19 December 1998
Locomotives and freight cars at the Proviso yard.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Rail Link 1759 GM EMD GP9 diesel-electric locomotive in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.|
RLK 1759, RLK, GM EMD GP9, RLK Locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 19 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/12/98c19a24.jpg] NEW 3 January 2000
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"The unit is RaiLink GP9 1759. The reporting marks are RLK. It is the Canadian company that RailAmerica took over in July of 1999. The "I" is dotted with a maple leaf. RaiLink has four operations in Alberta, two in Ontario and one in New Brunswick." [source posting to LocoNotes email list, posting by Paul J. Crozier Smith, 15 January 2000]
"RLK 1759 was GTW 4135 (blt. 11/58), purchased by RaiLink in 11/96." [source posting to LocoNotes email list, posting by Roman Hawryluk, Lachine, Quebec, Canada, 16 January 2000]
Equipment characteristics of RLK 1759: AAR car type D112 (locomotive), plate type G, external dimensions (length 56' 2", width 10' 11", height 15' 11"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]
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