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St. Louis Southwestern Railway (Cotton Belt) 9700

GM EMD GP60 diesel-electric locomotive

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St. Louis Southwestern Railway (Cotton Belt) 9700 GM EMD GP60 diesel-electric locomotive and Southern Pacific 8195 GE Dash 9-44CW (UP C44-9W) diesel-electric locomotive at the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(SSW 9700, SP 8195, SSW, GM EMD GP60, SP locomotives, Locomotives, SP, GE Dash 9-44CW, photographed on 28 September 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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St. Louis Southwestern Railway (Cotton Belt) 9700 GM EMD GP60 diesel-electric locomotive in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(SSW 9700, SSW, GM EMD GP60, SP locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 28 September 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Shop work on St. Louis Southwestern Railway (Cotton Belt) 9700 GM EMD GP60 diesel-electric locomotive and Southern Pacific 8195 GE Dash 9-44CW (UP C44-9W) diesel-electric locomotive at the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(SSW 9700, SP 8195, SSW, GM EMD GP60, SP locomotives, Locomotives, SP, GE Dash 9-44CW, photographed on 28 September 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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St. Louis Southwestern Railway (Cotton Belt) 9700 GM EMD GP60 diesel-electric locomotive in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(SSW 9700, SSW, GM EMD GP60, SP locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 28 September 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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St. Louis Southwestern Railway (Cotton Belt) 9700 GM EMD GP60 diesel-electric locomotive in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(SSW 9700, SSW, GM EMD GP60, SP locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 28 September 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

SSW 9700 was built in April 1990, GM EMD GP60, builder number 887003-36. Union Pacific plans to renumber SSW 9700 to UP 5802. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

SSW 9700: freight locomotive, EMD GP60, 3,800 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of SSW 9700: AAR car type D116 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 59' 2", width 10' 3", height 15' 9"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 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.