Are there C&NW units still painted C&NW?

Discussion in 'The Real Thing- North America' started by CNWman, Jan 5, 2007.

  1. CNWman

    CNWman CNW Fan

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    Just wanna know if there are still any C&NW units in their green & yellow scheme with their proud logo still visible are active anywhere in the U.S. aside from the 1995 UP Heritage desiel. If you can get pics on The Gauge as well i'd apreceate
  2. UP SD40-2

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    Last i knew, UP still has 3 CNW Dash-9's are ARE unpatched:thumb:. for a long time they had 4 of them, but early last year one of the LAST four CNW Dash-9's was in bad shape and went in for an overhaul, it was also painted in UP colors...now there is just 3;). :D -Deano
  3. Triplex

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    I'm pretty sure there are only two unpatched CNWs. I have no idea how many patched.
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    CNW 7585 was unpatched as of last March when I caught it near Milwaukee.
  5. who_dat73

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    I have a photo of one patch that runs through town every once in a while and if memory serves me correct the have left two yet that run with the heritage unit..

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    Within the last three...four months I have seen a CNW Dash9 unit running through Northern Ohio. It was on an NS unit headed towards the "Chicago" area. Also back in the summer there was a CNW, SP, DRGW, BN Exec, UP, and CSX lash up in Cleveland near 200th street refueling terminal. God, if i had had my camera that day! It was a beautiful sight! They were hauling Intermodal cars, probably to the yard near E.55th(?) I dunno, you can see it from the highway tho. Just amazing sight to see. Those units were patched tho with UP colors, except the BN..it was cool with that green, cream and red coloring.
  7. liven_letdie

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    Unpatched Chicago & North Western remaining locomotives: 2
    C44-9W #8646
    C44-9W #8701

    Patched units probably number in the dozens...
  8. UP SD40-2

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    ARGH!...there were 3 unpatched units last i knew:cry:. THANK YOU, for the update. :D -Deano
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  10. holdenburg

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    CNWHS has about 141 photo's in one of the archives...

    CNWHS has about 141 photo's in one of the archives... :wave:
    (mmmm.... check out my avitar!??)

    Herb
  11. holdenburg

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  12. viperman

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    Herb, that very loco in your avatar is owned by the IRM (Illinois Railway Museum) in Union, IL. Its about a 20 min drive from my house
  13. holdenburg

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    Museum is in Union??

    All my relatives still live in chi town on the west side...
    Maby soon we will be back up there and I was wondering just where this museum is?
    announce1 On the site it looks to be in Union, NW of Chicago...
    http://www.irm.org/directions/index.html
    There are enough directions on the site that I can find this.
    Have you been there?? And, hows the landscaping going??

    Thx...
    Herb
  14. Triplex

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    Yes, for a little while the unpatched CNWs were MUed with the heritage unit. Then, for a while, the heritage unit ran with an Olympic SD70M and the United Way SD40-2: http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=166634
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    I have been to the IRM, but it has been many years. I know Deano makes a trip there every year. He lives not too far from me up in WI