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Union Pacific 1709

GM EMD GP15-1 diesel-electric locomotive


Twilight sets on Union Pacific 1709 GM EMD GP15-1 diesel-electric locomotive as it idles in the Waukegan UP locomotive yard.

(UP 1709, UP, GM EMD GP15-1, UP locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan UP locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

UP 1709 was built in March 1982, GM EMD GP15-1, builder number 817035-05, Missouri Pacific 1709, to UP number on 21 August 1987. Not equipped with dynamic braking. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

UP 1709: yard switcher, EMD GP15-1, 1,500 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of UP 1709: AAR car type D112 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 54' 11", width 10' 4", height 15' 0"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]

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