Locomotive Number 1000 was designed by Richard Dillworth and was built by the Electro-Motive Company in 1939. It is a type NW2, and was the demonstrator for this new class of yard switching locomotive. The 1,000 horsepower NW2 demonstrator, originally numbered 889, arrived at UP property in Omaha for a
Wednesday March 14, 2006. the GE 80-Ton locomotive arrived at the Museum here in Boulder City on a “lowboy” trailer. While it looks as though it is traveling on its own power, it is actually just rolling off of the trailer, restrained by a winch. At the Nevada Test Site
Locomotive Number 844, a type GP-30, was built in 1963 by the ElectroMotive Division of General Motors, and ran on the Union Pacific. It was donated to the Museum, and refurbished in Union Pacific colors. It weighs approximately 125 tons, and has a turbocharged V16 engine that develops 2250 horsepower.
Locomotive Number 1855 was built in 1953 and was used in service for the government in the Army Transportation Corps. It is unusual because it’s diesel engine is of opposed piston design. This type of engine was developed by the Fairbanks-Morse Company for use in diesel submarines. After World War