The prototype GP40X's ride on new HT-B trucks, as illustrated by UP 959. The GP40X's are EMD's first F engines in regular production, but they are in fact prototypes for the expected "GP... (more)
Union Pacific had only two Alco Century 855-A 5500hp, numbered 60 and 61, Date Built 6/64, sold to Houston Armature Works and scrapped, 11/71.
A roster shot of UP's turbine 24.
A UP FEF3 is about to cross the diamonds of the CB&Q at Grand Island.
A new but dirty Centennial is held up at Grand Island, NE. as a storm goes through. The unit behind the Centennial is a very early U25B built by GE. Photo taken by Lou Schmitz.
A quartet of SD40-2 with two C&NW units pulls up to the original Grand Island crossing with the BN. The C&NW units were in pool service with the UP that hauled coal from the Powder River basin.
A caboose hop is about to cross the UP triple track main line through Grand Island. The crew member is covering his ears as he walks next to the noisy engine.
A BN coal train crosses the UP at Grand Island on the original crossing.