That caboose is pristine, as is the SW14 up front, but biz car 101 - perhaps fresh from being refurbished - is the star. Built by Pullman in 1912, I believe it was renumbered a couple times, then... (more)
A westbound BNSF manifest is about to enjoy it’s brief trackage rights on the Union Pacific in Omaha.
Chicago Great Western F7(A) 156 and CB&Q E8(A) 9942B at CB&Q's Omaha Passenger Station in August 1964. A Lloyd Keyser Photo from my Collection.
Union Pacific special trains have run with many different diesel engines leading over the years but nothing ever looked better than the A-B-A set of E's on the head end. An example is this Union P... (more)
A pair of Oakway units are on an empty Burlington Northern coal train as it begins the climb out of downtown Omaha.
Union Pacific inspection special IVBCB passes Tower B and also by the rear end of BN's Bayard local.
Looking west from 12th St, it's roughly 7pm on a summer evening as UP's YCB78 job shoves towards the Omaha World Herald dock to pull empties before spotting the loaded newsprint to the dock on Cap... (more)
A GP9, and a U-boat sit in front of the Union Pacific Omaha Shops on a quiet evening in 1980 The shop would close in 1988 when most of the work was moved to the new Jenks Shop in North Little Rock... (more)
BN #65 departs Omaha as seen from the Bancroft St. Bridge which was torn out a few years later.
I have lived right near here for almost 10 years and have always wanted to shoot a train at the 168th Street bridge. Here is an S-TACOMA running Westbound on the BNSF Omaha Subdivision.
A pair of GECX units lead a Union Pacific train up the hill past Tower "B" towards Summit. GECX 3007, an C30-S7, was rebuilt from MILW 5658. In the background a BN GP50 and LMX set are climbing up... (more)
Kenefick Park is an impressive welcoming after crossing the Missouri river from Council Bluffs, IA into Omaha, Nebraska. It happens to be even more of a sight at night!
UP 1943 guides the passenger train in downtown Omaha.