Chicago & North Western

The CNW was an original owner, it acquired these models new from Baldwin:
VO660, V01000, DS4-4-660, DS4-4-1000(SC), S12, DRS6-4-1500, DRS6-6-1500, AS616, DR-6-2-1000
Other models were acquired from other sources.

VO660

CNW 1239
photo by: Marty Bernard
Stirling, IL - August 19, 1964
1239

VO660
c/n 71516, b/d 12/58

- built for CNW as #1239
- re-engined by EMD 12/58, using EMD 8-567C 900 hp engine and new EMD design long hood. EMD rebuild order number 8545.
- retired 2/17/81, sold to Precision National Corp., Mt. Vernon, Ill.


CNW 1241
photo by: Marty Bernard
Minneapolis, MN - June 14, 1964
1241

VO660
c/n 71520, b/d 6/1945

- built for CNW as #1241
- re-engined by EMD 12/58, using EMD 8-567C 900 hp engine and new EMD design long hood. EMD rebuild order number 8545.
- retired 2/17/81, sold to Precision National Corp., Mt. Vernon, Ill.
CNW 1241
photo by: Owen Leander - collection of Mark Laundry
Superior, WI - July 27, 1967

VO1000

CNW 1040 1040

VO1000
c/n 72010, b/d 5/1945

- built for CNW as #1040
- repowered by EMD, 1000hp 12-567C
photo by: George Horna - collection of Mark Laundry
Melrose Park, IL - Dec. 7, 1977


CNW 1041
photo by: Gerry Putz
Duluth, MN. - April 26, 1973
1041

VO1000
c/n 72015, b/d 3/1945

- built for CNW as #1041
- rebuilt by EMD 4/1960,
new EMD 12-567 1,000 hp engine,
and EMD design long hood
- retired 2/4/80
CNW 1041
photo by: Marty Bernard
with CNW SW1 #1214
Clinton,IA - January 1, 1966


CNW 1043
photo by: Marty Bernard
with CNW SW1200 #1211
Clinton,IA - August 11, 1964
1043

VO1000
c/n 72022, b/d 7/1945

- built for CNW as #1043
- rebuilt by EMD 12/1956,
new EMD 12-567 1,000 hp engine,
and EMD design long hood
- retired 2/17/81

DS4-4-660

CNW 1260
Baldwin photo 13762-4
- collection of Kevin Kohls

1260

DS4-4-660
c/n 73902, b/d 3/49

- built for the CNW as #1260
- not repowered, traded to EMD

S12

CNW 1106
photo by: Marty Bernard
Proviso Yd, Melrose Park, IL
June 10, 1966
1106

S12
c/n 75194, b/d 9/1952

- built for CNW as #1106
- rebuilt by CNW 1965,
new EMD 12-567C 1,000 hp engine
- renumbered to 1077, 5/23/74
- retired 7/23/75


CNW 1121
photo by: Marty Bernard
Proviso Yd, Melrose Park, IL
June 10, 1966
1121

S12
c/n 75398, b/d 6/1953

- built for CNW as #1121
- rebuilt by CNW 1965 using new EMD 12-567C, 1,200 hp engine retaining original Baldwin long hood
- retired 3/70


CNW 1126 1126

S12
c/n 76025, b/d 7/1954

- built for CNW as #1126
- EMD repowered by CNW
CNW 1126
photo by: Gerry Putz
Chicago, IL - June 26, 1972
Baldwin photo - collection of Chuck Brewster

DRS6-4-1500

CNW 1504
Baldwin photo #13733
DRS6-4-1500
- touched up photo for marketing use, perhaps #1504

CNW 1504
Baldwin photo
- collection of Chuck Brewster
1504

DRS6-4-1500
c/n 73478, b/d 7/1948

- built for CNW as #1504
- repowered by EMD, 1500hp 16-567C

DRS6-6-1500

CNW 1505
Baldwin photo
- collection of Ken LeFevre
1505

DRS6-6-1500
c/n 74452, b/d 8/1949

- built for CNW as #1505
- repowered by EMD, 1500hp 16-567C
CNW 1505
photo by: Richard Adams
Ishpeming, MI - June 13, 1975

AS16

In 1972 C&NW acquired 13 ex. MKT EMD repowered AS16s from locomotive dealer Precision National [3]

CNW 1497
photo by: Tom Golden
- collection of Sam Beck

1497

AS16
c/n 75341, b/d 1/1953

- built for MKT as #1585
- repowered by EMD, 1500hp 16-567C, 1960
- renumbered 140
- to CNW as #1497

  • see MKT 127 which became C&NW 1486

    data source: see bibliography [3]

    AS616

    CNW 1560 1560

    AS616
    c/n 75333, b/d 1/1952

    - built for CNW as #1560
    Baldwin photo - collection of Chuck Brewster

    DR-6-2-1000

    CNW 5000-A
    Baldwin photo 13696-3
    - collection of Kevin Kohls

    5000-A

    DR6-2-1000
    c/n 73464, b/d 11/48

    - one of a kind built for the CNW as #5000-A
    - combo locomotive and baggage car
    - single 606SC prime mover
    - A1A lead truck, rear truck un-powered


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