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Wisconsin Central 6498

GM EMD SD45 diesel-electric locomotive

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Wisconsin Central 6498 GM EMD SD45 diesel-electric locomotive in the Proviso Locomotive Shop yard.

(WC 6498, WC, GM EMD SD45, WC locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 12 October 1999 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Wisconsin Central 6498 GM EMD SD45 diesel-electric locomotive in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(WC 6498, WC, GM EMD SD45, WC locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 12 October 1999 at Proviso locomotive yard).     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.

WC 6498 is a 3,600 horsepower model SD45, built between 1967 and 1971 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 WC 6498: AAR car type D126 (locomotive), plate type E, external dimensions (length 65' 10", width 10' 4", height 15' 7"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 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.