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 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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