Reading EMD F7A 276

Reading EMD F7A 276 at Allentown, Pennsylvania, July 25, 1952. Photographer unknown.
Reading 276 at Allentown, Pennsylvania, July 25, 1952. Photographer unknown.

Reading F7 276

    • Group: Reading 266-283
    • Railroad class: DF-4
    • Builder number: EMD 9812
    • Builder date: May, 1950
    • Order number: 3024
    • Horsepower: 1500
    • Weight:
    • Prime mover: Non-turbocharged EMD 567B
    • Main generator: General Motors D12B
    • Traction motors: Four General Motors D27C
    • Production: 2366 between February, 1949, and December, 1953

Reading 276

Built as Reading 276 in May, 1950, part of a single order for 18 A-B sets in May, 1950.

It was traded in to EMD on an order for GP35’s 3636–3655.

About This Image

Scanned from a 616 negative negative owned by Digital Rail Artist.

Reference

  • Reading Modeler – Reading F7 page.
  • Paul K. Withers, “Reading’s First Generation Diesels, Diesel Era, Narch/April 1998, pgs 36-48.