Owner: Chicago & Northwestern
Model:EMD GP50Built As:CNW 5053 (GP50)
Serial Number:786257-4Order No:786257
Frame Number:786257-4Built:5/1980
Notes:blt 5/80
Other locos with this serial:  UP 5512(GP50) FURX 2903(GP50) NREX 2903(GP50) CNW 5053(GP50)
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CNW 5053
Title:  CNW 5053
Description:  A "Falcon" train passing Nelson Tower (NI tower). The towerman controlled the signals, derails, crossovers, siding switches and the junction between the double-track mainline and the Southern Illinois line to Peoria and St. Louis.
Photo Date:  10/26/1980  Upload Date: 5/29/2016 2:54:20 PM
Location:  Nelson, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CNW 5053(GP50)
Views:  400   Comments: 1
IHB w/ CNW and UP Units
Title:  IHB w/ CNW and UP Units
Photo Date:  8/23/1987  Upload Date: 5/16/2009 12:00:50 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Tom Golden
Locomotives:  IHB 8727(NW2) IHB 8817(NW2) IHB 8782(NW2) CNW 5053(GP50)
Views:  846   Comments: 0
C&NW 5053, 6835, and 6802 Cross the Calumet River on IHB Tracks
Title:  C&NW 5053, 6835, and 6802 Cross the Calumet River on IHB Tracks
Description:  The fourth unit is UP 2417.
Photo Date:  9/26/1987  Upload Date: 10/3/2007 6:45:48 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Marty Bernard
Locomotives:  CNW 5053(GP50) CNW 6835(SD40-2) CNW 6802(SD40-2)
Views:  1151   Comments: 4
CNW 5067, 5053, and 6584
Title:  CNW 5067, 5053, and 6584
Photo Date:  6/5/1988  Upload Date: 4/24/2011 12:22:41 AM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Tom Golden
Locomotives:  CNW 5067(GP50) CNW 5053(GP50) CNW 6584(SD45)
Views:  1154   Comments: 0
CNW 5053 GP-50
Title:  CNW 5053 GP-50
Description:  The Conrail Marion Branch seen some reroute trains for a couple days due to a derailment on the Indianapolis Bee Line somewhere in Ohio. If memory serves me right, I believe this train was a Indianapolis to Toledo train
Photo Date:  2/11/1990  Upload Date: 2/22/2009 8:33:21 PM
Location:  Marion, IN
Author:  Kevin Nelson
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CNW 5053(GP50)
Views:  1238   Comments: 0

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