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Texas and New Orleans F7A/B

34 F7A units delivered new!

16 F7B units delivered new!

You wouldn't believe the convoluted numbering, renumbering, transfers to SP and back again -- go look at the pictures...


F7A
T&NO Class DF-4
338 339
340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349
350 351 352 353
T&NO Class DF-9
354 355 356 357 358 359
360 361 362 363
T&NO Class DF-11
364 365 366 367 368 369
370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379
380 381

F7B
T&NO Class DF-4
533 534 535 536 537 538 539
540 541
T&NO Class DF-10
542 543 544 545
T&NO Class DF-9
546 547
T&NO Class DF-13
548 549
550 552 553


T&NO #355 was the very last T&NO F unit in service, and was worn out between Roseville and Los Angeles, until traded in to EMD and scrapped in October 1972.

Source: SP Motive Power Review 1978-79 - 'Dieselization of the Texas and New Orleans', page 33.


Text will follow -- eventually, don't hold your breath, the F units are more complicated than the GP9 history...


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5/8/2007