Union Pacific DD35A 70 is teamed with an SD40-2 and two SD40s to bring a freight into Los Angeles. (Pomona, California – July 20, 1975)
UP DD35A No. 70 was a 5000 hp behemoth that helped make railfanning UP a unique experience in the 60s and 70s. The unit is on the head end of an eastbound freight that has just climbed over the Bl... (more)
UP 70, a DD35A head up a freight getting ready to depart La Grande for points east. SD40-2 3070 is part of a helper set waiting its next assignment. During this period the UP offered competitive s... (more)
Another photo from a series of negatives taken around Provo and Salt Lake City on New Year's Eve, 1976. Two DD35 units are coupled up to a quartet of SD45s, serviced and ready to haul freight out ... (more)
A lash up of seven DD35 units are pictured in Salt Lake City on July 29, 1977.
While I have always been intrigued by EMD's double diesels, nothing could prepare me for this spectacular sight at Salt Lake City in 1977. By the late 1970s, the Union Pacific had assigned the maj... (more)
westbound UP train CLS approaching Verdemont, CA with hogs for Farmer Johns Vernon plant
4 DD35's lead a eastbound manifest through Cajon pass summit, and are about to start the downhill run to Barstow
DD35A and DD35B approaching Cheyenne from the west.