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Amador Central Railroad

Amador Central Railroad - AMC

Route:
Ione - Martell, CA (11.79 miles)
Headquarters:
Martell, CA
Junctions with other railroads:
UP: Ione, CA
Radio Frequencies:
?
History:
Railroad incorporated April 12, 1904 as Ione & Eastern Railroad.
Opened from Ione to Mountain Springs in 1904, and to Martell in 1905.
Amador Central Railroad took over operations of the line on January 1, 1909.
AMC acquired by Georgia-Pacific Corp in June 1988.
Georgia-Pacific acquired by Sierra Pacific Industries in early 1997.
Last revenue freight run of AMC on March 28, 1997, and line shut down.
Line reopened as Amador Foothills Railroad in 1999 by Sierra Pacific Industries.
Because of poor track condition, AFRR made its last run on June 7, 2004 and line shut down.
Ownership:
Georgia-Pacific Corp
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/N F/N B/D History Acq. Ret. Notes
1 Portland 4-4-0 382 1881 ex Ione & Eastern 1; ex California Northeastern 1; ex NP 855; nee NP 205 1910 to SP; scrapped
2 Lima Shay 3tr 867 1904 ex Ione and Eastern 2; nee Charles Erickson 2 to Metropolitan Redwood 2; scrapped 1942
3 Lima Shay 2tr 976 1905 ex Ione and Eastern 3; nee Charles Erickson 3 to Great Western Power Co 3; scrapped
4 McKay & Aldus 0-6-0 1866 ex SP 1055; ex SP 4-6-0 1524; nee CP 21 Tamaroo to Stone & Webster 10; to MET 2; scrapped
5 Schenectady 4-6-0 981 1875 ex SP 2023; ex SP 1554; nee CP 189 scrapped 1945
6 Baldwin 2-6-2 27686 1906 ex Klamath Lake 1 scrapped 1945
7 Baldwin 2-6-2 18595 1901 ex MR 8 to display in Ione,Ca
8 GE 44ton 27980 5/1945 acquired new 5/1945 1974 to Oregon Steel Mills - CF&I Steel (Pueblo, CO) 32, 1974
YW 9 Baldwin 2-6-2 18596 1901 ex YW 9; nee MR 9 to NEZP 9; to Continental Ry. Museum,N. Freedom,WI; to KMR 9; to Age of Steam Roundhouse,Sugarcreek,OH
9 Baldwin S-12 75032 5/1951 nee Sharon Steel 1 9/1965 c.1995 scrapped 2007
10 Baldwin S-12 75613 1/1952 ex SP 2121; nee TNO 105 6/1972 c.1995 to AFRR 10, 1997; to private owner
11 EMD SW1200 28344 4455-1 6/1963 ex ADN 1208; nee ADN 178 1995 1997 to QRR 5, 1997
12 EMD SW7 11232 6085-1 3/1950 ex CIRR 11; nee ALM 12 1996 1997 to QRR 12, 1997; to QRR/WPRM 12 Portola,CA; to QRR 12

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