19 December 1998
Locomotives and freight cars at the Proviso yard.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Union Pacific 2999 GM EMD SD40-2 diesel-electric locomotive in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.|
UP 2999, UP, GM EMD SD40-2, UP locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, photographed on 19 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/12/98c19a03.jpg] NEW 3 January 2000
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C&NW 6817: Builder's Date: Feb 1974, Builder's Number: 74609-2. 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.]
UP 2999 was built in February 1974, GM EMD SD40-2, builder number 74609-02, as C&NW 6817. Equipped with C&NW Automatic Train Control and Automatic Train Stop. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]
UP 2999: freight locomotive, EMD SD40-2, 3,000 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]
Equipment characteristics of UP 2999: AAR car type D125 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 68' 10", width 10' 4", height 15' 8"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]
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