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Date Photographed

11 November 1998

Soo Line, CP Rail, and lease locomotives at the (since demolished) Bensenville (Illinois) locomotive shop and locomotives at Proviso Yard.

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Southern Pacific 7858 GE B30-7 diesel-electric locomotive in the Proviso yard.

SP 7858, SP, GE B30-7, SP locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 11 November 1998 at Proviso yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/11/98b11k07.jpg] NEW 8 January 2000

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SP 7858 was built in April 1978, GE B30-7A, builder number 42243. Union Pacific plans to renumber SP 7858 to UP 356. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

SP 7858: freight locomotive, GE B30-7, 3,000 hp.; freight locomotive, GE B30-7B, 3,000 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of SP 7858: AAR car type D415 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 62' 2", width 10' 4", height 15' 7"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 23 July 2024 at 07:55. 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.