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Chicago & North Western 8714

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

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Chicago & North Western 8714 GE Dash 9-44CW (UP C44-9W) diesel-electric locomotive pulls eastbound mixed freight under the signal bridge and past the historic West Chicago station. This mixed power consisted of C&NW 8714, CSXT 8598, WC 6000. and WC 6498.

(CNW 8714, Signal bridges, CNW, GE Dash 9-44CW, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, Signals, photographed on 11 December 1999 at West Chicago station).     Image size is available.

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Chicago & North Western 8714 GE Dash 9-44CW (UP C44-9W) diesel-electric locomotive pulls eastbound mixed freight past the historic West Chicago station. This mixed power consisted of C&NW 8714, CSXT 8598, WC 6000. and WC 6498.

(CNW 8714, CSXT 8598, CNW, GE Dash 9-44CW, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, CSXT, GM EMD SD50, CSXT locomotives, photographed on 11 December 1999 at West Chicago station).     Image size is available.

CNW 8714, model C44-9W, built 4/94, builder number 47808, C&NW paint scheme TYb [Traditional Yellow; modern version of the "Stagecoach yellow" used from 1991 to merger, final variation], renumber planned to UP 9683. [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 8714: Builder's Date: May 1994, Builder's Number: 47808. 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 8714 was built in May 1994, GE Dash 9-44CW (UP designation C44-9W), builder number 47808. Union Pacific plans to renumber C&NW 8714 to UP 9818. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

CNW 8714: freight locomotive, GE C44-9W, 4,380 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 8714: 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.