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CSX Transportation 8598

GM EMD SD50 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 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.

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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, WC 6000, WC 6498, CSXT, GM EMD SD50, CSXT locomotives, Locomotives, WC, WC locomotives, GM EMD SD45, photographed on 11 December 1999 at West Chicago station).     Image size is available.

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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