Internal Combustion Locomotives

EMD 1951 Milwaukee Road 96B
EMD 1951
Milwaukee Road 96B
Description:Diesel-Electric F-7B

Equipment Information

Milwaukee Road 96B is a freight locomotive known as a “booster.” It was designed to supplement, or boost, the power of a manned locomotive or “cab unit.” After retirement it was rebuilt as a generator car to power a rotary snow plow.

Builder: Electro Motive Division GM
Year Built: 1951
Model: F-7B
Horsepower: 1500
Length: 50ft
Width: 10ft 8in
Height: 15ft
Weight: 230000 lbs
Brakes: 24RL
Engine: 16-567C
Motors: 4 EMD D27
Trucks: Blomberg B
Description: Diesel-Electric
Arrived: 1986
Condition: Incomplete / unrestored / not operational

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