UP's only coal turbine electric makes a test run as many officials look on. This locomotive was an experimental and didn't run very much as it was deemed a failure. A set of diesels was always in ... (more)
Here is UP's experiment with a coal turbine. They turned a PA into a control unit and an ex GN W1 electric into a coal fired turbine. If I remember right the unit ran only in the summer of 1962. H... (more)
A UP DD35 along with a WP GP35 and UP SD40-2 roll past a quonset hut at North Platte. Photo taken by Mark R. Lynn.
A westbound Union Pacific coal train slows to enter the passing siding at Reed to meet a passenger special coming east from Milford, Utah.
Back in March of 1979, a group of Provo area railfans found out that a UP officers special was headed east from Las Vegas, Nevada. In order to catch this special move in the daylight, a carload of... (more)
The cab and front truck of DD35A 80 make for an impressive sight at UP's Portland Shops in August 1972.
UP 80 West tops the Cajon grade at Summit and begins the long descent into the LA Basin.
DD35A 80 rests outside UP's Portland Shops.
A DD35A, GP9B, and Centennial sit outside UP's Portland Shops.