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Butte, Anaconda & Pacific Railway

Butte, Anaconda & Pacific Railway - BAP

Route:
Butte - Rocker - Silver Bow - Anaconda - Brown - Southern Cross, MT (59 miles)
Headquarters:
Anaconda, MT
Junctions with other railroads:
BN: Butte, Rocker & Silver Bow, MT
UP: Silver Bow, MT
Radio frequencies:
160.320, 160.380
History:
Railroad incorporated in 1892 and opened the following year.
Electric locomotives replaced steam in 1913.
Tracks west of Brown to Southern Cross abandoned in 1926.
Passenger service discontinued in 1955.
Electric operation continued until 1967.
Operations transferred to Rarus Railway on May 1, 1985.
Ownership:
Anaconda Copper Mining Co.
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/D B/N F/N History Acq. Ret. Notes
T-1 GE Slug 12/1914 4883 acquired new 1914 1967 scrapped, 1970s
T-2 GE Slug 12/1914 4884 acquired new 1914 1967 to display (Butte, MT)
T-3 GE Slug 1/1915 4885 acquired new 1915 1967 scrapped, 1970s
39 GE 80ton Electric 3/1917 5763 acquired new ? ? scrapped
40 GE 80ton Electric 3/1917 5764 acquired new ? ? scrapped
41 GE 80ton Electric 5/1917 5765 acquired new ? ? scrapped
42 GE 80-ton Electric 11/1916 5540 acquired new ? ? scrapped
43 GE 80-ton Electric 12/1916 5541 acquired new ? ? scrapped
44 GE 80ton Electric 12/1916 5542 acquired new ? ? scrapped
45 GE 80ton Electric 1/1916 4859 acquired new ? ? scrapped
46 GE 80-ton Electric 12/1914 4879 acquired new ? ? scrapped
47 GE 80ton Electric 12/1914 4880 acquired new ? ? to display (Butte, MT)
48 GE 80ton Electric 1/1915 4881 acquired new ? ? scrapped
49 GE 80ton Electric 2/1915 4882 acquired new ? ? scrapped
50 GE 80ton Electric 5/1913 3817 acquired new ? ? scrapped
51 GE 80ton Electric 5/1913 3818 acquired new ? ? scrapped
52 GE 80ton Electric 4/1913 3819 acquired new ? ? scrapped
53 GE 80ton Electric 4/1913 3820 acquired new ? ? scrapped
54 GE 80ton Electric 5/1913 3821 acquired new ? ? scrapped
55 GE 80ton Electric 5/1913 3822 acquired new ? ? scrapped
56 GE 80ton Electric 7/1913 3823 acquired new ? ? scrapped
57 GE 80ton Electric 7/1913 3824 acquired new ? ? scrapped
58 GE 80ton Electric 7/1913 3825 acquired new ? ? scrapped
59 GE 80ton Electric 9/1913 3826 acquired new ? ? scrapped
60 GE 80ton Electric 9/1913 3827 acquired new ? ? scrapped
61 GE 80ton Electric 10/1913 3828 acquired new ? ? scrapped
62 GE 80ton Electric 10/1913 3829 acquired new ? ? scrapped
63 GE 80ton Electric 11/1913 3830 acquired new ? ? scrapped
64 GE 80ton Electric 11/1913 3831 acquired new ? ? scrapped
65 GE 80ton Electric 5/1913 3832 acquired new ? ? scrapped
66 GE 80ton Electric 5/1913 3833 acquired new ? ? scrapped
100 EMD SW1200 5/1955 20640 4311-1 nee TOV 100 1972 1981 to Anaconda Aluminum (Columbia Falls, MT) 100, 1981; to Columbia Falls Aluminum (Columbia Falls, MT) 100, 1985
101 EMD GP7 4/1952 17050 6425-1 acquired new 1952 ? to Stauffer Chemical (Silver Bow, MT) 101; to Rhone Poulenc (Silver Bow, MT) 101; to Agrium (Conda, ID)
102 EMD GP7 4/1952 17051 6425-2 acquired new 1952 1985 to RARW 102, 1985
103 EMD GP7 6/1953 18408 5284-1 acquired new 1953 1985 to RARW 103, 1985
104 EMD GP9 3/1957 22823 5508-1 acquired new 1957 1985 to RARW 104, 1985
105 EMD GP9 3/1957 22824 5508-2 acquired new 1957 1985 to RARW 105, 1985; to SAV/RARW 105; to LTEX
106 EMD GP9 3/1957 23355 5508-3 acquired new 1957 1985 to RARW 106, 1985
107 EMD GP9 3/1957 23356 5508-4 acquired new 1957 1985 to RARW 107, 1985; to SAV/RARW 107; to LTEX
108 EMD GP38-2 1/1977 766008-1 766008-1 acquired new 1977 1985 to RARW 108, 1985; to ARR 2001, 1986
109 EMD GP38-2 12/1978 786138-1 786138-1 acquired new 1978 1985 to RARW 109, 1985; to ARR 2002, 1986
201 GE 125ton Electric 1957 32882 acquired new 1957 1967 retired, 1967; to CN (for parts); scrapped, 1977
202 GE 125ton Electric 1957 32883 acquired new 1957 1967 retired, 1967; to CN (for parts); scrapped, 1977

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Last updated: June 25, 2014



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