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Past Additions -- 1999

7 December 1999

Locomotives and freight cars in the Bensenville and Schiller Park rail yards in Fall 1998.

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Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.

I&M Rail Link 375 GM EMD SD45 diesel-electric locomotive in the Bensenville yard.

IMRL 375, IMRL, GM EMD SD45, IMRL locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, photographed on 4 October 1998 at Bensenville yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/10/98a04a05.jpg] NEW 7 December 1999

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IMRL 375 SD45, previous numbers MRL 375, CNW 6556, CR 6233, PC 6233, PRR 6233. [courtesy of Joel G. Kirchner's unofficial I&M Rail Link site]

C&NW 6556: Builder's Date: Jan 1958, Builder's Number: 33857, 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 6233, Second number: PC 6233, Third number: CR 6233, 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 on 9 Oct 1983. 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 375 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]

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