Union Pacific


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

UPY Locomotives

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UPY 588 EMD GP15-1
UPY 588 is a GP15-1
  • UP GP15 UPY 588 in really sharp paint in Tracy, CA at 11:00 am on Feb 3, 2012.Nikon F6, Kodak Portra 160NC film Roll 45.67, Scan 2012020601.6 Roll 45.67
  • UP GP15 UPY 588 is labeled as a GP38-1, in Tracy, CA at 11:00 am on Feb 3, 2012.
    Nikon F6, Kodak Portra 160NC film Roll 45.67, Scan 2012020601.5 Roll 45.67
UPY 623 EMD GP15-1
Ex MoPac GP15-1 Y623 is at the east end of Roseville Shops at 6:30 p.m. on August 13, 2010.
Nikon D300s, Digital Image: 2010081601_068
UPY 857 EMD SD38-2
UP SD38-2 Y857, an apparent former MoPac SD40-2, is shown at Roseville, CA on August 13, 2010 at 6:20 p.m.
Nikon D300s, Digital Image: 2010081601_060
UPY 895 Railpower RP20SD Set | 895 | 895 nose
Modern RSD5s? Union Pacific Railpower RP20SD Gensets UPY895 and 899 at 5:50 p.m. on August 15, 2010 in Antelope, CA.
Nikon D300s, Digital Images: 2010081601.275 | 2010081601.277 | 2010081601.279

UPY 896 Railpower RP20CD, UP model designation RP20SD

UPY 896, Y887 series, was remanufactured in April 2008 at CAD Railway Industries in Lachine, Quebec. UP's designation is RP20SD. It's core is former MP 3298, an SD40-2 built in July 1979. MP3298 became UP 4298, then UPB 4298, then RPRX 4298.
UPY 896 in Antelope
Reportedly (sources) Railpower RP20CDs UPY 896 and 895 shove on a cut in the J.R. Davis Yard on Hump Lead 099 near CP RV102 Antelope, CA at about 6:15 p.m. on Sunday April 27, 2014. It has been suggested these Railpower RP20CDs resemble modern RSD5s.
  • Photo of UPY 896 and 895 shoving
    Nikon D3200 Digital Image: 2014043002ph.8

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

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