As part of its anniversary celebration, Union Pacific Railroad introduced an engaging new teacher's resource kit as a tool to help students learn the history of America's first transcontinental railroad.
UP U50 41 Description: Union Pacific Railroad U50 41 at Council Bluffs, Iowa on May 2, 1965, Kodachrome by Lou Schmitz, Chuck Zeiler collection. Built around August 1964 (c/n 35101), retired and traded to GE January 1974. A batch of 12 were delivered between July and September 1964, while a final eight were built May through August 1965. They were numbered 31-53. The number 72 appears in the engineer's side number board, and at the time of this photo, the UP (and the SP) were using the…
Union Pacific Railroad Alco Big Boy Steam Engine iPhone 5 Cases - The vintage Union Pacific Railroad Big Boy was the largest steam locomotive (engine) ever built. In total, 25 Big Boys steam Locomotives were built By (Alco) The American Locomotive Company
A company photo showcasing one of Union Pacific's second-generation gas turbines, which carried a B+B-B+B wheel arrangement, circa These were a collaboration between Alco/General Electric and fueled by viscous Bunker C oil.