13 October 1999
A trip to downtown Chicago to visit a client yielded a variety of Metra locomotive photos.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Chicago & North Western 4324 GM EMD GP9R diesel-electric locomotive prepares to haul a morning scoot back to the coach yard.|
CNW 4324, CNW, GM EMD GP7R, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 13 October 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/10/99a13561.jpg] NEW 15 October 1999
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C&NW 4324 performs switching duties at the Chicago Passenger Terminal.
C&NW 4324: Builder's Date: Sep 1955, Builder's Number: 20682, rebuilt from GP9 by C&NW at Oelwein, Iowa in Jun 1972. EMD GP9R, 7 units, B-B, 16-567C engine, 62:15 gear ratio, 1,750 horsepower, 259,500 pounds operating weight. [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 4324 was built in September 1955, GM EMD GP7R, builder number 20682. Rebuilt in June 1972 by C&NW at Oelwein (Iowa). Equipped with C&NW Automatic Train Stop and Automatic Train Control on both ends to operate in either direction over the Metra commute district in Chicago. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]
CNW 4324: yard switcher, EMD GP7, 1,500 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]
Equipment characteristics of CNW 4324: AAR car type D112 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 55' 11", width 10' 3", height 15' 5"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
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