||CB&Q (Burlington Route) E-7A Running Fast Out of Chicago, 1971
||In March of 1971, EMD E-7 9936, still lettered for the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy and paired with a sister A-unit, speeds out of Chicagos Union Station with an afternoon rush hour commuter train. The EMD E-7 was a 2,000 horsepower A1A-A1A locomotive produced between 1945 and 1949 by GMs Electro-Motive division. 428 of these locomotives were produced. with 44 going to the CB&Q. Only one E-7A unit survives today: Pennsylvania Railroad 5901, at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.
||3/17/1971 Upload Date: 2/18/2013 11:32:02 AM
||Chicago Union Station, IL
||Stephen Carl Baldwin
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