With the National Railway Historical Society convention being held in Salt Lake City, a 16 car UP passenger special is ready to travel a giant loop through central Utah the following day with soci... (more)
Minutes after the passage of a big thunder storm, the City of Los Angeles steam special awaits departure from Salt Lake City for Ogden, Green River, and Cheyenne.
Union Pacific 3985 is a four-cylinder simple articulated 4-6-6-4 Challenger-type steam locomotive. It was built in 1943 by the American Locomotive Company of Schenectady, New York. The Challenger ... (more)
Union Pacific business car Arden was built in 1950 by Pullman Standard as coach No. 5449. It was rebuilt in 1952 to the business car Arden without ever seeing regular passenger service. The car wa... (more)
Passenger equipment is prepared for the 125th Golden Spike Anniversary train running between Salt Lake City and Brigham City on May 10th.
Smile for the camera! The train crew of a Nampa, Idaho to Los Angeles, California passenger special pose for a portrait prior to a departure west from Salt Lake City. The crew members are (left to... (more)
A UP Family Days special is ready to depart Salt Lake City for Oakland. This real estate is now occupied by the big Gateway Mall. The old North Temple overpass is behind the train.
You can't shoot this now! Union Pacific steam locomotives 844 and 3985 pause in Salt Lake City after a mid-afternoon arrival from Rock Springs, Wyoming. The pair are receiving a little TLC prior t... (more)
A Southern Pacific SD40R takes a break at the Union Pacific passenger station in Salt Lake City. The 7361 assisted Amtrak's California Zephyr train #6 overnight from California to Utah. Rio Grande... (more)
June 6, 1977 was a big day for Salt Lake City and for Amtrak. The very first run of the Seattle to Salt Lake City 'Pioneer' arrived at the Union Pacific depot downtown. This new connection bridged... (more)
Completed in July 1909 at a cost of $500,000, Union Pacific's Salt Lake City passenger station is a beautiful monument to the golden age of passenger train travel. The structure was built in the E... (more)