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Owner: Knoxville & Holston River Railroad
Model:Rebuilt EMD GP8Built As:RDG 610 (GP7)
Serial Number:18410Order No:5250
Frame Number:5250-2Built:5/1953
Notes:RDG 610, IC 7738, MSDR, G&O, R
Other locos with this serial:  ICG 7738(GP8) MSDR 7738(GP8)
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MSDR 8047
Title:  MSDR 8047
Description:  Mississippi Delta units outside the shops in Clarksdale.
Photo Date:  11/29/1992  Upload Date: 11/15/2008 1:59:41 AM
Location:  Clarksdale, MS
Author:  Terry Redeker
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  MSDR 8047(GP10) MSDR 7738(GP8)
Views:  790   Comments: 2
MSD 7738
Title:  MSD 7738
Description:  This is a former Mississippi delta engine. The people at the museum told me it is a GP8 but I couldn't find any info.
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 5/27/2008 3:03:04 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  David Porter
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MSDR 7738(GP8)
Views:  369   Comments: 2
KUCX 001
Title:  KUCX 001
Description:  Following the Ice Storm.
Photo Date:  1/28/2009  Upload Date: 2/4/2009 10:58:00 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Roster,Winter
Locomotives:  MSDR 7738(GP8) KUCX 001(45Tonner)
Views:  363   Comments: 1
MSDR 7738
Title:  MSDR 7738
Description:  A tied down and unmanned, yet still raring to go, 7738, waits for us to get our act together.
Photo Date:  4/20/2009  Upload Date: 4/20/2009 8:21:52 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  MSDR 7738(GP8)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
IC 2732
Title:  IC 2732
Description:  Ready for transit, the IC coach begins it's journey to the Midwest Railway Preseravation Society (MRPS)
Photo Date:  4/20/2009  Upload Date: 4/20/2009 8:21:54 PM
Location:  Milner, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MSDR 7738(GP8)
Views:  619   Comments: 0
MSDR 7738
Title:  MSDR 7738
Description:  The 675 was able to be a passenger in all of the mornings moves. The 7738 did the heavy work, and the Switcher did the light.
Photo Date:  4/20/2009  Upload Date: 4/20/2009 8:22:12 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MSDR 7738(GP8) NW 675(GP9)
Views:  345   Comments: 0
MSDR 7738
Title:  MSDR 7738
Description:  The emblem. As much as we'd like otherwise, it is painted for the Mississippi Delta. Though, the IC paint overall, including the numbers under the decal, is bleeding through.
Photo Date:  4/20/2009  Upload Date: 4/20/2009 8:22:11 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MSDR 7738(GP8)
Views:  219   Comments: 1
Returning to the Station
Title:  Returning to the Station
Description:  Waiting for the passenger train to clear the main, I can only imagine what conductors and brakemen saw in the past.
Photo Date:  8/29/2009  Upload Date: 9/1/2009 6:05:45 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MSDR 7738(GP8)
Views:  288   Comments: 0
Locomotive Shuffle
Title:  Locomotive Shuffle
Description:  After the 7738 failed to start, we decided to shove it high of the switch, and pull it down with the 675.
Photo Date:  9/7/2009  Upload Date: 9/17/2009 5:13:30 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MSDR 7738(GP8) NW 675(GP9)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
Locomotive Shuffle
Title:  Locomotive Shuffle
Description:  With the 7738 on the mainline, we've cleared the switcher for down the track. If only these two old geeps were the same color...
Photo Date:  9/7/2009  Upload Date: 9/17/2009 5:13:32 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MSDR 7738(GP8) NW 675(GP9)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
Multiple Units
Title:  Multiple Units
Description:  The two EMD's were MU'd for a couple runs, as siding space was needed for a contractor replacing ties.
Photo Date:  5/10/2010  Upload Date: 5/16/2010 10:49:05 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  MSDR 7738(GP8) NW 675(GP9)
Views:  263   Comments: 0
MSDR 7738
Title:  MSDR 7738
Description:  The 7738 at the top of the third bridge. The signal for Stop was blown on the horn, nearly deafening the 74 year old man on the platform.
Photo Date:  5/10/2010  Upload Date: 5/16/2010 10:49:06 PM
Location:  Tyrone, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  MSDR 7738(GP8)
Views:  286   Comments: 0
Railcar Shuffle
Title:  Railcar Shuffle
Description:  Shortly after bringing the flatcar from Milner, the fuel man appeared, so we paused to let the EMD's drink.
Photo Date:  6/1/2010  Upload Date: 6/7/2010 12:08:02 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NW 675(GP9) MSDR 7738(GP8)
Views:  285   Comments: 0
Railcar Shuffle
Title:  Railcar Shuffle
Description:  Loco's refueled, the train was backed to couple to the L&N Caboose, and the Duncan Tavern. Today the Duncan Tavern will be swapped with the Seaboard Presentation car, along with moving the Army flatcar.
Photo Date:  6/1/2010  Upload Date: 6/7/2010 12:07:54 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NW 675(GP9) MSDR 7738(GP8)
Views:  247   Comments: 0
Railcar Shuffle
Title:  Railcar Shuffle
Description:  The two EMD's are MU'd, and pulling the train +caboose and diner up to switch the station track.
Photo Date:  6/1/2010  Upload Date: 6/7/2010 12:07:55 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NW 675(GP9) MSDR 7738(GP8)
Views:  225   Comments: 0
Santa Train
Title:  Santa Train
Description:  Looking like it's in charge of things, 7738 leads former Erie commuter coaches across the Kentucky countryside
Photo Date:  12/12/2010  Upload Date: 12/12/2010 9:10:30 PM
Location:  Milner, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MSDR 7738(GP8)
Views:  138   Comments: 0
Santa Train
Title:  Santa Train
Description:  Unaware that other people find this weather a little cold, Ed went out for a little fresh air.
Photo Date:  12/12/2010  Upload Date: 12/12/2010 9:10:51 PM
Location:  Milner, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NW 675(GP9) MSDR 7738(GP8)
Views:  207   Comments: 1
Santa Train
Title:  Santa Train
Description:  Charging through the snow.
Photo Date:  12/12/2010  Upload Date: 12/12/2010 9:10:56 PM
Location:  Milner, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NW 675(GP9) MSDR 7738(GP8)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
MSDR 7738
Title:  MSDR 7738
Description:  This is one of the last photos in the old paint. Portions of the long hood are already primered, waiting for warm weather for more work. It's going back to ICG Orange and White.
Photo Date:  10/18/2012  Upload Date: 1/21/2013 11:24:26 AM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MSDR 7738(GP8)
Views:  307   Comments: 0


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