RailPictures.Net Photo: CNW 5089 Chicago & North Western Railroad EMD GP50 at Sterling, Illinois by Bill Edgar
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Chicago & North Western Railroad (more..)
EMD GP50 (more..)
CNW mainline in town. (more..)
Sterling, Illinois, USA (more..)
October, 1982
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CNW 5089 (more..)
Bill Edgar (more..)
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CNW GP50 5089 leads a UP C30-7 and SD40-2 on an eastbound Falcon Service intermodal train at Sterling, IL. The two year old Geep is one of 50 acquired by the railroad, and the last new 4 axle locos bought by CNW. Although the CNW was not happy with these units, they did go back to EMD for SD50s and SD60s before switching to GE for Dash8-40Cs, C44-9Ws and AC4400Ws.
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