The Union Pacific sure has gotten their money's worth on their MP15 fleet. UPY 1329 started life working for the Southern Pacific in 1975 and has been active ever since.
On a beautiful late summer morning, a former Southern MP15DC shoves a cut of cars for manifest 142 back into DeButts Yard, where Lookout Mountain looms in the background.
The entire crew is ready to get to work as the Petersburg yard switcher begins its shift.
Renumbered GN 3702, this former Frisco switcher leads a short transfer past CN's ore dock in Duluth.
A light-engine move consisting of an MP15 and four SW900's, all of Reading heritage, rolls through the small rock cut at Myerstown, PA. The consist was en route to Enola for servicing.
The Cambria and Indiana's daily train is preparing to leave Colver with representatives of every model on the roster, an MP15, three SW1500's and three SW9's. Also resident on the C&I, but nowhere... (more)
As a crewman fires up FTRX MP15DC 1345, a bit of smoke rises from the engine's exhaust stacks. Sure, it's no steam locomotive (or even an Alco!), but it does give a static roster shot a little in... (more)
Too early in the morning for this one to be on the job.
Departing the Union Pacific interchange, the Stockton Terminal & Eastern passes a pickup with its bed full of fans as the train heads along Roosevelt Street.
Found at Metro East Industries, Incorporated, in Alorton, Illinois, is a long string of former Union Pacific diesels. There are at least 13 locomotives in this string, primarily MP15DCs. Photo... (more)
A Texas and Northern MP15 slug set was at Lone Star Steel in Lone Star
Various power sits around the Roanoke turntable including
a couple of Dash 8.5 rebuilds.
UPY 1295, a MP15DC built for the Southern Pacific in 1974, can be found working the UP North Yard in Denver.
Mates until the ECO Slugs (Mtn Dew Cans) arrive. GE24 NS MP15DC 2405 & NS GP33ECO 4716
A Belt Railway of Chicago switcher sits at the Juniata Locomotive Shops.