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Union Pacific 1544

GM EMD GP15-1 diesel-electric locomotive

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Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.

Looking east into the yard

UP 1544, UP, GM EMD GP15-1, UP locomotives, Locomotives, Ex CNW, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan UP yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99904374.jpg] NEW 29 September 1999

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C&NW 4411: Builder's Date: Jun 1976, Builder's Number: 757142-12, EMD GP15-1, 25 units (4400-4424), B-B, 12-654E engine, 62:15 gear ratio, 1,500 horsepower, 243,000 pounds operating weight. EMD order number 75142. Retired on 10 January 1992, returned to leasor, GMAC, March 1992. Stored at VWV Enterprises, Paducah, Ky., to California Northern 100-113 series, October 1993. [courtesy of Diesels of the Chicago & North Western, Paul K Withers, roster by Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-07-0, 1995.]

UP 1544 was built in June 1976, GM EMD GP15-1, builder number 757142-15. Originally numberd C&NW 4411. GMAC lease to C&NW expired on 31 December 1991. Retired by C&NW in January 1992 and returned to owner/leasor, GMAC, in March 1992. Sold to Helm Financial and leased to California Northern Railroad in October 1993, as CPNR 103. Lease to CPNR expired in late 1996 and then leased to UP, to UP number on 15 April 1997. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

UP 1544: freight locomotive, EMD GP15-1L, 1,500 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of UP 1544: AAR car type D112 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 54' 11", width 10' 4", height 15' 0"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 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.