Proviso Hump Yard
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|Chicago & North Western 6657 GM EMD SD38-2 diesel-electric locomotive working the Proviso Hump Yard. C%NW 6657 pushes a string of cars onto the hump, while Union Pacific 2814 GM EMD SD38-2 diesel-electric locomotive (formerly C&NW 2658, one number higher) passes running light. Thanks to the engineer of C&NW 6657 for bringing this to my attention.|
CNW 6657, UP 2814, CNW, GM EMD SD38-2, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, UP, UP locomotives, Ex CNW, photographed on 26 September 1998 at Proviso Hump Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/09/98926m02.jpg]
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CNW 6657, model SD38-2, built 1/75, builder number 75618-8, C&NW paint scheme TY [Traditional Yellow; modern version of the "Stagecoach yellow" used from 1991 to merger], renumber planned to UP 2813. [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 82.]
C&NW 6657: Builder's Date: Jan 1975, Builder's Number: 75618-8, EMD SD38-2, 10 units (6650-6659), C-C, 16-654E engine, 62:15 gear ratio, 2,000 horsepower, 370,000 pounds operating weight. EMD order number 75618. [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 6657 was built in January 1975, GM EMD SD38-2, builder number 75618-08. Union Pacific plans to renumber C&NW 6657 to UP 2813. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]
CNW 6657: yard switcher, EMD SD38-2, 2,000 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]
Equipment characteristics of CNW 6657: AAR car type D123 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 68' 10", width 10' 4", height 15' 7"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
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