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UP 7529 GE ES44AC, UP model designation C45ACCTE

According to good sources UP GE ES44AC 7529 is a UP model designation C45ACCTE and is from the 7345-8051 series. This GEVO was built in Aug 2011, builders number 60524, order number 1984-59. There is a number break in the 7345-8051 series right after this number.
UP 7529 in Roseville
UPY 898 and 899 shove on a cut while the crew of UP 7529 waits for a relief crew, near CP RV102 Antelope in Roseville, CA at about 7:30 p.m. on Sunday April 27, 2014.
UP 7617 GE C45ACCTE (GEVO)
Feb. 13, 2010 1:40 p.m. - A westbound ZCSLT 11 stack train snuck up on us as we were setup for an eastbound at Baxter, CA Nikon D300s Digital Images - Image 2010021505_0012, Photo Location Map
UP 7628 GE C45ACCTE GEVO
  • Something is coming, that is the promise of the green signal for a northbound at the cantilever signal located at milepost 377, north of Mojave, CA. It is dusk on March 30, 2012.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2012033001.109
  • The lights of an approaching train illuminate the cantilever signal bridge located at milepost 377, north of Mojave, CA. It is dusk on March 30, 2012.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2012033001.111
  • Union Pacific ES44AC 7628 threads the cantilever signal bridge located at milepost 377, north of Mojave, CA. It is dusk on March 30, 2012.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2012033001.114

UP 7638, GE ES44AC, UP model designation C45ACCTE

UP 7638 is a GE AC45CCTE. Reportedly: UP 7638 was built by GE in 2007 as a GE Model GE Model ES44AC builder number 57574.
7638 Leading a wesbound at Yuba Flat
Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) 7638 is leading a westbound at Yuba Flat on Saturday, August 8, 2015. The headend power is 7638, 5138, 6927.

UP 7698 GE ES44AC

Crew Change in Nevada near Sand Pass
On June 22, 2013 9:30 a.m. in Nevada, near Sand Pass during the Donner detours, at the 389 Crossing is a Union Pacific westbound manifest, with 7698 and DPU 8190, this is near the Dry Valley Rec Area. Ken and I talked to a UP maintenance guy there who told us of the crew patch. This train was patched at this location.

Union Pacific 7706, GE ES44AC

UP 7706 is a GE ES44AC GEVO built in 2007, UP model designation C45ACCTE, from UP series 7700-7799.

UP 7706 on a Grain Train

UP 7711, GE ES44AC, UP model designation C45ACCTE

According to good sources UP 7711 was built in 2007 by GE as a GEVO, model ES44AC, builders number 82548, UP model designation C45ACCTE, from UP series 7700-7799.
Stack Train in Wyoming
At around 1:30pm, this was the first train I photographed in my epic 2019 road trip. On Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Point of Rocks, Wyoming an eastbound 3+0 Union Pacific stack train rolls through with 7711, 7366 and 8514. Point of Rocks is on the UP Rawlin's Subdivision.

UP 7756 GE ES44AC, UP model designation C45ACCTE

According to good sources UP 7756 was built in Aug. 2007 by GE as a model ES44AC, builders number 58065. It is part of the 7345-8051 series.
UP 7756 at Cisco
At 8:08 p.m., on June 28, 2014, at Cisco, CA an eastbound 2+1 Union Pacific manifest with UP 7756, 5063 and DPU 5274 are on track one going into Tunnel 4.

UP 7765 GE ES44AC

North Platte Reefers DPU service
On June 23, 2013 at 10:54 a.m. a Union Pacific eastbound North Platte Reefers is east of Sand Pass, NV west of Sano, around milepost 400. The consist is 3:1 with UP 7844, 7513, 5433 and DPU 7765.
  • Photo of reefer train.
    Nikon D600 Digital Image: 2013062407ph.25
  • Photo of 7844.
    Nikon D600 Digital Image: 2013062407ph.027v2
  • Photo of reefer train splitting searchlights.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2013062406ph.90
  • Photo of reefer train going away.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2013062406ph.92
  • Photo of DPU 7765 shoving.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2013062406ph.94

UP 7776 GE ES44AC, UP model designation C45ACCTE

UP 7776 is a GE ES44AC. Reportedly: UP 7489 was built by GE in 2007 builder number 58084.
UP 7776 on an empty coal train
In the Powder River Basin at Logan Hill, WY, on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, a Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) westbound 2+3 empty coal train meets an eastbound UP 2+2 loaded coal train. The power on the westbound empty train is UP 7489, 7776 + two unrecorded and 8949. The eastbound loaded train has 6501, 8228 + 6812, 7953.

UP 7786, GE ES44AC

UP 7786 is classified by UP as a GE AC45CCTE. Reportedly UP 7786 was built by GE in 2007 as an ES44AC, builder's number 58094.
7786 on a Coal Train
In Victorville, CA on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at 8:07 a.m., a westbound Union Pacific (UP) coal train, with UP 6690, 6461, 7786 passes a BNSF local.
UP 7795 GE C45ACCTE GEVO
UP C45ACCTE GEVO 7795 and SD9043AC 8071 are near Antlope in Roseville Yard at 6:05 p.m. on August 13, 2010.
Nikon D300s, Digital Image: 2010081601_052

UP 7813, GE ES44AC

UP 7813 is called a AC45CCTE by Union Pacific. Reportedly: UP 7813 was built by GE in 2008 as an ES44AC serial number 58959.
7813 leading a manifest
At Frost, CA, on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at 11:30 a.m., a westbound 2+1 Union Pacific (UP) Manifest has UP 7813, 6583 + 6696. I photographed this on film and digital with my Nikon FM2n, Nikon 85mm F2 (MF) lens and Nikon D500, Nikon 18~140mm f3.5-5.6 DX lens.
UP 7835 GE ES44AC
  • UP 7835 an ES44AC leads 8573, 7693, 649 and CSX 5357 on an eastbound MRVRO-11 manifest at Rocklin, CA at 2:07 pm on March 11, 2012.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2012031101.39
  • UP 7835, 8573, 7693, 649 and CSX 5357 on the front of an eastbound MRVRO-11 manifest at Rocklin, CA on March 11, 2012.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2012031101.42
  • UP ES44ACs 5466 and 5263 were the mid-train DPUs of an eastbound MRVRO-11 manifest at Rocklin, CA on March 11, 2012.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2012031101.48

UP 7840 GE ES44AC

According to good sources UP 7840 was built in 2008 by GE as a model ES44AC, builders number 58986, UP model designation C45ACCTE, from UP series 7800-7924.
Eastbound Stack Train
On Saturday August 3, 2019, a UP stack train led by UP ES44AC 7840 is west of Fernley, Nevada.
  • Photo of 7840 near Fernley
    Nikon D600 80~200 f2.8, Image 2019080505ph.3

UP 7844 GE ES44AC

According to good sources UP 7844 was built in 2008 by GE as a model ES44AC, builders number 58990, UP model designation C45ACCTE, from UP series 7800-7924.
North Platte Reefers
On June 23, 2013 at 10:54 a.m. a Union Pacific eastbound North Platte Reefers is east of Sand Pass, NV west of Sano, around milepost 400. The consist is 3:1 with UP 7844, 7513, 5433 and DPU 7765.
  • Photo of reefer train.
    Nikon D600 Digital Image: 2013062407ph.25
  • Photo of 7844.
    Nikon D600 Digital Image: 2013062407ph.027v2
  • Photo of reefer train splitting searchlights.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2013062406ph.90
  • Photo of reefer train going away.
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2013062406ph.92
  • Photo of DPU 7765 shoving..
    Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2013062406ph.94
UP 7864 GE C45ACCTE| Lead Unit
Union Pacific Distributed Power Unit (DPU) 7864 on a train led by UP 7923 on Clio Viaduct. 11:20 am on October 24, 2009. Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2009102501_0081

UP 7865, GE ES44AC (C45ACCTE) GEVO

UP 7865 is an ES44AC. Reportedly UP 7865 was built in 2008 by GE as a ES44AC UP 7865 serial number 59011.
7865 on WB Reefer Train
Feb. 15, 2010 9:00 a.m. - UP 7865 leads a westbound ZSKDL5 12 reefer train at American, near Midas, CA on Feb. 15, 2010

UP 7910, GE ES44AC, UP model designation C45ACCTE

According to good sources UP 7910 was built in 2008 by GE as a model ES44AC, builders number 59056, UP model designation C45ACCTE, from UP series 7345-8051.
Monster UP Westbound near Boca
A UP monster 4+2+0 westbound is at MP 251.8 near Boca, along the Truckee River east of Truckee, CA at 6:20pm on Friday, August 2, 2019. Leading are 7910, 8537, 5078, 8968 with DPUs 5267, 5282.

UP 7919, ES44AC GE

UP 7919 was built by GE in 2008 as an ES44AC, builder's number 59065.
UP 7919 leading manifest in Mojave
On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at 5:20 p.m., a Southbound (Eastbound) UP Manifest, 4+0, is in Mojave, CA at Arroyo Ave., MP 379.43, Track 1, led by UP 7919, 7853, 6518, 8421.

UP 7922 GE ES44AC, UP model designation C45ACCTE

According to good sources UP 7922 was built in June 2008 by GE as a model ES44AC, builders number 59068, UP model designation C45ACCTE, from UP series 7345-8051.
UP 7922 in Roseville
On June 29, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. UP 7922 is on the point of an eastbound 2+1 Union Pacific No Grainer, with UP 7922, 3933 and DPU 8057 in Roseville, CA.
UP 7923 GE C45ACCTE
Union Pacific 7923 with DPU 7864 at William's Loop, CA 10:58 a.m. on October 24, 2009. Dick Dorn said, "From the time of day and the 1 X 1 loco arrangement this is more than likely the KLTG1. The IOAOG went up the canyon with the same 1 X 1, but it would have been through here earlier if it was on its usual schedule. Normally into Portola around 09:00."
Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2009102501_0048
UP 7911 GE C45ACCTE
BNSF SD70ACe 9237 (with 9237, 5161, ?, 4117 | DPU 7120, 7339) leads an eastbound ballast train past Hill 582 on Cajon Pass, track 1, as a northbound UP manifest led by UP 7911 (with 7911, 2389, 2349 | 2463, 6847) makes an appearance on the Highline at 11:00 a.m. on May 17, 2013. This photo was shot with my Nikon F100 and my second to the last roll of Fuji Astia film.
UP 7923 GE C45ACCTE | DPU Helper
Union Pacific 7923 with DPU 7864 on Clio Viaduct, more than likely the KLTG1, 11:20 am on October 24, 2009.
Nikon D300s Digital Image: 2009102501_0069
UP 7941 GE ES44AC "C45ACCTE"
An eastbound UP Stack Train with 7941, 7920, 4965, 4261 is at Sand Pass siding, near Nevada's Smoke Creek Desert, 10:05 a.m. June 22, 2013. David Epling said, "looks like the KOAMN but could also be ZLTG3."

UP 7953 GE ES44AC "C45ACCTE"

UP 7953 is a GE ES44AC. Reportedly: UP 7953 was built by GE in 2012 builder number 61024.
UP 7953 on a loaded coal train
In the Powder River Basin at Logan Hill, WY, on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, a Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) westbound 2+3 empty coal train meets an eastbound UP 2+2 loaded coal train. The power on the westbound empty train is UP 7489, 7776 + two unrecorded and 8949. The eastbound loaded train has 6501, 8228 + 6812, 7953.
UP 7984 ES44AC "C45ACCTE"
On Wednesday June 19, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. an eastbound UP EB Stack Train with 7984 & 5008 approaches Pulga, CA where it will take the siding.

UP 7985 GE ES44AC, UP model designation C45ACCTE

According to good sources UP 7529 was built in July 2012 by GE as a model ES44AC, UP model designation C45ACCTE, builders number 61056 from the series 7345-8051.
UP 7985 in Cisco, CA
On July 29, 2014 at 12:05 p.m. a westbound Union Pacific stack train with UP 7985, 7602, 8673, 4000 is in Cisco, CA on Donner Pass track two, exiting Cisco's Tunnel 38.

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