Inspecting the Western Pacific before purchase. A Roger Puta Photograph
A UP special runs around a Santa Fe freight through Hesperia. E9 960 will be retired in less then a year. Photo taken by Richard M. Panek
On Sunday, March 30, 1980, Roger Puta photographed the Union Pacific Director's Special touring the Western Pacific after the UP announced its intention to purchase the WP. Senior board member Ha... (more)
UP's Directors' Special from Seattle heads towards Portland and points east at Castle Rock, Washington on BN's double track mainline. UP exercises trackage rights on this former NP route, which wa... (more)
UP 960 heads up a Directors' Special through Steilacoom along Puget Sound on a blustery spring day in 1979. The train is headed from Seattle to Portland and points east and is running on BN tracka... (more)
UP E9 No. 960 and E8 No. 928 face off in the late evening hours of June 22, 1978. No. 960 will be part of a quartet of E9s the next day pulling the Hinkle Special train out of Portland to celebrat... (more)
One of UP's fine passenger trains moves past what looks like a mountain of lava. No photographer name listed on slide.
The Union Pacific E9 A-B set have been summoned from Denver and take over for the damaged 4-8-4 8444. The excursion train gets out of Cheyenne just before 4:00 p.m..
Union Pacific E9 units 960 and 974B sit in Denver after having brought the excursion consist for 4-8-4 8444 down from Cheyenne.
A Union Pacific Employee Family Day special is just leaving the Union Pacific "Argo" yard in south seatle for a short trip south. Leading the train is an E8A and E8B. On the rear of the train is... (more)
Moonrise ove Portland while sun sets over shoulder; Honeywell Pentax H1a; Agfachrome 50