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Roster of Diesel and Turbine Locomotives, 1934-2009

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EMD SW1500 -- 4 units
1500 horsepower; B-B trucks; 278,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date To
UP
UPY
Number
Date To
UPY Number
Date
Retired
Notes
UP 1000 SP 2656 Jun 1972 4608-66 17 Sep 1996 UPY 1000 3 May 2004    
UP 1001 SP 2573 Apr 1970 35809 20 Sep 1996 UPY 1001 13 Jan 2000    
UP 1002 SP 2555 Jan 1970 35791 20 Sep 1996        
UP 1003 SP 2516 May 1969 34433 17 Sep 1996     28 Apr 2003 1

General Notes:

a. All four units (along with a fifth, UP 1059) are owned by UP, and were received from Helm Financial in trade for 19 retired former C&NW units.
b. All four units were retired by SP in 1994 and 1995, and sold to Progress Rail; all were then purchased by Helm and reconditioned for lease to UP in August 1996; reconditioned for Helm and painted to UP colors by Metro East Industries, East St. Louis, Illinois (SP retirement data from Tony Johnson and former SP employees)
c. Individual unit histories:
  Road
Number
First
Number
Builder
Number
Frame
Number
Date Retired
By SP
Date To
UP
  UP 1000 SP 2656 4608-66 4608-66 Oct 1994 17 Sep 1996
  UP 1001 SP 2573 35809 4570-21 8 Nov 1994 20 Sep 1996
  UP 1002 SP 2555 35791 4570-3 30 Aug 1995 20 Sep 1996
  UP 1003 SP 2516 34433 7141-6 23 Aug 1995 17 Sep 1996

Notes:

1. UP 1003 was retired in April 2003, and renumbered in UP's computer to temporary WP 1003 on 29 October 2003.
   

EMD SW1500 -- 28 units
1500 horsepower; B-B trucks; 277,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Frame
Number
Date To
UP
UPY
Number
Date To
UPY Number
Date
Retired
Notes
UP 1004 Jun 1969 34439 7141-12 17 Sep 1996     17 Aug 1999 1
UP 1005 Feb 1970 35824 4581-1 3 Oct 1996     11 Mar 2002 2
UP 1006 Dec 1968 34476 7139-3 1 Oct 1996     11 Mar 2002 2, 3
UP 1007 Jul 1968 33991 7109-12 17 Sep 1996     11 Mar 2002  
UP 1008 Nov 1968 34483 7139-10 13 Dec 1996     11 Mar 2002  
UP 1009 May 1973 72631-5 72631-5 17 Sep 1996     28 Feb 2002 4
UP 1010 Aug 1967 33133 7997-11 17 Sep 1996     11 Mar 2002  
UP 1011 Sep 1972 7385-2 7385-2 16 Oct 1996     11 Mar 2002 2
UP 1012 Apr 1972 4608-29 4608-29 17 Sep 1996 UPY 1012 1 May 2001 (7 Apr 2003)  
UP 1013 Jul 1972 4608-86 4608-86 17 Sep 1996     11 Mar 2002  
UP 1014 Mar 1970 35826 4581-3 3 Dec 1996     11 Mar 2002 2
UP 1015 Nov 1968 34482 7139-9 19 Nov 1996     11 Mar 2002 2
UP 1016 Oct 1973 73603-1 73603-1 3 Dec 1996     7 Apr 2003 5
UP 1017 Mar 1970 35829 4581-6 13 Dec 1996 UPY 1017 3 Jul 2001 ( 11 Mar 2002)  
UP 1018 Nov 1968 34478 7139-5 13 Dec 1996 UPY 1018 2 May 2001  ( 11 Mar 2002)  
UP 1019 Sep 1972 7385-1 7385-1 9 Mar 1997     11 Mar 2002 2
UP 1020 Feb 1970 35823 7220-1 12 Mar 1997     11 Mar 2002 2
UP 1021 Nov 1968 34479 7139-6 24 Feb 1997     11 Mar 2002 2
UP 1022 Sep 1972 7385-3 7385-3 28 Apr 1997     11 Mar 2002  
UP 1023 Nov 1968 34474 7139-1 22 May 1997     11 Mar 2002  
UP 1024 Nov 1968 34488 7139-15 2 Apr 1997 UPY 1024 25 Apr 2001 ( 11 Mar 2002)  
UP 1025 Oct 1973 73603-2 73603-2 4 Apr 1997     11 Mar 2002 2
UP 1026 Nov 1968 34476 7139-2 9 Apr 1997     11 Mar 2002 2
UP 1027 Dec 1968 34500 7139-27 22 Nov 1997     3 May 2002 2, 5
UP 1028 Dec 1968 34501 7139-28 6 Dec 1997 UPY 1028 27 Jun 2001 (7 Apr 2003)  
UP 1029 Dec 1968 34493 7139-20 31 Dec 1997 UPY 1029 14 Jun 2001 (1 Jul 2002)  
UP 1030 Nov 1969 35288 4564-3 6 Feb 1998 UPY 1030 7 May 2001 (7 Apr 2003)  
UP 1031 Jul 1968 33989 7109-10 4 Jun 1998 UPY 1031 15 Jul 2001 (7 Apr 2003)  

General Notes:

a. Total of 28 units leased from Helm Financial under a lease originally negotiated with SP.
b. Former NS units were sold by NS to Helm during June 1996; former SP units sold by SP to Progress Rail Services and others, then sold to Helm during November 1995.
c. All units reconditioned for Helm and painted to UP colors by Metro East Industries, East St. Louis, Illinois
d. Assigned UPY 1004-1031 in December 1999; a total of eight units were retumbered to their assigned UPY series in 2001, prior to being retired and returned to owner Helm Financial in 2002 and 2003.
e. Individual unit histories:
  Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Third
Number
  UP 1004 SSW 2522    
  UP 1005 IT 1510 N&W 2291 NS 2291
  UP 1006 SOU 2302 NS 2302  
  UP 1007 SP 2504    
  UP 1008 SOU 2309 NS 2309  
  UP 1009 SP 2684    
  UP 1010 SP 2473    
  UP 1011 K&IT 78 SOU 78 NS 78
  UP 1012 SP 2619    
  UP 1013 SP 2676    
  UP 1014 IT 1512 N&W 2293 NS 2293
  UP 1015 SOU 2308 NS 2308  
  UP 1016 K&IT 80 SOU 80 NS 80
  UP 1017 IT 1515 N&W 2296 NS 2296
  UP 1018 SOU 2304 NS 2304  
  UP 1019 K&IT 77 SOU 77 NS 77
  UP 1020 IT 1509 N&W 2290 NS 2290
  UP 1021 SOU 2305 NS 2305  
  UP 1022 K&IT 79 SOU 79 NS 79
  UP 1023 SOU 2300 NS 2300  
  UP 1024 SOU 2314 NS 2314  
  UP 1025 K&IT 81 SOU 81 NS 81
  UP 1026 SOU 2301 NS 2301  
  UP 1027 SOU 2326 NS 2326  
  UP 1028 SOU 2327 NS 2327  
  UP 1029 SOU 2319 NS 2319  
  UP 1030 NOT 2335 SOU 2335 NS 2335
  UP 1031 SP 2502    

Note:

1. UP 1004 was wrecked on 4 July 1999 at Palm Springs, California; returned to Helm.
2. UP 1005, 1006, 1011, 1014, 1015, 1019, 1020, 1021, 1025, 1026, 1027, along with UPY1018, 1024, 1029 (total of 14 units) were sold by Helm to Larrys Truck Electric (LTEX) in May 2005, and began moving to LTE's MacDonald, Ohio, facility at the same time.
3. UP 1006 was ex NS 2302 (EMD 34476, 12/68, 7139-3) instead of ex NS 2322, as previously reported. (frame check from Frank Volhardt); UP 1006 returned to Helm Financial, in national lease service as HLCX 1006; sold to Larrys Truck Electric, painted green and yellow, in national lease service as LTEX 1506 (information from Frank Volhardt, via email to LocoNotes discussion group, October 19, 2005).
4. UP 1009 was wrecked on 4 July 2001 at Aurant, California; retired and returned to Helm Financial; UP 1009 was replaced in the Helm lease by UP 1112, which was owned by UP and retired by UP on 30 January 2002; after being replaced in the UP lease fleet by UP 1112, the wrecked UP 1009 was moved to UP's (former SP) Taylor Yard where Helm had the unit stripped of usable components, including engine, hood, and trucks; cab and frame sold for scrap; the UP 1009 was still in UP's computer and was renumbered to temporary WP 1009 on 29 October 2003.
5. UP 1016 was retired on 11 March 2002, then leased on a one-year lease to replace UP 1027 which was retired on 3 May 2002; UP 1016 was retired again on 7 April 2003 and returned to Helm.
   

EMD SW1500 -- 1 unit
1500 horsepower; B-B trucks; 259,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date To
UP
UPY
Number
Date To
UPY Number
UP 1059 SOU 2328 NS 2328 Dec 1968 34502 1 Nov 1997 UPY 1084 15 Feb 2002

General Notes:

a. UP 1059, along with four others (UP 1000-1003), is owned by UP, and was received from Helm Financial in trade for 19 retired former C&NW units.
b. Reconditioned for Helm and painted to UP colors by Metro East Industries, East St. Louis, Illinois
c. UP 1059 was assigned UPY 1059 in December 1999; renumbered instead to UPY 1084 for unknown reasons (the original UPY 1084 was assigned to ex SSW 2482, retired in October 1999).
   

EMD SW1500 -- 68 units
1500 horsepower; B-B trucks; 259,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date To
UP Number
Road
Number
Date To
UPY Number
Date
Retired
Notes
UP 1068 SP 2461 Oct 1967 33152 17 Jun 1997 UPY 1068 20 Apr 2000    
UP 1069 SP 2462 Oct 1967 33153 19 Dec 1997 UPY 1069 29 Sep 2003    
UP 1071 SP 2465 Aug 1967 33125 22 Jul 1997        
UP 1072 SP 2466 Aug 1967 33126 3 Jun 1998 UPY 1072 19 Jan 2000   1
UP 1074 SP 2468 Aug 1967 33128 14 May 1997     24 Feb 2009  
UP 1077 SP 2471 Aug 1967 33131 22 May 1997 UPY 1077 8 Jul 2003    
UP 1079 SP 2474 Aug 1967 33134 20 Oct 1997 UPY 1079 27 Jul 2005    
UP 1085 SSW 2483 Apr 1968 33614 10 Nov 1998     30 Jul 2003  
UP 1086 SSW 2484 Apr 1968 33615 31 Oct 1997 UPY 1086 13 Dec 2001    
UP 1087 SSW 2485 Apr 1968 33616 25 Jun 1997 UPY 1087 15 Jan 2003    
UP 1088 SSW 2486 Apr 1968 33617 10 Sep 1997 UPY 1088 11 Jul 2000    
UP 1089 SSW 2490 Jun 1968 33621 14 Feb 1997     15 May 2009  
UP 1090 SP 2493 Jun 1968 33980 7 May 1997 UPY 1090 9 May 2000    
UP 1091 SP 2495 Jun 1968 33982 17 Mar 1997 UPY 1091 14 Oct 2002    
UP 1093 SP 2497 Jul 1968 33984 26 Jul 1997     25 May 2001  
UP 1095 SP 2499 Jul 1968 33986 18 Feb 1997     25 May 2004  
UP 1099 SP 2506 Jul 1968 33993 13 Jul 1997     24 Feb 2009  
UP 1100 SP 2507 Jul 1968 33994 13 May 1997 UPY 1100 9 Mar 2006    
UP 1102 SSW 2511 Apr 1969 34428 18 Feb 1998 UPY 1102 24 Sep 2003    
UP 1103 SSW 2513 Apr 1969 34430 3 Mar 1997 UPY 1103 6 Aug 2001    
UP 1105 SSW 2515 Apr 1969 34432 10 Aug 1998 UPY 1105 21 Mar 2001    
UP 1106 SSW 2517 Apr 1969 34434 27 Dec 1996 UPY 1106 24 Oct 2002    
UP 1108 SSW 2521 Apr 1969 34438 6 Jun 1997     11 Jun 2008  
UP 1109 SP 2523 Jul 1969 35216 8 Apr 1997     27 Jun 2003  
UP 1112 (1st) SP 2526 Aug 1969 35219 Feb 1997     30 Jan 2002 2
UP 1114 SP 2528 Aug 1969 35221 9 Jun 1997 UPY 1114 22 Jul 2000    
UP 1117 SP 2532 Sep 1969 35225 11 Oct 1997 UPY 1117 23 Jul 2003    
UP 1118 SP 2533 Sep 1969 35226 24 Nov 1997 UPY 1118 30 Mar 2003    
UP 1128 SP 2544 Oct 1969 35237 15 Apr 1997     24 Feb 2009  
UP 1132 SP 2548 Nov 1969 35241 18 Feb 1997     24 Feb 2009  
UP 1133 SP 2549 Nov 1969 35242 16 May 1997 UPY 1133 3 Jun 2000    
UP 1135 SP 2551 Nov 1969 35244 15 Apr 1997     24 Feb 2009  
UP 1139 SP 2560 Feb 1970 35796 10 Oct 1997 UPY 1139 10 May 2000    
UP 1140 SP 2561 Feb 1970 35797 13 Jul 1998     18 Dec 2008  
UP 1143 SP 2564 Mar 1970 35800 8 Jul 1997     25 May 2001  
UP 1146 SP 2567 Apr 1970 35803 17 Sep 1997     30 Jul 1999 3
UP 1150 SP 2572 Apr 1970 35808 10 Mar 1997 UPY 1150 23 May 2000    
UP 1151 SP 2574 May 1970 35810 22 Feb 1997 UPY 1151 4 Aug 2003    
UP 1152 SP 2577 May 1970 35813 26 Sep 1997 UPY 1152 20 Oct 2003    
UP 1153 SSW 2579 Jan 1970 35757 1 Dec 1997 UPY 1153 31 Jan 2002    
UP 1158 SSW 2585 Dec 1971 7367-3 12 Aug 1997 UPY 1158 14 Jun 2001    
UP 1162 SP 2591 Oct 1971 4608-1 15 Apr 1997     30 Nov 2002  
UP 1163 SP 2592 Oct 1971 4608-2 5 Mar 1998 UPY 1163 22 Dec 2000    
UP 1165 SP 2596 Oct 1971 4608-6 14 Apr 1998 UPY 1165 10 May 2000    
UP 1166 SP 2597 Oct 1971 4608-7 25 Mar 1997        
UP 1172 SP 2604 Oct 1971 4608-14 17 Mar 1997     30 Jul 1999 4
UP 1174 SP 2606 Oct 1971 4608-16 15 Feb 1997     28 Apr 2003 5
UP 1175 SP 2607 Nov 1971 4608-17 9 Jul 1999 UPY 1175 26 Apr 2000    
UP 1179 SP 2611 Dec 1971 4608-21 25 Mar 1997 UPY 1179 19 Aug 2003    
UP 1181 SP 2637 May 1972 4608-47 13 Jan 1997        
UP 1182 SP 2648 May 1972 4608-58 15 Feb 1997 UPY 1182 29 Nov 2000    
UP 1183 SP 2662 Jul 1972 4608-72 12 Dec 1996 UPY 1183 4 Oct 2000    
UP 1185 SP 2661 Jul 1972 4608-71 25 Mar 1997     27 Jun 2003  
UP 1189 SP 2617 Apr 1972 4608-27 2 Jun 1997 UPY 1189 9 Jan 2006    
UP 1190 SP 2618 Apr 1972 4608-28 22 Feb 1997        
UP 1193 SP 2622 Apr 1972 4608-32 25 Mar 1997 UPY 1193 6 Mar 2002    
UP 1194 SP 2623 Apr 1972 4608-33 8 Oct 1997 UPY 1194 9 May 2000    
UP 1195 SP 2626 Apr 1972 4608-36 27 Dec 1997 UPY 1195 23 Jan 2006    
UP 1196 SP 2624 Apr 1972 4608-34 18 Feb 1997 UPY 1196 6 Jun 2002    
UP 1198 SP 2654 May 1972 4608-64 4 Apr 1997        
UP 1199 SP 2657 May 1972 4608-67 7 Feb 1997 UPY 1199 25 Feb 2004    
UP 1201 SP 2632 May 1972 4608-42 6 Nov 1997 UPY 1201 4 Jun 2003    
UP 1206 SP 2639 May 1972 4608-49 7 Aug 1997 UPY 1206 10 Sep 2001    
UP 1210 SP 2645 May 1972 4608-55 30 Nov 1997 UPY 1210 30 Jul 2003    
UP 1214 SP 2628 Apr 1972 4608-38 12 Apr 1999 UPY 1214 29 Jul 2003   6
UP 1215 SP 2629 May 1972 4608-39 10 Jan 1998 UPY 1215 14 Nov 2000    
UP 1227 SP 2682 Apr 1973 72631-3 15 Aug 1997        
UP 1229 SP 2685 Apr 1973 72631-6 20 Aug 1997 UPY 1229 31 Aug 2001    
UP 1233 SP 2689 Apr 1973 72631-10 21 Mar 1997     25 May 2001 7

General Notes:

a. Original total of 240 SP/SSW units; total of 174 units went to UP at merger; SP retired 66 units prior to the merger.
b. In 1967 to 1973, SP/SSW received 240 SW1500s (in 11 different orders), of the total of 808 SW1500s built by EMD (30 percent of the total fleet).
d. UP renumbering records are incomplete for UP 1151, 1174, and 1190; dates shown are the repainting completion dates by Rescar, Inc., in Hudson, Colorado.
e. Of the 174 units to UP at merger; 68 units were retired by UP prior to the December 1999 renumber plan; leaving 106 units to be renumbered to the new UPY series.
f. Of the 68 units in this group, UP 1183 (ex SP 2662) was the first unit in this group to be repainted to Union Pacific, completed on 12 December 1996 (UP 1183 was also the first former SP unit to receive UP paint and a UP number); the last unit to be renumbered was UP 1214, renumbered from SP 2628 on 12 April 1999 (the first unit renumbered to the new UPY series, UPY 1072, was renumbered from UP 1072 on 19 January 2000).
g. Assigned UP 1060-1233 in December 1996, 68 units renumbered; assigned UPY 1060-1233 in December 1999.

Notes:

1. UP 1072 (ex SP 2466) was first retired on 29 October 1999; reinstated on 28 December 1999.
2. UP 1112 (ex SP 2526) was retired by UP on 30 January 2002, then reinstated in February 2002 and sold on 11 March 2002 to Helm Financial as a settlement to replace UP 1009, which was wrecked on UP on 4 July 2001 at Aurant, California; in service as UP 1112, but owned by Helm and leased to UP; to be renumbered to UPY 1112.
3. UP 1146 (ex SP 2567) was sold to Central California Traction Co. (Stockton, California.) as CCT 1146 on 1 July 1999; renumbered to CCT 1504.
4. UP 1172 (ex SP 2604) was sold to Central California Traction Co. as CCT 1172 on 1 July 1999; renumbered to CCT 1503.
5. UP 1174 (ex SP 2606) was sold to Central California Traction Co. as CCT 1502 on 28 April 2003; repainted from UP colors to full CCT colors by CEECO, Tacoma, Washington, and returned to Stcokton in early September 2005.
6. UP 1214, as SP 2628, was first retired on 28 February 1999; reinstated on 8 March 1999.
7. UP 1233 was retired in May 2001, and renumbered in UP's computer to temporary WP 1233 on 28 November 2001.
   

EMD SW1500 -- 1 unit
1500 horsepower; B-B trucks; 252,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date To
UP Number
Date
Retired
Notes
UP 1112 (2nd)     1 Feb 2002 11 Mar 2002  

General Notes:

a. UP 1112 (2nd) was delivered to UP on 1 February 2002 by Helm Financial to replace the retired UP 1009; UP 1112 (1st) was retired on 30 January 2002 and UP 1009 was retired on 28 February 2002.