RailPictures.Net Photo: CNW 1508 Chicago & North Western Railroad DRS 66-1500m at Oelwein, Iowa by Bill Edgar
 
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Chicago & North Western Railroad (more..)
DRS 66-1500m (more..)
CNW engine shops (more..)
Oelwein, Iowa, USA (more..)
July 07, 1979
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CNW 1508 (more..)
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Based on looking at a CNW diesel roster, this odd ball unit started out as a 6 axle Baldwin road switcher about 1951. It was re-engined be EMD in the late 50s, receiving what appears to be a GP18 long hood. The paint scheme with the single strip on the nose fits this period. It would appear that Oelwein stuck two axle AAR trucks from former CGW RS-2 no. 53 under this unit at some point. This unit would leave Oelwein as scrap.
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