UP 6946

 

UP 6946

Centennial

 

Model:  DD40X

Prime Mover:  (2) 16-645 E3A

Builder:  Electro-Motive Division

Horsepower:  6,600

Built:  September 1971

Operating Weight:  540,000 lbs. (270 Tons)

Builder #:  35520

Length:  98 ft. 5 in.

Status:  Display

Maximum Speed: 90 MPH

 

 

 


Read about the Centennials of UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD'S 6900's series - Fact Sheet from Union Pacific

UP 6946

WPRM's UP6946
- photo by Paul Finnegan

UP 6936

UP's UP6936 visiting museum July 5th, 2008
- photo by Paul Finnegan

Links to Train Sheet articles about UP 6946:
Train Sheet #015, Page 3:  From the Editor's Notebook
Train Sheet #012, Page 5:  Centennial
Train Sheet #010, Page 2:  The Wheel Report
Train Sheet #013, Page 0:  UP Centennial 6946
Other reference:  UP_6946, Page 1:  UP 6946 Sign
Links to Train Sheet articles about UP 6912:
Train Sheet #024, Page 5:  UP 6912 Returned
Train Sheet #020, Page 6:  Equipment Notes
Train Sheet #019, Page 3:  6912 Parts Removal
Train Sheet #016, Page 3:  UP 6912 at Portola
Train Sheet #015, Page 3:  From the Editor's Notebook
Links to Train Sheet articles about UP 6936:
Train Sheet #135, Page 5:  Scrub a Dub DD