RailPictures.Net Photo: UP 51 Union Pacific GE GTEL at Cheyenne, Wyoming by John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com
 
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Union Pacific (more..)
GE GTEL (more..)
UP Cheyenne engine service tracks (more..)
Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA (more..)
September 04, 1957
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UP 51 (more..)
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John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com (more..)
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"Big Blow" #51 gets fired up at Cheyenne. A small diesel engine used for hostling and for starting up the turbine was installed inside. The turbine would be spun to starting speed before combustion was started using the bunker C fuel oil onboard. Perhaps that is what is happening here. Hope you have your earplugs on. For more color views from that day, click here
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