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Welcome to the Burlington Northern Tribute Website - Great Northern Section. Here one will be able to obtain information on the Great Northern diesels which were apart of the Burlington Northern Railroad. On this page, there are tables which is the complete roster of Great Northern diesels which made it to the Burlington Northern Diesel Roster.
 
Over time, the rosters will be filled out with information, and thus to read about a specific locomotive, all one has to do is to click on the number wanted within the specified table. Enjoy your visit!

What's New

October 03, 2017 - NW2 476 has been added.

July 25, 2017 - F45 6610 has been added.

May 16, 2017 - SW1200 163 has been added.

March 21, 2017 - GP30 2208 has been added.

February 14, 2017 - SW9 152 has been added.

January 03, 2017 - GP9 1798 has been added.

November 29, 2016 - GP9 1551 has been added.

November 22, 2016 - SD45 6448 has been updated.

October 25, 2016 - GP30 2201 has been added.

September 20, 2016 - F9B 849 has been added.

August 16, 2016 - SW1500 304 has been added.

July 19, 2016 - GP9 1839 has been added.

June 14, 2016 - U33C 5702 has been added.

June 14, 2016 - GP9 1500 has been added.

May 17, 2016 - SW9 148 has been added.

April 19, 2016 - GP9 1809 has been added.

March 15, 2016 - SD45 6448 has been added.

February 09, 2016 - SD45 6453 has been added.

January 05, 2016 - F3B 703 has been added.

November 10, 2015 - NW2 455 has been added.

September 01, 2015 - SDP40 6394 has been added.

June 16, 2015 - SD9 6121 has been added.

March 24, 2015 - NW2 475 has been added.

Febuary 17, 2015 - SW1500 300 has been added.

January 13, 2015 - SW1200 164 has been added.

November 25, 2014 - GP9 1832 has been added.

November 21, 2012 - F9B 845 has been added.

November 21, 2012 - F7A 684 has been added.

August 12, 2012 - SDP45 6596 has been added.

July 31, 2012 - GP9 1835 has been added.

July 31, 2012 - F45 6606 has been added.

January 11, 2012 - GP35 2523 has been added.

January 06, 2012 - GP9 1787 has been added.

November 22, 2011 - F7A 610 has been added.

June 28, 2010 - SD45 6452 has been added.

May 12, 2010 - F7A 602 has been added.

March 12, 2010 - GP30 2200 has been added.

March 04, 2010 - U33C 5703 has been added.

February 23, 2010 - SW9 146 has been added.

February 23, 2010 - GP9 1524 has been added.

February 17, 2010 - GP9 1782 has been added.

February 17, 2010 - Great Northern Section brought on-line.

February 01, 2010 - The site is launched.

 

Rosters


SW9
146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155

BN 146-148 ex-GN 14-16 Built 12/50
BN 149-155 ex-GN 17-23 Built 5/51

BN 146-148 were built by GMDL in Canada and were assigned to Vancouver, BC in the early BN years.
BN 149-155 were purchased with 2 axle Flexicoil trucks as well as MU connections.
All were retired by October 1985 and six of the ten were scrapped with the exception of 147, 148, 149 and 155 which were sold to shortlines and industrials.


SW1200
162 163 164 165 166

BN 162-166 ex-GN 29-33 Blt 4-5/57
The SW1200 had 1200 HP

Dispositions:
BN 162 to BNSF 3546
BN 163 to BNSF 3548 to NREX 3548
BN 164 to BNSF 3547 to Ludlow Cooperative Elevator Co. Paxton, IL 2011
BN 165 retired 2/91
BN 166 retired 3/92


SW1500
300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309


NW2
450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469
470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489
490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499


F3A
676 706


F7A
602 610 626 644 684 704 708

BN 602 ex-GN 271B Blt. 4/52
BN 610 ex-GN 274B Blt. 10/50
BN 626 ex-GN 308C Blt. 10/50
BN 644 ex-GN 314A Blt. 4/52
BN 684 ex-GN 464A Blt. 1/53
BN 704 ex-BN 9726, ex-GN 364A Blt. 10/50
BN 708 ex-BN 9740, ex-GN 369C, ex-GN 280A Blt. 6/52


F3B
703


F9B
845 847 849


NW2
987


GP7
1500 1501 1502 1503 1504 1505 1506 1507 1508 1509 1510 1511 1512 1513 1514
1515 1516 1517 1518 1519 1520 1521 1522 1523 1524 1525 1526 1527 1528 1529
1530 1531 1532 1533 1534 1535 1536 1537 1538 1539 1540 1541 1542 1543 1544
1545 1546 1547 1548 1549 1550 1551 1552 1553 1554 1555

BN 1500-1505 ex-GN 600-605 Built 11/50
BN 1506-1522 ex-GN 606-622 Built 9-10/50
BN 1523-1552 ex-GN 623-652 Built 4-6/51
BN 1553-1555 ex-GN 653-655 Built 3/53

BN 1513 and 1520 have chop nose. Short hood cut down by GN before merger.

These 23 ex-GN GP7's were rebuilt to BN GP7u 1400's during 1974-1975: 1504-1521, 1523, 1527-1528, 1539, 1546.

Last remaining ex-GN GP7's were retired by 1983. Three were sold to DIRR (1551-1552, 1554) and one, 1555 to FMRC. The rest were scrapped.


GP9 (with dynamic brakes)
1761 1762 1763 1764 1765 1766 1767 1768 1769 1770 1771 1772 1773 1774 1775
1776 1777 1778 1779 1780 1781 1782 1783 1784 1785 1786 1787 1788 1789 1790
1791 1792 1793 1794 1795 1796 1797 1798 1799 1800 1801 1802 1803 1804 1805
1806 1807

BN 1761-1772 ex-GN 688-699 Built 4/57
BN 1773-1776 ex-GN 700-703 Built 12/55
BN 1777-1784 ex-GN 704-711 Built 4/56
BN 1785-1795 ex-GN 712-722 Built 4-6/57
BN 1796-1805 ex-GN 723-732 Built 10/57-4/58
BN 1806-1807 ex-GN 733-734 Built 8/59

BN 1806-1807 1500 HP GP9m.

BN 1798 never existed as GN 725 wrecked and retired in 1969.
BN 1801 wrecked 9/70 and retired.
BN 1793 wrecked 1/71 and retired.
BN 1764 wrecked 5/71 and retired.

BN 1776 renumbered 2nd 1764 11/74 for U30C 5325 to be renumbered 2nd BN 1776 for nations Bicentennial.

Late 1992 five ex-GN GP9's, 1763, 1774, 1783, 1787 and 1799 were rebuilt by MK to BN GP28M 1500 series locomotives.

At the 1995 BNSF merger only 1769, 1802 and 1804 were still active on BN roster, all other ex-GN GP9's retired by then.


GP9 (without dynamic brakes)
1808 1809 1810 1811 1812 1813 1814 1815 1816 1817 1818 1819 1820 1821 1822
1823 1824 1825 1826 1827 1828 1829 1830 1831 1832 1833 1834 1835 1836 1837
1838 1839


GP30
2200 2201 2202 2203 2204 2205 2206 2207 2208 2209 2210 2211 2212 2213 2214 2215 2216

BN 2200-2216 ex-GN 3000-3016 Built 4-5/63

The GP30's streamlined roof extending back over the cab to the dynamic brake gave it a very distinctive look.

BN 2201 was wrecked and scrapped 9/80
BN 2211 was wrecked and rebuilt with a rather spartan cab.

BN 2200, 2203-2207, 2210, 2212-2216 were rebuilt to GP39E's and M's in 1989 and are still on the BNSF roster today.

The 2202, 2208-2209, 2211 were off the BN roster by the mid-1980's.


GP35
2500 2501 2502 2503 2504 2505 2506 2507 2508 2509 2510 2511 2512 2513 2514
2515 2516 2517 2518 2519 2520 2521 2522 2523


U33C
5700 5701 5702 5703 5704 5705 5706 5707 5708 5709 5710 5711 5712 5713 5714

BN 5700-5708 ex-GN 2530-2538 Built 5-7/68
BN 5709-5714 ex-GN 2539-2544 Built 4/69

BN 5701 was wrecked at Sheridan, WY 3-28-71 and retired. It was still in GN's Big Sky Blue paint at the time of the accident.

The remaining ex-GN U33C's were retired in 1983 and 1984 as their leases expired and scrapped.


SD7
6004


SD9
6100 6101 6102 6103 6104 6105 6106 6107 6108 6109 6110 6111 6112 6113 6114
6115 6116 6117 6118 6119 6120 6121 6122 6123 6124 6125 6126


SDP40
6394 6395 6396 6397 6398 6399


SD45
6430 6431 6432 6433 6434 6435 6436 6437 6438 6439 6440 6441 6442 6443 6444
6445 6446 6447 6448 6449 6450 6451 6452 6453 6454 6455 6456

BN 6430-6437 ex-GN 400-407 Blt. 5/66
BN 6438-6447 ex-GN 408-417 Blt. 4/67
BN 6448-6456 ex-GN 418-426 Blt. 7/68

BN 6430 built as first production SD45 (GN 400)

BN 6433 wrecked 1/82 and scrapped by BN.

All of first two orders scrapped after retirement except for 6445 to NHL/MRL. The entire final order went to CNW after BN retired them and dispersed to other railroads later.


SDP45
6592 6593 6594 6595 6596 6597 6598 6599


F45
6600 6601 6602 6603 6604 6605 6606 6607 6608 6609 6610 6611 6612 6613