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Chicago & North Western 8711

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

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Union Pacific 9713 GE Dash 9-44CW (UP C44-9W) diesel-electric locomotive and Chicago & North Western 8711 GE Dash 9-44CW (UP C44-9W) diesel-electric locomotive lead a westbound double stack train past the West Chicago station. In three days this train is scheduled to arrive in Oakland (California).

(UP 9713, CNW 8711, UP, GE Dash 9-44CW, UP locomotives, Locomotives, CNW, CNW locomotives, photographed on 11 December 1999 at West Chicago station).     Image size is available.

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Union Pacific 9713 GE Dash 9-44CW (UP C44-9W) diesel-electric locomotive [distant] and Chicago & North Western 8711 GE Dash 9-44CW (UP C44-9W) diesel-electric locomotive lead a westbound double stack train past the West Chicago station. In three days this train is scheduled to arrive in Oakland (California).

(UP 9713, CNW 8711, UP, GE Dash 9-44CW, UP locomotives, Locomotives, CNW, CNW locomotives, photographed on 11 December 1999 at West Chicago station).     Image size is available.

CNW 8711, model C44-9W, built 4/94, builder number 47805, C&NW paint scheme TYb [Traditional Yellow; modern version of the "Stagecoach yellow" used from 1991 to merger, final variation], renumber planned to UP 9680. [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 8711: Builder's Date: May 1994, Builder's Number: 47805, 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 8711 was built in May 1994, GE Dash 9-44CW (UP designation C44-9W), builder number 47805. Union Pacific plans to renumber C&NW 8711 to UP 9815. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

CNW 8711: freight locomotive, GE C44-9W, 4,380 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 8711: AAR car type D127 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 73' 2", width 10' 3", height 15' 3"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 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.