Streamliners at Spencer
Although UP 5042 (SD70M) and UP 949 (E9A) are separated by 42 years of age, I imagine this scene is similar to what might have been photographed in the 1950's.
On the trip home fresh from a rebuild at Paducah, Kentucky, Union Pacific’s E9 No. 949 cuts through the farm country of Willis, Kansas, over the Falls City Subdivision on April 28, 1993. The panne... (more)
Union Pacific 949 and a few other proud streamliners pose for a night shoot in Spencer, NC
UP #949 hangs out with sister E-Units, the Iowa Pacific #515 and the Erie #833 during the Streamliners Event.
UP E9A 949 runs up past N&W 611 and NS 4270 during the Spencer Streamliner event
UP E9A 949 pulls the passenger train during the Spencer Streamliner event
One of Union Pacific's E-Units on display at the Streamliners at Spencer event.
UP E9A 949, takes a spin on the turntable in Spencer while Reading F7A 284 and NKP PA-1 190 look on. The helicopter circling overhead was a vintage helicopter which was busy all weekend giving peo... (more)
UP E9A 949, pulls the passenger train in Spencer, NC for the Streamliners event
The workday of Ed Dickens didn't end with the arrival of Big Boy 4014 at Cheyenne as he was about to pilot the tool cars into the shops. No time to admire 949.
The reward for getting soaked wet in a heavy Wyoming-style shower on US85 bridge was E9 949 in full glory after the downpour had ended.
It's always good to to have a capable small camera with a lens that fits through the fence on brigdes - giving view to the nice A-B-A set idling in front of the Cheyenne shops.
UP#949 makes the first couple trips around the shops.