Maine Central

Maine Central’s only diesel purchases between Pearl Harbour Day, 7th December 1941 and May 1945. No.11 was purchased for $32,900 and went into service at Augusta. Soon Augusta, Lewiston Lower and Livermore Falls became diesel only servicing points.

No.BuiltSerial No.LiveryNotesPhotographs
11Sep 194113095Delivered in Black with Red Stripes. Maine Central Pine Green by May 1965. Sold Apr 1974.RR Picture Archives
12Aug 194215036Still black with red stripes when withdrawn. Sold Nov 1975.RR Picture Archives
13May 194527973Still black with red stripes in Aug 1973. Sold Apr 1974RR Picture Archives
14May 194529974Retired Dec 1977RR Picture Archives
15May 194529975Sold. One time based on the Conway Scenic Railroad
16May 194628488Still black with red stripes when withdrawn.  RR Picture Archives
17May 194728348Still black with red stripes when withdrawn.  Sold Apr 1974RR Picture Archives


Boston & Maine No. 118 by Bachmann 81857 (Trovestar)

More Information

  • Hayden, Bob. Model Railroader Cyclopedia Volume 2 Diesel Locomotives. Kalmbach Books, 1980, pp. 32-33.
  • Melvin, George F.¬†Maine Central in Color Volume 3.¬†Morning Sun Books Inc., 2008, p.8.
  • Robertson, E. B. Maine Central Diesel Locomotives. Edwin B. Robertson, 1978, pp. 8-11.