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Owner: Museum of Transportation
Model:EMD DDA40XBuilt As:UP 6944 (DDA40X)
Serial Number:35518Order No:7198
Frame Number:7198-20Built:8/1971
Other locos with this serial:  UP 6944(DDA40X) MOTX 6944(DDA40X)
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MOTX 6944
Title:  MOTX 6944
Description:  UP 6944 (as MOTX 6944) is ready to leave MOT for a much needed paint job.
Photo Date:  5/26/2014  Upload Date: 5/26/2014 12:54:46 PM
Location:  Kirkwood, MO
Author:  Josh Basco
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MOTX 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  617   Comments: 0
NS 34N with UP DDA40X
Title:  NS 34N with UP DDA40X
Description:  On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, an eastbound mixed freight passed through Salem, Ohio with a prison escapee in consist. Prison, in this case, can be defined as a museum. Escapee, in this case, can be defined as Union Pacific #6944, a DDA40X! Eastbound mixed freight train 34N held a part in the honor of moving this special locomotive from the National Museum of Transportation in St. Louis, Missouri to Altoona, Pennsylvania for cosmetic restoration. At 10:41am, eastbound mixed freight 34N, led by NS #6704 (SD60), NS #8793 (C40-9), BNSF #7496 (ES44DC), (Ex- UP) NS #6514 (SD60), NS #9353 (C40-9W), and MOTX/UP #6944 (DDA40X) passed milepost 70 on Norfolk Southerns Fort Wayne Line in Salem, Ohio. The DDA40X would later be put on the following days 10A to be taken to Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona.
Photo Date:  7/15/2014  Upload Date: 7/17/2014 9:53:20 PM
Location:  Salem, OH
Author:  Scott Williams
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 6704(SD60) NS 8793(C40-9) BNSF 7496(ES44DC) NS 6514(SD60) NS 9353(C40-9W) UP 6944(DDA40X) MOTX 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  717   Comments: 3
NS 34N with UP DDA40X
Title:  NS 34N with UP DDA40X
Description:  On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, an eastbound mixed freight passed through Salem, Ohio with a prison escapee in consist. Prison, in this case, can be defined as a museum. Escapee, in this case, can be defined as Union Pacific #6944, a DDA40X! Eastbound mixed freight train 34N held a part in the honor of moving this special locomotive from the National Museum of Transportation in St. Louis, Missouri to Altoona, Pennsylvania for cosmetic restoration. At 10:41am, eastbound mixed freight 34N, led by NS #6704 (SD60), NS #8793 (C40-9), BNSF #7496 (ES44DC), (Ex- UP) NS #6514 (SD60), NS #9353 (C40-9W), and MOTX/UP #6944 (DDA40X) passed milepost 70 on Norfolk Southerns Fort Wayne Line in Salem, Ohio. The DDA40X would later be put on the following days 10A to be taken to Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona.
Photo Date:  7/15/2014  Upload Date: 7/17/2014 10:56:55 PM
Location:  Salem, OH
Author:  Scott Williams
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 6704(SD60) NS 8793(C40-9) BNSF 7496(ES44DC) NS 6514(SD60) NS 9353(C40-9W) UP 6944(DDA40X) MOTX 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  337   Comments: 0
NS 34N with UP DDA40X
Title:  NS 34N with UP DDA40X
Description:  On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, an eastbound mixed freight passed through Salem, Ohio with a prison escapee in consist. Prison, in this case, can be defined as a museum. Escapee, in this case, can be defined as Union Pacific #6944, a DDA40X! Eastbound mixed freight train 34N held a part in the honor of moving this special locomotive from the National Museum of Transportation in St. Louis, Missouri to Altoona, Pennsylvania for cosmetic restoration. At 10:41am, eastbound mixed freight 34N, led by NS #6704 (SD60), NS #8793 (C40-9), BNSF #7496 (ES44DC), (Ex- UP) NS #6514 (SD60), NS #9353 (C40-9W), and MOTX/UP #6944 (DDA40X) passed milepost 70 on Norfolk Southerns Fort Wayne Line in Salem, Ohio. The DDA40X would later be put on the following days 10A to be taken to Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona.
Photo Date:  7/15/2014  Upload Date: 7/17/2014 11:00:28 PM
Location:  Salem, OH
Author:  Scott Williams
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 6944(DDA40X) MOTX 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  1383   Comments: 1
MOTX 6944
Title:  MOTX 6944
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/25/2014  Upload Date: 8/1/2014 4:46:33 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Chris Wallace
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MOTX 6944(DDA40X) UP 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  502   Comments: 0
MOTX 6944
Title:  MOTX 6944
Description:  UP (MOTX) DD40AX 6944 sits at JBS as it awaits some cosmetic restoration.
Photo Date:  10/9/2014  Upload Date: 2/3/2015 9:03:48 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Dan Davis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MOTX 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  201   Comments: 3
MOTX 6944
Title:  MOTX 6944
Description:  UP behemoth awaits restoration at the Juniata locomotive shop.
Photo Date:  10/25/2014  Upload Date: 11/26/2014 8:33:09 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Dave Eagen
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MOTX 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
NS 35N with UP DDA40X
Title:  NS 35N with UP DDA40X
Description:  On Sunday, June 7, 2015, a westbound mixed freight passed through Leetonia, Ohio with a prison escapee in consist being returned back to the prison. Prison, in this case, can be defined as a museum. Escapee, in this case, can be defined as Union Pacific #6944, a DDA40X! Westbound mixed freight train 35N held a part in the honor of moving this special locomotive from Norfolk Southern's Juniata Shops in Altoona, Pennsylvania back to the National Museum of Transportation in St. Louis, Missouri after an amazing cosmetic restoration. At 6:08pm, westbound mixed freight 35N, led by NS #2600 (SD70M), NS #9568 (C40-9W), NS #9464 (C40-9W), and MOTX/UP #6944 (DDA40X) passed milepost 63.2 on Norfolk Southern's Fort Wayne Line in Leetonia, Ohio. The train is about to cross the Walnut Street grade crossing, which at the time was taken out of service after having new rail laid on track two. The crossing will be repaved in the next week or so.
Photo Date:  6/7/2015  Upload Date: 6/9/2015 11:42:27 PM
Location:  Leetonia, OH
Author:  Scott Williams
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2600(SD70M) NS 9568(C40-9W) NS 9464(C40-9W) MOTX 6944(DDA40X) UP 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  254   Comments: 1
NS 35N with UP DDA40X
Title:  NS 35N with UP DDA40X
Description:  On Sunday, June 7, 2015, a westbound mixed freight passed through Leetonia, Ohio with a prison escapee in consist being returned back to the prison. Prison, in this case, can be defined as a museum. Escapee, in this case, can be defined as Union Pacific #6944, a DDA40X! Westbound mixed freight train 35N held a part in the honor of moving this special locomotive from Norfolk Southerns Juniata Shops in Altoona, Pennsylvania back to the National Museum of Transportation in St. Louis, Missouri after an amazing cosmetic restoration. At 6:08pm, westbound mixed freight 35N, led by NS #2600 (SD70M), NS #9568 (C40-9W), NS #9464 (C40-9W), and MOTX/UP #6944 (DDA40X) passed milepost 63.2 on Norfolk Southerns Fort Wayne Line in Leetonia, Ohio. The train is about to cross the Walnut Street grade crossing, which at the time was taken out of service after having new rail laid on track two. The crossing will be repaved in the next week or so.
Photo Date:  6/7/2015  Upload Date: 6/9/2015 11:56:20 PM
Location:  Leetonia, OH
Author:  Scott Williams
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 6944(DDA40X) MOTX 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  667   Comments: 2
NS 2600 on NS 35N
Title:  NS 2600 on NS 35N
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/7/2015  Upload Date: 6/11/2015 4:31:39 AM
Location:  Alliance, OH
Author:  Richard Thompson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2600(SD70M) NS 9568(C40-9W) NS 9464(C40-9W) MOTX 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  234   Comments: 1
MOTX 6944 on NS 35N
Title:  MOTX 6944 on NS 35N
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/7/2015  Upload Date: 6/11/2015 4:31:53 AM
Location:  Alliance, OH
Author:  Richard Thompson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MOTX 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  154   Comments: 0
NS 2600 on NS 35N
Title:  NS 2600 on NS 35N
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/7/2015  Upload Date: 6/11/2015 4:32:06 AM
Location:  Atwater, OH
Author:  Richard Thompson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2600(SD70M) NS 9568(C40-9W) NS 9464(C40-9W) MOTX 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  95   Comments: 0
MOTX 6944 on NS 35N
Title:  MOTX 6944 on NS 35N
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/7/2015  Upload Date: 6/11/2015 4:32:17 AM
Location:  Atwater, OH
Author:  Richard Thompson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MOTX 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
NS 2600 Leads 35N with MOTX/UP 6944
Title:  NS 2600 Leads 35N with MOTX/UP 6944
Description:  NS 35N with UP DD40AX
Photo Date:  6/8/2015  Upload Date: 7/23/2015 2:39:30 PM
Location:  Homer, IL
Author:  Zachary Walters
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2600(SD70M) NS 9568(C44-9W) NS 9464(C44-9W) UP 6944(DDA40X) MOTX 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
MOTX/UP 6944
Title:  MOTX/UP 6944
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/8/2015  Upload Date: 7/23/2015 2:44:41 PM
Location:  Tolono, IL
Author:  Zachary Walters
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 6944(DDA40X) MOTX 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  265   Comments: 1
35N
Title:  35N
Description:  NS 35N, with a DDA40X in tow, sits on a sidetrack at Peru yard on a wet Monday morning.
Photo Date:  6/8/2015  Upload Date: 6/12/2015 11:52:30 AM
Location:  Peru, IN
Author:  Owen Fishback
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  NS 2600(SD70M) NS 9568(C40-9W) NS 9464(C40-9W) MOTX 6944(DDA40X) UP 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
UP/MOTX 6944
Title:  UP/MOTX 6944
Description:  The DDA40X from the St. Louis Museum of Transportation is towed out of Peru yard on one of its final moves back home.
Photo Date:  6/8/2015  Upload Date: 6/12/2015 11:54:20 AM
Location:  Peru, IN
Author:  Owen Fishback
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  NS 9464(C40-9W) MOTX 6944(DDA40X) UP 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  222   Comments: 0
UP/MOTX 6944
Title:  UP/MOTX 6944
Description:  The DDA40X from the St. Louis Museum of Transportation is towed out of Peru yard on one of its final moves back home.
Photo Date:  6/8/2015  Upload Date: 6/12/2015 11:55:28 AM
Location:  Peru, IN
Author:  Owen Fishback
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  MOTX 6944(DDA40X) UP 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
Pacing NS 35N
Title:  Pacing NS 35N
Description:  I paced 35N as it picked up speed on its way to the Clymers siding. This was on Old 24 just west of Peru.
Photo Date:  6/8/2015  Upload Date: 6/12/2015 11:56:49 AM
Location:  Peru, IN
Author:  Owen Fishback
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MOTX 6944(DDA40X) UP 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  101   Comments: 0
UP/MOTX 6944
Title:  UP/MOTX 6944
Description:  NS 35N leaving the Clymers siding
Photo Date:  6/8/2015  Upload Date: 6/12/2015 11:57:59 AM
Location:  Clymers, IN
Author:  Owen Fishback
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MOTX 6944(DDA40X) UP 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  285   Comments: 1
Well.....I got some of it........
Title:  Well.....I got some of it........
Description:  This is a long....long shot from the side of Hwy 3, the closest I was going to get to it, without a drone.....
Photo Date:  6/9/2015  Upload Date: 6/9/2015 8:04:29 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  UP 6944(DDA40X) MOTX 6944(DDA40X)
Views:  430   Comments: 1


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