Union Pacific 1988

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Union Pacific 1988
UP 1988, Chicago, IL, 2007-08-04.jpg
UP 1988 in the engine servicing facility just south of Chicago's Union Station on August 4, 2007.
Type and origin
Power typeDiesel-electric
BuilderEMD
Serial number20046610-088
ModelSD70ACe
Build dateMay 2005
Specifications
Configuration:
 • AARC-C
Gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Career
OperatorsUnion Pacific
Numbers1988
Delivered15 June 2005
First runAugust 4, 2005
Dispositionrevenue service

Union Pacific 1988 is an EMD SD70ACe locomotive owned by Union Pacific Railroad. It is one of UP's locomotives painted in the scheme of a predecessor railroad. UP 1988 is painted in Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad or "Katy" colors. The locomotive was unveiled in early August 2005, after which it entered regular revenue service on August 4, pulling a train from Chicago, to East St. Louis.

Miss Katy

References[edit]

  • Strack, Don (2006). "All Time UP Diesel Roster, part 32". Utah Rails.net. Retrieved 2006-07-14.
  • Union Pacific Railroad (2005-09-20). "Union Pacific Introduces Katy Heritage Series Locomotive". Retrieved 2006-07-11.

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