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The sole power for the Oakland Terminal Railway is old 97, an ex-ATSF GP7u that was built way back in 1952. It became ATSF 2197 when it was rebuilt, and then was acquired by the Alameda Belt Line in the 80's. That railroad shut down in the early 90's, so 2197 was acquired by OTRY, where it has...
Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad GP7 251 , later Burlington Northern 1607, built in November 1952 (c/n 16712), pictured in the lower coach yard at Aurora, Illinois, June 20, 1965, photo by Chuck Zeiler. It is seen here in charge of the consist for a steam fan trip, sponsored by the West...
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One of the very few turntables left in operation in the US is pictured here in Anaconda, Mt where the Rarus Railway uses it to turn locomotives & cars coming out of their roundhouse onto the right track.
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