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Union Pacific 2742

GM EMD GP39-2 diesel-electric locomotive

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Union Pacific 2742 GM EMD GP39-2 diesel-electric locomotive in the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.

UP 2742, UP, GM EMD GP39-2, UP locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 27 September 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/09/98927a01.jpg] NEW 17 December 1999

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UP 2742 was built in March 1976, GM EMD GP39-2, builder number 756126-14. Built as Boston & Maine 363, later to Delaware & Hudson 363. Lease expired and units returned to Connell Leasing. Leased to UP on 1 July 1996 and delivered between 8 and 17 July. Temporarily numbered UP 363, still in Guilford gray paint scheme. Renumbered 11 September 1996 to UP 2742. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

UP 2742: freight locomotive, EMD GP39-2L, 2,300 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of UP 2742: AAR car type D113 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 59' 2", width 10' 3", height 15' 4"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 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.