A Union Pacific officer's special from Las Vegas stops briefly at Provo Yard on April 6, 1977. By sundown, the special will tie up at the UP depot in Salt Lake City.
The Union Pacific Hinkle Special accelerates eastbound at The Dalles, Oregon along the Columbia River. The train is heading dignitaries to a grand opening celebration of UP's new hump operation at... (more)
UP 954 spends the evening being serviced at UP's Albina diesel shop in Portland, Oregon June 22, 1978. On June 23 the unit will lead a quartet of E9s on the Hinkle Special with dignitaries celebra... (more)
The Hinkle Special heads east near The Dalles en route to Hinkle Yard's grand opening. The train load of dignitaries made a round trip from Portland this day. The celebration was for the opening o... (more)
UP E9 No. 960 and E8 No. 928 face off in the late evening hours of June 22, 1978. No. 960 will be part of a quartet of E9s the next day pulling the Hinkle Special train out of Portland to celebrat... (more)
While cows graze along the foothills of 11,749 ft. Mount Timpanogos, a Union Pacific Las Vegas to Salt Lake City officer's special climbs the old Provo Subdivision grade approaching the summit at ... (more)
A Union Pacific Las Vegas to Salt Lake City officer's special glides north through rural Springville, Utah. Scanned from a Kodachrome transparency taken via the deck of the 14th North bridge where... (more)
A Union Pacific Las Vegas to Salt Lake City officers special makes a brief stop at Provo Yard. Do you suppose the crew working the TR5 'cow and calf' switcher are following the rule book pretty cl... (more)
I still remember the arrival of a UP officer's special being such a big deal, my dad got me out of Junior High School early to see it! The OLVSC (Las Vegas, NV to Salt Lake City, UT) has just arri... (more)
A Union Pacific officer's special rolls north along the Provo Subdivision near the D&RGW Lakota Crossing. The classy seven car train spent the day touring the UPRR between Las Vegas, NV and Salt L... (more)
UP 954 switches out their train before heading over to the West Side Industrial Park.
UP 954 was retired in July, 1980 and scrapped. K64, Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f2.