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Chicago & North Western 4705

GM EMD GP38-2 diesel-electric locomotive

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Chicago & North Western 4705 GM EMD GP38-2 diesel-electric locomotive in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(CNW 4705, CNW, GM EMD GP38-2, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 28 October 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Chicago & North Western 4705 GM EMD GP38-2 diesel-electric locomotive in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(CNW 4705, CNW, GM EMD GP38-2, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 28 October 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

Leased from National Railway Equipment. Former Baltimore & Ohio 4805, former CSXT 2105.

CNW 4705, model GP38-2, built 9/70, builder number 36691, acquired by C&NW in 12/91, previous road number CSXT 2105, C&NW paint scheme TY [Traditional Yellow; modern version of the "Stagecoach yellow" used from 1991 to merger], renumber planned to UP 2064. [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 69.]

C&NW 4705: First Number: B&O 4805, Second Number: CSXT 2105, Builder's Date: Sep 1970, Builder's Number: 36681, Frame Number: 7274-16. C&NW 4701-4711 are on a 12-year leas from National Railway Equipment, Dixmoor, Ill., beginning in late December 1991. EMD GP38-2R, 11 units (4701-4711), B-B, 16-654E engine, 62:15 gear ratio, 2,000 horsepower, 278,000 pounds operating weight, equipped with dynamic braking. [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 4705 was built in September 1970, GM EMD GP32-2R, builder number 36681, as C&O 3870, renumbered to CSXT 2070. Leased to C&NW in December 1991 as C&NW 4705 on a 12-year lease from National Railway Equipment, Dixmoor (Illinois). Union Pacific originally planned to renumber C&NW 4705 in the 2063-2072 series, later plans to renumber to UP 1904. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

CNW 4705: freight locomotive, EMD GP38-2L, 2,000 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 4705: AAR car type D113 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 59' 2", width 10' 4", height 15' 2"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

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