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[DRGW] GP7 and fuel tank roland.levin@bredband.n... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-10-17 19:59:47
Re: [DRGW] GP7 and fuel tank Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-10-19 16:48:34
Re: [DRGW] GP7 and fuel tank Jim Griffin drgwlpd@yahoo.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-10-19 21:39:32
Re: [DRGW] GP7 and fuel tank Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-10-19 18:14:31
Re: [DRGW] GP7 and fuel tank dcdewitt@charter.n... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-10-20 16:56:35
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From: Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...)
Date: 2017-10-19 16:48:34
Subject: Re: [DRGW] GP7 and fuel tank

William Canelos wrote:
> The Army at Ft Carson, CO had a GP-7L back in the early 70ies, according =
to the plate on it. The fuel tank was very small but I can't remember the =
exact size, but I think it was 800 gallons. We used it along with a FM H10=
-44 for switching. Not much of a run, just from the post out to the Kelker=
Junction interchange. It would be an interesting interchange to model.
> Bill

Hi Bill, my current Colorado Springs layout plan includes the yard at Kelke=
r as a live interchange with the Fort Crason railroad, and I have the Athea=
rn and Walthers units to model both GP7L 1823 and H12-44 1860. I think the =
GP7Ls had 800 gal tanks, but I=E2=80=99m not positive. They also ran on AAR=
switcher trucks like the H12-44s.
Jim Eager



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