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EMD SW1200 -- 3 units (not assigned UP numbers)
1200 horsepower; B-B trucks; 246,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
D&RGW 133 Jan 1965 30019 14 Jul 1998 1
D&RGW 134 Jan 1965 30020 15 Jul 1997 2
D&RGW 139 Jan 1965 30028 14 Jul 1998 3

General Notes:

a. Original total of 10 units, numbered D&RGW 130-139; three units to UP at merger.
b. Built on EMD order number 4475.

Notes:

1. D&RGW 133 was sold to Diesel Supply Co. (DLSX), Hudson, Wisconsin in July 1998; sold to Farmers Elevator, Neresford, South Dakota, mid October 1998.
2. D&RGW 134 was sold to Diesel Supply Co., Hudson, Wisconsin; sold to Manufacturer's Railway (MRS), St. Louis, Missouri, in July 1997.
3. D&RGW 139 was sold to David J. Joseph Co. (DJPX) 139 in July 1998.
   

EMD SW1000 -- 3 units (not assigned UP numbers)
1000 horsepower; B-B trucks; 247,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
D&RGW 141 Sep 1966 32176 14 Jul 1998 1
D&RGW 142 Sep 1966 32177 14 Jul 1998 2
D&RGW 144 Oct 1966 32179 14 Jul 1998 3

General Notes:

a. Original total of 10 units, numbered D&RGW 140-149; three units to UP at merger; D&RGW 140, 143, 145-149 (7 units) were retired by SP prior to the UP merger.
b. D&RGW 140-146 were built on EMD order number 4501.
c. D&RGW 147-149 were built on EMD order number 4538.

Notes:

1. D&RGW 141 was sold to Midwest Metallics, McCook, Illinois, in July 1998; sold upon bankruptcy to Diesel Supply, Hudson, Wis.; moved to Locomotive Specialists, Inc., Waycross, Ga., by November 1999.
2. D&RGW 142 sold to Midwest Metallics in July 1998; sale rescinded; sold to Boise Locomotive Co., Boise, Idaho, 16 April 1999; reconditioned by J&M Locomotive, Cleveland, Ohio, completed as KURX 915 during January 2000; initially leased to Shell Chemical, Apple Grove, W.V.
3. D&RGW 144 was sold to Midwest Metallics, McCook, Illinois, in July 1998; sale rescinded; returned to UP at Omaha, 10 June 1999; sold to General Electric Technical Services, used at GE's contract (former C&NW) shop in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
   

EMD SD7 -- 14 units (not assigned UP numbers)
1500 horsepower; C-C trucks; 330,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Third
Number
Fourth
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
SP 1503 SP 5322 SP 2729 SP 1429   Sep 1953 18387 19 May 1997 1
SP 1505 SP 5310 SP 2717 SP 1417   Jul 1953 18402 16 Jul 1997 2
SP 1507 SP 5313 SP 2720 SP 1420   Jul 1953 18405 19 May 1997 1
SP 1508 SP 5314 SP 2721 SP 1421   Jul 1953 18406 28 Apr 1997 3
SP 1512 SP 5328 SP 2735 SP 1435   Jul 1953 18393 23 Dec 1998  
SP 1517 SP 5293 SP 2714 SP 1414   Jan 1953 17156 16 Jul 1997 1
SP 1518 EMD 990 SP 5308 SP 2715 SP 1415 Mar 1952 15624 19 May 1997 4
SP 1519 SP 5327 SP 2734 SP 1434   Sep 1953 18392 19 May 1997 1
SP 1520 SP 5324 SP 2731 SP 1431   Sep 1953 18389 16 Jul 1997 2
SP 1521 SP 5329 SP 2736 SP 1436   Sep 1953 18394 23 Dec 1998  
SP 1523 SP 5323 SP 2730 SP 1430   Sep 1953 18388 23 Dec 1998  
SP 1524 SP 5325 SP 2732 SP 1432   Sep 1953 18390 19 May 1997 2
SP 1534 SP 5290 SP 2711 SP 1411   Jan 1953 17153 31 Aug 1999 5
SP 1540 SP 5316 SP 2723 SP 1423   Aug 1953 18381 16 Jul 1997 2

General Note:

a. Total of 14 units to UP at merger.

Notes:

1. SP 1503, 1507, 1517, and 1519 were sold to Larry's Truck Electric (LTE), McDonald, Ohio, in October 1997. SP 1517 was sold to Peavy 444; an earlier report shows that SP 1507 was sold to Deron Manufacturing, Spokane, Washington, but that sale was rescinded and the unit remained on SP property until it was retired and sold by UP.
2. SP 1505, 1520, 1524, and 1540 were sold to Helm Financial in July 1997; SP 1505 was re-sold for scrap in July 1997 to Midwest Metallics, McCook, Illinois; SP 1520 and 1540 were scrapped by Metro East Industries, East St. Louis, Illinois, in November 1997; SP 1524 was shipped to Metro East Industries during February 1998.
3. SP 1508 was sold to National Railway Equipment in April 1997.
4. SP 1518 was built as EMD 990, the first SD7; retired in May 1997 and moved for storage to Cheyenne, Wyoming; retained for preservation until donated to Illinois Railway Museum in early April 2003; moved to IRM during mid and late April 2003. (donation information from Ken Ardinger, Lance Wales, and Joe Ferguson)
5. SP 1534 was sold to Midwest Metallics on 27 August 1999.
   

EMD SW1200 -- 4 units (not assigned UP numbers)
1200 horsepower; B-B trucks; 249,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
SSW 2251 SSW 1063 Feb 1964 28896 26 Mar 1997 1
SSW 2257 SSW 1069 Feb 1964 28902 14 Jul 1998 2
SP 2277 SP 1612 May 1965 30244 19 May 1997 3
SSW 2293   Apr 1966 31574 26 Mar 1997 4

General Note:

a. Total of four units to UP at merger.

Notes:

1. SSW 2251 was sold to Diesel Supply Co., St. Louis, Missouri, in April 1997.
2. SSW 2257 was sold to David Joseph Co.
3. SP 2277 was sold to Rail Link.
4. SSW 2293 was sold to Ohio Central Railroad in April 1997.
   

EMD SD35R -- 11 units (not assigned UP numbers)
2000 horsepower; C-C trucks; 390,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Third
Number
Fourth
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Rebuild
Date
Date
Retired
Notes
SP 2957 SP 4838 SP 6922 SP 6950 SP 3102 Feb 1965 29852 Apr 1974 30 Jun 1999  
SP 2961 SP 4816 SP 6900 SP 4700   Dec 1964 29830 Oct 1976 3 Apr 1998 1
SP 2962 SP 4822 SP 6906 SP 4701   Dec 1964 29836 Mar 1977 28 Feb 1999 2
SP 2963 SP 4834 SP 6918 SP 4702   Feb 1965 29848 Jun 1977 28 Feb 1999 2
SP 2964 SP 4839 SP 6923 SP 4703   Feb 1965 29853 Aug 1977 22 Jun 1998 3
SP 2965 SP 4829 SP 6913 SP 4704   Jan 1965 29843 Nov 1977 31 May 1999  
SP 2966 SP 4821 SP 6905 SP 4705   Dec 1964 29835 Dec 1977 19 May 1997  
SP 2967 SP 4841 SP 6925 SP 4706   Mar 1965 29855 Feb 1978 31 Dec 1997 1
SP 2968 SP 4842 SP 6926 SP 4707   Mar 1965 29856 Mar 1978 16 Mar 1997 4
SP 2969 SP 4823 SP 6907 SP 4708   Dec 1964 29837 May 1978 28 Sep 1998 3
SP 2970 SP 4819 SP 6903 SP 4709   Dec 1964 29833 May 1978 31 Dec 1997 1

General Notes:

a. Total of 11 SP units went to UP at merger.
b. Upon being rebuilt by SP at Sacramento, California, in 1974 and 1976, SP 2957 and 2961 were designated by SP as SD35Es; the other nine units were designated as SD35Rs after being rebuilt at the same location in 1977-1978.

Notes:

1. SP 2961, 2967, 2970 were sold to Boise Locomotive Co., Boise, Idaho, on 15 April 1999.
2. SP 2962 and 2963 were sold to Boise Locomotive Co., Boise, Idaho, on 30 September 1999.
3. SP 2964 and 2969 were sold to Boise Locomotive Co., Boise, Idaho, on 16 April 1999.
4. SP 2968 was sold to Progress Rail on 31 March 1998; to CLN Industries, Charney, Quebec; to Southern Marine - Taylor Rail Group, Quebec City, Quebec.; seen on 20 May 2004 in red primer paint, with 2968 in number boards, at Mount Pleasnat, Tenn. (photo by Joe Hughes at Railroad Picture Archives); sold to Railway Contractors, Inc. (MJRX), a locomotive dealer/scrapper based in Kansas City; seen as MJRX 2968 at East St. Louis, Illinois, on 4 November 2005, still in red primer paint, with MJRX reporting mark (photo at Trainorders.com). (information from Trainorders.com)
   

EMD GP30 -- 6 units (not assigned UP numbers)
2250 horsepower; B-B trucks; 258,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired

Notes
D&RGW 3002 Apr 1962 27136 30 Jul 1999  
D&RGW 3003 Apr 1962 27137 30 Jul 1999  
D&RGW 3006 Apr 1962 27140 23 Dec 1998  
D&RGW 3007 Apr 1962 27141 28 Apr 1997 Sold to National Railway Equipment (NREX), 28 April 1997; stored at NRE at Silvis, Illinois, during May 2002.
D&RGW 3008 May 1962 27142 28 Apr 1997 Sold to National Railway Equipment (NREX), 28 April 1997; stored at NRE at Silvis, Illinois, during May 2002.
D&RGW 3015 Feb 1963 28044 31 May 1999  

General Notes:

a. Original total of 28 units, numbered D&RGW 3001-3028; six units to UP at merger.
b. D&RGW 3001-3014 (14 units) were built on EMD order number 7619.
c. D&RGW 3015-3028 (14 units) were built on EMD order number 7640.
   

EMD GP40 -- 7 units (not assigned UP numbers)
3000 horsepower; B-B trucks; 277,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
D&RGW 3051   Jan 1966 30995 26 Mar 1997 1
D&RGW 3053   Jan 1966 30997 26 Mar 1997 2
SP 3059 D&RGW 3059 Jan 1966 31003 26 Mar 1997 3
D&RGW 3061   Jan 1966 31005 26 Mar 1997 4
D&RGW 3062   Jan 1966 31006 26 Mar 1997 5
D&RGW 3066   Sep 1966 32172 26 Mar 1997 6
D&RGW 3068   Sep 1966 32174 26 Mar 1997 7

General Notes:

a. Original total of 30 units, numbered D&RGW 3051-3080; 16 units to UP at merger; D&RGW 3052, 3055-3058, 3063, 3065, 3067, 3069, 3070, 3073, 3074, 3076, 3077 (14 units) retired prior to the UP merger.
b. Of the total of 16 units to UP at merger, nine units were assigned UP 718-726, and these seven units were not assigned UP numbers.

Notes:

1. D&RGW 3051 was retired by SP on 6 May 1996; still on property at UP merger; sold by UP to Helm Financial on 29 May 1998; rebuilt to a GP38-2 by Boise Locomotive Co., Boise, Idaho; completed as UP 2574 on 13 October 1998.
2. D&RGW 3053 was retired by SP on 21 May 1996; still on property at UP merger; sold by UP to Helm Financial on 29 May 1998; rebuilt to a GP38-2 by Boise Locomotive Co., Boise, Idaho; completed as UP 2575 on 7 December 1998.
3. SP 3059 was sold to Helm Financial on 29 May 1998; rebuilt to a GP38-2 by Boise Locomotive Co., Boise, Idaho; completed as UP 2576 on 21 January 1999.
4. D&RGW 3061 was sold to Helm Financial on 29 May 1998; rebuilt to a GP38-2 by Boise Locomotive Co., Boise, Idaho; completed as UP 2577 on 22 October 1998.
5. D&RGW 3062 was retired by SP; sold to Progress Rail, 16 April 1996; still on property at UP merger; sold to Ohio Central Railroad in June 1997.
6. D&RGW 3066 was sold to Helm Financial on 29 May 1998; rebuilt to a GP38-2 by Boise Locomotive Co., Boise, Idaho; completed as UP 2578 on 15 September 1998.
7. D&RGW 3068 was retired by SP on 21 May 1996; still on property at UP merger; sold by UP to Helm Financial on 29 May 1998; rebuilt to a GP38-2 by Boise Locomotive Co., Boise, Idaho; completed as UP 2579 on 5 December 1998.
   
   

EMD GP40 -- 2 units (not assigned UP numbers)
3000 horsepower; B-B trucks; 277,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Third
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
D&RGW 3139 PC 3127 CR 3127 D&RGW 3170 Aug 1968 34304 26 Mar 1997 1
D&RGW 3152 PC 3168 CR 3168 D&RGW 3168 Oct 1968 34345 26 Mar 1997 2

General Notes:

a. Original total of 23 units, numbered D&RGW 3131-3153; 13 units to UP at merger; D&RGW 3133-3135, 3137, 3140, 3143-3146, 3150 (10 units) retired by SP prior to the UP merger; D&RGW 3139 and 3152 out of service at time of UP merger and not assigned UP numbers.
b. Built as Penn Central units; to Conrail in 1976. Lease to Conrail expired and units returned to owner/lessor; leased by D&RGW for 90 days beginning in November 1983, using former CR road numbers; purchased and repainted to D&RGW.
c. Of the total of 13 units to UP at merger; D&RGW 3131, 3132, 3136, 3138, 3141, 3142, 3147, 3148, 3149, 3151, 3153 (11 units) assigned UP numbers 727-737.
d. Built on EMD order number 7127.

Notes:

1. D&RGW 3139 was sold to Helm Financial on 29 May 1998; rebuilt to a GP38-2 by Boise Locomotive Co., Boise, Idaho; completed as UP 2582 on 17 September 1998.
2. D&RGW 3152 was sold to Helm Financial on 29 May 1998; rebuilt to a GP38-2 by Boise Locomotive Co., Boise, Idaho; completed as UP 2585 on 11 August 1998.
   

EMD GP9 -- 11 units (not assigned UP numbers)
1750 horsepower; B-B trucks; 253,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Third
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Date
Retired
Notes
SP 3194 T&NO 281 SP 5895 SP 3001 May 1954 19483 28 Apr 1997 1
SP 3338 SP 5652 SP 3485   Mar 1956 21345 28 Apr 1997 2
SP 3421 SP 5629 SP 3462   Feb 1956 21322 28 Apr 1997 3
SP 3756 SP 5744 SP 3585   Mar 1957 22926 30 Jul 1999 4
SP 3789 SP 5790 SP 3631   Apr 1957 22972 19 May 1997 5
SP 3800 SP 5770 SP 3611   Mar 1957 22952 28 Apr 1997 6
SP 3827 SP 5842 SP 3705   Apr 1959 25142 3 Jul 1998 7
SP 3833 SP 5811 SP 3674   Mar 1959 25111 29 May 1997 8
SP 3842 T&NO 453 SP 3657   Feb 1959 25149 28 Apr 1997 9
SP 3880 SP 5884 SP 3720   Aug 1959 25643 29 May 1997 10
SP 3883 SP 5888 SP 3724   Sep 1959 25647 29 May 1997 11

General Notes:

a. Total of 11 units to UP at merger.
b. SP 3877 was retired by SP prior to UP merger; still on property at merger and sold to Progress Rail Services in July 1997.
c. SP 3814 was retired by SP prior to UP merger; still on property at merger and sold to Boise Locomotive Co., Boise, Idaho, on 16 April 1999.

Notes:

1. SP 3194 was sold to Golden Gate Museum in August 1997.
2. SP 3338 was sold to Midwest Rail in April 1997.
3. SP 3421 was sold to National Railway Equipment in July 1997; stored at NRE at Silvis, Illinois, during May 2002.
4. SP 3756
5. SP 3789 was sold to Midwest Metallics, McCook, Illinois
6. SP 3800 was sold to Larry's Truck Electric in April 1997.
7. SP 3827 was sold to Boise Locomotive Co., Boise, Idaho, on 15 April 1999.
8. SP 3833 was sold to Power Fluid & Metals, South San Francisco, California, in July 1997; leased to CalTrain for work train service.
9. SP 3842
10. SP 3880 was sold to Diesel Supply Co., Hudson, Wis., 3 July 1998, then sold to Columbia Basin.
11. SP 3883 was sold to Diesel Supply Co., Hudson, Wis., 3 July 1998, then sold to Columbia Basin.
   

EMD GP35R -- 3 units (not assigned UP numbers)
2000 horsepower; B-B trucks; 264,000 pounds operating weight

Road
Number
First
Number
Second
Number
Builder
Date
Builder
Number
Rebuild
Date
Date
Retired
Notes
SP 4160 SP 7733 SP 6630 Apr 1965 30140 Mar 1979 31 Dec 1997 1
SSW 4201 SSW 766 SSW 6506 Dec 1964 29736 Oct 1979 28 Feb 1999 2
SSW 4203 SSW 775 SSW 6515 Feb 1965 29741 Nov 1979 31 Mar 1999 2

General Notes:

a. Total of three units to UP at merger.
b. Built as standard GP35s in the SP 7700-class and SSW 700-class; rebuilt to 2000 horsepower GP35Rs by SP at Sacramento in 1979, using non-turbocharged EMD 645 engines; the rebuilding effort was completed on five units: SP 4160 and SSW 4200-4203.

Notes:

1. SP 4160 was sold to Helm Financial Corp; at Metro-East Industries, East St. Louis, Illinois, during March 1999.
2. SP 4201 and 4203 were sold to Boise Locomotive Co., Boise, Idaho, on 30 September 1999.

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