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Chicago & North Western 4401

GM EMD GP15-1 diesel-electric locomotive


Chicago & North Western 4401 GM EMD GP15-1 diesel-electric locomotive switches a double stack train in the West Chicago Yard. Photographed through the read window of the coach-cab car of an outbound scoot.

(CNW 4401, CNW, GM EMD GP15-1, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 11 December 1999 at West Chicago Yard).     Image size is available.

CNW 4401, model GP7, built 6/76, builder number 757142-2, C&NW paint scheme TY [Traditional Yellow; modern version of the "Stagecoach yellow" used from 1991 to merger], renumber planned to UP 1546. [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 66.]

C&NW 4401: Builder's Date: Jun 1976, Builder's Number: 757142-2, EMD GP15-1, 25 units (4400-4424), B-B, 12-654E engine, 62:15 gear ratio, 1,500 horsepower, 243,000 pounds operating weight. EMD order number 75142. Retired on 10 January 1992, returned to leasor, GMAC, March 1992. Stored at VWV Enterprises, Paducah, Ky., to California Northern 100-113 series, October 1993. [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 4401 was built in June 1976, GM EMD GP15-1, builder number 757142-02. Not equipped with dynamic braking. Union Pacific plans to renumber C&NW 4401 to UP 1546. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

CNW 4401: yard switcher, EMD GP15-1, 1,500 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 4401: AAR car type D112 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 54' 11", width 10' 3", height 15' 3"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]

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