Past Additions -- 1999
18 December 1999
West Chicago and Geneva stations and passing trains last weekend. Amtrak and Metra trains at Chicago Union Station.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Union Pacific 9690 GE Dash 9-44CW (UP C44-9W) diesel-electric locomotive provides trailing power to pull a double stack train into the West Chicago Yard.|
UP 9690, UP, GE Dash 9-44CW, UP locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, photographed on 11 December 1999 at West Chicago Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/11/99c11063.jpg] NEW 18 December 1999
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UP 9690 was built in December 1993, GE Dash 9-44CW (UP designation C44-9W), builder number 47523. Originally assigned a UP 9570-9604 series number (never applied), changed to the UP 9665-9699 series after the Southern Pacific merger. Renumbered to UP 9690. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]
UP 9690: freight locomotive, EMD C44-9W, 4,380 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]
Equipment characteristics of UP 9690: AAR car type D127 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 73' 2", width 10' 3", height 15' 3"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]
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