Aerotrain no. 2, Rock Island Line

Published: 23-11-2008 photo #5052 5 comments 0 votes

Category:Diesel Locomotives    Manufacturer:Unknown    Country:United States of America    Year:2003 Group:National Railroad Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA    Contributor:Peter Langsdale

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Photographed on 1 August 2003 at the National Railroad Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Electro-Motive Division, Chicago, this Rock Island & Pacific LWT12 streamlined diesel locomotive was modified from an EMD SW1200 switcher, and was able to reach 102 mph. It was built in 1955 and remained in service until 1966, when it was donated to the museum.

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