Union Pacific

UP 5564 near Woodford
Sunday, October 26, 2008, was a day that saw Amtrak trains roll over Tehachapi. But many freights ran that day too! Here GEVO UP 5564 leads a northbound manifest has 5564, 9549, 9547 and one more over Tehachapi Creek (which flows from Tehachapi to Caliente where it joins Caliente Creek) between Walong and Woodford.
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UP 5509 GE C45ACCTE (GEVO) Front | Going Away | Helper
An eastbound stack train at Spring Garden, CA with Union Pacific GEVO 5509 up front and 5444 as a distributed power unit (DPU) at 12:25 p.m. on October 24, 2009.
Nikon D300s, Digital Images: 2009102501_0099, 2009102501_0111, 2009102501_0125
UP 5514 GE C45ACCTE (GEVO) Train | Power | Going Away
The detoured northbound ZLCBR with UP 5514, 8569, 4207, a mixture of single containers and TOFCs on 13 five-section wellcars and spinecars goes past Santa Clara, CA at 2:11 pm on February 21, 2010. Thanks to Paul Highland for providing most of this information.
Nikon D300s, Digital Images:
UP 5550 GE C45ACCTE (GEVO) | Lead Unit | Head end going away | DPU
The Union Pacific KLTG1 is at the Troy crossing at 10:15 a.m. on August 14, 2010 heading east with UP 5550, 4770, 5407 and the UP 5368 as a DPU on the rear.
Nikon D300s, Digital Images: 2010081601_095 | 2010081601_103 | 2010081601_106 | 2010081601_112
UP 5559 GE C44ACCTE (GEVO) Lead | Swing DPU Helpers | Rear DPU Helper
At 2:15 pm on Feb. 14, 2010 an eastbound manifest, the MRVRO 14, crawls through American, near Midas CA, lead by UP 5559, 4885, 8290, Swing DPU set: 5568, 5563, 5645 and UP 5658 on the rear.
Nikon D300s Digital Images - Lead: Image 2010021505_0199 Photo Location Map | Swing DPU Helpers: Image 2010021505_0207 Photo Location Map | Rear DPU: Image 2010021505_0212 Photo Location Map
UP 5561 GE C44ACCTE (GEVO) DPU | DPU Going Away
A really dirty GEVO 5561 is shoving on the ZNPOA led by UP GEVO C44AC-CTE 5576, 4498, NS 6794 and NS 3367, at Yuba Gap at 6:30 p.m. on August 14, 2010.
Nikon D300s Digital Images: 2010081601_200 | 2010081601_204

UP 5564, GE AC44CW, AC4400CW

UP 5564 is called a GE AC44CWCTE by UP. Reportedly: UP 5564 was built by GE in 2004 as an AC44CW serial number 55157, UP model designation C44ACCTE, from UP series 5554-5694.
5564 over Tehachapi
Sunday, October 26, 2008, was a day that saw Amtrak trains roll over Tehachapi. But many freights ran that day too! Here GEVO UP 5564 leads a northbound manifest has 5564, 9549, 9547 and one more over Tehachapi Creek (which flows from Tehachapi to Caliente where it joins Caliente Creek) between Walong and Woodford.
5564 on Donner
UP AC4400CW 5564 is leading a westbound stack train along the Truckee River near Boca, east of Truckee, CA on Friday, August 2, 2019.
UP 5575 GE C44ACCTE (GEVO) | 8133 leading the train | DPU
Union Pacific SD9043AC 8133 leads the 7076 and the 4005, with C44AC-CTE 5575 as the DPU, on an eastbound manifest at Shed Ten on California's Donner Pass Line, at 4:45 p.m. on August 14, 2010.
Nikon D300s Digital Images: 2010081601_157 | 2010081601_154 | 2010081601_156
UP 5576 GE C44ACCTE (GEVO) | Closer | Power Backlit | DPU | DPU Going Away | At Midas | DPU
The ZNPOA led by UP GEVO C44AC-CTE 5576, 4498, NS 6794 and NS 3367 is shown at Yuba Gap at 6:30 p.m. on August 14, 2010. A really dirty GEVO 5561 is on the rear. The train is at Midas, CA at 7:10 p.m.
Nikon D300s Digital Images: 2010081601_192 | 2010081601_196 | 2010081601_197 | 2010081601_200 | 2010081601_204 | Midas: 2010081601_210 | 2010081601_220
UP 5585 GE C44ACCTE
  • Union Pacific 5585, 6505 and DPU 5825 are on a Westbound grain train along the east branch of the north fork of the Feather River, west of Virgilia, CA at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday June 5, 2012.
    Nikon D300s, Digital Image: 2012060702.3
  • Union Pacific DPU 5825 shoves a Westbound grain train through the S-curves along the east branch of the north fork of the Feather River, west of Virgilia, CA on Tuesday June 5, 2012.
    Nikon D300s, Digital Image: 2012060702.12
UP 5607 GE AAC4400CWCTE
On Wednesday June 19, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. a UP eastbound stack train with 5607, 4000, 4860 is changing crews at Portola, CA.

UP 5626 GE AC4400CW

Reportedly (sources) 5626 is a GE AC4400CW, 5354-5694 series, UP Designation C44ACCTE, built in Oct. 2004 builders number 55219.
UP 4567 meets the 5626
Union Pacific 4567 leads an eastbound stack train meeting a westbound manifest led by 5626, 3212 and 4213 at Sago, Oregon on June 10, 2007. Union Pacific 5631 shoves hard on the back.
  • Photo of UP 5626
    Nikon D2Hs Digital Image: 2007061001ph.56
  • Photo of UP 5631
    Nikon D2Hs Digital Image: 2007061001ph.63

UP 5631 GE AC4400CW

Reportedly (sources) 5631 is a GE AC4400CW, 5354-5694 series, UP Designation C44ACCTE, built in Oct. 2004 builders number 55224.
UP 4567 meets the 5626
Union Pacific 4567 leads an eastbound stack train meeting a westbound manifest led by 5626, 3212 and 4213 at Sago, Oregon on June 10, 2007. Union Pacific 5631 shoves hard on the back.
  • Photo of UP 5626
    Nikon D2Hs Digital Image: 2007061001ph.56
  • Photo of UP 5631
    Nikon D2Hs Digital Image: 2007061001ph.63
UP 5648 GE C44AC-CTE GEVO
GE 5648 a GEVO C44AC-CTE is at Roseville, CA at 6:15 p.m. on August 13, 2010.
Nikon D300s, Digital Image: 2010081601_057
UP 5652 GE C44AC-CTE | GEVO 5579 DPU | Going Into Big Hole | Disappearing | Antelope | DPU at Antelope
The ZNPOA of August 15 is led by UP GEVO C44AC-CTE 5652 at Eder, CA at 1:45 p.m. on August 15, 2010 on UP's Roseville Subdivision (Donner Pass Line.) GEVO 5579 is on the back as a DPU. These summer pictures of a westbound stack train entering T-41 are taken from Cv 301 (0.58 miles West of Eder).

Later, UP GEVO 5652 leads 4173, 4345 and the 5157 at Antelope on the ZNPOA at 6 p.m. on August 15, 2010. UP GEVO 5579 is on the back as the train accelerates.
Nikon D300s Digital Images - 2010081601_264 | 2010081601_267 | 2010081601_269 | 2010081601_271 | Antelope: 2010081601_284 | 2010081601_289

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