Union Pacific EMD E8A No. 928 sits forlornly on one of the turntable tracks at the roundhouse in Cheyenne, Wyoming on May 3, 2007. This locomotive was once on display at the Western Heritage Museu... (more)
UP 928 leads UP's "Old Timers Special" deadhead movement through Tacoma en route to Seattle where it will be loaded for an excursion through the Columbia Gorge, over the Blue Mountains a... (more)
I believe UP 928 was leased by Amtrak, not purchased. At this point, the 23-year-old beauty is looking a little tattered.
I can only imagine how fast they were going here. The stretch between Stockton and Faust on the Lynndyl Subdivision is flat and strait, a real race track. Not sure if the passenger speed in the la... (more)
From the window of an 8444 Excursion Special in probably 1968, an eastbound UP passenger train, either the City of Portland or, due to its length, maybe the City of Everywhere combin... (more)
A quartet of EMD E units lead UP's Old Timer's Special west through the Tooele Valley on March 19, 1978. The lead engine, No. 928 was the last active E8 on the Union Pacific roster. The train and ... (more)
E8 shell wasting away at the Steam Shop turntable, presumable used for parts for the working heritage fleet E9s. The cab was in relatively good shape. However, the same cannot be said for the prim... (more)
A Union Pacific's 'Family Days' special takes employees and their families for a train ride at North Yard in Salt Lake City. All of the UP real estate was eventually sold, and is now the Utah Tran... (more)
Family Days are here again! Union Pacific's last operating E8 locomotive is ready to depart the Salt Lake City passenger terminal grounds for Woods Cross. Prior to the UP-SP merger in 1996, Salt L... (more)
A bit worse for wear, UP E8A 928 sitting near the turntable at Cheyenne, WY.
Union Pacific "Old Timers Special" rounds the tight curve at Crestline, NV. This track has since been removed and re-aligned.