CF-7 kit

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railtwister
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Re: CF-7 kit

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AstroGoat760 wrote:Interesting choice for a prototype. Definitely looking forward to the end result. :thumbup:
While the only major RR to use CF7's was ATSF, who remanufactured them out of old F units, eventually they were sold to many shortline railroads, and some are still in use today. I know of several here in Florida, the Florida Northern in Ocala has a couple (although they are lettered for sister road Florida Central), and I believe another affilliate, Florida Central has at least one as well. All three roads are owned by Pinsley, a group that has several RR's scattered through the USA.

Please keep us advised of any progress on this project.

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Here's a link to 209 photos of the CF7 owned by many railroads.

http://www.railpictures.net/showphotos. ... =EMD%20CF7

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Yes, the main attraction was all the short line owner / operators. I've had the CF-7 book for many years and when it looked like I could get the project going I think I printed out something like 200+ photos from the RRpicturearchives web site. Went through 3 or 4 sets of cartridges and just about wore the old Canon printer out. Bottom line - you can have them in just about any colour of the rainbow you like and somebody probably owned one.
And of course - I'm going to have to paint one up in this scheme http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... ?id=369253

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Santa Cruz Big Trees( Roaring Camp Felton Ca) has a couple of the CF7's. Last time I looked they were in Maroon paint, when they showed up years ago in an SP freight consist they were a much prettier ATSF blue and yellow....DaveB

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Cool loco kit, i'm really interested.
I found a fitting article in Railroad Model Craftsman Nov. 1985 about the Santa Fe CF7.
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Not TT scale but HO. These were produced by Rail Power Products. They were designed to fit on the HO scale Athearn F7 chassis.

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