Restored EMD Hauling Revenue

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ELS 600 EMD FP7A back in service hauling freight!

The Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad (EL&S) is privately owned Class III shortline railroad that operates in Northeastern Wisconsin and into upper Michigan. It started with 65 miles of track and has grown to over 400 miles in the system and dates back to 1898 as a logging line.

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Some of the railroads that purchased these locomotives the Milwaukee Road, Louisville & Nashville Railroad, and the Atlantic Coast Line to name a few.

  • Builder – General Electric Electro-Motive Division
  • Build date – 1949 – 1953
  • units produced – 381 locomotives
  • Unit name – EMD FP7A
  • weight – 260,000 lbs
  • power – 1500 horse power
  • Length – 55 feet
  • Maximum speed – 100-119 mph

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