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Owner: Union Pacific Railroad Company
Model:GE 8500 GTELBuilt As:UP 16 (8500 GTEL)
Serial Number:34065Order No:
Frame Number: Built:6/1960
Notes:blt 06/60, retired 02/70
Other locos with this serial:  UP 16(8500 GTEL)
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UP 16
Title:  UP 16
Description:  Union Pacific's turbine 16 was photographed with the hostler engine being started at Ogden, Utah. The big turbine was built by General Electric in June of 1960, placed into service June 23, 1960 and then retired February 28, 1970. An interesting note; on the very next day, only a few short miles away, the Golden Spike Centennial reenactment was to take place, quite a difference between 1869 and 1969.
Photo Date:  5/10/1969  Upload Date: 8/10/2013 11:22:53 AM
Location:  Ogden, UT
Author:  Dean Lewis
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Track,Action
Locomotives:  UP 16(8500 GTEL)
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