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Owner: Chicago & Eastern Illinois
Model:EMD FP7ABuilt As:CEI 1601 (FP7A)
Serial Number:7536Order No:E1076
Frame Number:E1076-A2Built:8/1949
Notes:re# to C&EI 934, to L&N 671
Other locos with this serial:  CEI 1601(FP7A)
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C&EI FP7 1601
Title:  C&EI FP7 1601
Description:  A backlit Chicago & Eastern Illinois FP7 1601 at 47th Street in Chicago on April 11, 1965, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  4/11/1965  Upload Date: 2/16/2015 5:16:52 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  CEI 1601(FP7A)
Views:  196   Comments: 0
C&EI FP7 1601
Title:  C&EI FP7 1601
Description:  Chicago & Eastern Illinois FP7 1601 at 47th Street in Chicago, Illinois on October 31, 1965, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. Number 1601 was built in August 1949 (c/n 7536) on EMD Order E1076, renumbered to C&EI 934, becoming L&N 671 sometime after February 2, 1968.

This is combined Train 93-5, The Georgian (#93) and The Humming Bird (#5), departing Dearborn Station daily at 3:45 PM, arriving at Evansville, Indiana at 9:55 PM, where it is handed over to the L&N and continues on to Nashville, Tennessee. At Nashville, it is broken into individual trains, with #93 continuing on to Atlanta, Georgia and #5 continuing on to New Orleans, Louisiana. The June 1965 edition of The Official Guide lists a Sleeping Car included for #93 (4 Section, 4 Roomette, 5 Double Bedroom), as well as a Sleeping Car for #5 (10 Roomette, 6 Double Bedroom), a Club Lounge, a Dining Car, and unreserved seat Coaches.

Photo Date:  10/31/1965  Upload Date: 6/11/2011 11:07:06 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  CEI 1601(FP7A)
Views:  2063   Comments: 9


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