A UP Radio Control SD45 leads a freight through La Grande, Oregon. Photo by Jeffrey L. Torretta.
A roster shot of UP's turbine 24.
A UP FEF3 is about to cross the diamonds of the CB&Q at Grand Island.
A UP special runs around a Santa Fe freight through Hesperia. E9 960 will be retired in less then a year. Photo taken by Richard M. Panek
Steam makes a pretty good smoke screen in the winter time making for poor visibility. 4020 is almost completely engulfed in steam as smoke exhaust rises very high.
A Big Blow turbine and diesel locomotives are ready for departure. Behind 23 are a UP SD40X and SD40, plus two SP SD40's. The SD40X was built on an SD35 platform.
A Big Boy pulls through a cut at Perkins, part of the new line. The new line was completed and opened on May 12, 1952.
A Big Boy pulling a string of reefers rolls through Harriman on the new line.
A Challenger making a run over Archer Hill. Looks like an extra passenger in the cab.
An A-B-B set of E6's pulls one of UP's fine passenger trains at speed, and on jointed rail.
Challenger 3985 works a freight before she became famous.
A Challenger runs up Sherman Hill through fields of grass.
A double header consisting of a Challenger and a Big Boy,
make a run for the hill. The first car has a wing load for an aircraft. Maybe some day we'll see something of the likes of this again.
Big Boy 4018 begins its decent downhill towards Sherman Hill.
Big Boys 4006 makes a run for Sherman hill.