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Union Pacific 1722

GM EMD GP15AC diesel-electric locomotive

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Union Pacific 1722 GM EMD GP15AC diesel-electric locomotive running lite in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(UP 1722, UP, GM EMD GP15AC, UP locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Canadian National 9645 GM EMD GP40-2L (GF-430d) diesel-electric locomotive and Union Pacific 1722 GM EMD GP15AC diesel-electric locomotive running lite through its own cloud of smoke in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard. Actually, neither is an ALCO.

(CN 9645, UP 1722, CN, GM EMD GP40-2, CN locomotives, Locomotives, UP, GM EMD GP15AC, UP locomotives, photographed on 4 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Canadian National 9645 GM EMD GP40-2L (GF-430d) diesel-electric locomotive and Union Pacific 1722 GM EMD GP15AC diesel-electric locomotive running lite through its own cloud of smoke in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(CN 9645, UP 1722, CN, GM EMD GP40-2, CN locomotives, Locomotives, UP, GM EMD GP15AC, UP locomotives, photographed on 4 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Canadian National 9645 GM EMD GP40-2L (GF-430d) diesel-electric locomotive and Union Pacific 1722 GM EMD GP15AC diesel-electric locomotive running lite in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(CN 9645, UP 1722, CN, GM EMD GP40-2, CN locomotives, Locomotives, UP, GM EMD GP15AC, UP locomotives, photographed on 4 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Canadian National 9645 GM EMD GP40-2L (GF-430d) diesel-electric locomotive and Union Pacific 1722 GM EMD GP15AC diesel-electric locomotive running lite in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(CN 9645, UP 1722, CN, GM EMD GP40-2, CN locomotives, Locomotives, UP, GM EMD GP15AC, UP locomotives, photographed on 4 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Union Pacific 1722 GM EMD GP15AC diesel-electric locomotive running lite in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(UP 1722, UP, GM EMD GP15AC, UP locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Union Pacific 1722 GM EMD GP15AC diesel-electric locomotive running lite in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

(UP 1722, UP, GM EMD GP15AC, UP locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

UP 1722 was built in November 1982, GM EMD GP15AC, builder number 827016-08, Missouri Pacific 1722, to UP number on 11 December 1992. Not equipped with dynamic braking. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

UP 1722: yard switcher, EMD GP15-1, 1,500 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of UP 1722: AAR car type D112 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 54' 11", width 10' 4", height 15' 0"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 8 December 2019 at 11:10. Photographs and text copyright © 1998-2000 Harold A. Driscoll, All Rights Reserved. Email address is provided exclusively for personal contact, but emphatically not for use for SPAM net.abuse.