22 December 1998
IMRL locomotives at Bensenville (Illinois) yard, December 1998.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|I&M Rail Link 370 GM EMD SD45 diesel-electric locomotive and I&M Rail Link 207 GM EMD SD40 diesel-electric locomotive in the Bensenville yard.|
IMRL 370, IMRL 207, IMRL, GM EMD SD45, IMRL locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, GM EMD SD40, photographed on 22 December 1998 at Bensenville yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/12/98c22a16.jpg] NEW 3 January 2000
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IMRL 370 SD45, previous numbers MRL 370, CNW 6504, CR 6175, PC 6175, PRR 6175. [courtesy of Joel G. Kirchner's unofficial I&M Rail Link site]
Car markings on IMRL 370: SD45. [22 December 1998]
C&NW 6504: Builder's Date: Dec 1967, Builder's Number: 33808, EMD SD45, 58 units (6500-6557), C-C, 20-654E3 engine, 62:15 gear ratio, 3,600 horsepower, 390,000 pounds operating weight. First number: PRR 6175, Second number: PC 6175, Third number: CR 6175, built as Pennsylvania Railroad units, to Penn Central in 1968, to Conrail in 1976, returned to leasor by Conrail. Purchased by C&NW in February 1983, renumbered to C&NW during March 1983 to January 1984. Date retired 1994. Equipped with dynamic braking. EMD order number 7993. Sold to National Railway Equipment, Dixmoor, Ill., June 1994. [courtesy of Diesels of the Chicago & North Western, Paul K Withers, roster by Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-07-0, 1995.]
IMRL 370 is a 3,600 horsepower model SD45, built between 1967 and 1970 by General Motors Electro Motive Division. [courtesy of The Official Locomotive Rosters & News, James W. Kerr, 2000 edition, ISBN 0-919295-32-0, August 1999]
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