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309 & 310

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310 in Wheaton yard on September 21, 1951
Collection of Don Ross
Specifications
Manufacturer:Hicks Locomotive Works
Built:1906 (308)1
1907 (309)2
Quantity:2
Numbers:309, 310
Length:52' - 9½" (308)1
52' - 11½" (308)2
Width:8' - 7 ½"1, 2
Height:13' - 5 ½"1, 2
Weight:93,500 lbs.3
Trucks:Pullman1
Truck wheelbase:6'-6"1
Wheel diameter:37"1
Motors:4 GE66B1
Control:GE C213
Seats:53
Couplers:Van Dorn1

History:

Full history coming soon.

Additional Photos

Sources:

  1. "Car Inventory: 308." Aurora Elgin & Chicago Railroad, Jun. 1922:
  2. "Car Inventory: 309."
  3. The Great Third Rail III-18