Sesquicentennial Morning- After turning on the wye, the O'Connor Engineering replica of Central Pacific's most famous locomotive gallops away to the spotlight while her Union Pacific counte... (more)
"What was it the engines said?" Probably get all these %$#@! people away from us! During the recreation of the champagne photo on the 150th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike... (more)
Two spikes -- one silver, one gold -- will be driven to complete the Transcontinental Railroad!
Central Pacific Jupiter stretches is legs as it leaves the engine house and heads for display at the site of the driving of the Golden Spike.
It's the biggest day these reproduction locomotives have ever seen -- the 150th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike. Before moving out to entertain thousands of people, CPRR Jupiter and... (more)
150 years and one day later, the politicians are still pontificating at Promontory, reenacting the driving of the golden spike. They do a great job here of recreating the scene, on a seasonal bas... (more)
The loneliest locomotive in the West...
While the Jupiter and 119 steal the show on the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad, the National Park Service's 1948 built 25-Tonner spen... (more)
Attention To Detail Resting in the Promontory sun, the replica of famous UP 119 is a shining example of 1860's locomotive construction. The level of detail on both of these locomotives is ... (more)
East Meets West At what can arguably be named one of the most significant sites in American history, the Central Pacific from the west and the Union Pacific from the east met at Promontory ... (more)
Getting up speed, Central Pacific Jupiter shows off her motion at the 2015 Winter Steam Festival at Golden Spike National Historic Site.
The replica of the famed Central Pacific Jupiter takes turns with the 119 to be operated for three days in the winter for a special steam festival. Engineer Thomas Brown braces himself in the cold... (more)
The engineer of Union Pacific 119 waves while performing a steam demonstration at the 146th anniversary of the driving of the golden spike.
Union Pacific #119 replica built by O'Connor Engineering at Golden Spike Historic Site, Promontory, UT.
No. 119 steams down the reconstructed main line at the Golden Spike National Historic Site