4 September 1999
This Saturday afternoon visit to the Waukegan yard and Waukegan station yielded a variety of Metra and freight equipment, including several C&NW cars and a locomotive.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|In the yard beside the Waukegan station|
CNW 4409, CNW, GM EMD GP15-1, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan UP locomotive yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99904432.jpg] NEW 30 September 1999
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CNW 4409, model GP15-1, built 6/76, builder number 757142-10, C&NW paint scheme TYb [Traditional Yellow; modern version of the "Stagecoach yellow" used from 1991 to merger, final variation], renumber planned to UP 1553. [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 66.]
C&NW 4409: Builder's Date: Jun 1976, Builder's Number: 757142-10, EMD GP15-1, 25 units (4400-4424), B-B, 12-654E engine, 62:15 gear ratio, 1,500 horsepower, 243,000 pounds operating weight. EMD order number 75142. Retired on 10 January 1992, returned to leasor, GMAC, March 1992. Stored at VWV Enterprises, Paducah, Ky., to California Northern 100-113 series, October 1993. [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 4401 was built in June 1976, GM EMD GP15-1, builder number 757142-10. Not equipped with dynamic braking. Union Pacific plans to renumber C&NW 4409 to UP 1553. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]
CNW 4409: yard switcher, EMD GP15-1, 1,500 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]
Equipment characteristics of CNW 4409: AAR car type D112 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 54' 11", width 10' 3", height 15' 3"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
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