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Union Pacific 2999

GM EMD SD40-2 diesel-electric locomotive

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Union Pacific 2999 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.

(UP 2999, UP, GM EMD SD40-2, UP locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, photographed on 19 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Union Pacific 2969 GM EMD SD40-2 diesel-electric locomotive, Union Pacific 2999 GM EMD SD40-2 diesel-electric locomotive, and Union Pacific 2993 GM EMD SD40-2 diesel-electric locomotive running lite in the Proviso yard.

(UP 2969, UP 2999, UP 2993, UP, GM EMD SD40-2, UP locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, photographed on 19 December 1998 at Proviso yard).     Image size is available.

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Union Pacific 2999 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.

(UP 2999, UP, GM EMD SD40-2, UP locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, photographed on 19 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Union Pacific 2999 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.

(UP 2999, UP, GM EMD SD40-2, UP locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, photographed on 19 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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Union Pacific 2999 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.

(UP 2999, UP, GM EMD SD40-2, UP locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, photographed on 19 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

C&NW 6817: Builder's Date: Feb 1974, Builder's Number: 74609-2. 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 2999 was built in February 1974, GM EMD SD40-2, builder number 74609-02, as C&NW 6817. 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 2999: freight locomotive, EMD SD40-2, 3,000 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of UP 2999: AAR car type D125 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 68' 10", width 10' 4", height 15' 8"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]

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.