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9 September 1998

Chicago & North Western and Union Pacific locomotives passing the Illinois Railway Museum in East Union (Illinois).

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Chicago & North Western 8524 GE C40-8 diesel-electric locomotive Leading a freight train past East Union (Illinois).

CNW 8524, CNW, GE C40-8, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 9 September 1998 at Illinois Railway Museum (East Union) by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/09/98909b01.jpg]

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CNW 8524, model C40-8, built 7/89, builder number 45108, C&NW paint scheme TY [Traditional Yellow; modern version of the "Stagecoach yellow" used from 1991 to merger], renumber planned to UP 9046. [Source: The Final North Western Motive Power Roster. Courtesy of The Run of the Ge's, The Chicago & North Western Historical Society, Library of Congress catalog card number 95-83545, 1995, page 23.]

C&NW 8524: Builder's Date: Jul 1989, Builder's Number: 46108, GE C40-8A, 30 units (8501-8530), C-C, 7FDL16 engine, 74:18 gear ratio, 4,000 horsepower, 401,000 pounds operating weight. C&NW calls these units "C40-8A," the GE model designation is "Dash 8-40C." Equipped with Automatic Train Control and Pacesetter speed control for slow-speed loading of unit coal trains. Equipped with Union Pacific Coded Cab Singals, for use in teh leading position on Union Pacific lines. Equipped with dynamic braking. [courtesy of Diesels of the Chicago & North Western, Paul K Withers, roster by Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-07-0, 1995.]

C&NW 8524 was built in July 1989, GE C40-8, builder number 46108. Union Pacific plans to renumber C&NW 8524 to UP 9046. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

CNW 8524: freight locomotive, GE C40-8, 4,000 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 8524: AAR car type D127 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 70' 8", width 10' 3", height 16' 0"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 27 June 2022 at 08:58. 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.