CSX Transportation 8598
GM EMD SD50 diesel-electric locomotive
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.
CSX Transportation 8598 GM EMD SD50 diesel-electric locomotive [distant], Wisconsin Central 6000 Diesel-electric locomotive and Wisconsin Central 6498 GM EMD SD45 diesel-electric locomotive provide power as trailing units in an eastbound mixed freight passing the historic West Chicago station.
CSXT 8598 is a 3,500 horsepower model SD50, built in 1984 by General Motors Electro Motive Division. [courtesy of The Official Locomotive Rosters & News, James W. Kerr, 2000 edition, ISBN 0-919295-32-0, August 1999]
Equipment characteristics of CSXT 8598: AAR car type D126 (locomotive), plate type E, external dimensions (length 71' 2", width 10' 3", height 14' 9"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]
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