UP Ge U50C 5012 leads another U50c and A DD35B west out of Cheyenne in the spring of 1974. Sadly these units were a total flop. The aluminum wiring was a main problem as they tended to catch fire... (more)
A trio of U50C's waits in the ready track for their next train east.
In May, 1971, Union Pacific is using its new U50C’s in high-speed service out of East Los Angeles, where the 5003 is being serviced at the open-air engine facility. UP gambled big on the 5,000-hp ... (more)
UP eastbound near Odessa
A broad side view of a GE U50C sitting at the loco facilities in North Platte. Photo taken by Joseph R. Quinn.
A U50C, DD35, SD5 pull a freight past a snowy mountain scene in Utah. Photo taken by Keith Ardinger.
A UP U50C, SD24, U50C, and SP SD45, SD45T-2, SD45 pull a train through Echo Canyon Utah. No Photographer name on slide.
A shot of a U50C taken at North Platte. Photo taken by Joseph Quinn.
Out of a roster of 40, two UP GE U50C;s bring westbound tonnage into Green River for a crew change.
Photo by Keith Ardinger photo acquired in trade, Collection of David Harris
A couple of interesting GE's.
roster photo UP East LA facility
Union Pacific has just added U50C to power on westbound CNW train being interchanged to UP at Freemont
UP 5031 (8/71, 37284) was retired 27 Feb 1978, scrapped 6/78 at Turner, KS before her 7th birthday. UP GP9B 173B (3/54, 19249) was retired by UP 1/77, but rebuilt at Paducah to ICG GP10 8305.