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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:  388   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:  357   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:  515   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:  248   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:  314   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:  212   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:  134   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:  158   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:  185   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:  143   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:  205   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:  228   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:  157   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:  204   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:  106   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:  113   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:  220   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:  263   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:  168   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:  213   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:  251   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:  241   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:  81   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:  74   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:  56   Comments: 0
Aurora Elgin & Fox River Electric 5
Title:  Aurora Elgin & Fox River Electric 5
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/3/2018  Upload Date: 8/18/2019 12:37:31 PM
Location:  South Elgin, IL
Author:  Joseph C.
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
Switcher
Title:  Switcher
Description:  Switcher at Fox River Trolley Museum
Photo Date:  5/10/2020  Upload Date: 5/11/2020 9:51:42 PM
Location:  Elgin, IL
Author:  Gene Stevens
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock
Locomotives:  AEFR 5(45Tonner)
Views:  17   Comments: 1


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