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Missouri Pacific - UP 1982


The above image is of a banner displayed on a fence at the unveiling of the Rio Grande Heritage Unit

Summary Information
Previous Unit Number UP 8379
Date Unveiled July 30, 2005
Location of Unveiling Omaha, NE
Unveiled at Formal Event? Yes
Paint Scheme Colors are a mix of Power Blue (on the front) and Jenks Blue (on the back). Screaming Eagle on the long hood and MP Eagle on the nose.
Typical Route for Unit Unit currently tends to stay on former MoPac routes between Houston and Chicago.
This Page Last Updated 12/6/2006 9:00:00 AM
Date Repainted to UP

Unit Updates
11/23/2006 - UP 1982 is placed on the point of the MPRCB-23 running from Proviso, IL to Council Bluffs, IA, apparently in captive service. (link)
11/22/2006 - UP 1982 is released from the shops in Proviso, IL and is available for assignment.
11/21/2006 - UP 1982 is placed in the shops in Proviso, IL.
11/9/2006 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) are split apart in Chicago, IL. UP 1982 continues in captive service on the ZYCHO between Yard Center, IL and Houston, TX
10/20/2006 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) depart Yard Center, IL bound for Houston, TX on the ZYCHO, perhaps in captive service.
10/17/2006 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) leave North Little Rock, AR bound for Yard Center, IL.
10/12/2006 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) arrives in North Little Rock, AR awaiting further assignment.
10/7/2006 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) appear to be keeping to former MP/Katy tracks in the Missouri-Arkansas-Illinois area, but not necessarily in captive service on any one train.
9/30/2006 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) depart Valley Junction, IL bound for Kansas City, MO, perhaps in captive service.
9/26/2006 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) depart Kansas City, MO bound for Valley Junction, IL.
9/25/2006 - UP 1982 is released from the shops in Kansas City.
9/24/2006 - After being displayed over the weekend at Union Station in Kansas City, UP 1982 is placed at the shops in Kansas City.
9/20/2006 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) arrive at Union Station in Kansas City for display over the weekend with UP 6936 and UP 844 for a celebration of Railroad Heritage.
9/19/2006 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) are returned to UP and head for Kansas City, MO where they will be displayed for a celebration of Railroad Heritage. (link)
9/17/2006 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) are displayed at the Monticello Railway Museum for the day for public viewing.
9/16/2006 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) are interchanged with the Norfolk Southern at Valley Junction, IL and move to Monticello, IL for public (static) display at the Monticello Railway Museum on September 17.
9/7/2006 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) depart Proviso, IL on the MPRPB-07 headed for Pine Bluff, AR.
9/3/2006 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) depart Council Bluffs, IA on the MCBPR-02 headed for Proviso, IL. Train met the MPRCL-03 in Sterling, IL with sister Heritage Unit UP 1995 (CNW) for power. (link)
8/31/2006 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) depart from Proviso, IL on the MPRCB-31, headed for Council Bluffs, IA.
8/22/2006 - After being released from the shops, UP 1982 is again paired with sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 and both units depart Houston toward Dolton (Yard Center), IL, possibly entering captive service.
8/21/2006 - UP 1982 is placed in the shops in Houston, TX, possibly breaking up the running of UP 1982 with sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy).
8/13/2006 - UP 1982 is paired with sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) in Kansas City, MO. Both units head south on a train toward Little Rock, AR.
8/12/2006 - UP 1982 is placed in the shops in Kansas City, MO for a routine inspection.
7/26/2006 - UP 1982 is placed in the shops for inspection in Houston, TX at 11:04pm.
5/23/2006 - UP 1982 returns to service running on "I" Intermodal and "Z" trains between Dolton, IL (Yard Center) and Houston, TX.
5/22/2006 - After being placed earlier in the day in Proviso, IL, UP 1982 is release for service at Proviso.
5/16/2006 - UP 1982 arrives and sits in Bensenville, IL (for a several days).
5/15/2006 - UP 1982 departs Clinton, IA on the MCLPR-15, heading back to Proviso, IL. (link)
5/13/2006 - UP 1982 leaves Yard Center in Dolton, IL and heads toward Council Bluffs, IA. Unit is dropped off in Clinton, IA.
5/9/2006 - UP 1982 departs from the standard runs between Houston and Fort Worth and heads back to Dolton, IL (Yard Center).
4/14/2006 - Returning to the standard Houston to Fort Worth run, UP 1982 is second on the MHOFW-14 behind UP 4141 (George HW Bush unit).
4/10/2006 - UP 1982 arrives in Fort Worth, TX after bringing a unit pipe train to Texas from St Paul, MN.
4/8/2006 - UP 1982 departs from St Paul, MN leading a (special) pipe train move all the way south to Fort Worth, TX.
4/6/2006 - UP 1982 departs former MoPac rails and heads for St Paul, MN on the MKCCP-06.
3/28/2006 - UP 1982 turns around in Houston, TX and runs with sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) back to Yard Center, IL.
3/26/2006 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy), appear to be on regular runs between Yard Center, IL and Houston, TX right now, as it left Dolton, IL on the IHOYC-26.
3/4/2006 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) leave Dolton, IL on the ZYCHOB-04, heading back to Houston, TX.
2/25/2006 - After spending about two months running between Houston and Fort Worth, UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) run on the IHOYC from Houston, TX to Yard Center, IL.
11/20/2005 - UP 1982 starts running between Houston and Fort Worth with sister Heritage Unit 1988 (Katy) and the George HW Bush unit 4141.
11/17/2005 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) return to former MoPac/Katy rails on the MNPEW running from North Platte, NE to Englewood, TX.
11/16/2005 - UP 1982 is removed from the coal train CNANW in North Platte, NE.
11/14/2005 - UP 1982 has been moved to the North Antalope Mine in Wyoming after having ATC/CCS repairs done on by Progress Rail. Unit is on the CNANW (coal train) headed back toward Arkansas.
11/5/2005 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) arrive in North Platte, NE at 8:30am on the MKSNP. From there, the unit left for South Morrill, NE where the units ATC/CCS will be repaired by Progress Rail.
10/19/2005 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) returns to Wichita, KS on the SERWT-19.
10/16/2005 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) are placed on an Operation Lifesaver Special (SKCOK-16) from Kansas City, MO to Oklahoma City, OK.
10/12/2005 - UP 1982 and sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) were back in Centennial Yard in Fort Worth, TX. (link)
10/10/2005 - UP 1982 joins sister Heritage Unit UP 1988 (Katy) on the MFWWT-10 from Fort Worth, TX to Wichita, KS.
10/9/2005 - After several weeks running between Houston, TX and Dolton, IL (Yard Center), UP 1982 went to Fort Worth, TX for the Missouri Pacific Historical Society meeting today. (link)
8/30/2005 - UP 1982 continues running on "I" (Intermodal) and "Z" trains between Houston, TX and Dolton, IL (Yard Center).
8/20/2005 - UP 1982 might be on a cycle running between Houston, TX and Dolton, IL (Yard Center). Unit departs on the IHOYC-20.
8/19/2005 - UP 1982 arrives in Houston, TX on the ZYCHOB-17 at 4:20am.
8/17/2005 - UP 1982 departs on the ZYCHOB-17, departing from Yard Center (in Dolton, IL) around sunset.
8/15/2005 - UP 1982 leads the MCBPR-15 departing from Council Bluffs, IA headed for Proviso, IL.
8/14/2005 - UP 1982 arrives in Council Bluffs, IA on the SAVCB-12.
8/12/2005 - After arriving in Avondale, LA, UP 1982 immediately turned around and headed back for Council Bluffs, IA on the SAVCB-12.
8/11/2005 - UP 1982 departs Houston, TX on the SHOAV-11 headed for Avondale, LA.
8/9/2005 - UP 1982 arrives in Houston, TX on the SCBHO-08 with six passenger cars. (link)
8/8/2005 - UP 1982 departs Council Bluffs, IA on the SCBHO-08 with sister Heritage Unit UP 1983 (WP) headed for Houston, TX.
8/5/2005 - After spending a few days in Las Vegas, NV, UP 1982 departs on a Passenger Special headed for Council Bluffs, IA (SLVCB).
8/2/2005 - After running on a Passenger Special from Omaha, NE where the unit was unveiled, UP 1982 arrived in Las Vegas, NV. (link)
8/1/2005 - UP 1982 will run on a UP Passenger Special from Omaha, NE to Las Vegas, NE (SCBLV).
7/30/2005 - The Missouri Pacific Heritage Unit is unveiled in Omaha, NE. (link)
7/29/2005 - A small section of the cab on UP 1982 is seen in the yard in Council Bluffs, IA. (link)
7/27/2005 - UP 8379 is moved from Proviso, IL to Council Bluffs, IA on the MPRCB-26. (link)
7/25/2005 - UP 8379 is moved with a large blue tarp from Butler, WI to Proviso, IL. (link)
7/10/2005 - UP 8379 is at the paint shop in Horicon, WI.
Note: Red Text in the status above indicates the unit is significantly away from its heritage railroads "home" rails.

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