1984 Freight Roster

Roster listing of Algoma Central freight equipment taken from a 1984 listing reproduced in Dale Wilson’s “Algoma Central Railway Story”. Numbers in brackets under quantity column show differences in 1986 Official Railway Equipment Register listings.

Mark Series AAR Description Length Qty. Note
AC 601-875 GB Gondola 52’6″ 204 (202) Wood floor, drop ends; 10 cars out of this series class GBS for coil steel svc.
AC 900-924 GBSR Gondola, covered 52’6″ 24 Coil steel svc.; a few cars classed as GBR
AC 925-934 GBSR Gondola, covered 52’6″ 10 Coil steel svc.; ex-601-875 series
AC 951-955 GB Gondola 52’6″ 5 Steel floor, drop ends; ex-601-875 series?
AC 975-984 GBSR Gondola, covered 52’6″ 9 Coil steel svc.; ex-601-875 series
AC 1001-1400 GBS Gondola 61′ 378 (374) Bulkhead ends
ACIS 1401-1433 GTS Gondola, woodchip 61’6″ 17 Original series range 1401-1490; 1418-1490 sold to WESX in 1983-84
AC 1501-1523 GTS Gondola, woodchip 61’6″ 23 (0) Sold to NFPX in 1985
AC 2301-2373 FB Flatcar 40’1″ 69 (0) End racks. Non-interchange. Not listed in ORER.
AC 2401-2425 FB Flatcar, bulkhead 52’8″ 25 Bulkhead ends
AC 2426-2475 FB Flatcar, bulkhead 52’6″ 50 Bulkhead ends. ex-BCIT
AC 2902-2917 XM Boxcar 40’6″ 10 (0) Non-interchange, Not listed in ORER.
AC 3501-3850 GB Gondola 48’6″ 23 (0) Remaining cars in this series non-interchange and no longer listed in ORER by mid 1980s. 1975 ORER shows 329 cars; down to 18 in 1980 ORER.
AC 3901-3908 GBA Gondola, Idler 48’6″ 8 (0) Non-interchange, Not listed in ORER.
AC 6001-6070 (8600-8629) HT Hopper 40’6″ 29 (0) ex-ONT 6001-6070 series, acquired in 1978; renumbered 8600-8629 in 1984 or 1985; neither series listed in 1986 ORER.
AC 6605-7604 HM Hopper 30’6″ 16 (0) Non-interchange, Not listed in ORER.
AC 8001-8100 HMA Hopper 31′ 98
AC 8201-8500 HT Hopper 30’2″ 287
AC 10701-10716 MWI Flatcar, Idler 40’6″ 16 (0) Non-interchange, Not listed in ORER.

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