RailPictures.Net Photo: Soo 2501A Soo Line EMD FP7 at Gilchrist, Michigan by Chuck Schwesinger
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Soo Line (more..)
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Gilchrist, Michigan, USA (more..)
February 09, 1978
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Soo 2501A (more..)
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Chuck Schwesinger (more..)
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By the time I started shooting slides in the fall 1976 the chances for Soo Line F-unit sets were greatly diminished. While there were still 44 F's at the time, they were more often than not just trailing units behind second generation hood units. As I was a teenager with limited funds for travel, it was difficult for me to get to far from my normal haunts around Upper Michigan very often. The fact that Trains 911/912 were picking up more COFC business no doubt contributed to the steady stream of SD40/SD40-2 units that Soo's motive power desk assigned to those freights. But every now and the the old F's would get a chance to strut their stuff on 911/912. Here is one of those increasingly rare occurrences as 2501A,503C,212A lead train 911 with 76 cars at Gilchrist.
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