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UP Heritage Diesel seen in Truckee

In 2005, the Union Pacific released diesel locomotives with paint other than the traditional UP "Armour Yellow" scheme. The locomotives celebrate the various railroad lines that have merged into the Union Pacific. The first two locos released were Missouri Pacific and Western Pacific. Recently, ralifan and TDRS member Deane Dvoracek caught some pictures of the Western Pacific heritage diesel parked near the crossing in downtown Truckee.

UP / WP heritage diesel

UP / WP heritage diesel

UP / WP heritage diesel

UP / WP heritage diesel

 

UP announces Heritage Diesels
Read the original press release announcing the creation of the Heritage series of diesel locomotives.

See the entire line of Heritage locomotives
Union Pacific has created six Heritage locomotives. See the whole lineup, and the stories behind them.

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