Proviso Hump Yard
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|Union Pacific 2814 GM EMD SD38-2 diesel-electric locomotive running lite beside the Proviso Hump Yard.|
UP 2814, UP, GM EMD SD38-2, UP locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, photographed on 26 September 1998 at Proviso Hump Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/09/98926m01.jpg] NEW 17 December 1999
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CNW 6658, model SD38-2, built 1/75, builder number 75618-9, C&NW paint scheme SYb [Safety yellow; "Sunburst" yellow, with Sans Serif block lettering, no sill stripe], renumbered to UP 2814. [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 82.]
C&NW 6658: Builder's Date: Jan 1975, Builder's Number: 75618-9, EMD SD38-2, 10 units (6650-6659), C-C, 16-654E engine, 62:15 gear ratio, 2,000 horsepower, 370,000 pounds operating weight. EMD order number 75618. [courtesy of Diesels of the Chicago & North Western, Paul K Withers, roster by Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-07-0, 1995.]
UP 2814 was built in January 1975, GM EMD SD38-2, builder number 75618-09. Originally numbered C&NW 6658, assigned to the C&NW Proviso Yard. To UP number 29 April 1957. Not equipped with dynamic braking. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]
UP 2814: yard switcher, EMD SD38-2, 2,000 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]
Equipment characteristics of UP 2814: AAR car type D123 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 68' 10", width 10' 4", height 15' 7"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
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