The Jacks Were Back when the grips of the early 1980's recession finally lifted and western railroads found themselves short on power. The issue was magnified when steamship lines started shippin... (more)
UP 6936 and 6939 show off their large cabs nose to nose in the dead-line at Las Vegas,NV..
Dead line of DD's.
Run-through freight (CNW train 252, The Rocket) has just arrived from North Platte with UP 6907 leading. UP pulled 6907 and two GP38-2s off leaving CNW 6802 to head the train to Chicago. The UP li... (more)
This was the only time that UP's big Centennial ever visited the Twin Ports. It was powering an engineering inspection train and came up from St. Paul over BNSF and went south into Wisconsin over ... (more)
Two UP Century DD40A-X's are assisted by an SD24B and a GP30 up Cajon grade at Devore, Calif. on April 30, 1976. UP operates on AT&SF (new BNSF) trackage rights over Cajon Summit all the way to D... (more)
One of Union Pacific's famous DDA40X giants is on display at the appropriately named Rail Giants Museum. Parked across from Big Boy 4014 for a couple decades now, it's about to get a new stablemat... (more)
A eastbound Union Pacific Van seen just east of Cajon Pass summit on a hazy morning in the pass.
Power-starved UP had to pull everything off the shelves in the spring of 1984 and for a few months Centennials were back in service. Those few months were good ones for Kodak.
UP 6938 on display outside of Jenks Shop.
6936 sits on the west wye at IRM.
The largest operational diesel-electric locomotive in the world, UP 6936, soaks up some sunlight at IRM.
UP 6936 & 6930 team up with a freight extra at the Illinois Railway Museum.
A special visitor from the Union Pacific fits in perfectly with the DD40X #6930 and GTEL #X-18 at the Illinois Railway Museum. Big thanks to the UP for sending the 6936 to the museums 60th Anniver... (more)