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Owner: Housatonic Railroad Company
Model:Rebuilt EMD GP7uBuilt As:ATSF 2722 (GP7)
Serial Number:15822Order No:5110
Frame Number:5110-25Built:2/1952
Notes:Ex MMA 22, Exx BAR 22, Nee ATSF 2722
Other locos with this serial:  MMA 22(GP7) ATSF 2722(GP7) BAR 22(GP7u) HRRC 22(GP7u)
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Housatonic Railroad 22 GP7u
Title:  Housatonic Railroad 22 GP7u
Description:  Housatonic Railroad 22, Ex Montreal, Maine & Atlantic 22, Exx Bangor & Aroostook 22, Nee Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe 2722
Photo Date:  11/24/2014  Upload Date: 11/24/2014 5:45:51 PM
Location:  Montague Station, MA
Author:  Brian Woodcock
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  630   Comments: 0
HRRC EX-BAR 22 PART 1
Title:  HRRC EX-BAR 22 PART 1
Description:  This is part 1 of the 2 photos from the day I saw the 22s first test run in the Canaan yard. You'll also notice that the door in the front is opened! I was passing by it and got a glimpse of it, and only had a few seconds to get out and take 3 pictures of it.
Photo Date:  2/12/2015  Upload Date: 3/4/2015 6:11:09 AM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Noah Fallon
Categories:  Winter,Yard,Track,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u) HRRC 3603(GP35)
Views:  244   Comments: 0
HRRC EX-BAR 22 PART 2
Title:  HRRC EX-BAR 22 PART 2
Description:  This is part 2 of the 2 photos from the day I saw the 22s first test run in the Canaan yard. If you look at the picture right before this one (Part 1) youll notice that in this picture, 22 is farther back, but its the same angled shot. I was passing by it and got a glimpse of it, and only had a few seconds to get out and take 3 pictures of it.
Photo Date:  2/12/2015  Upload Date: 3/4/2015 6:13:17 AM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Noah Fallon
Categories:  Winter,Yard,Track,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u) HRRC 3603(GP35)
Views:  234   Comments: 0
HRRC EX-BAR #22 Running Through North Canaan, CT
Title:  HRRC EX-BAR #22 Running Through North Canaan, CT
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/12/2015  Upload Date: 3/4/2015 5:46:17 AM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Noah Fallon
Categories:  Winter,Track,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  336   Comments: 5
HRRC #22 Running Through Canaan
Title:  HRRC #22 Running Through Canaan
Description:  HRRC EX-BAR #22 runs through North Canaan, CT
Photo Date:  3/3/2015  Upload Date: 3/4/2015 6:00:00 AM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Noah Fallon
Categories:  Winter,Station,Track,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  235   Comments: 2
HRRC #22 Running Through Canaan
Title:  HRRC #22 Running Through Canaan
Description:  HRRC EX-BAR #22 runs through North Canaan, CT
Photo Date:  3/3/2015  Upload Date: 3/4/2015 6:00:29 AM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Noah Fallon
Categories:  Winter,Station,Track,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  178   Comments: 0
HRRC 22 Idles In the Yard
Title:  HRRC 22 Idles In the Yard
Description:  HRRC EX-BAR #22 idles in the North Canaan yard.
Photo Date:  3/7/2015  Upload Date: 3/7/2015 7:30:46 PM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Noah Fallon
Categories:  Roster,Winter,Yard,Track,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
HRRC 22 Idles In the Yard
Title:  HRRC 22 Idles In the Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/7/2015  Upload Date: 3/7/2015 7:34:17 PM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Noah Fallon
Categories:  Roster,Winter,Yard,Track,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
HRRC EX-BAR #22 Leads Up North
Title:  HRRC EX-BAR #22 Leads Up North
Description:  HRRC #22 leads the train of 33 cars up north on its first run with a load.
Photo Date:  3/8/2015  Upload Date: 3/8/2015 8:56:19 AM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Noah Fallon
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Winter,Station,Track,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
HRRC EX-BAR 22 3-17-15
Title:  HRRC EX-BAR 22 3-17-15
Description:  Taken in North Canaan, CT by the old RR station.
Photo Date:  3/17/2015  Upload Date: 4/4/2015 7:05:03 PM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Noah Fallon
Categories:  Roster,Winter,Station,Track,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u) HRRC 3602(GP35)
Views:  310   Comments: 0
HRRC Switching With 3 Engines
Title:  HRRC Switching With 3 Engines
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/7/2015  Upload Date: 4/11/2015 7:52:32 AM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Noah Fallon
Categories:  Scenic,RollingStock,Station,Track,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 3602(GP35) HRRC 22(GP7u) HRRC 3600(GP35m)
Views:  242   Comments: 0
HRRC 22 4-7-15
Title:  HRRC 22 4-7-15
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/7/2015  Upload Date: 4/11/2015 9:40:51 AM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Noah Fallon
Categories:  Roster,Station,Track,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 3602(GP35) HRRC 22(GP7u) HRRC 3600(GP35m)
Views:  234   Comments: 0
HRRC EX-BAR 22 4-7-15
Title:  HRRC EX-BAR 22 4-7-15
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/7/2015  Upload Date: 4/11/2015 9:44:06 AM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Noah Fallon
Categories:  Roster,Station,Track,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u) HRRC 3602(GP35)
Views:  194   Comments: 0
HRRC 22 In The Middle 4-7-15
Title:  HRRC 22 In The Middle 4-7-15
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/7/2015  Upload Date: 4/11/2015 9:47:42 AM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Noah Fallon
Categories:  Roster,Station,Track,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 3600(GP35m) HRRC 22(GP7u) HRRC 3602(GP35)
Views:  262   Comments: 0
GP7u
Title:  GP7u
Description:  HRRC #22 still in B&A paint
Photo Date:  10/3/2015  Upload Date: 12/3/2015 7:07:05 PM
Location:  North Canaan, CT
Author:  Ken Harbin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  240   Comments: 1
HRRC shops
Title:  HRRC shops
Description:  HRRC equipment outside the shop
Photo Date:  10/3/2015  Upload Date: 12/3/2015 11:57:56 PM
Location:  North Canaan, CT
Author:  Ken Harbin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  HRRC 9935(RS3M) HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
Housatonic Railroad Train NX-11 on the Canaan Wye
Title:  Housatonic Railroad Train NX-11 on the Canaan Wye
Description:  Housatonic Railroad GP7U still wearing its Bangor & Aroostook paint scheme leads Train NX-11 over the Canaan South Wye toward the Canaan Lime Plant as the Brakeman rides on the front of the train and the Conductor rides the rear.
Photo Date:  4/5/2016  Upload Date: 7/13/2016 7:46:03 AM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Joshua Harkness
Categories:  Roster,Winter,Station,Track
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  392   Comments: 2
HRRC 22
Title:  HRRC 22
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/29/2016  Upload Date: 5/29/2016 6:59:55 PM
Location:  North Canaan, CT
Author:  Kyle Troski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  310   Comments: 0
Housatonic Railroad Train NX-11 in Falls Village
Title:  Housatonic Railroad Train NX-11 in Falls Village
Description:  Housatonic Railroad, Ex-Montreal, Maine & Atlantic, ex-Bangor & Aroostook, nee-Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe GP7U #22 rons long hood lead over the Water Street Bridge in Falls Village, Connecticut, with the one car consist of NX-11 in tow. Note the Brakeman waving.
Photo Date:  6/9/2016  Upload Date: 3/30/2017 8:16:28 PM
Location:  Falls Village, CT
Author:  Joshua Harkness
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  161   Comments: 1
Housatonic Railroad Train NX-11 in West Cornwall
Title:  Housatonic Railroad Train NX-11 in West Cornwall
Description:  Looking a bit more like a typical high hood GP7, Housatonic Railroad #22 - an ex-Montreal, Maine & Atlantic, ex-Bangor & Aroostook, nee-Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe GP7U - pulling a one car Housatonic Railroad Job NX-11 past the old West Cornwall Depot.
Photo Date:  6/9/2016  Upload Date: 3/30/2017 8:17:45 PM
Location:  West Cornwall, CT
Author:  Joshua Harkness
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  1293   Comments: 3
NX13 is picking up a dead GP7u #22 to bring back to Canaan
Title:  NX13 is picking up a dead GP7u #22 to bring back to Canaan
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/10/2016  Upload Date: 1/7/2017 11:02:27 PM
Location:  Merwinsville, CT
Author:  Dave Jacobs
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HRRC 3604(GP35) HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  123   Comments: 1
HRRC 3601 and 3604 pick up a dead 22
Title:  HRRC 3601 and 3604 pick up a dead 22
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/10/2016  Upload Date: 1/7/2017 11:02:37 PM
Location:  Merwinsville, CT
Author:  Dave Jacobs
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HRRC 3601(GP35) HRRC 3604(GP35) HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
Housatonic Railroad Company Canaan Shops
Title:  Housatonic Railroad Company Canaan Shops
Description:  The entire Housatonic Railroad Companys locomotive roster rests at the Engine Shops in Canaan, Connecticut. From left to right: Ex-NS EMD GP38s 2737 and 2743, ex-PRR EMD GP35s 3603, 3604 and 3601, EMD GP35M 3600 and ex-BAR EMD GP7u 22. Not visible in the photo are also EMD GP35 3602 and ALCo-CR RS-3M 9935.
Photo Date:  1/14/2017  Upload Date: 3/30/2017 8:19:56 PM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Joshua Harkness
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u) HRRC 3600(GP35m) HRRC 3601(GP35) HRRC 3604(GP35) HRRC 3603(GP35)
Views:  253   Comments: 1
Housatonic Railroad NX-11 Working North Canaan
Title:  Housatonic Railroad NX-11 Working North Canaan
Description:  On a dreary April 3rd, the Housatonic Railroad Companys NX-11 works the North Canaan (Connecticut) Yard and transload facility, powered by HRRC #22, an EMD GP7u originally built as a GP7 in 1952 for the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe, it was later purchased by the Bangor & Aroostook, which then became the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic, it was sold to the Housatonic Railroad Company in 2014 and has since remained the main power for NX-11s road and switching operations.
Photo Date:  4/3/2017  Upload Date: 4/4/2017 8:13:12 AM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Joshua Harkness
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  109   Comments: 0
Housatonic Railroad NX-11 at Union Station
Title:  Housatonic Railroad NX-11 at Union Station
Description:  The Housatonic Railroad Companys newest locomotive, ex-MMA #22, ex-BAR #22, nee-ATSF #2722, shoves twelve empties, en route to the Minerals Technology lime plant east of the village, past Canaan Union Station, once the meeting point of the New York, New Haven & Hartford and Central New England Railroads. Canaan Union Station is currently undergoing restoration, the old platform has been mostly removed, new drainage has been added, concrete piers for a new deck have been poured and contractors are currently in the process of replacing windows.
Photo Date:  4/3/2017  Upload Date: 4/4/2017 8:16:06 AM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Joshua Harkness
Categories:  Yard,Station,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  132   Comments: 1
Housatonic Railroad NX-11 at North Elm Street
Title:  Housatonic Railroad NX-11 at North Elm Street
Description:  Rolling along the former trackage of the Guilford System and before that the Central New England Railroad, HRRC #22, an ex-MMA, ex-BAR, nee-ATSF General Motors Electro-Motive Division GP7u leads NX-11 through the 10MPH FRA Class Excepted speed restriction on its approach to North Elm Street, with twelve empties to be loaded at the Minerals Technology lime plant.
Photo Date:  4/3/2017  Upload Date: 4/4/2017 8:17:34 AM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Joshua Harkness
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  126   Comments: 3
Bangor & Aroostook in Connecticut
Title:  Bangor & Aroostook in Connecticut
Description:  Despite the Montreal, Maine & Atlantics attempt at covering the Bangor & Aroostook lettering, three years of sitting outdoors and rolling under limestone loaders on the Housatonic Railroad have done a decent job removing the patching on this ex-MMA, ex-BAR, nee-ATSF low hood Electro-Motive GP7u. Now with its heritage showing nearly in full, HRRC #22 works NX-11 on yet another run to switch the Minerals Technology lime plant in Canaan, Connecticut.
Photo Date:  4/3/2017  Upload Date: 4/4/2017 8:19:15 AM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Joshua Harkness
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  129   Comments: 1
Housatonic Railroad NX-11 Heading to the Lime Plant
Title:  Housatonic Railroad NX-11 Heading to the Lime Plant
Description:  On yet another move between the North Canaan Yard and transload facility to the Minerals Technology lime plant east of downtown Canaan, Housatonic Railroad Company, ex-MMA, ex-BAR, nee-ATSF EMD GP7u #22, leads a twelve-car NX-11 up the significant grade to the lime plant on a dreary April day.
Photo Date:  4/3/2017  Upload Date: 4/4/2017 8:20:33 AM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Joshua Harkness
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  109   Comments: 0
Housatonic Railroad NX-11 at Main Street
Title:  Housatonic Railroad NX-11 at Main Street
Description:  A General Motors Electro-Motive Division GP7u, built in 1952 as a GP7 for the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe, now belonging to the Housatonic Railroad Company as their #22, shoves six loads of lime down the south leg of the Canaan Wye. The train will hold off of the main for road job NX-12 to arrive at Union Depot, NX-11 will then add its six cars to NX-12s consist, before NX-12 departs for Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
Photo Date:  4/18/2017  Upload Date: 4/18/2017 3:17:41 PM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Joshua Harkness
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  186   Comments: 1
HRRC 22
Title:  HRRC 22
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/7/2018  Upload Date: 9/8/2018 11:13:13 PM
Location:  Brookfield, CT
Author:  A. Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  51   Comments: 0
HRRC 22
Title:  HRRC 22
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/7/2018  Upload Date: 9/8/2018 11:15:27 PM
Location:  Brookfield, CT
Author:  A. Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  67   Comments: 1
HRRC 22, ex-Bangor & Aroostook crosses Sand Road after coupling a string of covered hoppers to what will become train NX-13
Title:  HRRC 22, ex-Bangor & Aroostook crosses Sand Road after coupling a string of covered hoppers to what will become train NX-13
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/23/2018  Upload Date: 7/23/2018 9:30:24 PM
Location:  Canaan, CT
Author:  Bob Krug
Categories:  Roster,Scenic
Locomotives:  HRRC 22(GP7u)
Views:  109   Comments: 2


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