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13 October 1998

Chicago & North Western locomotive and freight cars in the Proviso Yard. The Artrain in Addison (Illinois) in October 1998.

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Chicago & North Western 6858 GM EMD SD40-2 diesel-electric locomotive in the Proviso North Yard.

CNW 6858, CNW, GM EMD SD40-2, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 13 October 1998 at Proviso North Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/10/98a13a07.jpg]

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CNW 6858, model SD40-2, built 4/74, builder number 74609-41, C&NW paint scheme TY [Traditional Yellow; modern version of the "Stagecoach yellow" used from 1991 to merger], renumber planned to UP 2990. [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 84.]

C&NW 6658: Builder's Date: Apr 1974, Builder's Number: 74609-43. EMD SD40-2, 50 units (6816-6865), C-C, 16-654E3 engine, 62:15 gear ratio, 3,000 horsepower, 385,300 pounds operating weight. Equipped with Automatic Train Control and Automatic Train Stop. Equipped with dynamic braking. EMD order number 74609. [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 6858 was built in April 1974, GM EMD SD40-2, builder number 74609-43. Union Pacific plans to renumber C&NW 6858 to UP 2990. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

CNW 6858: freight locomotive, EMD SD40-2, 3,000 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 6858: AAR car type D125 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 68' 10", width 10' 4", height 15' 8"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 21 April 2019 at 14:24. 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.