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EMD's GP38-2 - Original Owners

by Robert Sarberenyi

1,851 US, 206 Canada, 156 Mexico, 1 export GP38-2
51 Canada GP38-2W


Qty.RoadNumbersDateBuilder's #sPhaseNotes
1 AHdeM 141 1/74 712953-1 Altos Hornos de Mexico, no d/b
1 AHdeM 145 11/75 756062-1 Altos Hornos de Mexico, no d/b
2 AHdeM 157,158 10/78 788062-1,-2 Altos Hornos de Mexico
2 AHdeM 167,168 10/80 798075-1,-2 Altos Hornos de Mexico, no d/b
6 ACR 200-205 4/81 A4067-A4072 IId Algoma Central Rwy. (Canada)
1 ANR 2000 8/80 796383-1IIc1 Angelina & Neches River, no d/b
2 ASAB 508,509 5/73 72686-1,-2 Ib2 Atlanta & St. Andrews Bay, no d/b
1 ASAB 510 6/75 75623-1 Ib3 Atlanta & St. Andrews Bay, no d/b
1 ASCX B-84 9/75 756065-1Ib3 Armco Steel Corp
2 A&WP 6007,6008 4/79 786206-1,-2IIb2 Atlanta & West Point (Family Lines)
1 BAP 108 1/77 766008-1 Butte Anaconda & Pacific
1 BAP 109 12/78 786138-1 Butte Anaconda & Pacific
12 B&M 201-212 12/73 73636-1 to -12 Ib2 Boston & Maine, no d/b; 212 re# 200, painted in Bicentennial colors
10 BN 2078-2087 5/72 7369-1 to -10Ia
22 BN 2088-2109 11/74 74647-1 to -22Ib
5 BN 2150-2154 6-7/80 796299-1 to -5IIc Fort Worth & Denver; to BN
6 BRC 490-495 8/72 5807-1 to -6 Ib1 Belt Railway of Chicago, no d/b, enlarged stepwells
26 C&NW 4600-4625 11-12/79 786271-1 to -26 IIb3 no d/b; ordered by Rock Island
9 C&NW 4626-4634 12/79 797303-1 to -9IIb3 no d/b; ordered by Rock Island
36 CN 5500-5535 11/72 A2673-A2708 Ib Canadian National, no d/b
24 CN 5536-5559 1/73 A2819-A2842 Ib Canadian National, no d/b
20 CP 3021-3040 3-5/83 A4318-A4337IIIb Canadian Pacific
40 CP 3041-3080 10-12/85 A4508-A4541 IIIc Canadian Pacific
5 CP 3081-3085 1/86 A4542-A4546 IIIc Canadian Pacific
50 CP 3086-3135 3-6/86 A4637-A4686 IIIc Canadian Pacific
9 CEIX 100-108 9/75 756112-1 to -9Ib3 Cleveland Electric Illuminating
10 Ch-P 900-909 2/79 788017-1 to -10IIa2 Chihuahua Pacific, square PAF box, delivered in NdeM colors
2 Ch-P 910,911 4/80 788028-1,-2 Chihuahua Pacific, delivered in NdeM colors; hi-nose, s/g
1 CME 810 1/81 796388-4 Curtis Milburn & Eastern; to Chehalis Western same #s
3 CME 817-819 1/81 796388-1 to -3 Curtis Milburn & Eastern; to Chehalis Western same #s
18 CR 8163-8180 6/77 767077-1 to -18 IIa1 Conrail
21 CR 8181-8201 5-6/78 777125-1 to -21 IIa2 Conrail
22 CR 8202-8223 7-8/78 777126-1 to -22 IIa2 Conrail
32 CR 8224-8255 9/78 787147-1 to -32 IIa2 Conrail
26 CR 8256-8281 5-7/79 787192-1 to -26IIb3 Conrail
5 CRR 6000-6004 6/78 777132-1 to -4 Clinchfield (Family Lines)
2 CRR 6005,6006 4/79 786205-1,-2 IIb2 Clinchfield (Family Lines)
1 CRR 6045 8/79 796312-1 Clinchfield (Family Lines); transferred to WofA
10 CSS 2000-2009 1/81 796333-1 to -10 IIc2 Chicago South Shore & South Bend; no d/b
2 CW 2000,2001 11,12/73 73632-1,2 Ib2 Colorado & Wyoming
4 D&S 2000-2003 12/72 72760-1 to -4 Ib1Durham & Southern; no d/b; to SCL 556-559
4 DVR 216-219 5-6/79 A3684-A3687 Devco (Canada), no d/b
4 DVR 220-223 3/81 A4063-A4066 IIc2 Devco (Canada), no d/b
4 DVR 224-227 6/82 A4278-A4281 IId Devco (Canada), no d/b
1 DVR 228 7/83 A4347 IIIb Devco (Canada), no d/b
8 DT&I 221-228 8/75 74652-1 to -8 Ib3 Detroit Toledo & Ironton, no d/b; 228 re# 1776 for Bicentennial
4 EJ&E 700-703 12/72 72614-1 to -4Ib1
1 EJ&E 704 10/73 73618-1Ib2
4 FEC 501-504 11/77 776040-1 to -4 IIa1 no d/b
6 FEC 505-510 4/78 776110-1 to -6 IIa1 no d/b
1 FEC 511 4/78 777041-1 IIa1 no d/b
1 FUS 514 8/72 712423-1 Ib1 Ferrocarril Unidos del Sureste, no d/b
1 FUS 515 8/72 712424-1 Ib1 Ferrocarril Unidos del Sureste, no d/b
1 FUS 516 8/72 712425-1 Ib1 Ferrocarril Unidos del Sureste, no d/b
5 FUS 517-521 7/75 75630-1 to -5 Ferrocarril Unidos del Sureste, no d/b
3 FUS 528-530 8/81 808055-1 to -3IId Ferrocarril Unidos del Sureste, no d/b
3 FUS 531-533 3/82 818024-1 to -3 IId Ferrocarril Unidos del Sureste, no d/b
2 GA 6009,6010 4/79 786206-3,-4 IIb2 Georgia Railroad (Family Lines)
15 GM&O 740-754 4/72 7351-1 to -15 Ia no d/b; to Illinois Central Gulf same #s, then 9560-9574
20 GTW 5812-5831 12/78 776095-1 to -20IIa2 Grand Trunk Western, no d/b, square PAF box
5 GTW 5832-5836 1/80 796298-1 to -5 IIc Grand Trunk Western, no d/b, square PAF box
40 ICG 9600-9639 11-12/74 74646-1 to -40Ib2 no d/b
4 IT 2001-2004 5/77 766065-1 to -4 IIa1 Illinois Terminal, no d/b
10 KCS 4000-4009 1/74 72691-1 to -10 Ib2 Kansas City Southern
2 KCS 4010,4011 6/78 786135-1,-2 IIa1 Kansas City Southern
10 L&N 4050-4059 1/72 5806-1 to -10Ia
10 L&N 4060-4069 4/72 7339-1 to -10Ia
20 L&N 4070-4089 9/72 72704-1 to -20Ib1
10 L&N 4090-4099 10/72 72604-1 to -10Ib1
15 L&N 4100-4114 2/73 72735-1 to -15Ib2
10 L&N 4115-4124 3/73 72635-1 to -10Ib2
17 L&N 4125-4141 8-9/73 73631-1 to -17Ib2
3 L&N 4142-4144 9/73 73731-1 to -3Ib2
20 L&N 6011-6030 3-4/79 786204-1 to -20 IIb2Family Lines
14 L&N 6031-6044 7-8/79 786238-1 to -14 IIb3Family Lines
22 LI 250-271 1-2/76 756091-1 to -22 Ib3 Long Island, no d/b
6 LI 272-277 3-4/77 766041-1 to -6 IIa1 Long Island, no d/b
12 LV 314-325 11/72 7386-1 to -12 Ib2Lehigh Valley; to D&H 7314-7325
6 MILW 350-355 6/73 72689-1 to -6 Ib2 no d/b
10 MILW 356-365 9/74 74619-1 to -10Ib2
10 MKT 304-313 12/72 72644-1 to -10Ib2 no d/b
4 MKT 314-317 8/74 74629-1 to -4 Ib2 no d/b
4 MKT 318-321 6/76 767003-1 to -4 Ib3
45 MP 858-902 1-2/72 7344-1 to -45 Ia no d/b; re# 2009-2053
10 MP 903-912 9-10/72 72759-1 to -10 Ib1 no d/b; re# 2054-2063
10 MP 913-922 10/72 72659-1 to -10 Ib1 no d/b; re# 2064-2073
27 MP 923-949 1-3/73 71702-1 to -27 Ib2 no d/b; re# 2074-2100
10 MP 950-959 5/73 71702-28 to -37 Ib2 no d/b; re# 2101-2110
10 MP 2111-2120 9-10/74 73769-1 to -10 Ib2 no d/b
12 MP 2121-2132 1-2/75 74689-1 to -12 Ib2 no d/b
5 MP 2133-2137 7-8/76 766004-1 to -5 Ib3 no d/b
10 MP 2138-2147 10/77 766034-1 to -10IIa1 no d/b
10 MP 2148-2157 10-11/77 777035-1 to -10IIa1 no d/b
1 MP 2158 3/80 787270-1 IIc1 no d/b
39 MP 2159-2197 1-2/80 787270-2 to -40 IIc1 no d/b
40 MP 2198-2237 7-8/80 796323-1 to -40 IIc1 no d/b
30 MP 2290-2319 2-3/81 807047-1 to -30 IIc2 no d/b
15 MP 2320-2334 7-8/81 807052-1 to -15 IId no d/b
1 MSE 65 9/75 75645-1 Ib3 Mississippi Export, no d/b
1 MSE 66 8/79 786213-1 IIb2 Mississippi Export, no d/b
20 NdeM 9200-9219 6/75 75633-1 to -20 Ib3 Nationales de Mexico, hi-nose, s/g
81 NdeM 9220-9299,9400 11-12/75 756076-1 to -81Ib3Nationales de Mexico
4 NdeM 9401-9404 10/75 756056-1 to -4 Nationales de Mexico; assembed at San Luis Potosi
10 NdeM 9405-9414 3/79 788030-1 to -10 Nationales de Mexico
9 NdeM 9901-9909 6-7/82 818041-1 to -9 IIIaNationales de Mexico, hi-nose, s/g
4 ONR 1800-1803 11/74 A3109-A3112 IbOntario Northland
4 ONR 1804-1807 11/82 A4284-A4287 IIIaOntario Northland
2 ONR 1808,1809 9/84 A4427,A4428 IIIcOntario Northland
6 P&LE 2051-2056 6/77 766073-1 to -6 IIa1 Pittsburgh & Lake Erie, no d/b
100 PC 7940-8039 5-8/72 7354-1 to -100 Ib1 Penn Central; to CR same #s
114 PC 8040-8153 2-3/73 72627-1 to -114Ib2 Penn Centrall; to CR same #s
9 PC 8154-8162 10/73 73608-1 to -9 Ib2 Penn Centrall; to CR same #s
3 PD 1-3 10/73 73640-1 to -3 Phelps-Dodge
1 PD 4 3/77 766036-1 Phelps-Dodge
1 PD 9 3/76 756116-1 Phelps-Dodge
2 PD 55,56 3/76 756116-2,-3 Phelps-Dodge
1 PD 58 4/82 816026-1 Phelps-Dodge
2 PSIX WG-1,WG-2 3/74 72656-1,-2 Ib2 Public Service Co. of Indiana; lettered for AMAX Coal Co.
1 P&W 2006 2/80 796301-1 IIc1 Providence & Worcester
2 P&W 2007,2008 12/80 796356-1,-2 IIc2 Providence & Worcester
1 P&W 2009 9/82 827002-1 IIIa Providence & Worcester, no d/b
15 RI 4300-4314 9/76 756136-1 to -14 Id Rock Island, no d/b; to MP 2238-2252
37 RI 4315-4351 9-11/76 757136-1 to -37Id Rock Island, no d/b; to MP 2253-2289
4 RI 4352-4355 9/76 757136-38 to -41 Id Rock Island, no d/b; to P&LE 2057-2060
12 RI 4368-4379 11/76 786157-1 to -12 Id Rock Island, no d/b; to GTW 5850-5861
25 SCL 500-524 3-4/73 72785-1 to -25Ib2
31 SCL 525-555 10-11/73 73607-1 to -31Ib2
5 SCL 6046-6050 8/79 796313-1 to -5 IIb3 Family Lines; 6046 transferred to WofA
4 SCL 6051-6054 8/80 797351-1 to -4 IIc1 Family Lines
5 SCL 6055-6059 10/80 796381-1 to -4 Family Lines
6 SCL 6060-6065 11/80 807032-1 to -6 Family Lines
3 SECX 3821-3823 3/79 786237-1 to -3 South East Coal Co.
1 SGRO 2000 9/73 712783-1 Saudi Government Railway Organization (Saudi Arabia), no d/b
18 SLSF 400-417 6-7/73 73606-1 to -18 Ib2 Frisco; to BN 2255-2272
8 SLSF 418-425 7/73 73706-1 to -8 Ib2 Frisco; to BN 2273-2280
21 SLSF 426-446 8/74 74617-1 to -21 Ib2 Frisco; to BN 2281-2301
12 SLSF 447-458 1/75 74693-1 to -12 Ib2 Frisco; to BN 2302-2313
20 SLSF 459-478 11-12/76 767030-1 to -20 Id Frisco; some have angled PAF box; 459 to BN 2314; 460 wrecked, rebuilt to cabless BN 2601; 461-478 to BN 2316-2333
15 SLSF 663-677 3/72 7342-1 to -15 Ia Frisco; 663-673 to BN 234-2444; 674 wrecked 8/20/79 at Satsuma, AL; 675-677 to BN 2345-2347
5 SLSF 678-682 3/72 5810-1 to -5 Ia Frisco; to BN 2348-2352
9 SLSF 683-691 12/72 72634-1 to -9 Ib2 Frisco; to BN 2353-2361
8 SLSF 692-699 11-12/72 72734-1 to -8 Ib2 Frisco; to BN 2362-2369
1 SMA 16 10/74 74631-1 San Manuel Arizona
1 SMA 17 1/75 74631-2 San Manuel Arizona
7 SOO 790-796 9-10/77 777020-1 to -7 IIa1 no d/b; re# 4400-4406
3 SOO 797-799 4-5/78 777112-1 to -3 IIa1 no d/b; re# 4407-4409
6 SOO 4410-4415 10/78 786161-1 to -6 IIa2 no d/b
10 SOO 4416-4425 5-6/79 786188-1 to -10 IIb3 no d/b
10 SOO 4426-4435 6/79 787189-1 to -10 IIb3 no d/b
8 SOO 4436-4443 6/80 787255-1 to -8 IIc1 no d/b
7 SOO 4444-4450 2/81 797394-1 to -7 IIc2 no d/b, square PAF box
2 SOO 4451,4452 3/83 827032-1,-2 IIIb no d/b
10 SOU 5000-5009 1-2/72 5809-1 to -9Iahi-nose, oil-bath air filters; to NS same #s
45 SOU 5010-5054 2-3/72 7362-1 to -45Iahi-nose, oil-bath air filters; to NS same #s
4 SOU 5055-5058 12/72 72653-1 to -4Ib2hi-nose, oil-bath air filters; to NS same #s
16 SOU 5059-5074 8/72 72745-1 to -16Ib1hi-nose, oil-bath air filters; to NS same #s
29 SOU 5075-5103 10/72 72745-17 to -45Ib2hi-nose, oil-bath air filters; to NS same #s
4 SOU 5104-5107 1/74 73652-1 to -4Ib2hi-nose; to NS same #s
31 SOU 5108-5138 1-2/74 73752-1 to -31Ib2hi-nose; to NS same #s
24 SOU 5139-5162 10/74 73677-1 to -24Ib2hi-nose; to NS same #s
9 SOU 5163-5171 8/75 75614-1 to -9Ib2hi-nose, battery box slot; to NS same #s
30 SOU 5172-5201 9-10/76 767011-1 to -30Ichi-nose; to NS same #s
24 SOU 5202-5225 1/77 767017-1 to -24IIa1hi-nose, bolted equipment doors; to NS same #s
6 SOU 5226-5231 1-2/77 767053-1 to -6IIa1hi-nose, bolted equipment doors; to NS same #s
25 SOU 5232-5256 8-9/79 786292-1 to -25IIb3hi-nose; to NS same #s
45 SP 4800-4844 5-7/80 786272-1 to -45 IIc1 square PAF box; 4809, 4817,4839-4841,4843 rebuilt for snow-fighting service
2 TGF 54,55 10/76 A3494,A3495Texasgulf Sulfur Ltd. (Canada); no d/b
2 TM 861,862 9/74 74625-1,-2 Ib2 Texas Mexican Rwy., no d/b
1 TM 863 6/78 776077-1 Texas Mexican Rwy., no d/b
1 TM 864 9/79 786233-1 IIb3 Texas Mexican Rwy., no d/b, square PAF box
1 TM 865 7/80 796326-1 IIc1 Texas Mexican Rwy., no d/b, square PAF box
1 TM 866 11/80 806017-1 IIc2 Texas Mexican Rwy., no d/b, square PAF box
1 TM 867 6/85 847025-1 IIIc Texas Mexican Rwy., no d/b, square PAF box
4 TP&W 2001-2004 5/77 766058-1 to -4 IIa2 Toledo Peoria & Western, no d/b
7 TP&W 2005-2011 10/78 776122-1 to -7IIa2 Toledo Peoria & Western, no d/b
40 UP 2000-2039 3-6/74 73662-1 to -40Ib2
20 UP 2040-2059 4/75 74675-1 to -20Ib2
1 VTR 201 12/72 72655-1 Ib2 Vermont Railway, no d/b
1 VTR 202 10/74 75603-1 Ib2 Vermont Railway, no d/b
GP38-2W
1 CN 5561 6/73 A2843 Ib Canadian National; no d/b
49 CN 5562-5609 10/73 A2889-A2936 Ib Canadian National; no d/b
1 CN 5610 1/74 A2937 Ib Canadian National; no d/b
GP38-2 Phases

Ia: two-panel radiator grilles
Ib1: one-panel radiator grilles
Ib2: upper inertial intake rail
Ib3: wider battery box louvers
Ic: corrugated radiator grille
Id: welded ECAFB

IIa1: clean cab, 88" low nose, notched stepwells, lift-off equipment doors, most have angled PAF box
IIa2: no riveted batten strip on dynamic hatch
IIb1: welded cab panel
IIb2: angled rear fan grab
IIb3: lower inertial intake rail
IIc1: round recessed stacks, Q fans (on US and Canadian models)
IIc2: battery box cover stiffener
IId: toilet hatch

IIIa: straight side sills
IIIb: angled blower bump
IIIc: hinged battery box covers


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