One of the big 9000 class three cylinder 4-12-2's hauls a freight west of Sidney, NE. No photographer name listed on slide.
UP's only coal turbine electric makes a test run as many officials look on. This locomotive was an experimental and didn't run very much as it was deemed a failure. A set of diesels was always in ... (more)
A Veranda turbine helps Big Boy 4020 with a reefer train over Sherman Hill. Photo taken by Jack Pfeifer.
An ABB set of E units move past Canal st. in Downtown Chicago. Photo taken by James D. Hediger.
Here is UP's experiment with a coal turbine. They turned a PA into a control unit and an ex GN W1 electric into a coal fired turbine. If I remember right the unit ran only in the summer of 1962. H... (more)
A Big Boy hauls a freight over Sherman Hill with another steam engine on the rear assisting. No information on slide as to who took the photo.
A 4-12-2 speeds by with stock cars in tow. No photographer name listed on slide.
Alco's largest diesel engine. Only two A's and one B unit were built. All for UP. This loco had an output of 5500 hp which could have given an edge over GE's 5000 hp U50 and EMD's DD35. But Alco's... (more)
A VO-1000 is working as a helper to an FEF Northern pulling a solid string of stock cars. I think this may be a hog train coming out of Omaha and headed for Los Angeles.
An ABA set of F units is hauling a freight on Sherman Hill shortly before reaching the Hermosa tunnels. That sure is a big snow plow on that engine. No information on slide as to who took the phot... (more)
Looks like a well used challenger. No photographer listed on slide.
A 4500 hp turbine electric speeds through Emkay, WY with a general freight. Photo taken by Jack Pfeifer.
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.
A shot of a U50C taken at North Platte. Photo taken by Joseph Quinn.
Big Boys 4003 and 4012 double head over the new Harriman Line.