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Owner: Chicago Aurora & Elgin
Model:GE Steeple CabBuilt As:CAE 2001 (Steeple Cab)
Serial Number:7688Order No:
Frame Number:Built:11/1919
Notes:Built in 1919 by GE c/n 7688
Other locos with this serial:  CAE 2001(Steeple Cab)
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CA&E GE 2001
Title:  CA&E GE 2001
Description:  Chicago Aurora & Elgin Railroad GE Erie-built steeple cab 2001 at Wheaton, Illinois, unknown date and photographer, scanned from a 2¾X4½ print, Chuck Zeiler collection. Built in 1919 for stock by GE at their Erie, Pennsylvania plant (GE c/n 7688), ordered by the Aurora Elgin & Chicago (later CA&E) January 26, 1920, delivered March 23, 1920, it was equipped with Alco trucks , four GE 257 traction motors, C90 controllers, and weighed 88,000 pounds. It was followed by a similiar locomotive in 1922 numbered 2002 (GE c/n 8067, also from GE stock), and the two were equipped with MU connections in 1929 and paired together. This photo illustrates the second black paint scheme with yellow lettering, and around 1941 it received the new CA&E red and gray paint scheme. Number 2001 was retired June 18, 1959 and scrapped at Wheaton.
Photo Date:  12/31/1941  Upload Date: 9/5/2011 1:31:38 PM
Location:  Wheaton, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CAE 2001(Steeple Cab)
Views:  1018   Comments: 0
CA&E GE 2001
Title:  CA&E GE 2001
Description:  Chicago Aurora & Elgin Railroad GE 2001 and 2002 at Wheaton Illinois, unknown date and photographer, scanned from a 2¾X4½ print, Chuck Zeiler collection. This is the final CA&E paint scheme, red and gray. Number 2001 was built for stock by GE at Erie, Pennsylvania, completed January 26, 1920 (c/n 7688), sold to the AE&C (later CA&E) March 23, 1920, retired June 18, 1959 and scrapped. Number 2002 was also built for stock by GE (c/n 8067), completed May 23, 1922, ordered by AE&C July 25, 1922, retired June 18, 1959 and scrapped.
Photo Date:  12/31/1950  Upload Date: 9/10/2011 1:16:27 PM
Location:  Wheaton, IL
Author:  unknown
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CAE 2001(Steeple Cab) CAE 2002(Steeple Cab)
Views:  1755   Comments: 3


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