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Owner: Aurora Elgin and Fox River Electric
Model:GE 45TonnerBuilt As:AEFR 5 (45Tonner)
Serial Number:28467Order No:
Frame Number:Built:6/1946
Other locos with this serial:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
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AE&FR 5
Title:  AE&FR 5
Description:  Aurora Elgin & Fox River Electric Company 5 at South Elgin, Illinois on July 17, 1965, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. Number 5 was built by GE in June 1946 (c/n 28467) and was used to switch coal between the IC connection in Coleman and the state hospital in South Elgin, the only remaining customer on the railroad after passenger service was discontinued in 1935. After the coal service was discontinued in 1973, this locomotive was sold to Chicago Gravel Company as 511, but returned to home rails on the Fox River Trolley Museum in 2001.
Photo Date:  7/17/1965  Upload Date: 7/10/2015 2:15:53 PM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  309   Comments: 0
Aurora Elgin & Fox River Electric No. 5
Title:  Aurora Elgin & Fox River Electric No. 5
Description:  Built by General Electric in 1946. This locomotive replaced two electic locomotives on the line that is now the museum's mainline.
Photo Date:  10/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/8/2009 1:25:06 PM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  331   Comments: 0
Aurora Elgin & Fox River No.5
Title:  Aurora Elgin & Fox River No.5
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/12/2007  Upload Date: 1/25/2008 3:06:31 PM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  492   Comments: 1
Aurora, Elgin & Fox River #5
Title:  Aurora, Elgin & Fox River #5
Description:  Built by General Electric in 1946, this 45-tonner was sold in 1973 to the Chicago Gravel Company. It would return to its home rails in 2001 when donated to the Fox River Trolley Museum.
Photo Date:  6/27/2009  Upload Date: 2/9/2010 6:17:46 AM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  218   Comments: 0
AE&FR #5
Title:  AE&FR #5
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/27/2009  Upload Date: 2/9/2010 6:17:59 AM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
AE&FR #5
Title:  AE&FR #5
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/27/2009  Upload Date: 2/9/2010 6:18:15 AM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  180   Comments: 0
Aurora, Elgin & Fox River #5
Title:  Aurora, Elgin & Fox River #5
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/23/2010  Upload Date: 6/20/2013 6:32:51 PM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
AE&FR #5
Title:  AE&FR #5
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/24/2011  Upload Date: 9/25/2011 9:13:40 AM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
#458 at Coleman Yard
Title:  #458 at Coleman Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/24/2011  Upload Date: 9/25/2011 9:25:04 AM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAE 458(Interurban) AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  155   Comments: 0
Coleman Yard
Title:  Coleman Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/24/2011  Upload Date: 9/25/2011 9:26:02 AM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
From the cab of #5
Title:  From the cab of #5
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/24/2011  Upload Date: 9/25/2011 9:27:05 AM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAE 20(Interurban) CAE 458(Interurban) AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
Aurora Elgin & Fox River Electric
Title:  Aurora Elgin & Fox River Electric
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/24/2011  Upload Date: 9/25/2011 9:29:52 AM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 304(Interurban) AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
Aurora Elgin & Fox River Electric
Title:  Aurora Elgin & Fox River Electric
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/24/2011  Upload Date: 9/25/2011 9:31:08 AM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 304(Interurban) AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  126   Comments: 0
Aurora Elgin & Fox River Electric
Title:  Aurora Elgin & Fox River Electric
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/24/2011  Upload Date: 9/25/2011 9:33:39 AM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner) AEFR 304(Interurban)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
Under the Bridges
Title:  Under the Bridges
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/24/2011  Upload Date: 9/25/2011 9:38:30 AM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  86   Comments: 0
At the Illinois Central (CN) Bridge
Title:  At the Illinois Central (CN) Bridge
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/24/2011  Upload Date: 9/25/2011 9:39:18 AM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  94   Comments: 0
AE&FR #5 and CA&E #458
Title:  AE&FR #5 and CA&E #458
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/24/2011  Upload Date: 9/25/2011 9:41:13 AM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner) CAE 458(Interurban)
Views:  192   Comments: 0
AE&FR #5
Title:  AE&FR #5
Description:  Diesel-Electric Locomotive, built by General Electric in 1946.
Photo Date:  8/12/2012  Upload Date: 11/18/2012 10:03:18 PM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  249   Comments: 1
Grade Crossing
Title:  Grade Crossing
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/28/2012 4:24:46 PM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  152   Comments: 0
Along Route 31
Title:  Along Route 31
Description:  AE&FR #5 is as far north as a railcar can get on the Fox River Line.
Photo Date:  10/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/28/2012 4:26:24 PM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  195   Comments: 2
Aurora Elgin & Fox River Electric No. 5
Title:  Aurora Elgin & Fox River Electric No. 5
Description:  Sitting along route 31
Photo Date:  10/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/28/2012 4:28:41 PM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  230   Comments: 0
Fox River's Locomotives
Title:  Fox River's Locomotives
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/28/2014  Upload Date: 5/28/2015 5:11:40 AM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Tim Fennell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner) CTA L202(Steeple Cab)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
AEFR 5 (1)
Title:  AEFR 5 (1)
Description:  AEFR 5 is on display at the Fox Valley Trolley Musuem in South Elgin, IL.
Photo Date:  12/1/2014  Upload Date: 12/12/2016 2:16:49 PM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Rev. Jeremy Heilman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  59   Comments: 1
AEFR 5 (5)
Title:  AEFR 5 (5)
Description:  AEFR 5 is on display at the Fox River Trolley Musuem in South Elgin, IL.
Photo Date:  12/1/2014  Upload Date: 12/12/2016 2:20:06 PM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Rev. Jeremy Heilman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  58   Comments: 1
AEFR 5
Title:  AEFR 5
Description:  Number 5 was built by GE in June 1946 (c/n 28467) and was used to switch coal between the IC connection in Coleman and the state hospital in South Elgin, the only remaining customer on the railroad after passenger service was discontinued in 1935. After the coal service was discontinued in 1973, this locomotive was sold to Chicago Gravel Company as 511, but returned to home rails on the Fox River Trolley Museum in 2001.
Photo Date:  8/12/2018  Upload Date: 8/19/2018 3:17:37 PM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Jeff Van Cleve
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  37   Comments: 0


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