A rare loco on the C&NW, CNW 1198 and 1199 were the only two units of this type acquired by C&NW. The 1198 is shown at Proviso Yard near Chicago at the locomotive servicing facilities. These two u... (more)
C&NW leased (tested) two of these large GE center cab switchers (1198 and 1199). They lasted three years from October 78 through October 81.
These two GE's made it into service on the CNW from October 1978 until November 1981. The CNW had leased them to try out in a number of different applications and GE applied CNW paint before sendi... (more)