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Owner: Chicago & Eastern Illinois
Model:EMD GP35Built As:CEI 245 (GP35)
Serial Number:29546Order No:7748
Frame Number:7748-1Built:6/1964
Notes:blt as CEI 245, re# cei 653, TP 653, MP 2550, retired 02/84
Other locos with this serial:  CEI 653(GP35) MP 653(GP35)
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C&EI GP35 653
Title:  C&EI GP35 653
Description:  This locomotive may have looked like a Missouri Pacific GP35; but the lettering in the buzzsaw emblem read C&EI, and it had dynamic brakes. This was an option not found on GP35's built new for the MP. The 653 was built as C&EI 245. and was eventually renumbered MP 2550. It was retired 10 years after this photo was taken underneath the Mississippi River Bridge at Race Street Yard in New Orleans, and it was traded-in to EMD.
Photo Date:  3/30/1974  Upload Date: 6/24/2016 10:06:38 AM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Michael Palmieri
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CEI 653(GP35) MP 653(GP35)
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