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Pend Oreille Valley Railroad

Pend Oreille Valley Railroad - POVA

Route:
Metaline Falls - Newport, WA - Dover, ID (87.6 miles)
Headquarters:
Usk, WA
Junctions with other railroads:
BNSF & UP: Dover, ID
Radio frequencies:
160.350, 160.500, 161.415
History:
Line built by Idaho & Washington Northern Railroad between 1907 and 1910.
Milwaukee acquired line by 1916.
Newport - Metaline Falls section sold to Port of Pend Oreille following Milwaukee Road's downsizing.
Shortline service began on Oct 1, 1979.
Railroad managed by Kyle Railways until 1984.
Newport - Dover section acquired from BNSF on March 3, 1998.
Ownership:
Port of Pend Oreille
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/D B/N F/N History Acq. Ret. Notes
101:1 Alco S4 1955 81394 ex YW 1172; nee UP 1172 scrapped 1987
101:2 EMD GP9 1955 20307 5384-3 ex BN 1846; nee NP 220 1986 1998 used for parts
102:1 Alco RS11 9/1959 83491 ex SP 2936; nee SP 5871 1980 scrapped, 1984
102:2 EMD GP9 1957 22718 5504-11 ex BN 1753; nee NP 315 1986
103 GE 70ton 1956 32679 ex Lafarge Cement 1; nee Lehigh Portland Cement 1 1998 to AL 103; to private owner, leased to Oregon Shortline 70
110 EMD GP7 1952 15687 5154-1 ex BN 1629; nee NP 555 1984 disposition unknown
159 EMD SD9 4/1959 25259 5600-1 ex DMIR 159 1998
1256 GMD SW1200RS 12/1956 A1028 ex JLCX 1256; ex Eurocan Pulp & Paper 1256; nee CN 1256
1745 EMD GP10 5/1954 19380 5341-4 ex CC 1745; ex CC 8045; ex ICG 8045; nee IC GP9 9045 1998
1749 EMD GP10 1/1956 20797 5409-42 ex CC 1749; ex CC 8159; ex ICG 8159; nee IC GP9 9159 1997 1998 to Western Rail Dismantlers; to LaFarge Canada, 1998
1775 EMD GP10 1/1956 20803 5409-48 ex CC 1775; ex ICG 8165; nee IC GP9 9165 1998 1998 to Western Rail Dismantlers; to ECRX 1775
WAMX 3514 EMD GP35 29017 7713-17 5/1964 ex WAMX 3514; ex PCC 2268; ex CR 2268; ex PC 2268; nee PRR 2268 1996 to WRIX 3514
8042 EMD GP10 1/1956 20775 5409-20 ex ICG 8042; ex IC 8042; nee IC GP9 9137 1998
8310 EMD GP10 2/1954 19228 5321-B23 ex ICG 8310; ex IC 8310; nee UP GP9B 152B 1997
8325 EMD GP10 2/1954 19236 5321-B31 ex ICG 8325; ex IC 8325; nee UP GP9B 160B 1998

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Last updated: June 24, 2017