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Algoma Central/Algoma Central & Hudson Bay Railway
Number Wheel Arr. AC&HB Class Builder Serial No. Build Date Aquired History Disposition Notes
1 4-6-0 - Mason 4/1863 30/9/1899 ex-LV 37 sold 1914
2 " " " 11/1863 " ex-LV 39 sold 1909-1918? One engine disposed in 1909, others prior to 1918 (possible along with #1 in 1914?)
3 " " " 9/1864 " ex-LV 43 " "
4 " " " 12/1985 " ex-LV 52 " "
5 0-4-0 - CBQ Aurora 1884 1899 ex-CB&Q 447 sold 1914-15?
6 " " CBQ Aurora 1883 " ex-CB&Q 2 "
7 " " Rhode Island 1886 " ex-CB&Q 77 " Built as 4-4-0 and rebuilt as 0-4-0 by CB&Q
8 " " Danforth & Cooke 1869 " ex-CB&Q 362, ex-StLRI&C 12 (/77), ex-RRI&St.L 12 (/76) " Built as 4-4-0 and rebuilt as 0-4-0 by CB&Q in 1879
9 " " Manchester 3/1872 " ex-CB&Q 182 "
10 " " CBQ Aurora 1882 " ex-CB&Q 425 "
11 " " Manchester 3/1872 " ex-CB&Q 183 "
19 0-6-0 S-1 Kingston 550 4/1902 New 1923-24
20 " " " 551 " " "
21 2-8-0 C-1 Baldwin 17796 5/1900 New sc. 1924-26?
22 " " " 17811 6/1900 " sc. 5/1924
23 " " " 18011 8/1900 " sc. 1924-26?
24 " " " 18033 " " sc. 1924-26?
25 4-8-0 n/a Brooks 2073 4/1892 1902 ex-IR&HB 302 sold or scr. 1917 Only 4-8-0 type locomotives to operate in Canada
26 " " " 2072 " 1902 ex-IR&HB 301 "
27 2-6-0 M-1 Montreal 41092 1/1907 New* MN&S/AC&HB 27 AER 50 /1911 *Purchased new by subsidiary Manitoulin &North Shore but lettered for AC&HB, assigned to MN&S; re# Algoma Eastern 50 around 1911
28 2-8-0 C-2 Montreal 49852 4/1911 New scrapped 1951-53
29 " " " 49853 " " "
30 " " " 49854 " " "
31 " " " 49855 " " "
32 " " " 49856 " " "
33 " " " 49857 " " "
34 " " " 49858 " " "
35 " " " 49859 " " "
36 " " " 49860 " " "
37 " " " 49861 " " "
38 2-8-0 C-3 Kingston 1094 3/1913 New sc. 1951-53
39 " " " 1095 " " "
40 " " " 1096 " " "
41 " " " 1097 " " "
42 " " " 1098 " " "
50 2-10-2 - Kingston 1858 7/1929 New sc. 1951-53
51 " " " 1859 " " "
60 2-8-2 - Baldwin 37854 1912 1942 ex-WAB 2426 sc. 1951-53
61 " " Alco-R 50656 " " ex-WAB 2412 "
62 " " Alco-P 52466 1913 " ex-WAB 2460 "
63 " " " 52461 " " ex-WAB 2455 "
64 " " " 52463 " " ex-WAB 2457 "
65 " " " 52469 " " ex-WAB 2463 "
66 " " " 52464 " " ex-WAB 2458 "
70 2-8-2 - Baldwin 34925 7/1910 26/7/1943 ex-VGN 462 sc. 1951-53
71 " " " 34984 " " ex-VGN 455 "
80 2-8-2 - Alco-S 54987 1/1915 3/1942 ex-M&St.L 602 sc. 1951-53
81 " " " 54993 " " ex-M&St.L 608 "
82 " " " 54998 " " ex-M&St.L 613 "
83 " " Alco-B 55559 1/1916 " ex-M&St.L 618 "
84 " " Alco-S 54990 1/1915 " ex-M&St.L 605 "
85 " " Alco-B 55558 1/1916 " ex-M&St.L 617 "
86 " " " 62563 12/1920 " ex-M&St.L 621 "
87 " " " 62566 " " ex-M&St.L 624 "
100 4-6-0 C Kingston 1022 4/1912 New sc. 1951-53
101 " " " 1023 " "
102 " " " 1024 " "
103 " " " 1025 " "
104 " " " 1026 " "
Manitoulin & North Shore/Algoma Eastern Railway
Number Wheel Arr. MN&S/AER Class Builder Serial No. Build Date Aquired History Disposition Notes
(27) 2-6-0 M-1 Montreal 41092 1/1907 New AER 50 See AC&HB 27. Acquired new by M&NS but lettered for parent AC&HB and assigned to MN&S. To AER 50 in 1911.
40 4-6-0 T-1 Baldwin 2272 4/1902 1916 ex-CGW 220 sc. 1927
50 2-6-0 M-1 Montreal 41092 1/1907 1911 ex-MN&S/AC&HB 27 sc. 1927
51 " M-2 " 51183 9/1912 New CP 3051; sc. 1952
52 2-8-0 C-1 " 51182 2/1913 New CP 3952; sc. 1955
53 " C-2 Kingston 1351 1916 New CP 3953; sc. 1956
54 " " " 1352 " New CP 3954; sc. 1958
55 " C-3 Montreal 62598 1-1921 New CP 3955; sc. 1957
56 " " " 62599 " New CP 3956; sc. 1957
57 ? " ? ? ? ? ? ?
58 " ? Baldwin? ? 1900? ? AC&HB 21-24 series? ? No apparent records exist for locomotives with numbers above 56, but at least one undated photo of AER 58 is published in Dale Wilson's "Algoma Rails". Possibly from AC&HB 21-24? Also implies AER 57?
Notes
CB&Q        Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
IR&HB       Iron Range & Huron Bay Railroad
LV          Lehigh Valley Railroad
M&St.L      Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
RRI&St.L    Rockford, Rock Island & St. Louis
StLRI&C     St. Louis, Rock Island & Chicago
VGN         Virginian Railway
WAB         Wabash Railroad

Baldwin     Baldwin Locomotive Works
Brooks      Brooks Locomotive Works
Alco-B      American Locomotive Co., Brooks Works
Alco-P      American Locomotive Co., Pittsburgh Works
Alco-R      American Locomotive Co., Richmond Works
Alco-S      American Locomotive Co., Schenectady Works
Kingston    Canadian Locomotive Co., Kingston Works
Montreal    Montreal Locomotive Works

This roster is taken from the book "The Algoma Central Railway Story" by Dale Wilson, published by Nickel Belt Rails (out of print). Additional information courtesy Dale Wilson and Ab Baird. For more technical information and (HO) scale drawings of ACR steam engines, see this book.


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