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Owner: Union Pacific Railroad Company
Model:EMD DDA40XBuilt As:UP 6946 (DDA40X)
Serial Number:35520Order No:7198
Frame Number:7198-22Built:9/1971
Other locos with this serial:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
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UP #6946 & #6906
Title:  UP #6946 & #6906
Description:  A pair of Centennials lead a manifest over Cajon Pass. Scanned with an Epson V550 from a 35mm slide, brand is unknown. Exact date is approximate.
Photo Date:  3/1/1972  Upload Date: 8/7/2016 9:20:02 PM
Location:  Cajon Summit, CA
Author:  Unknown/Paul Frantz Collection
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X) UP 6906(DDA40X)
Views:  294   Comments: 2
1092-31 Westbound UP freight
Title:  1092-31 Westbound UP freight
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 4/29/2007 2:05:50 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 8065(SD40-2) UP 6933(DDA40X) UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  1041   Comments: 0
1092-33 Westbound UP freight
Title:  1092-33 Westbound UP freight
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 4/29/2007 2:06:20 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X) UP 8065(SD40-2) UP 6933(DDA40X)
Views:  1410   Comments: 2
1092-34 Westbound UP freight
Title:  1092-34 Westbound UP freight
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 4/29/2007 2:07:01 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 6933(DDA40X) UP 8065(SD40-2) UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  820   Comments: 1
UP 6946
Title:  UP 6946
Description:  UP 6946 leads a westbound van train down Cajon Pass
Photo Date:  1/21/1978  Upload Date: 1/29/2011 1:44:04 PM
Location:  Cajon, CA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  505   Comments: 2
UP 6946
Title:  UP 6946
Description:  UP 6946 on the point of a classic DDA40X/SD40-2/DDA40X consist lifting an eastbound van train over Cajon Pass
Photo Date:  9/30/1978  Upload Date: 1/29/2011 1:45:00 PM
Location:  Cajon, CA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  841   Comments: 1
UP 6946
Title:  UP 6946
Description:  UP 6946 lead a trio of CNW untis east on a rare rainy day on Cajon Pass
Photo Date:  11/10/1978  Upload Date: 1/29/2011 1:45:48 PM
Location:  Summit, CA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  481   Comments: 1
UP 6946
Title:  UP 6946
Description:  UP 6946 heads east along with a CNW SD45 and two CNW SD40-2s
Photo Date:  11/10/1978  Upload Date: 1/29/2011 1:46:19 PM
Location:  Summit, CA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  452   Comments: 0
UP 6946 with another DDA40x and Sd-40 with westbound Piggyback train.
Title:  UP 6946 with another DDA40x and Sd-40 with westbound Piggyback train.
Description:  Common power for the hotter trains was 2 Centennials and 1 SD-40-2 during this time period. This unit is now on display at The Feather River Railroad Society museum in Portola Calif.
Photo Date:  7/22/1979  Upload Date: 8/10/2015 7:11:07 PM
Location:  Cajon Pass, CA
Author:  Clark Gillis
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  140   Comments: 0
UP #6946 & #951
Title:  UP #6946 & #951
Description:  Scanned with an Epson V550 from a 35mm slide, brand is unknown. Exact date is approximate.
Photo Date:  9/1/1979  Upload Date: 8/7/2016 9:19:59 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Unknown/Paul Frantz Collection
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X) UP 951(E9A)
Views:  223   Comments: 1
Big power
Title:  Big power
Description:  Yermo was known at the time for being the place the Centennials were stored. The best way to see them was from the Desert Wind, and I was able to get a good look. Here are several, waiting for reactivation, which would come for a short period in 1984.
Photo Date:  8/21/1982  Upload Date: 6/27/2014 3:52:36 AM
Location:  Yermo, CA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  UP 6909(DDA40X) UP 6946(DDA40X) UP 6942(DDA40X)
Views:  325   Comments: 0
Last one
Title:  Last one
Description:  The highest numbered Centennial stored at Yermo.
Photo Date:  8/21/1982  Upload Date: 3/17/2013 4:16:33 AM
Location:  Yermo, CA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X) UP 6942(DDA40X)
Views:  418   Comments: 0
UP 6946
Title:  UP 6946
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/1/1983  Upload Date: 10/14/2017 8:00:54 PM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Michael Cameron
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  20   Comments: 0
1353-27 UP 6946 at Western Pacific WP Railroad Museum
Title:  1353-27 UP 6946 at Western Pacific WP Railroad Museum
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/1/1985  Upload Date: 4/7/2008 8:41:16 PM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  917   Comments: 2
1353-29 Western Pacific WP Railroad Museum
Title:  1353-29 Western Pacific WP Railroad Museum
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/1/1985  Upload Date: 4/7/2008 8:41:34 PM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X) WP 2001(GP20) WP 3051(U30B)
Views:  1275   Comments: 1
UP 6946
Title:  UP 6946
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/3/1988  Upload Date: 10/10/2014 1:30:21 AM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Dave Ritter
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  67   Comments: 0
UP 6946
Title:  UP 6946
Description:  At that time I was told this was a complete unit that could still run.
Photo Date:  6/3/1988  Upload Date: 10/10/2014 1:31:14 AM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Dave Ritter
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  84   Comments: 0
DDA40X UP 6946
Title:  DDA40X UP 6946
Description:  UP Centennial DDA40X 6946 at the Western Pacific Railroad Museum in Portola, CA
Photo Date:  4/9/1991  Upload Date: 5/25/2015 4:14:02 AM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Steve McConnel
Categories:  Roster,Model
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
Large
Title:  Large
Description:  Enjoying retirement from U.P. at the Western Pacific Rail Museum.
Photo Date:  9/1/2005  Upload Date: 1/27/2010 11:52:08 PM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Matthew Rhodes
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  513   Comments: 1
UP 6946
Title:  UP 6946
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/16/2007  Upload Date: 5/20/2011 9:20:54 AM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Thomas Hillebrant
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  274   Comments: 0
UP 6936 and 6946
Title:  UP 6936 and 6946
Description:  6936 had been up to a public event in N. California and was laying over at Portola on its way back to Omaha. Not that common to have two operable Centennials in the same location.
Photo Date:  7/17/2007  Upload Date: 5/20/2011 9:18:18 AM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Thomas Hillebrant
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6936(DDA40X) UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  507   Comments: 0
UP 6946
Title:  UP 6946
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/25/2008  Upload Date: 11/16/2008 3:53:13 PM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Kerry Klarr
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  313   Comments: 0
UP 6946
Title:  UP 6946
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/1/2010  Upload Date: 8/4/2014 1:50:22 PM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  62   Comments: 1
UP 6946
Title:  UP 6946
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/14/2010  Upload Date: 9/8/2010 8:00:04 AM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Stephie Kolata
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  749   Comments: 1
Me and DDA40X
Title:  Me and DDA40X
Description:  Me and DDM40X at Portola museum
Photo Date:  7/27/2011  Upload Date: 10/31/2012 5:23:18 PM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Pedro Rezende
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  254   Comments: 0
UP 6946
Title:  UP 6946
Description:  UP 6946 at Portola museum
Photo Date:  7/27/2011  Upload Date: 6/26/2012 6:50:19 PM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Pedro Rezende
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  239   Comments: 2
Switching the Centennial at Portola
Title:  Switching the Centennial at Portola
Description:  Union Pacific ES44AC #7861 switches the massive DDA40X, UP 6946, at the Western Pacific Railroad Museum in Portola, CA.
Photo Date:  8/19/2011  Upload Date: 1/16/2012 4:53:40 PM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Jamie West
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  UP 7681(AC45CCTE) UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  393   Comments: 1
Centennial at Portola
Title:  Centennial at Portola
Description:  Union Pacific DDA40X #6946 sits parked at the Western Pacific Railroad Museum in Portola, CA.
Photo Date:  8/19/2011  Upload Date: 1/20/2012 8:25:52 PM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Jamie West
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  405   Comments: 0
SP 2873
Title:  SP 2873
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/8/2012  Upload Date: 7/31/2012 9:06:36 PM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Thomas Golec
Categories:  Yard,Track
Locomotives:  SP 2873(GP9) UP 6946(DDA40X) WP 805A(FP7A)
Views:  330   Comments: 0
UP 6946
Title:  UP 6946
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/14/2014  Upload Date: 6/10/2014 7:26:28 AM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Bob Keenan
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  74   Comments: 0
UP 6946 BEAST
Title:  UP 6946 BEAST
Description:  Finally got to see one of these monsters up close. Wish I could have seen them in action.
Photo Date:  7/25/2014  Upload Date: 8/15/2014 4:53:36 PM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  JASON GIFFORD
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  103   Comments: 0
A look back in time
Title:  A look back in time
Description:  Looking out the engineers window of UP 6946 at some more classics at the Western Pacific Museum.
Photo Date:  7/25/2014  Upload Date: 8/15/2014 5:18:21 PM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  JASON GIFFORD
Categories:  Yard,Track
Locomotives:  WP 707(GP7) UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
UP 6946
Title:  UP 6946
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/8/2014  Upload Date: 8/11/2014 2:35:31 PM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Ben Margherone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  228   Comments: 1
UP 6946
Title:  UP 6946
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/15/2015  Upload Date: 8/25/2015 4:33:19 PM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  Ben Margherone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  194   Comments: 1
UP DDA40X At WPRM
Title:  UP DDA40X At WPRM
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/26/2017  Upload Date: 8/28/2017 2:46:37 PM
Location:  Portola, CA
Author:  James Nessen
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Track
Locomotives:  UP 6946(DDA40X)
Views:  44   Comments: 0


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