4 December 1998
UP locomotives at the Proviso yard.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Union Pacific 2402 MPI GP38M-3 (UP GP38-3) 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 2402, UP, MPI GP38M-3, UP locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/11/98a04f08.jpg] NEW 3 January 2000
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UP 2402 was built in November 1967, GM EMD GP38, builder number 33703, frame number 7060-73, Chesapeake & Ohio 3872, renumbered to CSXT 2033. Rebuilt by Motive Power Industries, Bosie (Idaho) from a former GP38. The rebuilding included fully reconditioned cabs, 3,600-gallon fuel tanks, D78 traction motors, and theWoodward CLC control system, along with AR10 traction alternators, and extended-range dynamic braking. The original GP38 2,000-horsepower Roots-blown EMD 645 engine, and two-fan configuration for radiator colling were both retained. Leased from Helm Financial, acquired by UP on 27 November 1996. UP calls these locomotives GP38-3,MPI calls them GP38M-3s. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]
UP 2402: freight locomotive, EMD GP38-2L, 2,000 hp.; freight locomotive, EMD GP38-3L, 2,300 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]
Equipment characteristics of UP 2402: AAR car type D113 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 59' 2", width 10' 3", height 15' 4"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]
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