GP18, was built by Electro-Motive in January 1960, #25450, as Chicago Rock Island & Pacific 1333.  It was sold to Chrome Crankshaft in 1980 and sold as N&AC 0009 in December 1981.  It became MACNR 0009 and sold as Carolina Southern RR 100 in 1993.


Nashville & Eastern RR

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Oneida & Western RR

28 was built by Alco-Pittsburgh in June 1902, #25196, as Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 159, Class G-102d.  It was renumbered 9329 in 1907 and sold to Birmingham Rail & Locomotive Co.in 1937.  It was sold as O&W 28 on August 10, 1937, and resold as Alabama Central RR 28 in 1955.  It was retired in 1957 and scrapped in January 1962.

306.


Oneida & Western Transportation Co.

Shamrock Coal Co.

9951, SD40-2, was built by Electro-Motive in September 1979, #786246-2.  It was sold as British Columbia Ry 744 in May 1987 and rebuilt as Dakota Minnesota & Eastern 6200 "City of Huron" in November 2003.

9952, SD40-2, was built by Electro-Motive in September 1979, #786246-3.  It was sold as BCR 745 in May 1987 and rebuilt as DM&E 6201 "City of Pierre" in November 2003.

9953, SD40-2, was built by Electro-Motive in September 1979, #786246-4.  It was sold as BCR 746 in May 1987.

9954, SD40-2, was built by Electro-Motive in September 1979, #786246-5.  It was sold as BCR 747 in May 1987.


Sequatchie Valley RR

690, GP9, was built by Electro-Motive in April 1959, #24842, as Norfolk & Western 690.  It was retired in April 1987 and sold to Steel Processing Services and to SVRR as 690.

706, GP7, was built by Electro-Motive in October 1952, #17030, as Western Pacific 706, Class RS-62.  It was assigned as Union Pacific  106, Class GP-7, in November 1983 but retired on March 18, 1985, without numbering.  It was sold to Mountain Diesel Transportation on July 15, 1987, and sold to SVRR as 706 by September 1990.

1201, SW1200RS, was built by Electro-Motive in November 1955, #20666, as Illinois Terminal RR 775.  It was renumbered 1201, Class ES-12, in 1967 and became N&W 1201 in November 1981.  It was retired August 1988 and sold as SVRR  1201

1210, SW1200RS, was built by Electro-Motive in December 1955, #20675, as ITRR 784.  It was renumbered 1210, Class ES-12, in 1967 and became N&W 1210 in November 1981,  It was sold to SVRR as 1210 in March 1988.

1686, NW2, was built by Electro-Motive in January 1948, #5130, as Erie RR 405, Class SE-10b. In 1960 it became Erie Lackawanna 405, Class SE-10, and in April 1976 it became Consolidated Railroad Corp 9212, Class NW-2. It was sold to SVRR as 1686 on June 1, 1986.


Smoky Mountain Ry.

110 Was built by Baldwin in November 1911, #33463, as Little River RR 110.  It was sold as SMRy 110 in 1940 and sold to Terry Bloom in May 1972.  It was moved several times and now operates as Little River RR 110 in Coldwater, MI.


South Central Tennessee RR

 We have a full page on this coal hauler.


Tallassee Power Co.

10 was built by Lime May 1926, #3299.  It was sold as Nantahala Power & Light Co 10 and sold as Graham Ccounty RR 1926 in September 1940.  It was repaired around 1960 and renumbered 3220.  It was sold to Michael Miller in 1967 for parts and was sold to Cass Scenic RR for parts in 2005.


Tennessee 200, Inc.

In 1996, Tennessee celebrated its bicentennial by operating an exhibit train called the "Spirit of Tennessee".

5794, E8A, was built by Electro-Motive in June 1952, #15659, as Pennsylvania RR 5794A, Class EP-22. It was renumbered 4254 in 1966 and became Penn Central 4264, Class EP-22, in 1968. It later became Conrail 4264, Class E8A, in April 1976. It later was sold to a private owner.

9913, E9A, was built by Electro-Motive in January 1956, #20540, as Chicago Burlington & Quincy 9988B. It became Burlington Northern 9983, Class E9A, in 1970 and was rebuilt by Morrison Knudsen in October 1973 as 9913, Class E9AK. At the same time it was sold to West Suburban Mass Transit District and leased back to BN.  It was retired in October 1992 and acquired by Indiana Transportation Museum in September 1994.  It was sold to T200Ltd as PPCX 9913 and sold to Gold Coast Railway Museum as CB&Q 9913.


Tennessee Central Ry.

We have a full page on this line.


Tennessee Central Railway Museum

52, SW8, Class D-SD-8, was built by Electro-Motive in June 1951, #15033, as United States Army 2038.  It was sold to TCRX and lettered as Tennessee Central 52.

258, F40PHR, was built by Electro-Motive in December 1977, #777018-4, FN 777018-4, as Amtrak 258.  It was sold to TCRM in 2004  and rebuilt for Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter RR as Metra 215, F40PH-3.

375, F40PHR, was built by Electro-Motive in June 1918, #807050-15, FN 807050-15, as Amtrak 375.  It was sold to TCRM in 2004  and rebuilt as Metra 216, F40PH-3.

719, F7A, was built by Electro-Motive in June 1952, #16591, as Bessemer & Lake Erie 719-A, Class W-4A2.  It was transferred as Pittsburgh & Conneaut Dock Co 3 in 1973 and later sold as TCRX 719.

6902, E8Am, was built by Electro-Motive in August 1953, #18542, as New York Central 4084, Class DPA-5e.  It was reclassified as Class EP-22 in 1966 and became Penn Central 4084, Class EP-22.  It was renumbered 4327 and became Consolidated Railroad Corp 4327, Class E8A, in April 1976.  It was sold as New Jersey Transit 4327 on December 2, 1976, and rebuilt at Paducah in July 1978 as 4251.  It was sold as New Georgia RR 6902 and sold to a private owner on August 24, 1995.  It was leased as TCRX 6902.


Tennessee Railroad

36 was Baldwin in October 1914, #41742, as Atlanta Birmingham & Atlantic 105. It was renumbered 214, Class K-1, and later sold to Georgia Car & Locomotive Co. It was then sold to Tenn RR as 36. It was scrapped in 1957.

41 was built by Alco-Brooks in August 1912, #51663, as Chicago Indianapolis & Louisville 514, Class J-1.  It was sold as Tenn RR 41 in 1946 and scrapped in 1957.

1, RS1, was built by Alco in April 1943, #70811, as Atlanta & St Andrews Bay 905. It was sold to Tenn RR as 1 in July 1955 and became Southern Ry 1 in August 1973. It was sold to Birmingham Rail & Locomotive in November 1973 and then to South Carolina Public Service Administration as 1. It later went to Maryland & Delaware as 22 and to Arkansas & Missouri as 22, "J A Hannold".  It was donated to the National Museum of Transportation.

4, RS1, was built by Alco in October 1951, #79349, as Rutland RR 400, Class DRS-1. It was sold to Tenn RR as 4 in September 1956 and became SRy 4 when the Tenn was merged in August 1973. It was sold to BR&L in November 1973 and then to SCPSA as 4. It later went to Maryland & Delaware as 20 and then went to Arkansas & Missouri as 20, "Bruce Klink".


Tennessee Southern RR

We have a full page on this line.


Tennken RR

We have a full page on this line.


Waldens Ridge RR

8281, GP7, was built by Electro-Motive in May 1952, #16509, as Southern Ry 2189.  It was renumbered 8281 in 1971 and sold as Natchez Trace Ry as 8281.  It was sold as Pioneer Rail Equipment 8281 in 1999 and sold as WRRX 8281.  It was sold to Indiana Box Car Co 8281.


West Tennessee RR

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