Forty-two years ago probably Christmas time.....
Way before the UP/SP and way before any thoughts of a 4014 replacement at Pomona the 3105 is the rear unit behind two SP brethren on the SLO engine track.
UP 3105 trade in for the UP BigBoy 4014 arrived West Colton off the M FWWC-17 on Dec 20.
UP 3105, the boxcar, and caboose sit before the final bend into their permanent location in our Rail Giants Train Museum on this clear So. Cal day.
In this world of more and more ridiculously tight compact car only parking spots, what is one to do when they have something a bit larger? Well, it takes some skillful maneuvering, best handled wi... (more)
Roster shot of what was a truly unique Union Pacific local move, what I guess could be called Extra 3105 worked its way across the Fairlplex parking lot by having pieces of snap track brought be s... (more)
February 22nd, 2014. (From left to right) Rob Shatsnider, R&LHS Chairman, Mayor Elliott Rothman, Mayor of Pomona, and Ed Dickens, Sr. Manager Heritage Operations for the Union Pacific Railroad rid... (more)
Building America. Pomona California - January 19th, 2014.
January 19th, 2014. Union Pacific 3105 with box car and caboose in tow steps cautiously on another section of panel track on her way to her new home at the Railroad and Locomotive Historical Soci... (more)
A roster shot of UP 3105, the diesel locomotive that the Rail Giants museum received in exchange for UP Big Boy 4014. The 3105 is fully operational and will power itself on panel track across the... (more)
UP 3105, boxcar/reefer, and Steam Crew caboose UPP 24567 have begun their trek across the LA County Fairplex parking lot. They were delivered when UP Big Boy 4014 was pulled out on January 27, bu... (more)
Transfer to the UP in Saint Louis
A&S Hump job pushes a cut over the hump.