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Owner: Rio Valley Switching Company
Model:EMD GP7Built As:KCS 156 (GP7)
Serial Number:17926Order No:6157
Frame Number:6157-2Built:2/1953
Notes:ex-KRR 705; KCS 4156,156
Other locos with this serial:  KCS 4156(GP7) RVSC 1749(GP7)
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RVSC Mission Flyer
Title:  RVSC Mission Flyer
Description:  About to cross Perkins Rd
Photo Date:  1/12/1999  Upload Date: 11/12/2017 10:48:58 PM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1729(GP16) RVSC 1749(GP7) RVSC 4159(GP7)
Views:  225   Comments: 3
RVSC Mission Flyer
Title:  RVSC Mission Flyer
Description:  Arriving at the McAllen Trade Zone
Photo Date:  3/11/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 5:39:32 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7) RVSC 1729(GP16)
Views:  122   Comments: 2
RVSC McAllen Trade Zone
Title:  RVSC McAllen Trade Zone
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/11/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 5:39:55 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7) RVSC 1729(GP16)
Views:  117   Comments: 3
RVSC San Juan Flyer
Title:  RVSC San Juan Flyer
Description:  Making a run with a hot car just before Thanksgiving holiday
Photo Date:  11/24/1999  Upload Date: 8/24/2019 1:47:11 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  49   Comments: 0
RVSC San Juan Flyer
Title:  RVSC San Juan Flyer
Description:  Making a run with a hot car just before Thanksgiving holiday
Photo Date:  11/24/1999  Upload Date: 8/24/2019 1:47:13 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  53   Comments: 0
UP Harlingen Yard
Title:  UP Harlingen Yard
Description:  RVSC is waiting for clearance to get their interchange cars
Photo Date:  4/22/2000  Upload Date: 9/1/2019 12:08:31 AM
Location:  Harlingen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7) RVSC 1705(GP16) RVSC 4159(GP7)
Views:  28   Comments: 1
Going north
Title:  Going north
Description:  The RVSC Hauler is going to use the northern limits of the Harlingen yard to triple over to fit 150+ cars into 3 different yard tracks. Border Patrol mistook this move as a northward train and began calling for it to stop for inspection.
Photo Date:  6/30/2001  Upload Date: 11/13/2011 2:09:58 AM
Location:  Harlingen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 4159(GP7) RVSC 1744(GP7u) RVSC 1749(GP7) RVSC 1729(GP16)
Views:  495   Comments: 0
RVSC 1749
Title:  RVSC 1749
Description:  Note home-made #9; numberboard was broken and repaired
Photo Date:  6/30/2001  Upload Date: 11/13/2011 2:10:45 AM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
RVSC Triple
Title:  RVSC Triple
Description:  Arriving from the Trade Zone
Photo Date:  10/1/2001  Upload Date: 8/17/2011 11:37:40 PM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1705(GP16) RVSC 4159(GP7) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  378   Comments: 1
Kipfer
Title:  Kipfer
Description:  Remains of spur in foreground
Photo Date:  6/1/2002  Upload Date: 8/22/2011 1:04:30 AM
Location:  Harlingen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7) RVSC 1729(GP16) RVSC 4159(GP7)
Views:  334   Comments: 0
Running long hoods
Title:  Running long hoods
Description:  Going east to drop 2 loads; 1749 has a repaired numberboard with homestyle font
Photo Date:  6/1/2002  Upload Date: 8/22/2011 12:03:05 AM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1744(GP7u) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  265   Comments: 0
RVSC Harlingen Hauler
Title:  RVSC Harlingen Hauler
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/21/2002  Upload Date: 10/6/2019 6:06:25 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1729(GP16) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  26   Comments: 1
RVSC Harlingen Hauler
Title:  RVSC Harlingen Hauler
Description:  Note the first loaded lumber car for McCoy's lumber in Harlingen
Photo Date:  6/21/2002  Upload Date: 10/6/2019 6:06:27 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1729(GP16) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  32   Comments: 1
RVSC 1749
Title:  RVSC 1749
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/1/2002  Upload Date: 8/20/2011 7:17:23 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7) RVSC 1729(GP16)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
RVSC 1749
Title:  RVSC 1749
Description:  Morning light was always welcomed in the former Mo-Pac yard in McAllen
Photo Date:  10/11/2002  Upload Date: 10/30/2017 11:39:41 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  142   Comments: 3
Weslaco TX
Title:  Weslaco TX
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/25/2002  Upload Date: 10/31/2017 7:33:54 PM
Location:  Pharr, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  110   Comments: 0
RVSC McAllen Yard
Title:  RVSC McAllen Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2002  Upload Date: 11/5/2017 2:11:08 AM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  RVSC 1705(GP16) RVSC 4159(GP7) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  172   Comments: 4
Switching Halliburton in Mission TX
Title:  Switching Halliburton in Mission TX
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2002  Upload Date: 11/5/2017 2:12:17 AM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 4159(GP7) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  170   Comments: 2
RVSC McAllen Hauler
Title:  RVSC McAllen Hauler
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/8/2003  Upload Date: 11/24/2017 5:46:39 AM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RVSC 1705(GP16) RVSC 1729(GP16) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  131   Comments: 2
RVSC McAllen Hauler
Title:  RVSC McAllen Hauler
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/18/2003  Upload Date: 11/24/2017 7:38:28 AM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1744(GP7u) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  114   Comments: 1
RVSC McAllen Hauler
Title:  RVSC McAllen Hauler
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/18/2003  Upload Date: 11/24/2017 7:38:34 AM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7) RVSC 1705(GP16)
Views:  85   Comments: 0
KRR 901 enroute to RVSC
Title:  KRR 901 enroute to RVSC
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/30/2003  Upload Date: 7/22/2012 3:04:04 AM
Location:  La Feria, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1705(GP16) RVSC 1729(GP16) RVSC 1749(GP7) KRR 901(GP9)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
KRR 901 enroute to RVSC
Title:  KRR 901 enroute to RVSC
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/30/2003  Upload Date: 7/22/2012 3:04:14 AM
Location:  La Feria, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  KRR 901(GP9) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  178   Comments: 0
Switching La Feria Team
Title:  Switching La Feria Team
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/30/2003  Upload Date: 7/22/2012 3:04:22 AM
Location:  La Feria, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RVSC 4159(GP7) RVSC 1729(GP16) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
Cold and shut down at Mercedes
Title:  Cold and shut down at Mercedes
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/30/2003  Upload Date: 7/22/2012 3:06:11 AM
Location:  Mercedes, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7) RVSC 4159(GP7) RVSC 1705(GP16)
Views:  246   Comments: 0
RVSC 1749
Title:  RVSC 1749
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/30/2003  Upload Date: 7/22/2012 3:06:21 AM
Location:  Mercedes, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
Sharyland TX
Title:  Sharyland TX
Description:  Hope Lumber spur; later purchased by Pro Build
Photo Date:  5/31/2003  Upload Date: 10/10/2016 10:30:16 PM
Location:  Sharyland, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  92   Comments: 2
Sharyland TX
Title:  Sharyland TX
Description:  Hope Lumber spur; later purchased by Pro Build
Photo Date:  5/31/2003  Upload Date: 10/10/2016 10:30:19 PM
Location:  Sharyland, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  95   Comments: 3
Mission TX
Title:  Mission TX
Description:  RVSC Mission Yard
Photo Date:  5/31/2003  Upload Date: 10/6/2016 1:33:11 AM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  100   Comments: 3
Mission TX
Title:  Mission TX
Description:  RVSC Mission Yard
Photo Date:  5/31/2003  Upload Date: 10/6/2016 1:33:14 AM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  78   Comments: 2
RVSC and the Fire
Title:  RVSC and the Fire
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/26/2003  Upload Date: 3/13/2016 12:18:57 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1744(GP7u) RVSC 4101(GP9) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  101   Comments: 1
RVSC and the Fire
Title:  RVSC and the Fire
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/26/2003  Upload Date: 3/13/2016 12:19:03 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1744(GP7u) RVSC 4101(GP9) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  110   Comments: 0
RVSC McAllen Hauler
Title:  RVSC McAllen Hauler
Description:  The boxcar was picked up the newspaper spur.
Photo Date:  6/27/2003  Upload Date: 3/13/2016 1:50:07 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 4159(GP7) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  98   Comments: 0
RVSC McAllen Hauler
Title:  RVSC McAllen Hauler
Description:  About to switch The Monitor (local newspaper)
Photo Date:  6/27/2003  Upload Date: 3/13/2016 1:50:21 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1744(GP7u) RVSC 4101(GP9) RVSC 4159(GP7) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  82   Comments: 0
RVSC McAllen Hauler
Title:  RVSC McAllen Hauler
Description:  About to switch The Monitor (local newspaper)
Photo Date:  6/27/2003  Upload Date: 3/13/2016 1:50:24 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1744(GP7u) RVSC 4101(GP9) RVSC 4159(GP7) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  90   Comments: 0
RVSC Switching the Pharr Team Tracks
Title:  RVSC Switching the Pharr Team Tracks
Description:  Cutting off the power to pull an empty
Photo Date:  6/27/2003  Upload Date: 3/13/2016 3:55:49 PM
Location:  Pharr, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1744(GP7u) RVSC 4101(GP9) RVSC 4159(GP7) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  89   Comments: 0
RVSC Switching the Pharr Team Tracks
Title:  RVSC Switching the Pharr Team Tracks
Description:  Backing down to grab the bulkhead flatcar
Photo Date:  6/27/2003  Upload Date: 3/13/2016 3:55:52 PM
Location:  Pharr, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1744(GP7u) RVSC 4101(GP9) RVSC 4159(GP7) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  109   Comments: 0
RVSC Switching the Pharr Team Tracks
Title:  RVSC Switching the Pharr Team Tracks
Description:  Backing down to grab the bulkhead flatcar
Photo Date:  6/27/2003  Upload Date: 3/13/2016 3:55:56 PM
Location:  Pharr, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1744(GP7u) RVSC 4101(GP9) RVSC 4159(GP7) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  99   Comments: 0
RVSC Switching the Pharr Team Tracks
Title:  RVSC Switching the Pharr Team Tracks
Description:  Just released the hand brake
Photo Date:  6/27/2003  Upload Date: 3/13/2016 3:55:59 PM
Location:  Pharr, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 4159(GP7) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  60   Comments: 0
RVSC Switching the Pharr Team Tracks
Title:  RVSC Switching the Pharr Team Tracks
Description:  Flagging the x-ing
Photo Date:  6/27/2003  Upload Date: 3/13/2016 3:56:04 PM
Location:  Pharr, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7) RVSC 4159(GP7)
Views:  64   Comments: 0
RVSC Switching the Pharr Team Tracks
Title:  RVSC Switching the Pharr Team Tracks
Description:  Making the joint
Photo Date:  6/27/2003  Upload Date: 3/13/2016 3:56:07 PM
Location:  Pharr, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1744(GP7u) RVSC 4101(GP9) RVSC 4159(GP7) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  79   Comments: 0
RVSC Switching the Pharr Team Tracks
Title:  RVSC Switching the Pharr Team Tracks
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/27/2003  Upload Date: 3/13/2016 3:56:57 PM
Location:  Pharr, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1744(GP7u) RVSC 4101(GP9) RVSC 4159(GP7) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  101   Comments: 0
RVSC McAllen Yard
Title:  RVSC McAllen Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/14/2003  Upload Date: 4/18/2015 9:02:50 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7) RVSC 1233(SW1200)
Views:  112   Comments: 0
RVSC McAllen Yard
Title:  RVSC McAllen Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/14/2003  Upload Date: 4/18/2015 9:02:52 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7) RVSC 1233(SW1200)
Views:  98   Comments: 0
The Hauler has arrived
Title:  The Hauler has arrived
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/30/2003  Upload Date: 5/12/2013 9:45:50 PM
Location:  Harlingen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Scenic,Track,Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
The Hauler has arrived
Title:  The Hauler has arrived
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/30/2003  Upload Date: 5/12/2013 9:45:53 PM
Location:  Harlingen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
Going into the city
Title:  Going into the city
Description:  Looks like empty fields due to cropping the photo.
Photo Date:  9/30/2003  Upload Date: 5/12/2013 9:45:58 PM
Location:  Harlingen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7) RVSC 4101(GP9) RVSC 1744(GP7u) RVSC 4159(GP7)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
RVSC McAllen Hauler
Title:  RVSC McAllen Hauler
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/30/2003  Upload Date: 5/12/2013 9:47:15 PM
Location:  La Feria, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Scenic,Track,Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1744(GP7u) RVSC 4101(GP9) RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
Asleep at Mercedes
Title:  Asleep at Mercedes
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/30/2003  Upload Date: 5/12/2013 9:49:03 PM
Location:  Mercedes, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Roster,Track
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
Asleep at Mercedes
Title:  Asleep at Mercedes
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/30/2003  Upload Date: 5/12/2013 9:49:07 PM
Location:  Mercedes, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7)
Views:  73   Comments: 0


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