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Union Pacific 2975

GM EMD SD40-2 diesel-electric locomotive

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Looking down from the highway bridge. Commonwealth Edison 6302 coal hopper is in the center, with UP 2975 and UP 8113 on the track to the east, and UP 1544 one more track over

(CWEX 6302, UP 8113, UP 2975, UP 1544, CWEX, Coal gondola cars, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, UP, GM EMD SD90MAC, UP locomotives, Locomotives, GM EMD SD40-2, Ex CNW, GM EMD GP15-1, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Looking down from the highway bridge. UP 2975 is in the center, with UP 8113 to the right and UP 1544 on the next track to the east. Commonwealth Edison 6302 coal hopper is in the foreground

(UP 2975, UP 8113, UP 1544, CWEX 6302, UP, GM EMD SD40-2, UP locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, GM EMD SD90MAC, GM EMD GP15-1, CWEX, Coal gondola cars, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Looking down from the highway bridge. UP 8113 is in the center, with UP 2975 to the left and UP 1544 on the next track to the east. Commonwealth Edison 6301 coal hopper is in the foreground

(UP 8113, UP 2975, UP 1544, CWEX 6301, UP, GM EMD SD90MAC, UP locomotives, Locomotives, GM EMD SD40-2, Ex CNW, GM EMD GP15-1, CWEX, Coal gondola cars, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Looking down from the highway bridge. UP 2975 is in the center, UP 1544 to the right, and part of UP 8113 in the right foreground. Commonwealth Edison 6302 coal hopper is in the left foreground

(UP 2975, UP 1544, UP 8113, Waukegan UP yard, CWEX 6302, UP, GM EMD SD40-2, UP locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, GM EMD GP15-1, GM EMD SD90MAC, Rail Yards, CNW Towers, CWEX, Coal gondola cars, Open gondola cars, Freight cars, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Looking down from the highway bridge. UP 2975 is in the center, UP 1544 to the right, and part of UP 8113 in the foreground

(UP 2975, UP 1544, Waukegan UP yard, UP, GM EMD SD40-2, UP locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, GM EMD GP15-1, Rail Yards, CNW Towers, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Looking down from the highway bridge. UP 2975 is in the center, UP 1544 to the right, and part of UP 8113 in the foreground

(UP 2975, UP 1544, Waukegan UP yard, UP, GM EMD SD40-2, UP locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, GM EMD GP15-1, Rail Yards, CNW Towers, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

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Looking down from the highway bridge.

(UP 2975, UP, GM EMD SD40-2, UP locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan UP yard).     Image size is available.

CNW 6827, model SD40-2, built 2/74, builder number 74609-12, C&NW paint scheme TY [Traditional Yellow; modern version of the "Stagecoach yellow" used from 1991 to merger], renumbered to UP 2975. [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 6827: Builder's Date: Feb 1974, Builder's Number: 74609-12. EMD SD40-2, 50 units (6816-6865), C-C, 16-654E3 engine, 62:15 gear ratio, 3,000 horsepower, 385,300 pounds operating weight. Equipped with Automatic Train Control and Automatic Train Stop. Equipped with dynamic braking. EMD order number 74609. [courtesy of Diesels of the Chicago & North Western, Paul K Withers, roster by Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-07-0, 1995.]

UP 2975 was built in February 1974, GM EMD SD40-2, builder number 74609-12. Originally numbered C&NW 6827. 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 2975: freight locomotive, EMD SD40-2, 3,000 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of UP 2975: AAR car type D125 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 68' 10", width 10' 4", height 15' 8"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 21 April 2019 at 14:24. 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.