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Owner: Chicago Rock Island & Pacific
Model:EMD NW1Built As:CRIP 780 (NW1)
Serial Number:780Order No:E195
Frame Number:E195-2Built:3/1938
Other locos with this serial:  CRIP 701(NW1)
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Rock Island NW1 701
Title:  Rock Island NW1 701
Description:  Rock Island NW1 701 at Blue Island, Illinois, on an unknown day in May 1943, photograph by Jack Delano, Library of Congress collection. Number 701 was built in March 1938 ( c/n 780 ), re-powered at an unknown date ( between 1957 - 1962 ) by the Rock Island with Alco Model 244 prime mover removed from an EMD re-powered Alco road switcher. The photo was captioned as follows: Switchman riding the footboard of a diesel switch engine on the Chicago and Rock Island Railroad.
Photo Date:  5/1/1943  Upload Date: 2/10/2018 11:26:39 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Jack Delano
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CRIP 701(NW1)
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