fbpx

Happy Holiday Railway - Weekends through Dec. 18

Internal Combustion Locomotives

EMD 1974 Chicago & North Western 6847
EMD 1974
Chicago & North Western 6847
Description:Diesel-Electric SD40-2

Equipment Information

Chicago & North Western 6847 is an example of the most common type of diesel freight locomotive of the 1970s, the SD40-2. Nearly 4,000 of these locomotives were built and they saw use on railroads across the country, with many still in daily use.

Builder: Electro Motive Division GM
Year Built: 1974
Model: SD40-2
Horsepower: 3000
Length: 68ft 8in
Width: 10ft 5in
Height: 15ft 5in
Weight: 360000 lbs
Brakes: 26L
Engine: 16-645E
Motors: 6 EMD D78
Trucks: HTC
Description: Diesel-Electric / ex-UP 3028
Arrived: 2009
Condition: Complete / unrestored / operational

Photo gallery