UP Desert Storm unit rolls west of Sutherland in 1991. Pure luck catching this unit.
Pure luck. The UP Desert Storm unit passed us westbound at O'Fallon's, but we were on the south side of the tracks and an eastbound was in our way. I was willing to risk a ticket trying to catch u... (more)
As a Veterans Day salute this image shows SD40-2 3593, which was painted in a special scheme and labeled "Desert Victory" to honor UP employees serving in Desert Storm. The names of those employee... (more)
In honor of General Norman Schwarzkopf who passed away today (December 27, 2012), this shot shows top brass from nearby F. E. Warren airbase and the governor of Wyoming (Mike Sullivan, cowboy hat ... (more)
To commemorate the 66 Union Pacific employee/reservists who were called to active duty for "Operation Desert Storm," the UP painted SD40-2 3593 (ex-8084) into this distinctive camouflage scheme. ... (more)
Heading into the setting sun, Union Pacific's Desert Storm diesel leads a westbound toward Victorville, CA. Cajon Pass and the terminus of Los Angeles lie ahead. UP SD40-2 3593 was originally UP 8... (more)
Union Pacific's Desert Storm diesel leads a westbound onto Santa Fe trackage for the last leg of its trip to Los Angeles. It will return to UP rails in Riverside, CA later that evening. UP SD40-... (more)
From 2/27 to 11/11/91 UP 3593 (nee-UP 8084, b/d 8/79, b/n 786218-20) wore this "Desert Victory" camo paint scheme in honor of the 66 UP employees who participated in Operation Desert Storm. Kodak... (more)
UP 3593 on display at St.Louis Union Station in July of 1991.