RailPictures.Net Photo: 9 Union Pacific GE GTEL turbine at Archer, Wyoming by Bill Marvel
 
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» GE GTEL turbine (more..)
» Archer Hill (more..)
» Archer, Wyoming, USA (more..)
» June 02, 1965
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» 9 (more..)
» Extra 9 West (more..)
» Bill Marvel (more..)
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Eight miles east of Cheyenne, UP‘s Archer Hill offers the photographer less variety but a more convenient vantage point than sprawling Sherman Hill to the west. On June 2, 1965, the temperature is mild, there’s a hint of an afternoon rain in the air, and the hills are carpeted with the lush grass that makes cattlemen rejoice, as “Big Blow” 9 drifts by with a westbound reefer block. Running pretty close to its 65-mph rated speed, number 9 is one of 30 third-generation turbines, at 8500-hp the most powerful locomotives on anybody’s rails anywhere.
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