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Years Produced: 1954-1957
Number Produced: 163
Engine Type: 6 cylinder 539
Horse Power: 660

Here is a list of information that we have been able to find on all the MLW S-3's produced. If you have any information, corrections or pictures on any of these units, please forward them to the webmaster

# Serial Number Qty. Order MU Built Owner (s) Reporting Mark Road Number Class Item Location Photo Photo credit
1 76433 10   3-6/1954 Canadian National CN 8484 MS-7c Retired 1975   No Pictures of this unit  
2 76434 10   3/1954 Canadian National CN 8485 MS-7c Retired 1965

Sold

     
5/1965 Fraser Company   7   Sold      
12/1972 Bangor & Aroostook   20   Sold      
2/1975 Lubrizol Corp "Bicentennial Locomotive"   20   Repaint Painesville, Ohio James P. Marcus, Carson Wiebe
1978 Lubrizol Corp   20   Donated Painesville, Ohio John C. Benson, Carson Wiebe
2/1991

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

      Scrapped 1996 Peninsula, OH    
3 76435 10   3-6/1954 Canadian National CN 8486 MS-7c Retired 1971   No Pictures of this unit  
4 76436 10   4/1954 Canadian National CN 8487 MS-7c Retired 1964

Converted to slug & Renumbered

     
1965 B5 0 Renumbered      
1965 304 MY-00a Renumbered    
1978 165 MH-00a Renumbered    
1990 264 GY-00m GMD Rebuild    
5 76437 10   3-6/1954 Canadian National CN 8488 MS-7c Retired 1964

Converted to slug & Renumbered

     
1965 B7   Renumbered

 

     
1965 306 MY-00a Renumbered

 

   
1978 163 MH-00a Retired 1995      
6 76438 10   3-6/1954 Canadian National CN 8489 MS-7c Retired 1964

Converted to slug & Renumbered

   
1964 B8   Renumbered      
1965 307 MY-00a Renumbered      
1978 166 MH-00a Retired 1992    
7 76439 10   3-6/1954 Canadian National CN 8490 MS-7c Retired 1973   No Pictures of this unit  
8 76440 10   3-6/1954 Canadian National CN 8491 MS-7c Retired 1964

Converted to Slug & Renumbered

     
1965 B6 0 Renumbered      
1965 305 MY-00a Renumbered    
? 352 MY-00a Renumbered    
1990 267 GY-00m GMD Rebuild

Retired 2005

   
9 76441 10   3-6/1954 Canadian National CN 8492 MS-7c Retired 1974 Windsor, Ontario 8492 in July 1971  
10 76442 10   3-6/1954 Canadian National CN 8493 MS-7c Retired 1973   No Pictures of this unit  
11 77280

MLW Order No. SO-4004

1   4/1952 Canadian Arsenals , Ltd.   1 ME-660   Montreal, QC MLW / Carson Wiebe
9/1/1981 Westrock Industries   1   Sold 1980 - Lake Windermere, BC  
8/1987 Lehigh Portland Cement   16-52   Corporate name change Exshaw, Alberta  
  Lafarge Canada   16-52   Donated      
7/2002 Rocky Mountain Rail Society RMAX  16-52   Operational 2012 Alberta Prairie Railway Warden, Alberta, Canada

 June, 2011

Kevin Quigley
12 77281 1 N 12/1953 Bathhurst Power & Paper   3   Corporate Name Change
Bathurst Power & Paper Co.
Old Time Trains
1986 Consolidated Bathurst   3   Corporate Name Change Bathurst, NB, May 14, 1976 Carson Wiebe
1989 Stone Consolidated   3     Portage du Fort, QC    
13 77282 1   6/1952 Essex Terminal ETR 103        
8/1988 Hearn Harbour Terminal   300     Amhertsburg, Ontario, 8/22/08  
14 77283 7   12/1952-3/1953 Canadian National CN 8462 MS-7b Retired 1964

Converted to Slug & Renumbered

     
1964 B3 0 Renumbered      
1964 302 MY-00a Renumbered    
1978 161 MH-00a Retired 1995      
15 77284 7   12/1952-3/1953 Canadian National CN 8463 MS-7b Retired 1973 Windsor, Ontario, mid 1960s'  
16 77285 7   12/1952-3/1953 Canadian National CN 8464 MS-7b Retired 1966

Converted to Slug & Renumbered

     
1966 B13   Renumbered      
1966 312 MY-00a Renumbered      
1978 354 MY-00a Renumbered    
1986 700   Renumbered      
  269 GY-00m GMD Rebuild

Retired 2009

   
17 77286 7   12/1952-3/1953 Canadian National CN 8465 MS-7b Retired 1964

Converted to Slug & Renumbered

     
1964 B4   Renumbered      
1964 303 MY-00a Renumbered    
1978 162 MH-00a Retired 1988    
18 77287 7   12/1952-3/1953 Canadian National CN 8466 MS-7b Retired 1965

Converted to Slug & Renumbered

  No Pictures of this unit  
1965 B11   Renumbered      
1965 310 MY-00a Renumbered      
1978 164 MH-00a Retired 1997      
19 77288 7   12/1952-3/1953 Canadian National CN 8467 MS-7b Retired 1971   No Pictures of this unit  
20 77289 7   3/1953 Canadian National CN 8468 MS-7b Retired 1970

Sold

     
6/70 Vancouver Wharves VW 8   Renumbered CNR Toronto Yard J.Bryce Lee
  27   Scrapped 1986 North Vancouver, BC, January 28th 1971 Doug Cummings
21 77634 1   9/1950  MLW Demonstrator   7004   (1) Loaned for Testing

(2) Sold

  No Pictures of this unit  
  (1) Canadian Pacific CP 7004          
  (2) URS (Dealer)              
  Price Brothers   1     Kenogami, QC    
1975 URS (Dealer)   45          
1/1978 Quebec North Shore Paper   45          
22 77635

MLW Order No. 4000

6   4-5/1951 Canadian Pacific CP 6500   Retired 5/1984 St. Luc Yard, Montreal, Que., May 23rd., 1977 P.A. Patenaude
23 77636

MLW Order No. 4000

6   4-5/1951 Canadian Pacific CP 6501   Retired 11/1984 St. Luc Yard, Montreal, Que., August, 1972  P.A. Patenaude 
24 77637

MLW Order No. 4000

6   4-5/1951 Canadian Pacific CP 6502   Retired 5/1984  Winnipeg, MB, 8/25/1978 J. Wilson
25 77638

MLW Order No. 4000

6   4-5/1951 Canadian Pacific CP CP 6503   Sold 08/15/72 Winnipeg, Man

 

Stan Styles
11/1983 United Grain Growers UGG 002   Retired 1987 Vancouver, BC    
1987 West Coast Railway Heritage Park WCXX 6503     Squamish, BC, August 25th, 2007 Frank Valoczy
26 77639

MLW Order No. 4000

6   4-5/1951 Canadian Pacific CP 6504   Retired 6/1976 May 26th, 1974, Winnipeg, Man. George Horna
27 77640

MLW Order No. 4000

6   4-5/1951 Canadian Pacific CP 6505   Retired 11/1981 May 24th, 1977, Moose Jaw, Sk Bruce Chapman
28 77641 3   5/1951 National Harbors Board   D2 (1002)          
  Canadian Railway Museum         Saint-Constant, Quebec. View the full size photo!  
29 77642  3   5/1951 National Harbors Board   D3 (1003)   Retired 10/84   No Pictures of this unit  
30 77643  3   5/1951 National Harbors Board   D4 (1004)   Retired 10/84 Montreal PQ, 1974 View the full size photo!  
31 77752 5   11/1951 National Harbors Board   D5 (1005)   Retired 2/82   No Pictures of this unit  
32 77753  5   11/1951 National Harbors Board   D6 (1006)   Retired 8/84   No Pictures of this unit  
33 77754  5   11/1951 National Harbors Board   D7 (1007)   Retired 10/84   No Pictures of this unit  
34 77755  5   11/1951 National Harbors Board   D8 (1008)   Retired 5/84   No Pictures of this unit  
1/1972 MLW              
8/1973 Stelco   D8   Overhauled 1976      
35 77756   11/1951 National Harbors Board   D9 (1009)   Retired 5/84   No Pictures of this unit  
36 77757 12   11/1951-3/1952 Canadian National CN 8450 MS-7a Retired 1966

Converted to Slug & Renumbered

     
1966 B14   Renumbered      
1966 313 MY-00a Renumbered    
1978 355 MY-00a Renumbered    
1986 701 MY-00a Renumbered      
1991 270 GY-00m GMR Rebuild

Retired 2007

   
37 77758 12   11/1951-3/1952 Canadian National CN 8451 MS-7a Retired 1966

Converted to Slug & Renumbered

  Science & Tech. Museum
1966 B15   Renumbered      
1966 314 MY-00a Renumbered    
1978 356 MY-00a Retired 1991    
38 77759 12   11/1951-3/1952 Canadian National CN 8452 MS-7a Retired 1964

Converted to Slug & Renumbered

     
1964 B2 0 Renumbered      
1964 301 MY-00a Renumbered    
1978 160 MH-00a Retired 1991    
39 77760 12   11/1951-3/1952 Canadian National CN 8453 MS-7a Retired 1973   No Pictures of this unit  
40 77761 12 N 1/1952 Canadian National CN 8454 MS-7a Retired 1963

Sold

     
April 1963 Manitoba Paper Company   30   Transferred      
  Abitibi Paper Company Ltd.   101   Sold    
1999 Railside Locomotive Services       (1) Leased

(2) Sold

     
  (1) Prairie Dog Central   8454   Returned      
 August 2005 (2) Parrish & Heimbecker,       Operational Moose Jaw, SK  
41 77762 12   11/1951-3/1952 Canadian National CN 8455 MS-7a Retired 1975      
42 77763 12   11/1951-3/1952 Canadian National CN 8456 MS-7a Retired 1972 Belleville, Ontario, 5 June 1965  
43 77764 12   11/1951-3/1952 Canadian National CN 8457 MS-7a Retired 1965

Sold

  No Pictures of this unit  
4/1965 International Minerals & Chemical   46008     Yarbo, SK    
44 77765 12   11/1951-3/1952 Canadian National CN 8458 MS-7a Retired 1971   No Pictures of this unit  
45 77766 12   11/1951-3/1952 Canadian National CN 8459 MS-7a Retired July, 1975 St. Catharines, Ontario, 6/8/1975 Tim Vermande
46 77767 12   11/1951-3/1952 Canadian National CN 8460 MS-7a Retired 1970   No Pictures of this unit  
47 77768 12   3/1952 Canadian National CN 8461 MS-7a Retired 1972

Sold

  No Pictures of this unit  
  Merrilees (D)              
1962 Acton Limestone Quarries   10   Sold Acton, Ontario    
  Indusmin #   10   Retired 5/1974

Sold

Acton, Ontario    
1974 Merrilees (D)       scrapped  9/1974.      
48 77769 7   3-5/1952 Canadian Pacific CP 6506   Retired (6/1976). Toronto, ON., 8/1974 Ken Annett
49 77770 7   3-5/1952 Canadian Pacific CP 6507   Retired 9/1973 Montreal, OC., Jean Patenaude
50 77771 7   3-5/1952 Canadian Pacific CP 6508   Retired (3/1978). Montreal, QC.  
51 77772 7   3-5/1952 Canadian Pacific CP 6509   Retired 1/1968

Sold

Toronto, ON.1974 Vincent J. Porreca
  IW&S Ferrous              
52 77773 7   3-5/1952 Canadian Pacific CP 6510   Retired (3/1978). Regina, SK., 7/13/1965 Bob Loat
53 77774 7   3-5/1952 Canadian Pacific CP 6511   Retired 5/1979 Alyth, Calgary, AB, 1966 Bob Loat
54 77775 7   3-5/1952 Canadian Pacific CP 6512   Retired 5/1982 Winnipeg, MB., 1974 George Horna,
55 79116 5   6-8/1952 Canadian Pacific CP 6513   Retired 2/1982 Brandon, MB., 1988 Carson Wiebe
  Canadian Museum       Static Display Brandon, Manitoba  
56 79117 5   6-8/1952 Canadian Pacific CP 6514   Retired 10/1979 Toronto, ON, 1972 Earl Minnis
57 79118 5   6-8/1952 Canadian Pacific CP 6515   Retired 6/1976 Oakville, ON., 1964 W. Linley
58 79119 5   6-8/1952 Canadian Pacific CP 6516   Retired 8/1974 Alyth, Calgary AB., 1972 Bruce Chapman
59 79120 5   6-8/1952 Canadian Pacific CP 6517   Retired 10/1984
Winnipeg, MB. 1983
Glenn Courtney
60 79129 15   5-11/1953 Canadian National CN 8469 MS-7b Retired 1969

Sold

     
5/1969 Vancouver Wharves VW 9   Renumbered      
  Vancouver Wharves VW 26   Sold 9/09/1969 Peter Cox
1976 British Columbia Railway BCOL     for parts, scrapped, 1981      
61 79130 15   5-11/1953 Canadian National CN 8470 MS-7b Retired 1972   No Pictures of this unit  
62 79131 15   5-11/1953 Canadian National CN 8471 MS-7b Retired 1972   No Pictures of this unit  
63 79132 15   5-11/1953 Canadian National CN 8472 MS-7b Retired 1972

Sold

     
12/72 Vancouver Wharves VW 28     July 1987 Carson Wiebe
1988 West Coast Ry Assn         Squamish, BC    
64 79133 15   5-11/1953 Canadian National CN 8473 MS-7b Retired July, 1975 St. Catharines, Ontario 6/8/1975 Tim Vermande
65 79134 15   5-11/1953 Canadian National CN 8474 MS-7b Retired 1969   No Pictures of this unit  
66 79135 15   5-11/1953 Canadian National CN 8475 MS-7b Retired 1973   No Pictures of this unit  
67 79136 15   5-11/1953 Canadian National CN 8476 MS-7b Retired 1973    
68 79137 15   5-11/1953 Canadian National CN 8477 MS-7b Retired 1963

Converted to Slug & Renumbered

     
1964 B1   Renumbered      
1964 300 MY-00a Renumbered    
1964 351 MY-00a Renumbered    
1990 266 GY-00m GMD Rebuild    
69 79138 15   5-11/1953 Canadian National CN 8478 MS-7b Retired 1972   No Pictures of this unit  
70 79139 15   5-11/1953 Canadian National CN 8479 MS-7b Retired 1964

Converted to Slug  & Renumbered

   
1964     B9   Renumbered      
1964     308 MY-00a Renumbered      
1978     167 MH-00a Renumbered      
1990     265 GY-00m GMD Rebuild

Retired 2006

Symington-Winnipeg, MB, October 25th 2006  
71 79140 15   5-11/1953 Canadian National CN 8480 MS-7b Retired 1972   No Pictures of this unit  
72 79141 15   5-11/1953 Canadian National CN 8481 MS-7b Retired 1973 London ON on 30 December 1962  
73 79142 15   5-11/1953 Canadian National CN 8482 MS-7b Retired 1972

Sold

   
  URS (Dealer)   44          
7/1978 Donohue St-Felicien   44     St-Felicien, OC    
74 79143 15   5-11/1953 Canadian National CN 8483 MS-7b Retired 1972   No Pictures of this unit  
75 79164 5   9/1953 Canadian Pacific CP 6518   Retired 10/84 Vancouver, BC 09/19/1979 Craig Walker
76 79165 5   9-10/1953 Canadian Pacific CP 6519   Retired 5/1979 Lethbridge, AB, 1973 unknown
77 79166 5   9-10/1953 Canadian Pacific CP 6520   Retired 3/1977 Alyth, Calgary AB, 09/26/1966 Bob Loat
78 79167 5   9-10/1953 Canadian Pacific CP 6521   Retired 11/1984

Sold

Winnipeg, MB, 8/5/1978 Ed Fulcomer
5/1985 Simplot Chemicals   21 / 6521     Brandon, MB, 8/25/1991 Doug Boyd
79 79168 5   9-10/1953 Canadian Pacific CP 6522   Retired 2/1981 Brandon MB, 5/10/1973 Bruce Chapman
Info retrieved from various sources including:  www.thedieselshop.us
by Serial Number 80000-82999  Listing

 


 

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