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Date Photographed

4 September 1999

This Saturday afternoon visit to the Waukegan yard and Waukegan station yielded a variety of Metra and freight equipment, including several C&NW cars and a locomotive.

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In the yard beside the Waukegan station

UP 1718, CNW 4409, UP, GM EMD GP15AC, UP locomotives, Locomotives, CNW, GM EMD GP15-1, CNW locomotives, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan UP locomotive yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99904431.jpg] NEW 30 September 1999

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UP 1718 was built in November 1982, GM EMD GP15AC, builder number 827016-04, Missouri Pacific 1718, to UP number on 10 February 1988. Not equipped with dynamic braking. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]

UP 1718: yard switcher, EMD GP15-1, 1,500 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]

Equipment characteristics of UP 1718: AAR car type D112 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 54' 11", width 10' 4", height 15' 0"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

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