A good friend of my wife, from high school days, sent me a photograph she found in the house she bought. Knowing my interest in railroads, she sent it to me. Bingo! It is a photograph of UPRR #3657, a “bull moose”. It is a 3×5 black and white print which is almost in focus, but the composition is good.
I scanned the print and edited the results..
About THE OLD MACHINIST
I am 89 years old and was married for 66 years. My wife passed away in 2016. I am a retired engineer and spent 35 years developing INS gyroscopes. I was a High School mentor in physics, a mountaineer, a model builder, a machinist and I have a degree in Physics. My interests include railroad history and photography, science history, cosmology, interesting people, and old engineering drawings. I place a high value on my friendships. I enjoying my life and I try look forward with a sense of anticipation and curiosity about what my future has in store for me.
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The miners insurrection happened in 1913 but the UPRR 2-8-8-0 was manufactured ca. 1925. I do not believe the UPRR 2-8-8-0 locomotive was in any way connected the labor disturbance you cited.
Hello, I was liking your pictures that you have posted here, and I thought that you might also appreciate some pics that I took of trains in So Cal back in the 70’s. You can view them here…. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/324vnqr1dixou68/AAAvp8vEGkIQ8zRJH4_pBYvna?dl=0