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Model
Yr. Built
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POTB 101
EMD GP9
June, 1956
Ex-Huron & Eastern, originally Chessapeake & Ohio. Painted in a special cow scheme around 1994.
POTB 3771
EMD GP9E
Dec., 1956
Ex-Southern Pacific 3771, purchased in 1993. Operated briefly in SP's bloody nose paint scheme before being repainted.
POTB 4414
EMD SD9E
April, 1955
Ex-SP 4368. One of the original three POTB SD9's, purchased in 1988. This unit wore SP's bloody nose until 2000, when it was painted black in an aborted attempt to paint the unit in SP's black widow.
POTB 4405
EMD SD9E
April, 1955
Ex-SP 4405. Purchased in 1993. This unit was damaged in the 1999 wreck that destroyed the 4381, and spent some time at Livingston Rebuild Center in Richland, WA.
Railserve 9140
EMD SD9E
April, 1955
Ex-SP 4406. Purchased in 1993 along with 4405 and 4432. Briefly operated in bloody nose before being repainted. Has a snowplow on the rear only.
POTB 4414
EMD SD9E
April, 1956
Ex-SP 4414. One of the original trio of SD9's that POTB purchased when they expanded to running over the hill to Hillsboro and Banks. Still in SP bloody nose, but fitted with ditch lights, so the gyralite doesn't work.
POTB 4432
EMD SD9E
April, 1955
Ex-SP 4432, purchased with 4405 and 4406 in 1993. Plows on both sides.
POTB 4432
45-ton GE
Jan., 1957
Purchased from Oregon Pacific (OPRR). Originally built for US Army, no. 7249, used at Cornhusker Ordinace Plant in Ovina, NE. To the Alaska RR in 1972 as their ARR 7249. Retired in 1983, to the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad # 007. OPRR picked this unit up for its Samtrak service. It has been idle since that service ceased. POTB purchased in Sept. 2008.
POTB 4432
EMD SD9
Jan., 1957
Ex-BN 6113, originally Great Northern. One of 10 retired SD9's purchased from BNSF in Dec. 2002. 6113 has not run, and is being used for parts. Long hood designated forward. Scrapped in 2009.
POTB 4432
EMD SD9
Jan., 1957
Ex-BN 6114, originally Great Northern. Part of the group of 10 SD9's purchased from BNSF. Operational. Long hood is the front on this unit. No dynamics, so you probably won't see it on the hill that often.
POTB 4432
EMD SD9
April, 1959
Ex-Colorado & Southern, then to BN in merger. Worked a lot around Denver as evidenced by the Broncos sticker on one of the number boards. Part of the 10 unit lot purchased from BNSF in 2002. Operational.
POTB 4432
EMD SD9
April, 1959
Ex-Colorado & Southern. Went to BN in merger, then to POTB in a lot of retired units. Operational. This is the newest unit on the POTB roster.
POTB 4432
EMD SD9
Dec., 1954
Originally Baltimore & Ohio, rebuilt by LRC and sold to BN. Renumbered in BNSF merger, then retired and sold to POTB in Dec. 2002. This is the only operational chopped short hood unit on the roster.
POTB 4432
EMD SD9
Aug., 1955
Ex-CB&Q, then BN. Purchased in the infamous lot of 10 retired SD9s. Not yet operational as of early 2006, but it was expected to be put back together at some point. Dual controls in the cab. Scrapped in 2009.
POTB 4432
EMD SD9
Aug., 1955
Ex-CB&Q, to BN in the 1970 merger. Has a broken crankshaft, so it probably won't run. It's expected to be used for parts, including possibly donating its cab to another unit. Scrapped in 2009.
POTB 4432
EMD SD9
Sept., 1955
Ex-BN, originally Chicago, Burlington & Quincy. Dual controls. Operational. Has dual controls, and 6BL air.
POTB 4432
EMD SD9
Oct., 1957
Ex-BN, originally CB&Q. First unit of the 10 unit lot to be returned to service, but was taken out of service shortly thereafter. Scrapped in 2009.
POTB 4432
EMD SD9
Sept., 1957
Ex-BN, built for CB&Q. Part of the 10 unit lot purchased from BNSF in 2002. Not operational. Scrapped in 2009.

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