Past Additions -- 1999
21 October 1999
Photos of freight and MOW cars in the Elk Grove Village and Norma yards, taken on visits last month.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|UP 1612 doing switching among industrial sidings in the Elk Grove Village yard. The locomotive was tied down while the crew went for beans when this photo was taken. ACFX 37772 and UTCX 48311 can be seen in the background.|
UP 1612, ACFX 37772, UTCX 48311, UP, GM EMD GP15-1, UP locomotives, Locomotives, ACFX, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, Built by ACF, UTCX, photographed on 13 September 1999 at Elk Grove Village yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99913604.jpg] NEW 21 October 1999
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UP 1612 was built in July 1977, GM EMD GP15-1, builder number 767038-23. Originally numbered MP 1612. Renumbered to UP number on 6 February 1987. Not equipped with dynamic brakes. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]
UP 1612: freight locomotive, EMD GP15-1, 1,500 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]
Equipment characteristics of UP 1612: 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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