Locomotive profile: DDA40X

RELATED TOPICS: LOCOMOTIVES | ENCYCLOPEDIA
Original DDA40X is on display in Omaha, Nebraska.
DDA40X
Original DDA40X is on display in Omaha, Nebraska.
Jim Wrinn
DDA40X

•YEARS BUILT: 1969-1971

•MANUFACTURER: EMD

•OPERATED ON: Union Pacific (special order from UP)

•NAME: Centennial, named to mark the 100th anniversary of the Golden Spike ceremony at Promontory Summit, Utah.

•QUANTITY: 47

•HORSEPOWER: 6,600

•KNOWN FOR: The most successful of UP’s twin-engine freight diesels of the 1960s.

•STATUS: Several preserved around the country, and one, No. 6936, operates occasionally as part of UP’s heritage program
Leave a Comment
Want to leave a comment?
Only registered members of TrainsMag.com are allowed to leave comments. Registration is FREE and only takes a couple minutes.

Login or Register now.
Please keep your feedback on-topic and respectful. Trains staffers reserve the right to edit or delete any comments.
0 COMMENTS
FREE DOWNLOAD

FREE DOWNLOAD

The Genesee & Wyoming 

Newsletter Sign-Up

By signing up you may also receive occasional reader surveys and special offers from Trains magazine.Please view our privacy policy
Subscribe Up To 58% off the newsstand price!
Subscribe To Trains Mag Today
+