UP 6946 was donated by UP to the museum in Portola. UP also shipped UP 6912 to the museum and allowed them to strip it for parts. The museum was closed for the season during our visit to Portola b... (more)
A westbound Van on the Cima grade east of Kelso CA
A "Centennial" sits surrounded by a fence adjacent to UP's Pocatello yard, now collecting leaves and onlookers.
A hot eastbound piggy back train is seen charging through the cut at the west end of Cajon Summit. The 6900 was the class leader.
With some donations to the museum, I bet it could get TLC and some paint.
A eastbound Z train is seen in a patch of sunlight just before an approaching storm
6936 is switching out the train from the Denver Post "Frontier Days" special along with 844. It will then continue eastward to North Platte.
Taken in the early '70's of a westbound approaching old Summit in Cajon Pass
Union Pacific 6936 heads a Passenger Special up the California Coast line on a very cloudy, cold, and windy day in San Jose, California.
At just over 98 feet 5 inches and weighing in at 545,432 lbs, Union Pacific 6936 leads a Passenger Special up the California Coast line, where it will spend the night in Oakland before heading bac... (more)
The inspection special rounds the curve at Terra Cotta and passes an eastbound coal train. Terra Cotta is nestled in the Smokey Hills west of Salina.
The engineering special gets panned as it crosses the IL/WI state line.
With a presence quite unlike anything else on rails, Union Pacific's EMD "Centennial" scampers through the Jordan River Narrows on a 300 mile journey east to Grand Junction, Colorado.
Creeping along at 12 mph, Union Pacific's prized DDA40X #6936 crosses bridge 45.04, between Cache Junction and Wheelon, Utah.