Owner: Chicago & Northwestern
Model:EMD E8ABuilt As:CNW 5021B (E8A)
Serial Number:11492Order No:6095
Frame Number:6095-A2Built:7/1950
Other locos with this serial:  LWV 101(E8A) RTA 522(E8A) WSOR 801(E8A) CNW 522(E8A)
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C&NW E8 522
Title:  C&NW E8 522
Description:  C&NW E8 522 departing Clybourn Avenue station in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in August 1979, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler. Number 522 was built in July 1950 as C&NW E8 5021B (c/n 11492), was rebuilt with Cummins diesel generator set for 440VAC auxiliary power for Chicago suburban service in 1959, was renumbered to 522 on December 30, 1974, retired bt the C&NW and sold to Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), December 31, 1977 and leased back to C&NW for operation, operated as Metropolitan Rail (Metra) 522, retired by Metra April 10, 1989, sold to Kasten Railcar Services (Edwardville, Illinois) late 1989, resold to Wisconsin & Southern Railroad becoming 801.
Photo Date:  8/1/1979  Upload Date: 11/7/2011 9:48:37 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  CNW 522(E8A)
Views:  516   Comments: 0
CNW E8A #522
Title:  CNW E8A #522
Description:  Built by EMD in July of 1950 as CNW #5021B, this unit served the busy Chicago commuter trains in the 1970's. As a true boomer, it later appeared on several rosters besides CNW before ending up on the Wisconsin & Southern roster as 801. Unknown photogrpaher.
Photo Date:  9/21/1979  Upload Date: 2/4/2018 6:46:35 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Passenger,Track
Locomotives:  CNW 522(E8A)
Views:  132   Comments: 1

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