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Union Pacific 1730

GM EMD GP15AC diesel-electric locomotive


Union Pacific 1730 GM EMD GP15AC diesel-electric locomotive passing the Illinois Railway Museum in East Union (Illinois).

(UP 1730, UP, GM EMD GP15AC, UP locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 9 September 1998 at Illinois Railway Museum (East Union)).     Image size is available.

UP 1730 was built in December 1982, GM EMD GP15AC, builder number 827016-16, Missouri Pacific 1730, to UP yellow on 27 August 1985, to UP number on 19 June 1993. Not equipped with dynamic braking. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

UP 1730: yard switcher, EMD GP15-1, 1,500 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of UP 1730: 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 14 June 2024 at 22:25. 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.