After retiring the gas turbine locomotives, the Union Pacific initially donated #18 to the Smokey Hill Railway & Historical Society. The locomotive languished along the former MoPac Coffeyville S... (more)
Westbound at Green River, Wyoming. This was one of the third generation of UP gas turbines, and the only one I can remember seeing. Note the SD24B behind it, also rare! In the background is Gre... (more)
The unique 1949 built Gas Turbine locomotive 18000,on display at the 175th anniversary celebrations of the Great Western Railway held at the Glos. & Warwicks Railway.
Sadly the loco is static di... (more)
The Alco GE gas turbine engines with a hefty 8,500 horsepower apiece were the largest locomotives ever built. Engine X-26 partnered with 26B is one of two surviving locomotives of the original 30 ... (more)
Cold, cold day...These units were not running, standing very silent
This beauty is now on display at the Ogden Union Station in Utah.
UP X-26 on display in Ogden.