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Owner: Union Pacific Railroad Company
Model:EMD DDA40XBuilt As:UP 6900 (DDA40X)
Serial Number:34526Order No:7134
Frame Number:7134-1Built:4/1969
Other locos with this serial:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
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UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description:  Taken while this unit was new. Similar but color pictures adorn many books.
Photo Date:  4/1/1969  Upload Date: 6/18/2007 9:11:36 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Unknown
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  1802   Comments: 6
UP #6900
Title:  UP #6900
Description:  UP Centennial class leader #6900. Scanned with an Epson V550 from an original Kodachrome 35mm slide, exact date is approximate.
Photo Date:  5/1/1969  Upload Date: 8/4/2017 9:10:15 PM
Location:  Unknown, US
Author:  Unknown/John C. Benson Collection
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  349   Comments: 0
UP DDA40X #6900 - Union Pacific
Title:  UP DDA40X #6900 - Union Pacific
Description:  This appears to be at Salt Lake City, UT, centennial anniversary of the first transcontinental railroad festivities where this loco was debuted. Specs - 98' 5" long, 10' 4" wide, engine weight of 545,000 lb, impressive starting tractive effort of 113,940 lb. No date, location or photographer listed.
Photo Date:  5/10/1969  Upload Date: 3/14/2020 4:11:14 PM
Location:  Salt Lake City, UT
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  81   Comments: 0
UP DDA40X #6900 - Union Pacific
Title:  UP DDA40X #6900 - Union Pacific
Description:  Here is another view of the debut of the "Centennial" DDA40X locomotive built by EMD and displayed for the first time at the Centennial Anniversary celebration of the completion of the transcontinental railroad. According to rr author Brian Solomon, "It is the most powerful diesel-electric locomotive model ever built on a single frame, having two 16v645ciE3 diesel prime movers." No date, location or photographer was listed for the photo.
Photo Date:  5/10/1969  Upload Date: 3/14/2020 4:11:17 PM
Location:  Salt Lake City, UT
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  87   Comments: 0
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description:  Centennial Locomotive
Photo Date:  5/28/1969  Upload Date: 2/2/2010 3:31:34 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Stanley Holder
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  1342   Comments: 2
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description:  Centennial Locomotive
Photo Date:  5/28/1969  Upload Date: 2/2/2010 3:32:09 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Stanley Holder
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  2060   Comments: 2
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description:  Placard
Photo Date:  5/28/1969  Upload Date: 2/2/2010 3:32:44 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Stanley Holder
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  1659   Comments: 2
UP 3284 and UP 6900
Title:  UP 3284 and UP 6900
Description:  The crowd clears as UP 3284 moves slowly past UP 6900 which is on display for Family Days.
Photo Date:  1/19/1975  Upload Date: 6/26/2019 8:37:18 PM
Location:  East Los Angeles, CA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 3284(SD40-2) UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  284   Comments: 2
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description:  UP 6900 on display during a Family Day open house
Photo Date:  1/19/1975  Upload Date: 1/21/2011 9:23:59 PM
Location:  East Los Angeles, CA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  1092   Comments: 2
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description:  UP 6900 and caboose 25519 on display during a UP Family Day open house
Photo Date:  1/19/1975  Upload Date: 1/21/2011 9:24:33 PM
Location:  East Los Angeles, CA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  2198   Comments: 2
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description:  "Suits" and "White Hats" move people out of the way to allow an equipment movement on the near track during a UP Family Day open house.
Photo Date:  1/19/1975  Upload Date: 1/21/2011 9:25:08 PM
Location:  East Los Angeles, CA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  2324   Comments: 1
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description:  The crowd enjoys a tour of UP 6900 during a UP Family Day open house.
Photo Date:  1/19/1975  Upload Date: 1/21/2011 9:25:34 PM
Location:  East Los Angeles, CA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  1390   Comments: 0
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description:  A show train for the 1975 calendar
Photo Date:  12/31/1975  Upload Date: 2/5/2011 12:34:45 PM
Location:  North Platte, NE
Author:  Jeff Wilson
Categories:  Signal,Track
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  853   Comments: 1
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description:  UP 6900 was retired 6/84 and donated to the City of Omaha, NE for display.
Photo Date:  7/16/1978  Upload Date: 3/11/2006 5:47:35 PM
Location:  Hermosa, WY
Author:  Jeff Van Cleve
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  3404   Comments: 6
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description:  UP's original Centennial unit screams west through Sutherland leading another Centennial and a "fast forty" SD40-2. Note that the UP mainline was still comprised of jointed rail at this time! UP 6900 was later retired 6/25/84 and donated to the City of Omaha where she is displayed in Kenefick Park. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  9/1/1978  Upload Date: 10/4/2009 3:57:14 PM
Location:  Sutherland, NE
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  1455   Comments: 2
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description:  UP 6900
Photo Date:  9/5/1978  Upload Date: 10/22/2019 6:22:39 PM
Location:  North Platte, NE
Author:  J Fischer
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  75   Comments: 0
UP DDA40X 6900
Title:  UP DDA40X 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/11/1981  Upload Date: 9/16/2019 4:54:37 PM
Location:  Las Vegas, NV
Author:  Alan Gaines
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  61   Comments: 1
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description:  UP 6900, not in service
Photo Date:  10/7/1983  Upload Date: 1/23/2016 8:59:36 PM
Location:  Salt Lake City, UT
Author:  J Fischer
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X) UP 6906(DDA40X)
Views:  640   Comments: 1
UP DDA40X 6900
Title:  UP DDA40X 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/26/1989  Upload Date: 9/16/2019 4:56:08 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Alan Gaines
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  76   Comments: 1
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/5/2004  Upload Date: 2/12/2008 11:30:26 AM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Sam Botts
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X) UP 8510(SD90MAC-H) UP 8530(SD90MAC-H2)
Views:  2036   Comments: 4
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description:  Having just been repainted a few days earlier, UP 6900 sits at Council Bluffs awaiting preparation for her move over Omaha city streets to the new display at the new Kennefick Park in Omaha Nebraska.
Photo Date:  3/14/2005  Upload Date: 4/19/2005 1:32:03 PM
Location:  Council Bluffs, IA
Author:  Paul Rome
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  7459   Comments: 34
DD40AX UPRR 6900
Title:  DD40AX UPRR 6900
Description:  Lifted for her move some day.
Photo Date:  3/30/2005  Upload Date: 4/3/2005 10:40:52 PM
Location:  Council Bluffs, IA
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  2265   Comments: 0
Left Rear
Title:  Left Rear
Description:  You can see the length of this loco.
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 8:26:51 AM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  1364   Comments: 0
Good View
Title:  Good View
Description:  This one turned out pretty good.
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 9:19:58 AM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  2043   Comments: 0
Front
Title:  Front
Description:  Unmistakable profile.
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 8:26:53 AM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  1383   Comments: 1
Some of the rig
Title:  Some of the rig
Description:  Here you can see the engine powering the electric motors that move the 6900.
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 8:26:55 AM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  1342   Comments: 0
Another Rear View
Title:  Another Rear View
Description:  This is a larger view of the rear of this massive locomotive.
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 10:11:47 AM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  940   Comments: 0
Moving Now
Title:  Moving Now
Description:  The DDA40X is moving and picking up speed. Shortly I'll be shadowed by it's bulk. Note safety observers and camera crews
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 8:26:56 AM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  789   Comments: 0
At the Request....
Title:  At the Request....
Description:  Of some of the film crews on the scene one of the workers grabbed the Flag and stood on the nose.
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 9:19:55 AM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  888   Comments: 0
UP 6900 getting ready.
Title:  UP 6900 getting ready.
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 8:51:08 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  713   Comments: 0
UP 6900 first hill no problem.
Title:  UP 6900 first hill no problem.
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 8:51:57 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  630   Comments: 0
UP 6900 Over the curb.
Title:  UP 6900 Over the curb.
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 8:52:18 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  678   Comments: 0
UP 6900 BIG LOCO.
Title:  UP 6900 BIG LOCO.
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 8:53:04 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  1193   Comments: 0
UP 6900 and her new engine to move her today.
Title:  UP 6900 and her new engine to move her today.
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 8:53:47 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  1069   Comments: 0
UP 6900 first turn easy they said compaired to Bigboy.
Title:  UP 6900 first turn easy they said compaired to Bigboy.
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 8:54:37 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  2286   Comments: 0
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 8:55:23 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  711   Comments: 0
UP 6900 under the street lights.
Title:  UP 6900 under the street lights.
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 8:56:24 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  660   Comments: 0
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 8:56:47 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  587   Comments: 0
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 8:57:26 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  517   Comments: 0
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 8:58:54 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  606   Comments: 0
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 8:59:41 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  611   Comments: 0
Tight turn.
Title:  Tight turn.
Description:  They had to remove some signs to get thru.
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 9:00:48 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  932   Comments: 1
UP 6900 needed the whole street.
Title:  UP 6900 needed the whole street.
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 9:01:16 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  723   Comments: 0
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 9:02:19 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  697   Comments: 0
Big flag big loco.
Title:  Big flag big loco.
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 9:03:16 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  761   Comments: 0
UP 6900 climbing the hill.
Title:  UP 6900 climbing the hill.
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 9:04:23 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  830   Comments: 0
UP 6900 steep.
Title:  UP 6900 steep.
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 9:05:33 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  631   Comments: 1
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 9:05:57 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  889   Comments: 0
UP 6900
Title:  UP 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 9:06:46 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  757   Comments: 0
Cat helping EMD up last hill to new home.
Title:  Cat helping EMD up last hill to new home.
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/10/2005 9:07:33 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Eric Wiederholt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  887   Comments: 1


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