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Photo ID: 639380

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.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE GTEL
Location: Forelle, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 13
Train ID: manifest
Photo Date: September, 1967


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Nov 28, 2017

Views: 6,541
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Photo ID: 449519

For the 60th Anniversary of the Illinois Railway Museum, the Union Pacific was kind enough to send the 6936 all the way from Cheyenne, WY. Here we see the 6936 staged on station track 2 with the X... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE GTEL
Location: Union, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: UP X18
Train ID: N/A
Photo Date: August 31, 2013


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By: Kevin The Krazy 1

Added: Sep 01, 2013

Views: 9,310
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Photo ID: 417508

UP Turbine 28 at Council Bluffs, July 1966.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE GTEL
Location: Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA
Locomotive #: UP 28
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 03, 1966


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By: Steve Patterson

Added: Dec 12, 2012

Views: 4,449
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Photo ID: 416286

UP Turbine #21 at Cheyenne, WY in May 1968.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE GTEL
Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 21
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 11, 1968


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By: Steve Patterson

Added: Nov 27, 2012

Views: 5,293
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Photo ID: 415452

Another view of UP Turbine 3, at Cheyenne, Wy on May 11, 1968. Do not ask me why the coupler is freshly painted white --- I do not know. But I could suspect the locomotive or the tightlock ... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE GTEL
Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 3
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 10, 1968


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By: Steve Patterson

Added: Nov 19, 2012

Views: 7,938
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Photo ID: 414226

UP Turbine 3 at Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE GTEL
Location: Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA
Locomotive #: UP 3
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 08, 1965


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By: Steve Patterson

Added: Nov 08, 2012

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Photo ID: 414076

UP Turbine 17, Cheyenne, Wyo. May 11, 1968. A glimpse of UP 3985 4-6-6-4 behind the switch target, and a another Turbine nose.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE GTEL
Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 17
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 11, 1968


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By: Steve Patterson

Added: Nov 06, 2012

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Photo ID: 408671

The only reason I fished this one out is how many viewers have ever seen the top of a UP "Big Blow" Turbine where all that noise came from. (They were eventually outlawed from running in Sou. Ca... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE GTEL
Location: North Platte, Nebraska, USA
Locomotive #: UP 21
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 21, 1969


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By: Steve Patterson

Added: Sep 09, 2012

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Photo ID: 363050

The shop switch, 0-6-0 #4466, makes a move with a gas-turbine on the table. 4466 was one of 30 such engines that arrived on UP property in 1920 (source: Utahrails.net)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE GTEL
Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 60
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: September 04, 1957


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: May 11, 2011

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Photo ID: 346344

I hope you have your hearing protection on. For additonal views of #51 on this day, click "UP 51" above. This unit was the first production turbine. Number 50 was a double-ended demonstrator.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE GTEL
Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 51
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: September 04, 1957


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Nov 23, 2010

Views: 10,604
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Photo ID: 346152

Waiting in the rack

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE GTEL
Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 74
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: September 05, 1957


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Nov 22, 2010

Views: 11,062
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Favorited: 71

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Photo ID: 346150

Getting the big blow ready for another pull

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE GTEL
Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 72
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: September 05, 1957


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Nov 22, 2010

Views: 6,747
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Photo ID: 310925

Gas-Turbine #51 makes a move past John's camera on it's way from the ready tracks to a train. The Bunker C burned by the locomotive had a big carbon footprint, as is evidenced in this view. It t... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE GTEL
Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 51
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: September 04, 1957


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Jan 16, 2010

Views: 10,697
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Photo ID: 310840

"Big Blow" #51 gets fired up at Cheyenne. A small diesel engine used for hostling and for starting up the turbine was installed inside. The turbine would be spun to starting speed before combust... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE GTEL
Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 51
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: September 04, 1957


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Jan 15, 2010

Views: 13,120
Comments: 2

Favorited: 65
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