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Union Pacific (UPY) 654

GM EMD GP15-1 diesel-electric locomotive

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Yard GeeP Union Pacific (UPY) 654 GM EMD GP15-1 diesel-electric locomotive leads a cut of loaded coal cars through the Waukegan UP yard toward the power plant.

UPY 654, UPY, GM EMD GP15-1, UP locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan UP yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/2000/01/00101519.jpg] NEW 2 January 2000

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UPY 654 was built in August 1981 as MP 1654, GP15-1, serial no. 807019-10, and became UP 1654 in November 1985. [courtesy of Michael M. Palmieri, New Orleans (Louisiana), private email, January 2000]

Car markings on UPY 654: GP15. [1 January 2000]

UPY 654 (GP15-1), the second UPY unit completed, was renumbered from UP 1654, 12/22/99. [courtesy of Don Strack, postings to LocoNotes list, January 2000]

UP 1654 was built in August 1981, EMD GP 15-1, builder number 807019-10 as MP 1654. Renumbered to UP 1654 on 25 November 1985. Not equipped by dynamic brakes. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

Equipment characteristics of UPY 654: AAR car type D112 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 54' 11", width 10' 4", height 15' 0"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 8 December 2019 at 11:10. 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.