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RailPictures.Net Photo: MPEX 5000 Motive Power Industries EMD SD50M-3 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania by Wade H. Massie

RailPictures.Net Photo: MPEX 5000 Motive Power Industries EMD SD50M-3 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania by Wade H. Massie

RailPictures.Net Photo: MPEX 5000 Motive Power Industries EMD SD50M-3 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania by Wade H. Massie

RailPictures.Net Photo: MPEX 5000 Motive Power Industries EMD SD50M-3 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania by Wade H. Massie

RailPictures.Net Photo: MPEX 5000 Motive Power Industries EMD SD50M-3 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania by Wade H. Massie

RailPictures.Net Photo: MPEX 5000 Motive Power Industries EMD SD50M-3 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania by Wade H. Massie

RailPictures.Net Photo: CP 5609 Canadian Pacific Railway EMD SD40-2 at Rogers Pass, British Columbia, Canada by Bill Edgar

RailPictures.Net Photo: CP 5609 Canadian Pacific Railway EMD SD40-2 at Rogers Pass, British Columbia, Canada by Bill Edgar

Alaska Railroad, EMD MP15DC diesel-electric switcher locomotive in Anchorage, Alaska, USA

Alaska Railroad, EMD MP15DC diesel-electric switcher locomotive in Anchorage, Alaska, USA

B&O, Butler, Pennsylvania, 1981 Northbound Baltimore and Ohio Railroad freight train in Butler, Pennsylvania, on September 30, 1981. Photograph by John F. Bjorklund, © 2015, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Bjorklund-16-21-17

B&O, Butler, Pennsylvania, 1981 Northbound Baltimore and Ohio Railroad freight train in Butler, Pennsylvania, on September 30, 1981. Photograph by John F. Bjorklund, © 2015, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Bjorklund-16-21-17

Of the 2,734 GP7's built, 2,620 were for American railroads (including 5 GP7B units built for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway), 112 were built for Canadian railroads, and 2 were built for Mexican railroads.  This was the first model in EMD's GP (General Purpose) series of locomotives. Concurrently, EMD offered a six-axle (C-C) SD (Special Duty) locomotive, the SD7.

Of the 2,734 GP7's built, 2,620 were for American railroads (including 5 GP7B units built for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway), 112 were built for Canadian railroads, and 2 were built for Mexican railroads. This was the first model in EMD's GP (General Purpose) series of locomotives. Concurrently, EMD offered a six-axle (C-C) SD (Special Duty) locomotive, the SD7.

RailPictures.Net Photo: BLE 900 Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad EMD SD40T-2 at Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota by Adam Wells

RailPictures.Net Photo: BLE 900 Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad EMD SD40T-2 at Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota by Adam Wells

B&O, East Salamanca, New York, 1974 Baltimore and Ohio Railroad freight trains at the depot in East Salamanca, New York, on October 20, 1974. Photograph by John F. Bjorklund, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Bjorklund-92-13-01

B&O, East Salamanca, New York, 1974 Baltimore and Ohio Railroad freight trains at the depot in East Salamanca, New York, on October 20, 1974. Photograph by John F. Bjorklund, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Bjorklund-92-13-01

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