RailPictures.Net Photo: 33 Union Pacific GE U50 at North Platte, Nebraska by Bill Marvel
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» Union Pacific (more..)
» GE U50 (more..)
» East of North Platte (more..)
» North Platte, Nebraska, USA (more..)
» October 02, 1966
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» 33 (more..)
» Unknown
» Bill Marvel (more..)
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Driving U.S. Route 30 across Nebraska in the 1960s is a continuous variety show. Here come GE U50 33 and EMD DD35B 72B, a 10,000-hp combination, booming along eastbound, east of North Platte on October 2, 1966, with a few cattle cars, a gon, a flat, and an endless string of rattling boxcars. Not a container or even a piggyback in sight. What the Overland Route lacks here in scenery it makes up in broad, skies, bright sunshine, and plenty of trains.
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