Locomotives: EMD SD40-2
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Locomotives: EMD SD40-2


C&NW   6856

C&NW 6856 (EMD SD40-2 diesel-electric locomotive) leads a light-engine move with UP 6017 (EMD SD60) in the Proviso Rail Yard (Melrose Park, Illinois). (built April 1974, builder number 74609-41, scheduled to be renumbered to UP 2988, photographed 2 October 1998)

C&NW   6858

C&NW 6858 (EMD SD40-2 diesel-electric locomotive) leads UP 5945 (former C&NW 8055) and UP 5966 (former C&NW 8049) EMD SD60 diesel-electric locomotives as they pull a mixed freight train in the Proviso North rail yard. (built April 1974, builder number 74609041, scheduled to be renumbered to UP 2990, photographed 13 October 1998)

C&NW   6866

C&NW 6866 (EMD SD40-2 diesel-electric locomotive) leading a freight train into the Proviso Rail Yard (Melrose Park, Illinois). (built September 1974, builder number 74639-01, scheduled to be renumbered to UP 3031, photographed 28 September 1998)

C&NW   6873

C&NW 6873 (EMD SD40-2 diesel-electric locomotive) in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard. (built September 1974, builder number 74639-08, scheduled to be renumbered to UP 3038, photographed 17 November 1998)

C&NW   6873

C&NW 6873 (EMD SD40-2 diesel-electric locomotive) in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard. (built September 1974, builder number 74639-08, scheduled to be renumbered to UP 3038, photographed 17 November 1998)

C&NW   6898

C&NW 6898 (EMD SD40-2 diesel-electric locomotive) in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard. (built January 1975, builder number 74661-08, scheduled to be renumbered to UP 3063, photographed 29 November 1998)

I took these photographs during the Fall of 1998 using a Sony Mavica FD-7 digital camera. Adobe Photoshop was used for electronic dark room processing. I've written a custom perl 5 script which constructs these pages from a terse text description file, using a template file.
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