Past Additions -- 1999
20 October 1999
Recent Proviso Yard photos of diesels and maintenance of way (MOW) equipment.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Chicago & North Western 8828 GE AC4400CW (UP C44AC) diesel-electric locomotive (Operation Lifesaver) in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.|
CNW 8828, CNW, Operation Lifesaver, GE AC4400CW, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 12 October 1999 at Proviso locomotive yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/10/99a12348.jpg] NEW 20 October 1999
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CNW 8828, model C44-9W, built 5/94, builder number 48095, C&NW paint scheme TYb [Traditional Yellow; modern version of the "Stagecoach yellow" used from 1991 to merger, final variation], renumber planned to UP 9697. [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 26.]
C&NW 8828: Builder's Date: Dec 1994, Builder's Number: 48196, GE AC4400CW, 35 unints (8801-8835), C-C, 7FDL16 engine, 74:18 gear ratio, 4,400 horsepower. All units carry "Operation Lifesaver" logos. All units equipped with Automatic Train Control. Delivered to C&NW at Proviso Yard, between 16 December 1994 and 5 January 1995. [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 8828 was built in December 1994, GE AC4400CW (UP designation C44AC), builder number 48196. Carries the Operation Lifesaver logos. Equipped with C&NW Automatic Train Control. Union Pacific plans to renumber C&NW 8828 to UP 6730. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]
CNW 8828: freight locomotive, GE C44AC, 4,380 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]
Equipment characteristics of CNW 8828: AAR car type D127 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 73' 2", width 10' 3", height 15' 5"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]
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