An eastbound Union Pacific grain train, led by two SD40-2’s sandwiching a U30C, rolls under storm clouds at Forelle, Wyoming.
Under rainy skies, a Union Pacific U30C and two SD40-2’s pass the station sign at Forelle, Wyoming.
Union Pacific Challenger 3985 passes the photo line at Milepost 561, two miles east of Forelle, Wyoming.
Union Pacific Challenger is a few miles out of Laramie on the windy Wyoming plains. Here it executes a photo run-by at Milepost 561, two miles east of Forelle.
The slogan on this caboose reads, "Everyone gains where courtesy reigns". Ahead pulling this train, a Gas Turbine electric. To see the head end, search photo #639380 and thanks to Rick Erben for t... (more)
UP's Gas Turbines were around for a couple more years after this photo was taken in Sept. 67. To see the rear end, check photo 639382 and thanks to Rick Erben for the location ID.
UP rostered 50 GP9's and 50 GP9B's in the first generation of the diesel era. The dawn of the second generation diesel era was about to begin when this train passed.