Much has changed since Big Boys last roamed the mainlines of the Union Pacific, one thing that has not is the often severe afternoon thunderstorms that build up over Wyoming and Nebraska. Shortly ... (more)
Two Burlington Route (CB&Q) GP20's with (3) Union Pacific GP30's lead an eastbound freight at Sidney, Nebraska on September 02,1969.
UP Alco FA-FB units, powered by a 1500hp V-12 engine. Their performance must have impressed the UP's management because 80 of them were ordered subsequently.
One of the big 9000 class three cylinder 4-12-2's hauls a freight west of Sidney, NE. No photographer name listed on slide.
3077 and 2 GE are about to go under the NW on a northbound freight.