Union Pacific ES44AC's left in Southern Pacific livery..?

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Re: Union Pacific ES44AC's left in Southern Pacific livery..

Postby UP 7076 » Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:10 pm

A little bump to the thread. Would appear still 41 examples left in the scheme still so going strong for now by all means :-)
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Re: Union Pacific ES44AC's left in Southern Pacific livery..

Postby John_Perkowski » Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:47 am

NorthWest wrote:The line through Vegas is the old LA&SL. The Overland Route is traditionally the Omaha-San Francisco route through Ogden that the LA&SL is a feeder of.
Palm Springs is around 4 hours from Vegas, but pretty close to Cajon and Los Angeles which may have cheaper flights.


If you look at PTTs in the late 50s'/60s (to the end of passenger service), UP used the "Overland Route" as its nickname!
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Re: Union Pacific ES44AC's left in Southern Pacific livery..

Postby UP 7076 » Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:30 pm

Site updated again. Down to 38 now. Still enough about but the yellow army continues to grow...
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Re: Union Pacific ES44AC's left in Southern Pacific livery..

Postby UP 7076 » Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:47 am

Now down to just 36 I believe...
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Re: Union Pacific ES44AC's left in Southern Pacific livery..

Postby NorthWest » Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:49 am

Wow, they're going fast! Thanks for keeping us updated.
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Re: Union Pacific ES44AC's left in Southern Pacific livery..

Postby UP 7076 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:15 am

NorthWest wrote:Wow, they're going fast! Thanks for keeping us updated.



It’s aleight your welcome. Down to 34 now. I will post the numbers of the remaining units later today.
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Re: Union Pacific ES44AC's left in Southern Pacific livery..

Postby NorthWest » Fri Dec 22, 2017 11:51 am

Thanks. UP has apparently decided that all engines in predecessor paint are to be repainted as a final achievement of the current VP of Mechanical before he retires.

Get them while you can.
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Re: Union Pacific ES44AC's left in Southern Pacific livery..

Postby UP 7076 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:40 pm

Apologies in the late reply festivities got in the way. Happy New Year all!

Now just 33 remain. I don’t know if all are in traffic I guess so?!

In order the survivors are;

6156, 6172, 6192, 6216, 6229, 6236, 6243, 6246, 6248, 6257, 6259, 6272, 6290, 6295, 6310, 6318, 6319, 6341, 6342, 6358, 6365, 6367, 6372, 6378, 6379, 6380, 6394, 6398, 6401, 6403, 6406, 6408, 6424.
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Re: Union Pacific ES44AC's left in Southern Pacific livery..

Postby UP 7076 » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:54 am

Now just 32 left.

6424 has gone through the paintshop.
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Re: Union Pacific ES44AC's left in Southern Pacific livery..

Postby UP 7076 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:58 pm

6156, 6172, 6216, 6229, 6236, 6243, 6246, 6248, 6257, 6259, 6290, 6295, 6310, 6318, 6319, 6341, 6342, 6358, 6365, 6367, 6372, 6378, 6379, 6380, 6394, 6398, 6401, 6403, 6406, 6408.

Now down to just 30...
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Re: Union Pacific ES44AC's left in Southern Pacific livery..

Postby UP 7076 » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:40 pm

UP 7076 wrote:6156, 6172, 6216, 6229, 6236, 6243, 6246, 6248, 6257, 6259, 6290, 6295, 6310, 6318, 6319, 6341, 6342, 6358, 6367, 6372, 6378, 6379, 6380, 6394, 6398, 6401, 6403, 6406, 6408.

Now down to just 30...


To 29.

6365 painted and removed from the list.
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Re: Union Pacific ES44AC's left in Southern Pacific livery..

Postby UP 7076 » Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:05 pm

Just 21 left now; a little digging and checking of video/photos of the last month show just these below of the type to still be flying the Southern Pacific flag...

6156, 6172, 6216, 6229, 6236, 6243, 6248, 6257, 6259, 6290, 6295, 6310, 6318, 6319, 6367, 6378, 6379, 6401, 6403, 6406, 6408.
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Re: Union Pacific ES44AC's left in Southern Pacific livery..

Postby NorthWest » Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:59 pm

Wow. It looks like none may see March unpainted. Thanks for the (depressing) updates.
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Re: Union Pacific ES44AC's left in Southern Pacific livery..

Postby UP 7076 » Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:04 am

NorthWest wrote:Wow. It looks like none may see March unpainted. Thanks for the (depressing) updates.


Still 21 flying the SP flag. So probably they’ll make the spring. After that is anyone’s guess.
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Re: Union Pacific ES44AC's left in Southern Pacific livery..

Postby UP 7076 » Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:59 am

Down to 18 left...

6216, 6229, 6236, 6243, 6248, 6257, 6259, 6290, 6295, 6310, 6318, 6319, 6367, 6378, 6379, 6401, 6403, 6406.
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