RailPictures.Net Photo: SCL 544 Seaboard Coast Line EMD E7(A) at Raleigh, North Carolina by Wharton Separk
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Seaboard Coast Line (more..)
EMD E7(A) (more..)
Passenger Station, Semart Ave. (more..)
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA (more..)
October, 1967
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SCL 544 (more..)
No. 3 (more..)
Wharton Separk (more..)
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Subsequent to the July 1, 1967 merger between SAL and ACL, repainting of locomotives for both roads began almost immediately. Initially, Seaboard locomotives received what became known as the "split-image" scheme prior to receiving the black and yellow colors at a later date. Here we see former Seaboard E7A 3017 now re-lettered and re-numbered SCL 544 working passenger, mail, and express train No. 3 at Raleigh, NC. In the distance on the left, a GP7 is working the 2:45pm yard job, and on the right is the rear of No. 10, the Palmland, awaiting it's departure. SCL 544 was one of several E units which never received an SCL herald on the nose while in this paint scheme and was re-painted SCL black and yellow within 12 months.
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