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Owner: Union Pacific Railroad Company
Model:EMD GP40-2Built As:DRGW 3129 (GP40-2)
Serial Number:827038-1Order No:827038
Frame Number:827038-1Built:3/1983
Notes:ex-DRGW 3129 3/83
Other locos with this serial:  DRGW 3129(GP40-2) UP 1445(GP40-2)
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Ex-DRGW 3129
Title:  Ex-DRGW 3129
Description:  North Yard job, with SP 7954 & ex-DRGW 3121, passing the maze of locomotives in the pit.
Photo Date:  7/19/2006  Upload Date: 9/17/2006 5:38:25 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2) SP 7954(GP40-2) UP 1344(GP40-2)
Views:  739   Comments: 0
Ex-DRGW 3129
Title:  Ex-DRGW 3129
Description:  North Yard job, with SP 7954 & ex-DRGW 3121, passing the maze of locomotives in the pit, including ex-UP 3415.
Photo Date:  7/23/2006  Upload Date: 9/17/2006 5:38:24 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2) SP 7954(GP40-2) UP 1344(GP40-2)
Views:  750   Comments: 0
UP 1445
Title:  UP 1445
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/21/2006  Upload Date: 12/22/2006 10:54:37 AM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  David Olsen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  551   Comments: 0
Old Rio Grande loco on the joint line
Title:  Old Rio Grande loco on the joint line
Description:  Good to see some Rio Grande stuff out here
Photo Date:  5/16/2007  Upload Date: 5/24/2007 8:03:15 PM
Location:  Sedalia, CO
Author:  Tim Huemmer
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  389   Comments: 2
Tied Down UP Locomotives at North Yard
Title:  Tied Down UP Locomotives at North Yard
Description:  Locomotives from 3 different predecessor railroads sit next to the tower assigned to UP Train LDB15 09, each showing their former railroad's colors: DRGW, SP, and the ex-MKT Unit showing Katy Green on the radiator fans.
Photo Date:  12/9/2007  Upload Date: 12/11/2007 11:27:15 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2) UP 1480(GP40M-2) UP 2364(GP39-2)
Views:  715   Comments: 2
North Yard Heritage
Title:  North Yard Heritage
Description:  Heres the rail heritage. A Rio Grande, Southern Pacific, Katy, and MoPac. All we need is CNW and WP.
Photo Date:  12/9/2007  Upload Date: 12/12/2007 5:43:26 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Kevin Farlow
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2) UP 1480(GP40M-2) UP 2364(GP39-2) UP 7012(AC4460CW) UPY 670(GP15-1) UPY 1295(MP15DC)
Views:  620   Comments: 1
All Rio Grande
Title:  All Rio Grande
Description:  Awesomeness on the Colorado Springs local
Photo Date:  12/24/2008  Upload Date: 12/24/2008 3:17:47 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  555   Comments: 1
Local Powers
Title:  Local Powers
Description:  The BNSF and UP leave the power for both locals just north of the old Rio Grande depot.
Photo Date:  12/24/2008  Upload Date: 12/24/2008 3:17:49 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2) BNSF 533(B40-8W)
Views:  547   Comments: 0
DRGW
Title:  DRGW
Description:  Alright.... gigitty gigitty
Photo Date:  12/24/2008  Upload Date: 12/24/2008 3:17:46 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  525   Comments: 1
UP 1445
Title:  UP 1445
Description:  Still looking great for a Ex/ DRGW Geep.
Photo Date:  1/18/2009  Upload Date: 1/18/2009 10:50:29 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Adam Lutt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  247   Comments: 0
UP 1445
Title:  UP 1445
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/24/2009  Upload Date: 1/25/2009 6:22:28 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Bill Hedges
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  267   Comments: 0
UP 1445
Title:  UP 1445
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/24/2009  Upload Date: 1/25/2009 6:22:44 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Bill Hedges
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  205   Comments: 0
UP 1445
Title:  UP 1445
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/24/2009  Upload Date: 1/25/2009 6:23:00 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Bill Hedges
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  194   Comments: 0
Lots of Power
Title:  Lots of Power
Description:  Lots of Power set out in Colorado Springs. Almost makes you think the city might have some railroad value.
Photo Date:  2/15/2009  Upload Date: 2/15/2009 3:13:53 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Adam Lutt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1358(GP40-2) UP 1445(GP40-2) BNSF 564(B40-8W)
Views:  420   Comments: 0
UP Local
Title:  UP Local
Description:  Local power. Last time I saw this unit there was a UP Shield in the old nose light.
Photo Date:  2/16/2009  Upload Date: 2/16/2009 10:28:56 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  257   Comments: 1
Rio Grande
Title:  Rio Grande
Description:  UP 1445, ex DRGW 3129 shoves a train south towards Kelker. It was nice to have a patched DRGW unit instead of a full repaint. Looks really nice with the DRGW caboose on the rear. Almost like a real train again. Pikes Peak too!
Photo Date:  2/17/2009  Upload Date: 2/17/2009 11:16:20 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  263   Comments: 0
One Car Train
Title:  One Car Train
Description:  The brakeman throws the switch and gets ready to head to Drennan.
Photo Date:  2/17/2009  Upload Date: 2/17/2009 11:16:27 PM
Location:  Kelker, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  448   Comments: 2
UP 1445
Title:  UP 1445
Description:  The only way one could see this as UP is by the Number boards now.
Photo Date:  2/21/2009  Upload Date: 2/22/2009 12:35:03 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Adam Lutt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  218   Comments: 0
Conquered Rivals
Title:  Conquered Rivals
Description:  A Repainted ATSF B40-8 and a Patched DRGW GP40-2 sit in Colorado Springs, As these units would have compeated aginst one another on the Joint Line.
Photo Date:  2/21/2009  Upload Date: 2/22/2009 12:36:09 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Adam Lutt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8616(B40-8) UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  277   Comments: 0
Northbound BNSF Empty Coal Train Passing BNSF and UP Local Assigned Locomotives
Title:  Northbound BNSF Empty Coal Train Passing BNSF and UP Local Assigned Locomotives
Description:  A northbound BNSF Coal Empty passes the BNSF and UP Units assigned to the Colorado Springs Locals.
Photo Date:  2/24/2009  Upload Date: 3/2/2009 11:05:09 AM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5782(ES44AC) BNSF 9299(SD70ACe) UP 1445(GP40-2) BNSF 8616(B40-8)
Views:  406   Comments: 2
BNSF and UP Local Assigned Locomotives
Title:  BNSF and UP Local Assigned Locomotives
Description:  The local units from both railroads in Colorado Springs idle in front of the depot.
Photo Date:  2/24/2009  Upload Date: 3/2/2009 11:05:10 AM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8616(B40-8) UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  321   Comments: 0
Local Assigned UP Locomotive
Title:  Local Assigned UP Locomotive
Description:  Ex-DRGW 3129 sits in front of the depot and idles the night away.
Photo Date:  2/24/2009  Upload Date: 3/2/2009 11:05:03 AM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
Obsession?
Title:  Obsession?
Description:  I can't seem to take enough pictures of the Rio Grande!!!
Photo Date:  2/24/2009  Upload Date: 2/26/2009 8:04:02 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  264   Comments: 0
The Grande
Title:  The Grande
Description:  "Rio Grande" is lit up on the side of UP 1445, ex DRGE 3129. This, I think is just a cool shot. I added "DRGW 3129" in the locomotives column because I don't see a patch in this picture ;)
Photo Date:  2/24/2009  Upload Date: 2/26/2009 8:03:58 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2) DRGW 3129(GP40-2)
Views:  368   Comments: 3
Northbound UP Yard Job Train
Title:  Northbound UP Yard Job Train
Description:  The engineer of UP Train YCO65 25 puts on a show as they begin to shove north out of Colorado Springs Siding up to a lumber yard.
Photo Date:  2/25/2009  Upload Date: 3/2/2009 12:13:30 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  846   Comments: 7
Ex-Rio Grande and Pikes Peak
Title:  Ex-Rio Grande and Pikes Peak
Description:  UP 1445 on UP Train YCO65 25 switches out a lumber yard on home rails in the company of the Rocky Mountains Front Range and Pikes Peak.
Photo Date:  2/25/2009  Upload Date: 3/2/2009 12:13:31 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  314   Comments: 1
Northbound UP Yard Job Train
Title:  Northbound UP Yard Job Train
Description:  The YCO65 25 shoves up to an industry where they will pick up an empty car and perform a gravity switch move.
Photo Date:  2/25/2009  Upload Date: 3/2/2009 12:13:31 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  236   Comments: 0
Southbound UP Yard Job Train
Title:  Southbound UP Yard Job Train
Description:  The train is coming back out of an industry, scraping the pilot on a crossing on the way after picking up a empty centerbeam flat car and the brakeman did a gravity switch move so that the engine can be placed at the head of the train. You should have heard the pilot squeak.
Photo Date:  2/25/2009  Upload Date: 3/2/2009 12:13:32 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  330   Comments: 0
UP Yard Job Train Switching
Title:  UP Yard Job Train Switching
Description:  With Pikes Peak looming behind UP 1445, UP Train YCO65 25 heads back to the yard next to the ex-DRGW/ATSF, now UP/BNSF Joint Line at Colorado Springs.
Photo Date:  2/25/2009  Upload Date: 9/21/2012 1:57:00 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  293   Comments: 1
Coolness
Title:  Coolness
Description:  The UP Local is working the lumber yard at Russina. After leaving here they'll head to Roswell.
Photo Date:  2/25/2009  Upload Date: 2/26/2009 8:06:10 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
Roswell....
Title:  Roswell....
Description:  Roswell, not the ones where Aliens go, is where the Rock had a connection to the Santa Fe. All thats here now is a few industries served by the UP.
Photo Date:  2/25/2009  Upload Date: 2/26/2009 8:06:11 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  263   Comments: 2
Two Classics
Title:  Two Classics
Description:  I'll take both!!! My Land Rover sits next to the UP local.
Photo Date:  2/25/2009  Upload Date: 2/26/2009 8:06:12 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  267   Comments: 1
Leaving the Rock
Title:  Leaving the Rock
Description:  The engineer turned on the headlights as he shoved across the Rock Island bridge. Just behind the train is the Rock Island Roundhouse.
Photo Date:  2/25/2009  Upload Date: 2/26/2009 8:06:13 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  655   Comments: 6
Local working north
Title:  Local working north
Description:  With Pikes Peak as a awesome backdrop, We catch the Colorado Springs Local dropping of some lumber.
Photo Date:  2/26/2009  Upload Date: 2/27/2009 6:03:39 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  D Carlisle
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  329   Comments: 2
Over the old Rock Island bridge.
Title:  Over the old Rock Island bridge.
Description:  Now that the local has dropped it lumber loads off. Our guide takes us to a killer spot on the Old Rock Island right of way. Good spot Kevin!
Photo Date:  2/26/2009  Upload Date: 2/27/2009 6:04:21 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  D Carlisle
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  825   Comments: 3
Yay a roster shot !!!
Title:  Yay a roster shot !!!
Description:  No poles sticking out the top, No cars or other units connected. Thats my kind of roster shot ! I could do without the patch on the side of the cab also.
Photo Date:  2/26/2009  Upload Date: 2/27/2009 6:04:58 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  D Carlisle
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  426   Comments: 2
Low riding !!
Title:  Low riding !!
Description:  That is just sweet...
Photo Date:  2/26/2009  Upload Date: 2/27/2009 6:05:48 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  D Carlisle
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  304   Comments: 0
Ummmmm
Title:  Ummmmm
Description:  Well a picture say a 1,000,000,000 words right.
Photo Date:  2/26/2009  Upload Date: 2/27/2009 6:06:12 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  D Carlisle
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  383   Comments: 4
Nighty Night
Title:  Nighty Night
Description:  Ole 3129 now UP 1445 is tied down for the night after a days work.
Photo Date:  2/26/2009  Upload Date: 2/27/2009 6:07:09 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  D Carlisle
Categories:  Scenic,Night
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  2485   Comments: 31
Switching
Title:  Switching
Description:  The UP Local is switching the industries at Drennan. This is my first time going back here to get some shots.
Photo Date:  3/3/2009  Upload Date: 3/4/2009 12:38:48 AM
Location:  Kelker, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  316   Comments: 2
Over the Diamond
Title:  Over the Diamond
Description:  There is a diamond in Colorado Springs, its just inside the industry.
Photo Date:  3/3/2009  Upload Date: 3/4/2009 12:38:48 AM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  431   Comments: 0
Ex-Rio Grande
Title:  Ex-Rio Grande
Description:  I think I have an obsession with this engine, but hell, its RIO GRANDE!
Photo Date:  3/4/2009  Upload Date: 3/4/2009 11:47:52 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  346   Comments: 3
Pikes Peak and the Grande
Title:  Pikes Peak and the Grande
Description:  Pikes Peak just makes an awesome background!
Photo Date:  3/4/2009  Upload Date: 3/4/2009 11:47:52 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  325   Comments: 2
EC-4
Title:  EC-4
Description:  UP's test car, EC-4, pauses and talks to a track inspector (behind the up 1445). This was the second test car of the day down the Joint Line, also sitting out slow orders.
Photo Date:  3/5/2009  Upload Date: 3/5/2009 8:51:29 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2) BNSF 3019(GP40M)
Views:  368   Comments: 0
UP 1445
Title:  UP 1445
Description:  Does it get any better than an ex-D&RGW unit without a UP Shield patch on the nose in front of Pikes Peak? Nah, didn't think so...
Photo Date:  3/16/2009  Upload Date: 3/17/2009 12:52:56 AM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  475   Comments: 5
UP 1445
Title:  UP 1445
Description:  An ex-Rio Grande unit, in Colorado, under Pikes Peak, in 2009, without a UP nose patch...I think finding a pile of money trackside would be the only thing better!
Photo Date:  3/16/2009  Upload Date: 3/30/2009 11:31:14 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  380   Comments: 0
UP 1445
Title:  UP 1445
Description:  No Photoshop needed to remove the UP shield from the nose...it just magically (and rightfully!) disappeared one day.
Photo Date:  4/6/2009  Upload Date: 5/4/2009 12:25:46 AM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  398   Comments: 0
UP 1445
Title:  UP 1445
Description:  UP 1445 has just put its 4-car train together and is ready to depart the depot to do it work along the ex-Rock Island main,
Photo Date:  4/6/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 1:57:38 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  223   Comments: 0
UP 1445
Title:  UP 1445
Description:  Pikes Peaks looms as a beautiful ex-DRGW Geep works its way under Nevada Ave to do some work at the lumber facility in town. I think it's hard to tire of seeing Rio Grande colors under Pikes Peak. This view can be seen every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday...
Photo Date:  4/6/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 1:58:02 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  644   Comments: 7
BNSF 9189
Title:  BNSF 9189
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/19/2009  Upload Date: 4/20/2009 6:32:44 AM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Bill Hedges
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 9189(SD70ACe) UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  295   Comments: 1


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