Photo by unknown. No name on slide.
Has it really been almost 40 years? Ugly lasts forever maybe? Some people may have changed their opinion but these have not grown on me.
Somewhere else in have a scenery shot of this. Here is the roster. They went everywhere in their second (third?) career but they are getting really hard to find these days.
Red River Valley & Western #300 leads a short train through a classic rural scene near Jamestown, ND || Sept 1989
Pee Dee 2486 working near Bennettsville, SC in this September 1989 view.
Eastbound Nashville & Eastern local at Monterey, TN || March 1989
Union Pacific wasn’t the only railroad which liked yellow paint — so did the Santa Fe. CF-7 2593 was just a month old after being rebuilt from F7 214C, and poses with its GP-7 brethren at Temple,... (more)
Just weeks before this photo, CF-7 2606 had been Santa Fe F7 220C, and still appears spotless on October 4, 1972 at Temple, Texas.
Two Santa Fe CF-7s and three F units tug on northbound tonnage near McGregor, Texas on March 11, 1973, headed for Ft. Worth and on to Oklahoma. Until seven months previous, CF-7 2609 had been pas... (more)
The seventh CF-7 built, ATSF 2643 is in charge of the south local near Hoyte, Texas on Jan. 16, 1971, just days after it left the company’s Cleburne Shops. It originally was F7 270.
A very short AT&L train heads south with 1 car for the UP at El Reno crosses a small trestle.
A very short AT&L train heads south with 1 car for the UP at El Reno.As a springtime storm builds in the distance.
A very short AT&L train heads south with 1 car for the UP at El Reno.
This old CF-7 and a former TRRA SW-1200 work the ADM elevator at North St. Louis.
Gloster Southern CF-7 1502 working at Gloster, MS || December 1987