Attention To Detail Resting in the Promontory sun, the replica of famous UP 119 is a shining example of 1860's locomotive construction. The level of detail on both of these locomotives is ... (more)
East Meets West At what can arguably be named one of the most significant sites in American history, the Central Pacific from the west and the Union Pacific from the east met at Promontory ... (more)
Here's a view of the fireman's side of 119. This a near exact replica, of the original 119, that was used in the Golden Spike Ceremony, in Promontory Summit, in 1869.
This locomotive was designed... (more)
Locomotive number 119, makes a shove east, on the Union Pacific Spur.
Every year, for a few day, in between Christmas, and New Year, the Golden Spike National Historic Site, does their winter ste... (more)
May 10, 2016 marked the 147th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory Summit, linking the east and west coasts of United States with its first transcontinental railroad. This ... (more)
May 10, 2016 marked the 147th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory Summit, linking the east and west coasts of United States with its first transcontinental railroad.
Union Pacific commemorative 4-4-0 119 built in 1979 for the Gold Spike Promontory National Monument performs a run-by strut on June 12, 2015 before being placed in its house for the night, visibl... (more)
A pair of Union Pacific GP7s, 119 and 114, assist a passenger train over southern California's Cajon Pass. The eastbound passenger train, most likely train #10, the "Domeliner" (Los Ang... (more)
Paint detail on the reproduction UP 119
No. 119 steams down the reconstructed main line at the Golden Spike National Historic Site
Union Pacific 119 and Central Pacific "Jupiter" in the classic "Golden Spike" pose at Promontory Summit, Utah.
Replicas of Union Pacific 119 and Central Pacific "Jupiter" prepare to re-enact the Golden Spike ceremony at Promontory, Utah.
Golden Spike's winter steam special
UP 119 with fresh wings leads the dead line in Fort Worth back in 2005. Several sister units sit with her pending conversion to RCL platforms or Genset units.
The replicas of "Jupiter" and No. 119 meet again at Promontory, Utah for the 137th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike. Costumed actors gather every May 10th to reenact the event for t... (more)