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Chicago & North Western 8828

GE AC4400CW (UP C44AC) diesel-electric locomotive (Operation Lifesaver)

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Chicago & North Western 8828 GE AC4400CW (UP C44AC) diesel-electric locomotive (Operation Lifesaver) in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(CNW 8828, CNW, Operation Lifesaver, GE AC4400CW, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 12 October 1999 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Chicago & North Western 8828 GE AC4400CW (UP C44AC) diesel-electric locomotive (Operation Lifesaver) getting tender loving care.

(CNW 8828, CNW, Operation Lifesaver, GE AC4400CW, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 12 October 1999 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Chicago & North Western 8828 GE AC4400CW (UP C44AC) diesel-electric locomotive (Operation Lifesaver) getting tender loving care.

(CNW 8828, CNW, Operation Lifesaver, GE AC4400CW, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 12 October 1999 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Chicago & North Western 8828 GE AC4400CW (UP C44AC) diesel-electric locomotive (Operation Lifesaver) in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(CNW 8828, CNW, Operation Lifesaver, GE AC4400CW, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 12 October 1999 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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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.

CNW 8828, model C44-9W, built 5/94, builder number 48095, C&NW paint scheme TYb [Traditional Yellow; modern version of the "Stagecoach yellow" used from 1991 to merger, final variation], renumber planned to UP 9697. [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 8828: Builder's Date: Dec 1994, Builder's Number: 48196, GE AC4400CW, 35 unints (8801-8835), C-C, 7FDL16 engine, 74:18 gear ratio, 4,400 horsepower. All units carry "Operation Lifesaver" logos. All units equipped with Automatic Train Control. Delivered to C&NW at Proviso Yard, between 16 December 1994 and 5 January 1995. [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 8828 was built in December 1994, GE AC4400CW (UP designation C44AC), builder number 48196. Carries the Operation Lifesaver logos. Equipped with C&NW Automatic Train Control. Union Pacific plans to renumber C&NW 8828 to UP 6730. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

CNW 8828: freight locomotive, GE C44AC, 4,380 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 8828: AAR car type D127 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 73' 2", width 10' 3", height 15' 5"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 21 April 2019 at 14:24. 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.