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Chicago & North Western 1306

GM EMD MP15DC diesel-electric locomotive

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Chicago & North Western 1306 GM EMD MP15DC diesel-electric locomotive in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(CNW 1306, CNW, GM EMD MP15DC, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 29 November 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Chicago & North Western 1306 GM EMD MP15DC diesel-electric locomotive in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(CNW 1306, CNW, GM EMD MP15DC, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 29 November 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

CNW 1306, model MP15, built 2/75, builder number 74762-5, C&NW paint scheme TY [Traditional Yellow; modern version of the "Stagecoach yellow" used from 1991 to merger], renumber planned to UP 1318. [Source: The Final North Western Motive Power Roster. Courtesy of The Run of the Ge's, The Chicago & North Western Historical Society, Library of Congress catalog card number 95-83545, 1995, page 55.]

C&NW 1306: Builder's Date: Feb 1975, Builder's Number: 74762-5. EMD MP15DC, 5 units (1302-1306), B-B, 12-654E engine, 62:15 gear ratio, 1,500 horsepower, 262,000 pounds operating weight. EMD order number 74762. [courtesy of Diesels of the Chicago & North Western, Paul K Withers, roster by Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-07-0, 1995.]

C&NW 1306 was built in February 1975, by GM EMD MP15DC, builder number 74762-05. Union Pacific plans to renumber C&NW 1306 to UP 1319. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

CNW 1306: yard switcher, EMD MP15, 1,500 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 1306: AAR car type D112 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 48' 8", width 10' 1", height 15' 4"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 8 December 2019 at 11:10. Photographs and text copyright © 1998-2000 Harold A. Driscoll, All Rights Reserved. Email address is provided exclusively for personal contact, but emphatically not for use for SPAM net.abuse.