UP DDa40X 6905 is stopped briefly at the SF San Bernardino yard with the Supervan train. The 6905 was just pulled out of long time storage and put back into service. The year 1984 was a great time... (more)
UP DD40X 6938 on display at the UP Jenks shops with the Union Pacific sign in front.
In the midnight hour...
Upon entering Nebraska out of Iowa it's practically impossible to miss this Centennial and the massive UP Bigboy that sit high up on the bluff in Kenefick Park overlooking Interstate 80.
Westbound UP hotshot pig train starting into the sharp 30mph curve onto the Santa Fe to gain trackage rights over Cajon Pass into the LA basin
UP's famous Overland Mail North makes good time along the Columbia River near Viento State Park, Oregon on September 16, 1979 powered by its typical Centennial-Fast Forty-Centennial trio. This was... (more)
Passenger special with a DDA40X on the point passes a freight on the Union Pacific main line.
You can always find something of interest in Altoona! DD40AX 6944 sits at the Juniata shops awaiting a much needed cosmetic restoration, while a line of new Boston MBTA HSP46 locomotives fresh fro... (more)
My oldest prepares to depart North Platte with a westbound hotshot behind Centennial UP 6922 as Challenger UP 3977 stands nearby. The railroad display at Cody Park is a lot of fun!
A new but dirty Centennial is held up at Grand Island, NE. as a storm goes through. The unit behind the Centennial is a very early U25B built by GE. Photo taken by Lou Schmitz.
Two centennials and a pair of SD40-2H's head into Cheyenne as they just came off Sherman Hill. Photo taken by Joseph R. Quinn.
Four centennials and a two SD40-2's make up the power of this train as they glide through a nice snow scene in Utah. Photo taken by Kenneth M. Ardinger.
A Centennial sits at the North Platte locomotive facilities. This is one of a couple that received experimental smoke lifters. Photo taken by Joseph Quinn
UP 6936 heads west through Oroville.