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Union Pacific Railroad

Roster of Diesel and Turbine Locomotives, 1934-2009

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EMD E9B -- 5 units
2400 horsepower; A1A-A1A trucks; 339,100 pounds operating weight (228,100 pounds weight on drivers)

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Direct Trade-in
Unit
Date
Retired
Notes
UP 900B Jan 1956 21269 E6B 985B Jan 1970 1
UP 901B Jan 1956 21270 E6B 985C Jan 1970 2
UP 902B Feb 1956 21271 E6B 987B Sep 1971 3
UP 903B Jan 1956 21272 E6B 987C Feb 1970 4
UP 904B Jan 1956 21273 E3B 992B Feb 1970 5

General Note:

a. Built on EMD order number 7527 (shared with UP 900-907).

Notes:

1. UP 900B was traded to EMD in February 1970.
2. UP 901B was traded to EMD in February 1970.
3. UP 902B was sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in September 1972; used for parts by C&NW, returned to Precision National Corp., in December 1972; scrapped by Precision.
4. UP 903B was traded to EMD in May 1970.
5. UP 904B was traded to EMD in March 1970.
   

EMD E9B -- 4 units
2400 horsepower; A1A-A1A trucks; 339,100 pounds operating weight (228,100 pounds weight on drivers)

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Direct Trade-in
Unit
Date
Retired
Amtrak
Number
Notes
UP 910B Dec 1962 27696 E7B 996B Sep 1971   1
UP 911B Dec 1962 27697 E7B 998B Oct 1971 AMTK 453 2
UP 912B Dec 1963 28670 E7B 988B Jun 1972 AMTK 454 3
UP 913B Dec 1963 28671 E7B 990B Sep 1971   4

General Notes:

a. UP 910B and 911B were built on EMD order number 7629 (shared with 910 and 911).
b. UP 912B and 913B were built on EMD order number 7689 (shared with 912-914).

Notes:

1. UP 910B was sold to Precision; sold to C&NW 501 in September 1972.
2. UP 911B was leased to Amtrak 453 in May 1971; sold to Amtrak 453 in October 1971; retired by Amtrak in November 1974; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska, in June 1976.
3. UP 912B was leased to Amtrak 454 in July 1971; sold to Amtrak 454 in June 1972; retired by Amtrak, 25 June 1974; sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in June 1976; scrapped.
4. UP 913B was sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in September 1972; sold to C&NW 502 in September 1972
   

EMD E8B -- 4 units
2250 horsepower; A1A-A1A trucks; 338,200 pounds operating weight (227,500 pounds weight on drivers)

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Direct Trade-in
Unit
Date
Retired
Notes
UP 922B Feb 1953 745 E2B 983B Aug 1972 1
UP 923B Mar 1953 746 E2B 983C Sep 1972 2
UP 924B Mar 1953 742 E2B 984B Jan 1969 3
UP 925B Mar 1953 743 E2B 984C Sep 1972 4

General Note:

a. Built on EMD order number 7503.

Notes:

1. UP 922B was sold to SP in August 1972; used to protect Amtrak's Sunset service; after just one trip, the unit was stored out of service at Los Angeles and used as a parts source.
2. UP 923B was sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in September 1972.
3. UP 924B was traded to EMD in January 1969.
4. UP 925B was sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in September 1972; sold to C&NW 503 in September 1972.
   

EMD E8B -- 5 units
2250 horsepower; A1A-A1A trucks; 333,400 pounds operating weight (224,400 pounds weight on drivers)

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Amtrak
Number
Notes
UP 926B May 1950 10782 Sep 1972   1
UP 927B Jun 1950 10783 Jul 1971 AMTK 370 2
UP 928B Jul 1950 10784 Jul 1970   3
UP 929B Aug 1950 10785 Sep 1970   4
UP 930B Aug 1950 10786 Sep 1969   5

General Note:

a. Built on EMD order number 2019 (shared with 926-930).

Notes:

1. UP 926B was leased to Amtrak in May 1971; sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in September 1972; used for parts by C&NW, returned to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in December 1972.
2. UP 927B was sold to Amtrak 370 in July 1971; painted to full Amtrak paint in January 1973; retired by Amtrak in July 1974; sold for scrap to Naporano Iron & Metal, Newark, N.J., 28 May 1975.
3. UP 928B was traded to EMD in July 1970.
4. UP 929B was traded to EMD in September 1970.
5. UP 930B was sold to CRI&P 613 in September 1969.
   

EMD E8B -- 19 units
2250 horsepower; A1A-A1A trucks; 345,100 pounds operating weight (228,000 pounds weight on drivers)

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Amtrak
Number
Notes
UP 931B Feb 1953 17791 May 1969   1
UP 932B Feb 1953 17792 Nov 1973 AMTK 371 2
UP 933B Feb 1953 17793 Jan 1970   3
UP 934B Feb 1953 17794 Sep 1972   4
UP 935B Feb 1953 17795 Sep 1972   5
UP 936B Feb 1953 17796 Jul 1969   6
UP 937B Feb 1953 17797 Oct 1969   7
UP 938B Mar 1953 17798 May 1969   8
UP 939B Mar 1953 17799 Aug 1969   9
UP 940B Mar 1953 17800 Oct 1971 AMTK 372 10
UP 941B Mar 1953 17801 Nov 1973 AMTK 373 11
UP 942B Mar 1953 17802 Jan 1969   12
UP 943B Mar 1953 17803 Feb 1969   13
UP 944B Mar 1953 17804 Sep 1971   14
UP 945B Apr 1953 18274 Sep 1969   15
UP 946B Apr 1953 18275 Jun 1969   16
UP 947B Apr 1953 18276 Oct 1969   17
UP 948B Apr 1953 18277 Oct 1971 AMTK 374 18
UP 949B May 1953 18278 Nov 1969   19

General Notes:

a. UP 931B-944B were built on EMD order number 2052 (shared with 931-938).
b. UP 945B-949B were built on EMD order number 2060 (shared with 939-942).

Notes:

1. UP 931B was sold to CRI&P 614 in May 1969.
2. UP 932B was leased to Amtrak 1371 in May 1973; sold to Amtrak 371 in November 1973; retired by Amtrak in June 1974; sold for scrap to Naporano Iron & Metal, Newark, N.J., 28 May 1975.
3. UP 933B was traded to EMD in January 1970.
4. UP 934B was sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in September 1972; used for parts by C&NW, returned to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in December 1972.
5. UP 935B was sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in September 1972; sold to C&NW 504 in September 1972.
6. UP 936B was sold to CRI&P 615 in July 1969.
7. UP 937B was sold to CRI&P 616 in October 1969.
8. UP 938B was sold to CRI&P 617 in May 1969.
9. UP 939B was sold to CRI&P 618 in August 1969.
10. UP 940B was leased to Amtrak 372 in May 1971; sold to Amtrak 372 in October 1971; retired by Amtrak in June 1974; sold for scrap to Naporano Iron & Metal, Newark, N.J., 28 May 1975.
11. UP 941B was leased to Amtrak 1373 in May 1972; sold to Amtrak 373 in November 1973; retired by Amtrak in February 1974; sold for scrap to Naporano Iron & Metal, Newark, N.J., 28 May 1975.
12. UP 942B was traded to EMD in January 1969.
13. UP 943B was traded to EMD in February 1969.
14. UP 944B was sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in September 1972.
15. UP 945B was traded to EMD in October 1969.
16. UP 946B was sold to CRI&P 619 in June 1969.
17. UP 947B was sold to CRI&P 620 in October 1969.
18. UP 948B was leased to Amtrak 374 in May 1971; sold to Amtrak 374 in October 1971; retired by Amtrak in June 1974; Sold for scrap to Naporano Iron & Metal, Newark, N.J., 28 May 1975.
19. UP 949B was traded to EMD in November 1969.
   

EMD E9B -- 10 units
2400 horsepower; A1A-A1A trucks; 339,400 pounds operating weight (228,300 pounds weight on drivers)

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Amtrak
Number
Notes
UP 950B May 1954 19286 Oct 1971   1
UP 951B May 1954 19287 Jun 1972 AMTK 455 2
UP 952B May 1954 19288 Nov 1973 AMTK 456 3
UP 953B May 1954 19289 Sep 1972   4
UP 954B May 1954 19290 Jun 1972 AMTK 457 5
UP 955B May 1954 19291 Sep 1972   6
UP 956B Jun 1954 19292 Oct 1971 AMTK 458 7
UP 957B Jun 1954 19293 Sep 1971 AMTK 459 8
UP 958B Jun 1954 19294 Jun 1972 AMTK 460 9
UP 959B Jun 1954 19295 Jun 1971 AMTK 461 10

General Note:

a. Built on EMD order number 2058 (shared with 943-947).

Notes:

1. UP 950B was sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in September 1972.
2. UP 951B was sold to Amtrak 455 in July 1972; retired by Amtrak, 30 September 1974; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska, in June 1976.
3. UP 952B was leased to Amtrak 1456 in May 1971; sold to Amtrak 456 in November 1973; rebuilt by ICG-Paducah to unpowered steam generator car 1918; renumbered to Amtrak 668; sold to Providence & Worcester 51 in April 1983.
4. UP 953B was sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in September 1972; used for parts by C&NW, returned to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in December 1972.
5. UP 954B was sold to Amtrak 457 in September 1972; renumbered to Amtrak 476 in mid 1977; retired by Amtrak by 1980; sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in June 1981; scrapped.
6. UP 955B was sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in September 1972; used for parts by C&NW, returned to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in December 1972.
7. UP 956B was sold to Amtrak 458 in September 1972; retired by Amtrak, 14 May 1974; sold Auto Train Corp. (for conversion to steam generator car) in May 1976.
8. UP 957B was sold to Amtrak 459 in July 1972; retired by Amtrak, 29 May 1974; sold for scrap to Naporano Iron & Metal, Newark, N.J. in May 1976.
9. UP 958B was leased to Amtrak 460 in July 1971; sold to Amtrak 460 in June 1972; retired by Amtrak, 14 May 1974; sold Auto Train Corp. (for conversion to steam generator car) in May 1976.
10. UP 959B was sold to Amtrak 461 in July 1972; retired by Amtrak, 29 May 1974; sold for scrap to Naporano Iron & Metal, Newark, N.J. in May 1976.
   

EMD E9B -- 15 units
2400 horsepower; A1A-A1A trucks; 340,500 pounds operating weight (232,700 pounds weight on drivers)

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Amtrak
Number
Notes
UP 960B May 1955 20500 Sep 1971   1
UP 961B Jul 1955 20501 Oct 1971 AMTK 462 2
UP 962B May 1955 20502 Oct 1971   3
UP 963B Jun 1955 20503 Nov 1973 AMTK 463 4
UP 964B Jun 1955 20504 Sep 1971 AMTK 464 5
UP 965B Jun 1955 20505 Oct 1971 AMTK 465 6
UP 966B Jun 1955 20506 Jun 1972 AMTK 466 7
UP 967B Sep 1955 20507 Jun 1972 AMTK 467 8
UP 968B Sep 1955 20508 31 Jul 1980   9
UP 969B Sep 1955 20509 31 Jul 1980   10
UP 970B Sep 1955 20510 Jun 1972 AMTK 468 11
UP 971B Oct 1955 20511 Nov 1973 AMTK 469 12
UP 972B Oct 1955 20512 Nov 1973 AMTK 470 13
UP 973B Oct 1955 20513 31 Jul 1980   14
UP 974B Oct 1955 20514 31 Jul 1980   15

General Notes:

a. UP 960B-966B were built on EMD order number 2070 (shared with 948-956).
b. UP 967B-974B were built on EMD order number 2072 (shared with 957-962).

Notes:

1. UP 960B was sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in September 1972; sold to C&NW 505 in September 1972.
2. UP 961B was sold to Amtrak 462 in July 1972; retired by Amtrak, 30 September 1974; sold for scrap to Aaron Ferer and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska, in June 1976.
3. UP 962B was sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in September 1972; sold to C&NW 506 in September 1972.
4. UP 963B was leased to Amtrak 1463 in May 1972; sold to Amtrak 463 in November 1973; retired by Amtrak, 16 June 1974; rebuilt by ICG-Paducah to unpowered Amtrak steam generator car 1916, late 1975; renumbered to Amtrak 666 in mid 1977; sold to Alaska Railroad P6 in January 1982. (Note: The current UP 963B is actually the original UP 970B.)
5. UP 964B was sold to Amtrak 464 in July 1972; retired by Amtrak, 29 May 1974; Sold for scrap to Naporano Iron & Metal, Newark, N.J. in May 1976.
6. UP 965B was sold to Amtrak 465 in July 1972; retired by Amtrak in late 1974; sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in June 1976; scrapped.
7. UP 966B was sold to Amtrak 466 in September 1972; retired by Amtrak, 25 May 1974; rebuilt by ICG-Paducah to unpowered Amtrak steam generator car 1920, late 1975; renumbered to Amtrak 670 in mid 1977; sold to Heart of Dixie Chapter, NRHS, in May 1983; sold to UP in February 1995; stored at Cheyenne, Wyoming, as part of heritage fleet.
8. UP 967B was sold to Amtrak 467 in July 1972; retired by Amtrak, 16 June 1974; rebuilt by ICG-Paducah to unpowered Amtrak steam generator car 1921, late 1975; renumbered to Amtrak 671 in mid 1977; sold to Michigan Northern 671 in May 1983; donated to Illinois Railway Museum; sold to Wisconsin & Southern Railroad (WSOR), restored as an operating locomotive using diesel engines from former Maryland Area Rail Commuter (MARC) E9A no. 91, restoration work started in February 2007 and was completed in August 2008, in service as WSOR no. 102. (WSOR update from Trains NewsWire, August 3, 2006 and WSOR web site)
9. UP 968B was sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, 21 April 1981.
10. UP 969B was sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, 21 April 1981.
11. UP 970B was sold to Amtrak 468 in September 1972; retired by Amtrak, 4 August 1974; rebuilt by ICG-Paducah to unpowered Amtrak steam generator car 1919, late 1975; renumbered to Amtrak 669 in mid 1977; sold to Alaska Railroad P7 in January 1982; sold to Feather River Railroad Society, Portola, California, in 1989; donated to UP in December 1990; rebuilt by VMV with a single 16 cylinder, 2000 horsepower EMD 645 engine in April 1993; renumbered to 963B in April 1993; in service as UP 963B, as part of the heritage fleet.
12. UP 971B was leased to Amtrak 1469 in May 1972; sold to Amtrak 469 in November 1973; retired by Amtrak, 19 June 1974; rebuilt by ICG-Paducah to unpowered Amtrak steam generator car 1917, late 1975; renumbered to Amtrak 667 in mid 1977; sold to Golden Arrow Tours (in Illinois) in May 1983.
13. UP 972B was leased to Amtrak 470 in July 1972; sold to Amtrak 470 in November 1973; retired by Amtrak by 1980; sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, in June 1981; scrapped.
14. UP 973B was sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, 2 February 1981.
15. UP 974B was sold to Precision National Corp., Mount Vernon, Illinois, 2 February 1981.
   

EMC E2B -- 2 units
1800 horsepower; A1A-A1A trucks; 311,300 pounds operating weight (209,900 pounds weight on drivers)

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Third
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
UP 983B SF-2 902B 983BJ Oct 1937 745 Feb 1953 Direct trade-in to EMD on E8B 922B.
UP 983C SF-3 903B 983CJ Oct 1937 746 Mar 1953 Direct trade-in to EMD on E8B 923B.

General Notes:

a. Built as SF-2 and SF-3; renumbered to 902B and 903B in August 1946; renumbered to 983BJ and 983CJ in March 1948; renumbered to UP 983B and 983C in December 1948.
b. Built under EMC order number E158.
   

EMC E2B -- 2 units
1800 horsepower; A1A-A1A trucks; 311,300 pounds operating weight (209,900 pounds weight on drivers)

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Third
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
UP 984B LA-2 922B 984BJ Oct 1937 742 Mar 1953 Direct trade-in to EMD on E8B 924B.
UP 984C LA-3 923B 984CJ Oct 1937 743 Apr 1953 Direct trade-in to EMD on E8B 925B.

General Notes:

a. Built as LA-2 and LA-3; renumbered to 922B and 923B in August 1946; renumbered to 984BJ and 984CJ in March 1948; renumbered to UP 984B and 984C in December 1948.
b. Built under EMC order number E158.
   

EMC E6B -- 2 units
2000 horsepower; A1A-A1A trucks; 314,300 pounds operating weight (211,700 pounds weight on drivers)

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Third
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
UP 985B SF-5 905B 985BJ Mar 1941 1176 Jan 1956 Direct trade-in to EMD on E9B 900B.
UP 985C SF-6 906B 985CJ Mar 1941 1177 Jan 1956 Direct trade-in to EMD on E9B 901B.

General Notes:

a. Built as SF-5 and SF-6; renumbered to 905B and 906B in August 1946; renumbered to 985BJ and 985CJ in March 1948; renumbered to 985B and 985C in December 1948.
b. Built on EMD order number E342.
   

EMD E6B -- 2 units
2000 horsepower; A1A-A1A trucks; 314,300 pounds operating weight (211,700 pounds weight on drivers)

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Third
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
UP 987B LA-5 925B 987BJ Feb 1941 1173 Feb 1956 Direct trade-in to EMD on E9B 902B.
UP 987C LA-6 926B 987CJ Feb 1941 1174 Jan 1956 Direct trade-in to EMD on E9B 903B.

General Notes:

a. Built as LA-5 and LA-6; renumbered to 925B and 926B in August 1946; renumbered to 987BJ and 987CJ in March 1948; renumbered to 987B and 987C in December 1948.
b. Built on EMD order number E342.
   

EMD E7B -- 2 units
2000 horsepower; A1A-A1A trucks; 318,400 pounds operating weight (214,500 pounds weight on drivers)

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
UP 988B 928B 988BJ Aug 1946 3513 Dec 1963 Direct trade-in to EMD on E9B 912B in December 1963.
UP 990B 929B 990BJ Aug 1946 3514 Dec 1962 Direct trade-in to EMD on E9B 910B in December 1962.

General Notes:

a. Built as 928B and 929B; renumbered to 988BJ and 990BJ in March 1948; renumbered to 988B and 990B in December 1948.
b. Built on EMD order number E690.
   

EMC E3B -- 1 unit
2000 horsepower; A1A-A1A trucks; 308,500 pounds operating weight (207,900 pounds weight on drivers)

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Third
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
UP 992B LA-6 5-M-1B 952B Mar 1939 894 Feb 1956 Direct trade-in to EMD on E9B 904B in February 1956.

General Notes:

a. Built as LA-6; renumbered to 5-M-1B in February 1941; renumbered to 952B in August 1946; renumbered to 992B in March 1948.
b. Built under EMC order number E226.
   

EMD E7B -- 3 units
2000 horsepower; A1A-A1A trucks; 318,400 pounds operating weight (214,500 pounds weight on drivers)

Road
Number
First
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
UP 994B 961B Aug 1946 3510 Dec 1962 Direct trade in to EMD on E9A 911.
UP 996B 962B Aug 1946 3511 Dec 1962 Direct trade in to EMD on E9B 910B.
UP 998B 963B Aug 1946 3512 Dec 1962 Direct trade in to EMD on E9B 911B.

General Notes:

a. UP 994B, 996B, 998B renumbered from UP 961B, 962B, 963B in March 1948.
b. Built on EMD order number E690.

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