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Chicago & North Western 8724

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

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Chicago & North Western 8724 GE Dash 9-44CW (UP C44-9W) diesel-electric locomotive leading a double-stack train past the 40th Street Yard in Chicago (Illinois).

(CNW 8724, CNW, GE Dash 9-44CW, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 18 October 1998 at 40th Street Yard).     Image size is available.

CNW 8724, model C44-9W, built 5/94, builder number 48091, C&NW paint scheme TYb [Traditional Yellow; modern version of the "Stagecoach yellow" used from 1991 to merger, final variation], renumber planned to UP 9693. [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 8724: Builder's Date: May 1994, Builder's Number: 48091. 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 8724 was built in May 1994, GE Dash 9-44CW (UP designation C44-9W), builder number 48091. Union Pacific plans to renumber C&NW 8724 to UP 9828. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

CNW 8724: freight locomotive, GE C44-9W, 4,380 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 8724: AAR car type D127 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 73' 2", width 10' 3", height 15' 3"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 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.