The SP years were the heyday for the Tennessee Pass route but things are about to reach an abrupt end in just a few months. Meanwhile the passing sidings are kept polished by meets such as is tran... (more)
A UP Herrington, Kansas to Oakland, California auto train crosses the Great Salt Lake along the former Western Pacific Railroad on July 31, 1997.
When They Were New: If you spent any time along Union Pacific mainlines in 1997, you likely witnessed new EMD SD9043MACs on UP trains. UP 8096 and UP 8140 pull a 47 car AHNOA through Riverton on t... (more)