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Chicago & North Western 1315

GM EMD MP15DC diesel-electric locomotive

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Chicago & North Western 1315 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 1315, CNW, GM EMD MP15DC, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 9 October 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Chicago & North Western 1315 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 1315, CNW, GM EMD MP15DC, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 9 October 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

CNW 1315, model MP15, built 3/75, builder number 74662-9, C&NW paint scheme SYb [Safety yellow; "Sunburst" yellow, with Sans Serif block lettering, no sill stripe], renumber planned to UP 1327. [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 1315: Builder's Date: Mar 1975, Builder's Number: 74662-9. EMD MP15DC, 10 units (1307-1316), B-B, 12-654E engine, 62:15 gear ratio, 1,500 horsepower, 262,000 pounds operating weight. EMD order numbeer 74662. [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 1315 was built in March 1975, GM EMD MP15DC, builder number 74662-09. Union Pacific plans to renumber C&NW 1315 to UP 1327. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

CNW 1315: yard switcher, EMD MP15, 1,500 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 1315: 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 21 April 2019 at 14:24. 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.