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Union Pacific 2709

GM EMD GP39-2 diesel-electric locomotive


Twilight sets on Union Pacific 1726 GM EMD GP15AC diesel-electric locomotive and Union Pacific 2709 GM EMD GP39-2 diesel-electric locomotive [distant] as they idle in the Waukegan UP locomotive yard.

(UP 1726, UP 2709, UP, GM EMD GP15AC, UP locomotives, Locomotives, GM EMD GP39-2, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan UP locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

UP 2709 was built in April 1984, GM EMD GP39-2, builder number 837058-01, as MKT 360. Built after normal GP39-2 production had ceased and have larger radiator intake screens, along with other features of EMD's GP49 car body. Renumbered to UP 2359 between September 1989 and October 1991. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

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