Nevada Northern & Railroads of White Pine County

 

Nevada Northern Railway Complete Locomotive Roster

 

Builder

Type

Road No.

Built

BN

Cyl.

Drivers (in)

Engine Weight

Tender Weight (light)

Weight on Drivers

Effort

Coal (tons)

H20 (gal)

Disposition

Comments

Alco

4-4-0

1

Jun 1869

566

16x24

60

80,150

(28,500)

50,600

12,434

7

3600

Retired Dec 29 1923. Scrapped 1931.

Schenectady. Originally CP #161 Juno, then SP #1228. Purchased by NNRy Nov 18 1905 for $4,018. Passenger service.

Alco

4-6-0

2

Dec 1880

1307

18x24

54

89,100

   

16,230

   

Sold to SVS&M 1914. Scrapped 1931.

Schenectady. Originally SP 26, SP 106, SP 1609, SP 2045. Purchased Dec 13 1905 for $5,425.

Alco

4-6-0

3

Sep 1882

1592

18x24

55

89,100

(33,100)

67,200

17,661

7

3000

Scrapped at East Ely Oct 1933.

Schenectady. Originally SP of Arizona 73, SP 153, SP 1645, SP 2075. Purchased by NNRy Dec 13 1905.

Alco

4-6-0

4

Sep 1906

41240

20x26

62

150,000

(46,410)

114,000

25,660

12

6500

Renumbered #10 Nov 1909.

Dickson Works. Purchased new for $13,400. Passenger service.

Alco

2-8-2T

5

Oct 1906

41327

19x26

48

225,000

NA

172,000

33,240

5

2500

Converted to #80 Apr 1913.

Brooks works. Purchased new for $15371. American Smelting and Refining.

Alco

0-6-0

6

Aug 1910

48184

20x26

51

148,300

109,200

148,300

34,700

10

5000

Presumably scrapped.

Pittsburgh works. Purchased new. Early main yard switcher; slope-back tender. Sold to NCCCo. #6 March 1916.

Alco

4-6-0

7

Apr 1907

42662

20x26

62

149,900

113,700

111,900

25,664

10

6000

Renumbered #11 Oct 1909.

Dickson works. Purchased new for $13,700. Passenger service.

Alco

4-6-0

8

Feb 1907

37573

19x26

58

154,000

(51,000)

115,000

26,130

10

6500

Renumbered #20 Oct 1909.

Rogers works. Purchased new for $14,975. Orig. ASS Co. #8. Mixed service.

Alco

4-6-0

10

                   

Sold for scrap May 1951. Scrapped at McGill Mar 1952.

Renumbered from No. 4 Nov 1909. Passenger service.

Alco

4-6-0

11

                   

Sold for scrap May 1951. Scrapped at McGill Mar 1952.

Renumbered from No. 7 Oct 1909. Passenger service.

Alco

4-6-0

20

                   

Sold for scrap in 1954.

Renumbered from No. 8 Oct 1909.

Alco

4-6-0

21

Mar 1909

46077

19x26

58

154,000

(51,000)

 116,000

26,130

14

7000

Scrapped at McGill Mar 1952. Tender used for replacement on Rotary B.

Brooks works. Purchased new for $13,200. Freight service.

Baldwin

4-6-0

40

Jul 1910

34942

19x26

69

137,400

115,080

 102,500

23,100

10

6000

NNRy Mus., Ely, NV. Active: "The Ghost Train of Ely".

Purchased new for $13,139. Passenger service.

Alco

2-8-0

80

   

20x26

49

178,000

(58,000)

145,000

36,800

12

7500

Sold for scrap May 1951. Engine scrapped at McGill Mar 1952. Tender still at East Ely.

Rebuilt and renumbered from No. 5 in April 1913. Tender supplied by Rotary B. Mixed service.

Baldwin

2-8-0

81

Mar 1917

45351

21x26

51

178,000

(61,000)

155,000

36,200

12

7500

NNRy Mus., Ely, NV

Purchased new for $23,700. In service 19 May 1917. Mixed service. Donated to White Pine Public Museum, Ely, NV 1960.

Alco

2-8-0

90

Apr 1908

43289

21x30

51

187,300

141,150

 163,800

41,890

12

7500

Sold to McGill smelter as scrap Jan 1952.

Pittsburgh works. Purchased new for $17,525, ASS Co. Freight service. Sold to NCCCo. #90 May 1920.

Alco

2-8-0

91

Apr 1908

43290

21x30

51

187,300

141,150

168,000

41,890

12

7500

Sold to McGill smelter as scrap Jan 1952.

.

Pittsburgh works. Purchased new for $17,525, ASS Co. Freight service. Sold to NCCCo. #91 May 1920.

Alco

2-8-0

92

Oct 1908

44603

21x30

51

187,000

(58,000)

168,000

41,890

12

7500

Sold to McGill smelter as scrap Jan 1952.

 

Pittsburgh works. Purchased new for $17,585, ASS Co. Freight service. Sold to NCCCo. #92 May 1920.

Alco

2-8-0

93

Jan 1909

44604

21x30

51

187,000

(58,000)

168,000

41,890

12

7500

NNRy Mus., Ely, NV. Active.

Pittsburgh works. Purchased new for $17,610, ASS Co. Freight service. Sold to NCCCo. #93 May 1920. To White Pine Public Museum, Ely, NV 1961.

Alco

2-8-0

94

Jan 1910

46927

21x30

51

195,000

141,150

167,000

41,890

12

7500

Scrapped at McGill 1951.

Pittsburgh works. Purchased new for $15,908. Freight service. Sold to NCCCo. #94 May 1920.

Alco

2-8-0

95

May 1914

54661

21x30

51

195,000

143,300

171,500

41,900

12

7500

Scrapped at McGill 1951.

Brooks works. Purchased new for $16,500. Freight service. Sold to NCCCo. #95 May 1920.

Alco

2-8-0

96

Jun 1916

56218

21x30

51

199,000

(72,000)

171,000

41,890

10

7500

Scrapped at McGill 1951.

Brooks works. Purchased new for $20,125. Freight service. Sold to NCCCo. #96 May 1920.

Alco

2-8-0

97

Apr 1910

47766

21x28

51

192,200

128,200

172,100

38,100

12

6000

Scrapped at McGill 1954.

Brooks works. Purchased 2nd-hand 1917 for $14,000. Freight service. Formerly Sharp & Fellows #31, Buffalo & Susq. #171, not delivered to B&S, sold to S&F Jun 1915. Sold to NCCCo. #97 May 1920.

Alco

Rot. Plow

B

Nov 1907

44596

               

NNRy Mus., Ely, NV

Cooke works. Rotary snowplow. Tender from NNRy #21.

EMD

SD7

401

Aug 1952

16824

Diesel

 

296,000

NA

 

1500hp

NA

NA

LADWP

Order #6397, type C-C, 1200 gal fuel tank. Purchased by LADWP & re# P-401; moved to power plant near Delta UT in late 1980s.

 

Bold typeface indicates extant equipment.
   

Abbreviations:

 

Alco

American Locomotive Co.

ASS Co.

American Smelters Securities Co.

BN

Builder's number

CP

Central Pacific

Cyl

Cylinder diameter x piston stroke (inches)

Drivers

Wheel diameter (inches)

Effort

Maximum tractive effort (lbs)

EMD

Electro-Motive Division, General Motors Corp.

Engine Weight

Total engine without tender (lbs)

LADWP

Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

SP

Southern Pacific

SVS&M

Steptoe Valley Smelting & Mining

Tender Weight

(lbs) Light weight shown in parentheses.

   

 

The list was compiled from the following references:
Alco Locomotive Works. "Construction / Order Number Lists" and "Builders Photos (photopasters)." Alco Historic Photos, Schenectady, NY.
Allen, Gary G. 1964. Nevada Northern: Sagebrush Short Line. Los Angeles: Trans-Anglo Books. [LCC No. 64-8819]. (Also published as October 1964, Railway History Quarterly 1 (4), 1-47.)
Bryant, Jim. 1997. "Nevada Northern Railway Page: Roster of Museum Rolling Stock." [Internet WWW], ADDRESS: http://pages.prodigy.com/bryant/nnrr04.htm [Accessed: January 1997].
Friends of the Nevada Northern Railway Book Committee. 1991. Nevada Northern Railway and the Copper Camps of White Pine County, Nevada. Dallas: Taylor Publishing Company. [Library of Congress Catalog Number 90-90062634].
Interstate Commerce Commission, Bureau of Valuation. 30 June 1917. "Engineering Report Upon the Nevada Northern Railway."
Interstate Commerce Commission. 1917. "Register of Equipment, Nevada Northern Railway."
Myrick, David F. 1963. Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California Volume 2: The Southern Roads. Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books. [LCC No. 62-22034].
Myrick, David F. 1992. Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California Volume 1: The Northern Roads. 2nd ed. Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press. [ISBN 0-87417-193-8].
Photopasters. Alco Historic Photos, Schenectady, NY.
Robertson, Donald B. 1986. Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History: The Desert States-Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah. Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, Ltd. [ISBN 0-87004-305-6].
Swanson, Steve. Personal communications.
Toppan, Andrew. 1997. "Motive Power Review." [Internet WWW], ADDRESS: http://www.membrane.com/~elmer/rail/#1 [Accessed: February 1997].
Wagner, Jack R. 1971. Short Line Junction. Revised ed. Fresno, CA: Valley Publishers.
Wilkens, Richard. 08 July 1990. "Roster of Equipment: Nevada Consolidated Copper / Kennecott Copper Corporation." Unpublished. Issue 2.

Wilkens, Richard. 17 September 1990. "Roster of Equipment: Nevada Northern Railway Company." Unpublished. Issue 4.

Withers, Paul K. Nov/Dec 1995. "EMD's SD7 - LaGrange's first six-motor road switcher." Diesel Era 6 (6): 5-20, 47-50.

 

 

Last modified 19 Sep, 2002 by Keith Albrandt