The diesel rosters posted on this page are from two sources. The first one listed is from George Hilton's book "The Monon Route". The second roster comes from "Prototype Modeler"

PDF file of the Monon Diesel Roster courtesy of Steve and Gary Dolzall



Number Model, Horsepower, Builder, Date, Notes

DS1 NW-2 1000 EMD 4/42 Re# 11 in '47. Sold to EJE in '68
DS2 NW-2 1000 EMD 4/42 Re# 12 in '46. To LN 2202
DS3 NW-2 1000 EMD 4/42 Re# 13 in '47. To LN 2203
14 NW-2 1000 EMD 1/47 Sold to EJE in '68.
15-17 NW-2 1000 EMD 1/47 To LN 2205-2207

18 H10-44 1000 FM 11/46 Sold to W.R. Grace Chem. in '63.

DS50 SW-1 600 EMD 2/42 Re# 1 and sold to United Elec in '47
5 SW-1 600 EMD 8/49 Sold to Bulk Terminal in '64.
6 SW-1 600 EMD 8/49 Sold to ULTX in '63.

21-29 RS-2 1500 ALCO 1-10/47 Re# 51-59 in '65-66. Rebuilt '63-64
to 1600 HP. To LN 260-268.

30 BL-2 1500 EMD 4/48 Sold for scrap to P-RSL in '69.
31 BL-2 1500 EMD 4/48 Sold for scrap in '67.
32 BL-2 1500 EMD 4/48 Ky. Ry. Museum
33 BL-2 1500 EMD 4/48 Traded to ALCO 4/66.
34 BL-2 1500 EMD 4/48 Traded to ALCO 4/66.
35 BL-2 1500 EMD 4/48 Sold for scrap to P-RSL in '69.
36(II) BL-2 1500 EMD 4/49 Sold for scrap to CRI&P in '?
37(II) BL-2 1500 EMD 5/49 Sold for scrap to P-RSL in '69.
38 BL-2 1500 EMD 5/49 Traded to ALCO 4/66.

36(I) H15-44 1500 FM 9/47 Re# 45-46 in '49. Reengined w/EMD
37(I) H15-44 1500 FM 12/47 567 7/60. Scrapped '68 and '70 re.

1964 #
51A F3A 1500 101 EMD 12/46 Re# 64A (II) only f/'47-48.
51B F3A 1500 110 EMD 12/46 Re# 64B in '47.
52A F3A 1500 111 EMD 12/46 Re# 65A in '47. Scrapped before '71
52B F3A 1500 112 EMD 12/46 Re# 65B in '47. Scrapped before '71
61A F3A 1500 103 EMD 12/46 Traded to ALCO in '66.
61B F3A 1500 104 EMD 12/46
62A F3A 1500 105 EMD 12/46
62B(I) F3A 1500 EMD 1/47 Wrecked @ Ash Grove 6/3/47.
62B(III)F3A 1500 106 EMD 3/48
63A F3A 1500 107 EMD 1/47
63B F3A 1500 108 EMD 1/47
64A(I) F3A 1500 EMD 1/47 Wrecked @ Ash Grove 6/3/47.
64A(III)F3A 1500 109 EMD 3/48 Traded to Alco in '66
64B(I) F3A 1500 102 EMD 1/47 Re# 62B '46; 51B '48.
81A F3A 1500 201 EMD 5/47
81B F3A 1500 202 EMD 5/47
82A F3A 1500 203 EMD 5/47 Traded in by LN.
82B F3A 1500 204 EMD 5/47 Re# 85 for 1947 only. Traded by LN.
83A F3A 1500 205 EMD 5/47
83B F3A 1500 206 EMD 5/47
84A F3A 1500 207 EMD 5/47 Traded in by LN.
84B F3A 1500 208 EMD 5/47 Traded to Alco '66. Sold to LN 805!

61C F3B 1500 301 EMD 12/46
62C F3B 1500 302 EMD 12/46
63C F3B 1500 303 EMD 1/47
64C(I) F3B 1500 EMD 1/47 Wrecked @ Ash Grove 6/3/47.
64C(II) F3B 1500 304 EMD 10/47

85A F2A 1500 209 EMD 9/46 EX-EMD 754A1
85B F2A 1500 210 EMD 9/46 EX-EMD 754A2 traded to ALCO in '66

65C F2B 1500 305 EMD 7/45 EX-EMD 754B1

400-408 C628 2750 ALCO 3/64 Traded to Alco in '67. To Lehigh
Valley 633-641; Conrail 6729-6737.

501-502 C420 2000 ALCO 8/66 High nose pass. units. To LN 1318-9.
503-506 C420 2000 ALCO 8/66 To LN 1320-1323.
507-518 C420 2000 ALCO 8/67 To LN 1324-1335.

601-608 U23B 2250 GE 3-4/70 To LN 2700-2707.



5-6 EMD SW1 Blt 1949
11-13 EMD NW2 Blt 1942
14-17 EMD NW2 Blt 1947
18 FM H10-44 Blt 1946 (later re-engined w/EMD)
30-35 EMD BL2 Blt 1948
36-38 EMD BL2 Blt 1949
45-46 FM H15-44 Blt 1947 (later re-engined w/EMD)
21-29 Alco RS2 Blt 1947 (later #51-59)
51A&B EMD F3A Blt 1946 (later #101-2)
61A&B-
65A&B EMD F3A Blt 1946-47 (later #103-112)
61C-64C EMD F3B Blt 1946-47 (later #301-304)
65C EMD F3B Blt 1945 for EMD (later #305)
81A&B-
84A&B EMD F3A Blt 1947 (steam generators, later 201-8)
85A&B EMD F3A Blt 1946 for EMD (steam gen, later 209-10)
400-408 ALCO C628 Blt 1964 (trade-in to ALCO 1967)
501-506 ALCO C420 Blt 1966 (501-2 w/steam gen. & high nose)
507-518 ALCO C420 Blt 1967
601-608 GE U23B Blt 1970

 

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