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GP7 1518 Clinton, IA. June 19871577 viewsGP7 #1518 is painted up in this very attractive CNW scheme, though no longer owned by the CNW at this date. It is, however, plying CNW rails once again at Clinton, Iowa, as it moves eastward on train KSPRA back to it's home in Union, Illinois. The engine is returning from being on display in Council Bluffs, Ia. the site of the 1987 Historical Society meet. Photo taken 6-16-87 by R J Williams
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GP7 1518 Council Bluffs, IA1901 viewsGP- 1518 was the first GP7 built in 1949. It was EMD demonstrator 100. The 1519 and 1520 were also demonstrators. The C&NW rebuilt the 1518 and renumbered it to 4311. The nose was chopped. Later the C&NW restored the unit to it's original look and donated it to the Illinois Railroad Museum. Photo taken by Jim H. Yanke at Council Bluffs, IA, 5-15-87.
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GP7 1519 Milwaukee, WI764 viewsOne of the original EMD GP7 demonstrators at Mitchell Yard in Milwaukee. Photo taken by Bob Ferge in February 1972. The EMD number was 200 before being purchased by the C&NW in 1950. J. D. Ingles collection. Submitted by J. H. Yanke.
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GP7 1520 West Bend, WI1545 viewsGP7 1520, one of the first 3 GP7's built, is eastbound at West Bend, WI with the Eden Turn. Bob Bullermann photo, 2-1973
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GP7 1525 1581 Racine, WI2025 viewsThe two GP7's pictured here are freight engines that do not have steam generators. The 1500 horsepower unit, 1525 was built in March,1951. The photo was taken at Racine Junction, WI, in November, 1953. The C&NW rebuilt the 1525 in October, 1973, and renumbered it 4328. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
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GP7 1532 Proviso, IL1409 viewsGP7 1532 and a BU slug work the hump at Proviso, 10-1967. Dick Schultz photo, C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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GP7 1538 No Fond du Lac, WI773 viewsA view of GP7 1538 and two other units at the North Fond du Lac roundhouse. Photo taken in March 1973 by Bob Ferge. Collection of J. D. Ingles, submitted by J. H. Yanke.
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GP7 1538 Tracy, MN1000 viewsGP7 #1538 at Tracy, MN on 9-1-79. Except for not having the V-stripes, this unit had retained its as-built appearance for 28 years. The 1538 would enter Oelwein's rebuild program one year from when this photo was taken and emerge as #4297. Mike Guss photo
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GP7 1548 BU2 Chicago, IL1481 viewsGP7 1548 and slug BU-2 with a transfer drag at the 21st Street crossing in Chicago, IL on 10-24-1963. J. D .Ingles photo, submitted by J. H. Yanke
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GP7 1556 Kenosha, WI1894 viewsGP7 1556 has a steam generator for passenger service. The unit is assigned to commuter service. The photo was taken at Kenosha, WI in the late 1950's. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
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GP7 1575 No Fond du Lac, WI720 viewsGP7 1575 and a FM switcher at the North Fond du Lac roundhouse in September 1974. Photo taken by Bob Ferge. Collection of J. D. Ingles, submitted by J. H. Yanke.
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GP7 1581 Waxdale, WI1359 viewsThe Bain Switch run is departing Waxdale on the New Line Sub after switching Johnson Wax and is heading east to Bain Yard. The Milwaukee Road crossed the CNW at Waxdale to get to Racine. J. David Ingles photo, 6-6-1973. Submitted by J. H. Yanke.

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