I found this image as I was browsing my files and I could not resist sharing it with you. The title refers to the amazing fact this locomotive is the only steam locomotive never “set aside” by a Class I railroad in … Continue reading
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It is with great anticipation and the hope of a “great find”, that I enter the room where the UNION PACIFIC HISTORICAL SOCIETY’s annual swap meet is being held. I had barely entered the room and I was immediately sure … Continue reading
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The placement of the train number indicator on the top of the smokebox by the stack is an iconoclastic signature of UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD locomotives. It may come as a surprise to learn that this was only one of several … Continue reading