F7B disguised as a passenger car so the public would not notice it when it was used with the little 4-6-0 steam engine they had.
The Builder's Plate to 802 as a F5A.
802 was a F5 when the CRR got her in 12-16-48 later upgraded to a F7A. Retired in 8-79, was painted black in 1974. Shipped to EMD 2-15-80 on an SCL order.
The CRR employees were very friendly. This hostler invited us into the cab of F7A 802 as he moved the engines along the ready track for fuel and sand.
GP 7 915, GP 7 909, F 7A 805
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Overview Clinchfield engine facility Erwin
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Clinchfield RR power at Dante, VA || August 1978
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