29 November 1998
C&NW locomotives at Proviso Yard. IHB locomotives at Norpaul Terminal.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Chicago & North Western 1306 GM EMD MP15DC diesel-electric locomotive in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.|
CNW 1306, CNW, GM EMD MP15DC, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 29 November 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/11/98b29c02.jpg]
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CNW 1306, model MP15, built 2/75, builder number 74762-5, C&NW paint scheme TY [Traditional Yellow; modern version of the "Stagecoach yellow" used from 1991 to merger], renumber planned to UP 1318. [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 55.]
C&NW 1306: Builder's Date: Feb 1975, Builder's Number: 74762-5. EMD MP15DC, 5 units (1302-1306), B-B, 12-654E engine, 62:15 gear ratio, 1,500 horsepower, 262,000 pounds operating weight. EMD order number 74762. [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 1306 was built in February 1975, by GM EMD MP15DC, builder number 74762-05. Union Pacific plans to renumber C&NW 1306 to UP 1319. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]
CNW 1306: yard switcher, EMD MP15, 1,500 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]
Equipment characteristics of CNW 1306: AAR car type D112 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 48' 8", width 10' 1", height 15' 4"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
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