Diesel Era Magazine 2005 July August EMD SW7 West Detroit 1960s RI Pocket Steaml
Diesel Era Magazine 2005 July August EMD SW7 West Detroit 1960s RI Pocket Steaml

Diesel Era Magazine 2005 July August EMD SW7 West Detroit 1960s RI Pocket Steaml

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Diesel Era Magazine 2005 July August EMD SW7 West Detroit 1960s RI Pocket Steaml
 
Diesel Era 2005 July August
10 EMD's SW7s - Part 2Diesel Era staff
In Part 2 of our examination of Electro-Motive Division's popular SW7 model, we cover the D through I owners. These include one of the major buyers of the model, Illinois Central, as well as a host of carriers whose units were involved in mergers, resulting the a variety of paint jobs and lengthy careers.
32 Rock Island's Pocket StreamlinersDiesel Era staff
Electro-Motive Corp.'s TA model played a pioneering role in promoting locomotive-powered streamliners. But its low horsepower rating - 1,200 - doomed it to an early demise.
39 Union Pacific SD7OACe Walk AroundDiesel Era staff
We take a close-up look at EMD's latest locomotive offering that gives North American railroads an environmentally friendly diesel-electric locomotive. UP is among one of the first customers for this high-tech unit.
43 EMD's Type JT42CWR LocomotiveDavid R. Sweetland
In recent years, Diesel Era has published a yearly recap of locomotive deliveries from the major builders. Included in these recaps are Type JT42CWR locomotives from EMD. With more than 400 sold for use in Great Britain and Europe, its time to study this popular model.
48 West Detroit in the '60sDiesel Era staff
In the early 1960s, America's railroads were deteriorating and paint schemes were being simplified to save scarce maintenance dollars. Photographers Jim Genat and Lou Marre visited New York Central's West Detroit terminal to shoot the end of the lightning-stripe era, by day and by night.

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