U.S. War Department

The U.S. War Department was an original owner, it acquired 26 VO1000s new from Baldwin.
- see roster below

VO1000

US War Dept. 7467 7467

VO1000
c/n 67738 b/d 8/43

- to Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum painted as the fictitious NC&StL 36
see Fictitious & Masquerading Baldwins
photo by: Mike Castellow
Tennessee Valley Railroad - July 10, 1984


US War Dept. 7139 & 7130
photo by: Keith Ardinger
US Steel, Geneva, UT
Sept. 3 1983
7139

VO1000
c/n 67726 b/d 6/43

- to Hill AFB, UT
7130

VO1000
c/n 67711 b/d 5/43

- to Fort Lewis, WA


US War Dept. 7226
Baldwin bulletin 193, Nov. 1945
7226

VO1000
c/n 70871 b/d 6/44
UUS War Dept. 7226
Baldwin photo 13790
- collection of Kevin Kohls



US War Dept. 7453
Railway Age - Feb. 6, 1943
7453

VO1000
c/n 64407, b/d 1/1942

- built for US War Dept. as #7453
- served at Ft. Wingate, Gallup, NM
- to Solano Steel


US War Dept. 7455
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry
7455

VO1000
c/n 64414, b/d 8/1942

- built for US War Dept. as #7455
- to Baron Iron & Metal Co.
- to Georgetown as #1002, 1962
Baron Iron & Metal Co. Atlanta. GA - 11/13/1960


US War Dept. 7462
photos by: Robert Lambrecht
Arkansas - 1978
7462

VO1000
c/n 64727, b/d 12/1942

- built for US War Dept. as #7462
- to Braswell Sand & Gravel
US War Dept. 7462
"They were going to rebuild it but when they tore it down they found a broken crank and the project was scrubbed."
US War Dept. 7462



VO1000 - units ordered by the US War Department
War Dept.
number
construction
number
in service
date
original location notes/disposition photos
V-1800 71740 4/45 W. Oakland, CA Pacific Lumber Company #104 see Pacific Lumber
V-1801 71745 4/45 Oakland, CA Hanford US Atomic Energy #3724
Alaska Railroad #1300
 
7126 64741 3/43 Memphis, TN USAF 7126 see USAF
7127 64744 3/43 Anniston, AL TVA 300 see TVA 300
7128 64745 4/43 Ogden, UT Crown Zellerbach see Crown Zellerbach
7129 67710 5/43 Rock Island, IL US Navy, Crain, IN. 65-00526  
7130 67711 5/43 Fort Lewis, WA   see above
7137 67718 6/43 Romulus, NY    
7138 67719 6/43 new Boston, TX Patapsco & Back Rivers 333(152)  
7139 67726 6/43 Hill AFB, UT   see above
7140 67727 7/43 Kendia, NY USN Seal Beach SD. 65-00531
now Nucor Steel #04, EMD repowered
see US Navy VO1000 Roster
see Nucor Steel
7143 67739 8/43 Anniston, AL West Virginia Railroad Musuem see Rawhide Tipple
7225 70856 5/44 Hanford, WA Nickel Processing Co. Cuba
 
7226 70871 6/44 Fort Belvoir, VA   see above
7227 70885 7/44 New Brunswick, NJ US Navy Concord, CA. 65-00493  
7453 64407 1/42 Gallup, NM to Solano Steel see above
7454 64413 7/42 Pueblo Army Depot Colorado & Wyoming 1106 see Colorado & Wyoming
7455 64414 8/42 Atlanta, GA Georgetown 1002 see above
7456 64420 8/42 Merietta, GA US Navy, Crain, IN. 65-00530(1st) #17 see US Navy VO1000 Roster
7457 64421 8/42 Anniston, GA    
7461 64436 12/42 Ordnance, OR Patapsco & Back Rivers 358(140) see P&BR
7462 64727 12/42 Romulus, NY to Braswell Sand & Gravel see above
7463 64728 12/42 Flagstaff, AZ    
7464 64742 3/43 Watertown, NY Patapsco & Back Rivers 356(141)  
7466 67720 6/43 Columbus, OH to Texas Export RR as #11 see Texas Locomotive & Car
7467 67738 8/43 Tullahoma, TN Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum
painted as the fictitious NC&StL 36
see above
see Fictitious & Masquerading Baldwins
data source: [10] [11] [12] bibliography

Any help with completing and/or correcting this roster would be appreciated.



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