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Arizona Eastern Railway

Arizona Eastern Railway - AZER

Route:
Bowie - Claypool - Miami, AZ (134 miles)
Lordsburg,NM - Clifton,AZ (67 miles)
Headquarters:
Claypool, AZ
Junctions with other railroads:
UP: Bowie, AZ
UP: Lordsburg, NM
Radio frequencies:
160.215, 160.245, 161.355, 161.475
History:
Work on the line started as the Gila Valley, Globe & Northern Railway in 1895.
Company came under control of the Arizona Eastern before line compeleted in 1899.
Arizona Eastern merged into Southern Pacific in 1924.
Line purchased from SP by Kyle Railways on October 11, 1988.
Kyle acquired by RailAmerica on January 7, 2002.
Railroad sold by RailAmerica to Permian Basin Railways in December 2004.
Acquired by GWI in 2011.
Ownership:
GWI
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/N F/N or O/N B/D History Acq. Ret. Notes
3 Heisler 2tr 1364 9/1917 ex KMS; nee CMLC 3 to SLRG/AZER 3
22 EMD SW9 15606 6343-1 12/1951 ex Inspiration Consolidated Copper (Miami, AZ) 22; nee Anaconda Copper (Miami, AZ) 22 1988 199x retired
23 EMD SW9 15607 6343-2 12/1951 ex Inspiration Consolidated Copper (Miami, AZ) 23; nee Anaconda Copper (Miami, AZ) 23 1988 to WRIX 23; to WWR 23
24 EMD SW1200 28747 7693-1 1/1964 ex Inspiration Consolidated Copper (Miami, AZ) 24; nee MP 1126 1988
25 EMD SW1200 28750 7693-4 1/1964 ex Inspiration Consolidated Copper (Miami, AZ) 25; nee MP 1129 1988 to SWKR 25, 2003; to SPSR 25, 2003, to CRGX 401
102 EMD SD9043MAC 986927-3 986927-3 11/1999 ex CEFX 102 to TNMR 102
103 EMD SD9043MAC 986927-4 986927-4 11/1999 ex CEFX 103 to TNMR 103
107 EMD SD9043MAC 986927-8 986927-8 11/1999 ex CEFX 107 to TNMR 107
108 EMD SD9043MAC 986927-9 986927-9 11/1999 ex CEFX 108 to TNMR 108; to SLRG 108; to ????
WTLC 115 EMD GP7 14992 6323-6 11/1951 ex WTLC 115, ex TNER 115, nee MKT 1525
1309 EMD SW13 11677 4054-20 12/1950 ex PAL 1309; ex ICG 1309; ex ICG SW7 429; ex-IC 429; nee IC 9429 199x retired
1501 EMD SW1200 31233 4492-8 2/1966 nee MP 1275 to Apache Nitrogen Products (lease); to SPSR 1501
1529 EMD GP8 20806 5409-51 1/1956 ex AZER/AKMD 700; ex AKMD 700; ex ICG 7700; ex IC 7700; nee IC GP9 9168
1530 EMD GP8 17726 6495-6 4/1953 ex AZER/AKMD 726; ex AKMD 726; ex IC 7726; nee IC GP7 8911
1751 EMD GP9 19968 5367-4 5/1955 ex SP 3312; ex SP 3432; nee TNO 420 1988 to SJVR 1751; to GSMR 1751
1752 EMD GP9 21364 5436-46 4/1956 ex SP 3335; ex SP 3504; nee SP 5671 1988
1753 EMD GP9 19463 5323-3 5/1954 ex SP 3355; ex SP 3402:1; nee TNO 402 1988
1754 EMD GP9E 19477 5334-6 5/1954 ex SP 3357; ex SP 3416:1; nee TNO 245:1 1988 to SJVR 1754; to SDIY 1754, 2003; to SPSR 1754, 2004; to SPSR 901; to CBRL 901, 2014; to Scoular/CBRL 901
1755 EMD GP9 21359 5436-41 4/1956 ex SP 3397; ex SP 3499; nee SP 5666 1988 to SJVR/AZER 1755; to SJVR 1755, to GSMR 1755
2039 EMD GP20 26574 7597-2 2/1961 ex KYLE/SWKR 2039; ex BN 2039; nee CBQ 903 c.2003
2044 EMD GP20E 27353 5634-33 4/1962 ex SWKR/AZER 2044; ex SWKR 2044; ex AZER 2044; ex SP 4112; ex SP 4082; nee SP 7232 c.2003 to RSSX LEAF 2044
2045 EMD GP20R 26311 7595-8 1/1961 ex SSW 4137; ex SSW 4037; nee SSW 807 c.1992
2046 EMD GP20R 26312 7595-9 12/1961 ex SSW 4148; ex-SSW 4038; nee SSW 808 c.1992
2050 EMD GP20u 25592 7584-20 1960 ex TPW 2050; ex TPW 2012, ex ATSF 3019:2; ex ATSF 3119; nee ATSF 1119 to CWRY 2090
TPW 2052 EMD GP20u 25576 7584-4 5/1960 ex TPW 2052; ex TPW 2003; ex ATSF 3003:2; ex ATSF 3103; nee ATSF 1103
2054 EMD GP20u 25577 7584-5 6/1960 ex TPW 2050; ex TPW 2005; ex ATSF 3004:2; ex ATSF 3104; nee ATSF 1104 to CWRY 2091
TPW 2056 EMD GP20u 26877 7609-47 1961 ex TPW 2056; ex TPW 2004, ex ATSF 3071; ex ATSF 3171; nee ATSF 1171 to RSS 2056
2170 EMD GP20 25703 7583-16 5/1960 ex KYLE 2170; ex BN 2015; nee GN 2025 to GC 2170; to GC 2092
2171 EMD GP20 26291 7594-6 11/1960 ex KYLE 2171; ex BN 2023; nee GN 2023 to GC 2171; to GC 2093
2322 GE B40-8 45474 10/1987 ex CSOR 8565; nee LMX 8565 2017
2501 EMD GP35 28403 7662-6 11/1963 ex KYLE/SJVR 2501; ex UP 787; nee WP 3006 2001
2502 EMD GP35 30219 7790-3 4/1965 ex KYLE/SJVR 2502; ex UP 794; nee WP 3015 2001
2503 EMD GP35 30221 7790-5 4/1965 ex KYLE 2503; ex UP 795; nee WP 3017 1993
3469 EMD SD40-2 806053-1 806053-1 11/1980 ex RCPE 6406; ex ICE 6406; nee UP 3805
3470 EMD SD40-2 796297-84 796297-84 2/1980 ex RCPE 6429; ex ICE 6429; nee UP 3742 to RCPE/AZER 3470
3471 EMD SD40-2 776064-4 776064-4 8/1978 ex RCPE 6444; ex ICE 6444; ex UP 3812; nee MKT 603 to BPRR/AZER 3471
CORP 3815 EMD GP38 32665 7946-6 11/1966 ex CORP 3815; ex CORP 5556; ex SL 5556; ex MNA 5556; ex HLCX 3614; nee MEC 256 2002 to CORP 3815; to TPW/CORP 3815
3816 EMD GP38 35414 7191-111 9/1969 ex CORP 3816; ex CORP 5533; ex CRLX 338; ex PLE 2033; ex CR 7785; nee PC 7785 2002 2004 to CORP 3816; to SDIY/CORP 3816, 2004; to PSAP/CORP 3816
CORP 3817 EMD GP38 36320 7257-8 6/1970 ex CORP 3817; ex CORP 5137; ex CSX 2137; ex SBD 6228; nee LN 4007 2002 to SJVR 3817, 2005; to Sygnet Rail Technologies
4000 GE B40-8 45688 7/1988 ex UP 1840; ex UP 5649; ex SSW 8040
4001 GE B40-8 45515 8/1987 ex UP 1806; ex UP 5615; ex SP B39-8E 8006
4002 GE B40-8 45518 8/1987 ex UP 1809; ex UP 5618; nee SP B39-8E 8009
4003 GE B40-8 45521 8/1987 ex UP 1812; ex UP 5621; ex SP B39-8E 8012
4004 GE B40-8 45522 8/1987 ex UP 1814; ex SP B39-8E 8013
4005 GE B40-8 45519 8/1987 ex UP 1815; ex SP B39-8E 8010
4006 GE B40-8 45530 9/1987 ex UP 1821; ex UP 5630; ex SP B39-8E 8021
4007 GE B40-8 45535 9/1987 ex UP 1826; ex UP 5635; ex SP B39-8E 8026
4008 GE B40-8 45536 9/1987 ex UP 1827; ex UP 5636; ex SP B39-8E 8027
4009 GE B40-8 45531 8/1987 ex UP 1828; ex UP 5631; nee SP B39-8E 8022
4010 GE B40-8 45538 9/1987 ex UP 1829; ex SP B39-8E 8029
4011 GE B40-8 45541 9/1987 ex UP 1832; ex UP 5641; nee SP B38-8E 8032
4012 GE B40-8 45545 9/1987 ex UP 1836; ex UP 5645; ex SP B39-8E 8036
4013 GE B40-8 45547 9/1987 ex UP 1838; ex UP 5647; nee SP B39-8E 8038
6070 EMD E8A 18121 1953 ex Metra 515; nee CNW 5029B to SLRG/SNC 515
8522 GE B39-8E 45431 11/1987 ex SLRG 8522; ex MMA 8522, nee LMX 8522 to Motive Power Resources, 2013; scrapped
SLRG 8539 GE B39-8E 45448 12/1987 ex SLRG 8539; ex MMA 8539; ex GECX 8539; nee LMX 8539 to HMCR 8539
CSOR 8579 GE B39-8E 45488 3/1988 ex CSOR 8579; ex RLCX 8579; nee LMX 8579 scrapped 2014
8596 GE B39-8E 45505 1988 ex SLRG 8596 (lettered only, not on SLRG), ex NERR 8596, ex NREX 8596; nee LMX 8596

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