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I&M Rail Link 370

GM EMD SD45 diesel-electric locomotive

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I&M Rail Link 370 GM EMD SD45 diesel-electric locomotive and I&M Rail Link 207 GM EMD SD40 diesel-electric locomotive in the Bensenville yard.

(IMRL 370, IMRL 207, IMRL, GM EMD SD45, IMRL locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, GM EMD SD40, photographed on 22 December 1998 at Bensenville yard).     Image size is available.

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I&M Rail Link 370 GM EMD SD45 diesel-electric locomotive in the Bensenville yard.

(IMRL 370, IMRL, GM EMD SD45, IMRL locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, photographed on 22 December 1998 at Bensenville yard).     Image size is available.

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I&M Rail Link 370 GM EMD SD45 diesel-electric locomotive and I&M Rail Link 207 GM EMD SD40 diesel-electric locomotive in the Bensenville yard.

(IMRL 370, IMRL 207, IMRL, GM EMD SD45, IMRL locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, GM EMD SD40, photographed on 22 December 1998 at Bensenville yard).     Image size is available.

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I&M Rail Link 370 GM EMD SD45 diesel-electric locomotive in the Bensenville yard.

(IMRL 370, IMRL, GM EMD SD45, IMRL locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, photographed on 22 December 1998 at Bensenville yard).     Image size is available.

IMRL 370 SD45, previous numbers MRL 370, CNW 6504, CR 6175, PC 6175, PRR 6175. [courtesy of Joel G. Kirchner's unofficial I&M Rail Link site]

Car markings on IMRL 370: SD45. [22 December 1998]

C&NW 6504: Builder's Date: Dec 1967, Builder's Number: 33808, EMD SD45, 58 units (6500-6557), C-C, 20-654E3 engine, 62:15 gear ratio, 3,600 horsepower, 390,000 pounds operating weight. First number: PRR 6175, Second number: PC 6175, Third number: CR 6175, built as Pennsylvania Railroad units, to Penn Central in 1968, to Conrail in 1976, returned to leasor by Conrail. Purchased by C&NW in February 1983, renumbered to C&NW during March 1983 to January 1984. Date retired 1994. Equipped with dynamic braking. EMD order number 7993. Sold to National Railway Equipment, Dixmoor, Ill., June 1994. [courtesy of Diesels of the Chicago & North Western, Paul K Withers, roster by Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-07-0, 1995.]

IMRL 370 is a 3,600 horsepower model SD45, built between 1967 and 1970 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]

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.