my ESPEE MODELERS ARCHIVE
California's Railroad to the U.S. 1861 - 1996
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...
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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