12 October 1999
Locomotives and some MOW cars at the Proviso Locomotive Maintenance Yard.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Chicago & North Western 8654 GE Dash 9-44CW (UP C44-9W) diesel-electric locomotive in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.|
CNW 8654, CNW, GE Dash 9-44CW, 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/1999/10/99a12529.jpg] NEW 14 October 1999
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CNW 8654, model C44-9W, built 1/94, builder number 47662, C&NW paint scheme TY [Traditional Yellow; modern version of the "Stagecoach yellow" used from 1991 to merger], renumber planned to UP 9623. [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 8654: Builder's Date: Jan 1994, Builder's Number: 47662, GE C44-9W, 130 units (8601-8730), C-C, 7FDL16 engine, 74:18 gear ratio, 4,400 horsepower, 415,000 pounds operating weight. C&NW calls these units "C44-9Ws," the GE model designation is "Dash 9-44CW." [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 8654 was built in January 1994, GE Dash 9-44CW (UP designation C44-9W), builder number 47662. Union Pacific plans to renumber C&NW 8654 to UP 9758. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]
CNW 8654: freight locomotive, GE C44-9W, 4,380 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]
CNW 8654 C44-9W, status is active, built in January 1994, serial number 47662, ownership history ( CNW 8654 ). [Courtesy of the RAILSPOT Engine History Database, November 1999]
Equipment characteristics of CNW 8654: AAR car type D127 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 73' 2", width 10' 3", height 15' 3"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]
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