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Chicago & North Western 8654

GE Dash 9-44CW (UP C44-9W) diesel-electric locomotive

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UP and CNW locomotives in the Proviso yard. Left to right UP 2012, UP 3699, CNW 8828, UP 3704, UP 5875, and CNW 8654.

(UP 2012, UP 3699, CNW 8828, UP 3704, UP 5875, CNW 8654, UP, GM EMD GP38-2, UP locomotives, Locomotives, GM EMD SD40-2, CNW, Operation Lifesaver, GE AC4400CW, CNW locomotives, GM EMD GP60, GE Dash 9-44CW, photographed on 12 October 1999 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Chicago & North Western 8654 GE Dash 9-44CW (UP C44-9W) diesel-electric locomotive in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(CNW 8654, CNW, GE Dash 9-44CW, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 12 October 1999 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Twilight sets in as CNW 8654 leads a lite engine move.

(CNW 8654, CNW, GE Dash 9-44CW, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 12 October 1999 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

CNW 8654, model C44-9W, built 1/94, builder number 47662, C&NW paint scheme TY [Traditional Yellow; modern version of the "Stagecoach yellow" used from 1991 to merger], renumber planned to UP 9623. [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 26.]

C&NW 8654: Builder's Date: Jan 1994, Builder's Number: 47662, GE C44-9W, 130 units (8601-8730), C-C, 7FDL16 engine, 74:18 gear ratio, 4,400 horsepower, 415,000 pounds operating weight. C&NW calls these units "C44-9Ws," the GE model designation is "Dash 9-44CW." [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 8654 was built in January 1994, GE Dash 9-44CW (UP designation C44-9W), builder number 47662. Union Pacific plans to renumber C&NW 8654 to UP 9758. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

CNW 8654: freight locomotive, GE C44-9W, 4,380 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

CNW 8654 C44-9W, status is active, built in January 1994, serial number 47662, ownership history ( CNW 8654 ). [Courtesy of the RAILSPOT Engine History Database, November 1999]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 8654: AAR car type D127 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 73' 2", width 10' 3", height 15' 3"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 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.