RailPictures.Net Photo: CNW 6847 Chicago & North Western Railroad EMD SD40-2 at Union, Illinois by Rob Schreiner
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» Chicago & North Western Railroad (more..)
» EMD SD40-2 (more..)
» Illinois Railway Museum, Steam leads 
» Union, Illinois, USA (more..)
» November 01, 2015
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» CNW 6847 (more..)
» display (more..)
» Rob Schreiner (more..)
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The Union Pacific railroad has placed the C&NW "twins" in storage due to a down turn in traffic. The storage location just happens to be the Illinois Railway Museum. Seen here, the C&NW 8701 and the C&NW 8646 pose with the museum owned C&NW 6847. The two "-9"s are not owned by UP, they are under a lease agreement still. For the UP to "donate" the units to the museum, they would need to be purchased out right some how. These units are the last two original C&NW paint / lettered units on the UP system.
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