Union Pacific 2958
GM EMD SD40-2 diesel-electric locomotive
Union Pacific 2958 GM EMD SD40-2 diesel-electric locomotive in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.
Union Pacific 2958 GM EMD SD40-2 diesel-electric locomotive running lite in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.
CNW 6810, model SD40-2, built 8/73, builder number 73639-10, C&NW paint scheme TYb [Traditional Yellow; modern version of the "Stagecoach yellow" used from 1991 to merger, final variation], renumbered to UP 2958. [Source: The Final North Western Motive Power Roster. Courtesy of The Run of the Ge's, The Chicago & North Western Historical Society, Library of Congress catalog card number 95-83545, 1995, page 83.]
C&NW 6810: Builder's Date: Aug 1973, Builder's Number: 73639-10. EMD SD40-2, 10 units (6801-6810), C-C, 16-654E3 engine, 62:15 gear ratio, 3,000 horsepower, 387,000 pounds operating weight. Equipped with Automatic Train Control and Automat Train Stop. Equipped with dynamic braking. EMD order number 73639. [courtesy of Diesels of the Chicago & North Western, Paul K Withers, roster by Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-07-0, 1995.]
UP 2958 was built in August 1973, GM EMD SD40-2, builder number 73639-09. Originally numbered C&NW 6810. Equipped with C&NW Automatic Train Control and Automatic Train Stop. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]
UP 2958: freight locomotive, EMD SD40-2, 3,000 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]
Equipment characteristics of UP 2958: AAR car type D125 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 68' 10", width 10' 4", height 15' 8"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
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