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Chicago Northwestern 576 & 578

About Chicago Northwestern 576 & 578

The 576 & 578 are EMD F7 locomotives built in 1949 for the Chicago Northwestern Railroad. Originally numbered the 4073C and 4087C respectively, they would produce 1,500 horsepower each.  TVRM acquired these locomotives in 2021 from the United Railroad Historical Society of New Jersey.


Locomotive: Chicago Northwestern 576 & 578

Locomotive Type: Diesel-Electric

Operators: Chicago Northwestern Railroad, United Railroad Historical Society of New Jersey, Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

Model: F7A

Builder: General Motors Electro-Motive Division

Date Built: 1949

Locomotive Weight: 247,300 lb

Prime Mover: EMD 16-567B

Fuel: Diesel

Horsepower: 1,500 hp

Status: Stored Out of Service