Union Pacific

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I hope you enjoy these photos as much as I enjoyed taking them. The Union Pacific has come to dominate California Railroading in the 21st century

UP and its subsidiaries

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UP 2001, EMD SD70M, from UP series 4640-4709

According to good sources UP 2001 was built in Aug 2001 by EMD as a model SD70M, UP 4690, builders number 996168-155, UP model designation SD70M, from UP series 4640-4709. Painted as 2001 in commemorative colors for the 2002 Olympic Games in Salt Lake City.
UP 2001 in Milpitas, CA
UP SD70M 2001, one of two UP Olympic commemorative units, is in Milpitas, CA on Monday, March 26, 2012. The set is UP 8507, 2001, 5053 and 8013. The set left Milpitas as the EMIPOM 26.

UP 2010, GE ES44AC UP Designation C45ACCTE

According to good sources UP 2010 was built in Jul 2009 by GE as UP 7469, a model GE ES44AC UP Designation C45ACCTE, builders number 58712 from UP series 7345-8051.
UP 2010
UP Boy Scout GEVO 2010 pulls the SLAOA-05 UP Coastline Special through Santa Clara at 5:43 p.m. on September 5, 2010.

UP 2054, EMD GP60, former SP 9748

According to good sources, including Strapac's fantastic SP Compendium series, UP 2054 was built in June 1991 by GMLG (EMD) as a model GP60, builders number 907137-40, SP 9748, SP Class EF438-2.
This locomotive became UP 2054 in August 2002, from UP series 1903-2098.
UP 2054 in Watsonville
Union Pacific GP60s 2054 and 2028 sit with SD60M 2439 at Watsonville Junction on a very sleepy Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 2:45 p.m.

UP 2310, EMD SD60M, from UP series 2240-2520

According to good sources UP 2310 was built in May 1989 by EMD as UP 6155 a model SD60M, builders number 886105-46, from UP series 2240-2520.
2310 in Santa Clara
Triclops UP 2310 an SD60M after cutting off the MRVSJ in Santa Clara Yard at 6:10 p.m. on September 5, 2010.

UP 2353, EMD SD60M, from UP series 2240-2520

According to good sources UP 2353, from UP series 2240-2520, was built in July 1989 by EMD as UP 6198 a model SD60M, builders number 880623-39.
UP 2353 in Watsonville
Union Pacific triclops SD60M 2353 at Watsonville Junction on a very sleepy Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 3:00 p.m.

UP 2468, EMD SD60M

UP 2468 is an EMD SD60M. Reportedly: UP 2468 was built by EMD in 1992 builder number 906100-45 as UP 6313.
2468 reflecting in Watsonville
UP SD60M 2468 is waiting for work in Watsonville, CA on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015. A nearby puddle results in lovely reflections.

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My UP collection in Flickr
My collection of many Union Pacific photos in Flickr.

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