Union Pacific No. 1943, The Spirit, honoring our Armed Forces fly’s across the Gaviota Trestle with 20 Armour Yellow cars in tow. The Special will overnight in San Luis Obispo and continue on to ... (more)
With Amtrak Pacific Surfliner 763 tucked into the siding at Gaviota a 20-car Union Pacific officers special hustles west towards San Luis Obispo. On the point is Union Pacific 1943 wearing special... (more)
UP 1943 leads an executive special through the Erda cut on its way to Ogden.
UP put a little green for St Patrick's Day on the point of this 20 car passenger car in the form of camouflage. The "Spirit of Union Pacific" leads the train in and out of a snow storm a... (more)
I got my first chance to see Union Pacific's veterans locomotive 1943. Mother nature wasn't too cooperative, but I gave it my best shot with the weather conditions.
“Out of the darkness into the light”
UP 1943 leading a westbound passenger special across UP’s Lordsburg Subdivision aka “The Stormy.”
December 7, 2017, the engineer of the Spirt Of Union Pacific No. 1943 brings the engine to the Port Of Oakland. You can tell the engineer is enjoying the attention as he sets the engine up as the... (more)
The engineers seat in Union Pacific SD70AH No. 1943.
On Pearl Harbor Day 2017,Union Pacific No. 1943 serves as a backdrop for a ceremony remembering the day that will live in infamy. Representatives from Union Pacific, the Coast Guard Deputy Command... (more)
After a brief visit to Las Vegas, UP 1943 starts the trip back to Oakland as it enters BNSF rails at Daggett. The train will continue onto Mojave where it will again join home rails.
Its first time out to the "Wild West." UP 1943 the "Spirit of Union Pacific" also referred to many as UP's veterans unit leads a short 6 car passenger special to Oakland Califo... (more)
On its way to California, UP 1943 slowly snakes its way through Kinter, AZ following a UP Auto train.
UP's Spirit of the Union Pacific #1943 leads this Oakland bound special through Indio.
UP's newly painted 1943 leads a westbound PCBOA through Indio on the Sunset Route in the late afternoon.