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GP7 1st Generation

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
GP7 1st Generation

GP7 1st Generation: The EMD GP7 is a four-axle diesel-electric locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division and General Motors Diesel between October, 1949 and May 1954. Of the 2,729 GP7s built, 2,615 were for American railroads, 112 were for Canadian railroads, and 2 were for Mexican railroads   AZL Model Details: 8mm Faulhauber can […]

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Brass Cars

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
Brass Cars

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EMD E7

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
EMD E7

About the EMD E7: The EMD E7 was a 2,000-horsepower (1,500 kW), A1A-A1A passenger train locomotive manufactured by General Motors’ Electro-Motive Division of La Grange, Illinois. The E7 was the eighth model in a long line of passenger diesels of similar design known as EMD E-units. Compared with other passenger locomotives made earlier by EMD, […]

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EMD SD40-2

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
EMD SD40-2

About the EMD SD40-2: The SD40-2 was first introduced in January 1972 as the mid-range offering in EMD’s six-axle “Dash-2” series, competing against the GE U30C and the MLW M630. Although higher-horsepower locomotives were available, including EMD’s own SD45-2, the reliability and versatility of the 3,000-horsepower SD40-2 made it the best-selling model in EMD’s history […]

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EMD F45

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
EMD F45

About the EMD F45: An EMD F45 is a C-C cowled diesel-electric locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division between 1968 and 1971. After sponsoring the development of the FP45 passenger locomotive, the Santa Fe requested a similar freight locomotive from Electro-Motive. Where the FP45 was an SDP45 wrapped in a full-width Cowl carbody, the […]

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EMD SD45 Brass

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
EMD SD45 Brass

About the EMD SD45: The EMD SD45 is a six-axle diesel locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division between December, 1965, and December, 1971. A total of 1,260 units were built for American railroads. Following this, the SD45-2 was released as its upgraded replacement. Additional models, like the SD45T-2, featuring the Tunnel Motor design, were […]

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EMD E8/9

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
EMD E8/9

About the EMD E8/9: The EMD E8 was a 2,250-horsepower (1,678 kW), A1A-A1A passenger-train locomotive manufactured by General Motors’ Electro-Motive Division (EMD) of La Grange, Illinois. The cab version, or E8A, was manufactured from August 1949 to December 1953, and 449 were produced – 446 for U.S., and 3 for Canada. The E9’s best-known role […]

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ALCO PA

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
ALCO PA

About the ALCO PA: ALCO PA refers to a family of A1A-A1A diesel locomotives built to haul passenger trains that were built in Schenectady, New York in the United States by a partnership of the American Locomotive Company (ALCO) and General Electric (GE) between June, 1946 and December, 1953. They were of a cab unit […]

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C44-9W | C40-9W

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
C44-9W | C40-9W

About the C44-9W | C40-9W: The GE Dash 9-40CW is a 4,000 horsepower (3,000 kW) diesel locomotive that was built by GE Transportation Systems of Erie, Pennsylvania between January 1996 and September 2004. All 1,090 units were built for Norfolk Southern Railway, as road numbers 8889 to 9978. Part of the “Dash 9” locomotive series, […]

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