RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW 5754 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad EMD F7(A) at Homewood, Illinois by Tom Nelligan
 
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Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (more..)
EMD F7(A) (more..)
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Homewood, Illinois, USA (more..)
August 10, 1969
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DRGW 5754 (more..)
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Tom Nelligan (more..)
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In the summer of 1969, the Illinois Central leased a group of F7s from the Denver & Rio Grande Western to help with a power shortage. This bright yellow A-B-B-A set was in charge of a northbound IC freight that was pulling off the mainline at Homewood, IL, and headed into Markham Yard late on an August afternoon. The IC was one of the few Class 1 railroads that never bought F-units of its own.
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