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According to any suggestions provided on the. Relies largely or entirely on a single. Relevant discussion may be found on the. Joseph and Grand Island Railroad.
(SJ&GI) was created in about 1879 when the. (SJ&W) built a line from. Upon completion of the line, the SJ&W was reorganized into the SJ&GI. Was plotted in 1879 at about the halfway point between Hastings and Grand Island and was named for.
An attorney for the railroad. The SJ&GI was essentially part of the. (UP) for most of its existence. When the UP built a shorter cutoff between Hastings and.
In 1914, use of the SJ&GI tracks north of Hastings gradually declined. The line mostly was abandoned by 1989. The only remaining segment of the line between Hastings and Grand Island the SJ&GI continued to.
Is a few miles between the Union Pacific mainline through Grand Island and the coal-fired power plant south of Grand Island. The power plant receives two to three unit coal trains per week. Adding citations to reliable sources.Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Learn how and when to remove this template message. UP (road locomotives), UPY (yard locomotives), UPP (passenger railcars). United States from Chicago, Illinois, and cities along the. Fourth company, Union Pacific Railroad (Mark II): 1969-present the fourth company began as the.
32,100 miles (51,660 km). The Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of the. ; both are headquartered in Omaha. The Union Pacific Railroad system is the largest in the United States and it is one of the world's largest transportation companies. The Union Pacific legacy began in 1862 with the original company, called the.
Union Pacific Rail Road , which was part of the. Project, later known as the. Two more Union Pacific railroads were formed after that, the. The third incarnation of the Union Pacific Railroad which operated from 1897 to 1998 is referred to as Mark I and it makes up the bulk of the Union Pacific history. The third incarnation of the Union Pacific Railroad produced the well known.
Steam locomotives such as the. Other well known steam locomotives were also produced by the third Union Pacific Railroad such as the. The third incarnation of the Union Pacific Railroad also produced the. The current Union Pacific Railroad, the fourth incarnation, began in 1969 as the.
(SP, SPTC or SPTCo), the last incarnation of the Southern Pacific railroad; the Southern Pacific Transportation Company became the fourth incarnation of the Union Pacific Railroad in 1998 with the Union Pacific-Southern Pacific merger which included SP's smaller railroads, the. Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad. The current incarnation of the Union Pacific Railroad inherits all operations of the third Union Pacific Railroad. The current incarnation of the Union Pacific Railroad is referred to as Mark II.
All together, a total of four railroads used the "Union Pacific" name; however, all four railroads are commonly grouped as one railroad. The parent company, Union Pacific Corporation was established in 1969, the same year the current railroad (Mark II) began. Besides the Southern Pacific, the Denver and Rio Grande Western, the St.
Louis Southwestern and the SPCSL Corporation, the parent company, Union Pacific Corporation, acquired other western railroads over the years such as the. Chicago and North Western Transportation Company. And all became part of the Union Pacific system, growing the Union Pacific system. Union Pacific's main competitor is the. West of the Mississippi River.
Together, the two railroads have a. Original company (Union Pacific Rail Road) and second company (Union Pacific Railway). Third (Mark I) and fourth (Mark II) company, both called Union Pacific Railroad.
History of the Union Pacific Railroad. Was incorporated on July 1, 1862, under an act of Congress entitled. Pacific Railroad Act of 1862. The act was approved by President. And it provided for the construction of railroads from the.To the Pacific as a war measure for the preservation of the Union. It was constructed westward from. Line, which was constructed eastward from. The combined Union Pacific-Central Pacific line became known as the.
The line was constructed primarily by Irish labor who had learned their craft during the recent. The two lines were joined together at. 53 miles (85 km) west of. On May 10, 1869, hence creating the. First transcontinental railroad in North America.Under the guidance of its dominant stockholder. The namesake of the city of Durant, Iowa, the first rails were laid in. Extending south from Ogden to.
Extending south from Salt Lake City into the. Extending north from Ogden into. (originally called the Union Pacific, Eastern Division, though in essence a separate railroad).It also owned narrow gauge trackage into the heart of the Colorado Rockies and a standard gauge line south from Denver across. Into Texas both parts of the. Union Pacific, Denver and Gulf Railway. Directors of the Union Pacific Railroad gather on the 100th. Approximately 250 miles (400 km) west of. The train in the background awaits the party of Eastern capitalists, newspapermen, and other prominent figures invited by the railroad executives.
The original UP was entangled in the. Its independent construction company the Crédit Mobilier had bribed congressmen. The original UP itself was not guilty but it did get bad publicity.Led to financial troubles but not bankruptcy. The original company was taken over by the new. On January 24, 1880, with its dominant stockholder being. The Union Pacific Rail Road was merged into the Union Pacific Railway.
The Union Pacific Railway declared bankruptcy during the. A new Union Pacific "Railroad" was later formed and the Union Pacific Railway was merged into the new railroad.Was formed and the Union Pacific Railway was merged into the new Union Pacific Railroad. This Union Pacific Railroad is the third incarnation, and the third incarnation makes up the bulk of the Union Pacific history.
The third incarnation produced the well known. Are examples of preserved Big Boy locomotives. These three are also preserved.
The third Union Pacific Railroad also produced the preserved. (part of the UP-SP merger), the. (part of the UP-SP merger), and the SPCSL Corporation (part of the UP-SP merger) all became part of the third Union Pacific Railroad.The third Union Pacific railroad lasted until 1998 when the parent Union Pacific Corporation merged this Union Pacific railroad into the. (SP, SPTC or SPTCo) which was incorporated in 1969, completing the UP-SP merger with the Union Pacific name being the surviving name. The Southern Pacific Transportation Company was renamed Union Pacific Railroad on the same day it absorbed the third Union Pacific railroad; the Southern Pacific Transportation Company becomes the fourth Union Pacific railroad and it is also the last incarnation of the Southern Pacific railroad. The fourth incarnation of the Union Pacific Railroad inherits all operations of the third incarnation of the Union Pacific Railroad. The fourth incarnation of the Union Pacific Railroad is referred to as Mark II while the third incarnation of the Union Pacific Railroad is referred to as Mark I.
All together, a total of four railroads used the "Union Pacific" name; however, all four incarnations of the Union Pacific railroad are grouped and regarded as one railroad, though all incarnations are all separate railroads. The third Union Pacific railroad founded the. Revenue passenger traffic, in millions of passenger-miles.
In the tables "UP" includes OSL-OWR&N-LA&SL-StJ&GI; 1925? 1944 passenger-mile totals do not include Laramie North Park & Western, Saratoga & Encampment Valley, or Pacific & Idaho Northern, and none of the totals includes Spokane International or Mount Hood. From the ICC annual reports, except 1979 is from. On December 31, 1925 UP-OSL-OWRN-LA&SL-StJ&GI operated 9,834 route-miles and 15,265 track-miles.
At the end of 1980, the third Union Pacific railroad operated 9,266 route-miles and 15,647 miles of track. Moody's shows 220,697 million revenue ton-miles in 1993 on the expanded system (17,835 route-miles at the end of the year). One of the 20 new 2,000 hp Green Goat. " locomotives manufactured for Union Pacific's "Green Fleet by.Because of the large size of UP, hundreds of yards throughout its rail network are needed to effectively handle the daily transport of goods from one place to another. To reduce overall emissions, Union Pacific is acquiring a new generation of environmentally friendly locomotives for use in Los Angeles basin rail yards. Work by using a small hill over which cars are pushed, before being released down a slope and switched automatically into cuts of cars, ready to be made into outbound trains. Union Pacific's active hump yards include. North Little Rock Yard in.
The Union Pacific Railroad Museum. The Union Pacific Railroad Museum in.
Houses the Union Pacific legacy's oldest corporate collections in the United States. The museum includes artifacts, photographs, and documents that trace the development of the first Union Pacific railroad and the.
The museum's collection features weapons from the late 19th and 20th centuries, outlaw paraphernalia, a sampling of the immigrants' possessions, and a photograph collection comprising more than 500,000 images. In 2009, the America's Power Factuality Tour stopped at the Union Pacific Railroad Museum to report on the UP legacy's role in generating electricity in the United States.
Shows the standard UP diesel locomotive livery on May 10, 1991. UP's basic paint scheme for its. Is the oldest still in use by a major railroad. The middle two-thirds of the locomotive body is painted. Armour Yellow , so named because it was the color used by the.(a fairly light gray) used for the body and roof above that point. Is also painted at the bottom of the locomotive body, but this color has gradually become yellow as new Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations for reflectorized tape came into effect in 2005; the trucks, underframe, fuel tanks and everything else beneath that line are also. Lettering and numbering are in. Signal Red , with black outlines. Some locomotives (historically passenger locomotives, and some recent units from 2000 on) have white-outlined blue "wings" on the nose. Beginning in early 2002, a number of units were repainted with a large, billowing. With the corporate motto "Building America" on the side, where the'UNION PACIFIC' lettering is normally positioned.
This paint scheme is known as "Building America, " "Wings, " or Flags and Flares. Union Pacific #5391, approaching bridge at. Oregon, shows the white-outlined blue "wings" on the nose.The Armour Yellow livery was first introduced on the UP's. Streamliner train in 1934, although Leaf Brown was used instead of Harbor Mist Grey. Paint schemes are unique in their own way.
Up until the mid-1940s, all steam locomotives on UP were painted in a standard scheme: the smokebox and firebox were painted graphite and the rest was painted jet black; the lettering was usually aluminum. In the late 1940s, many passenger steam locomotives were repainted in a two-tone grey scheme to match the scheme applied to some coaching stock. These locomotives were painted light grey, with one dark gray strip running from front to rear alongside the running board and in the middle of the tender. This dark grey strip was outlined in yellow (originally aluminum), and all lettering inside the strip was yellow also.The grey passenger cars were repainted in the yellow scheme. 5645 in Battle Creek, Michigan, with the Flags and Flares paint scheme. From the second half of 2005 to the summer of 2006, UP unveiled a new set of six. Locomotives in "Heritage Colors, " painted in schemes reminiscent of railroads acquired by the Union Pacific Corporation since the 1980s. The engine numbers match the year that the predecessor railroad became part of the Union Pacific system.
(the current Union Pacific Railroad was the last incarnation of the Southern Pacific railroad), and the. Denver and Rio Grande Western. In October 2005, UP unveiled another specially painted. 41 on the sides and its paint scheme resembles that of. On March 31, 2010, UP dedicated a specially painted.Locomotive commemorating the centennial of the. Although it retains the standard Armour Yellow and Harbor Mist colors, the unit has a large BSA 2010 logo on each side of the long hood, and the scouting logo low on the side of the cab. On September 28, 2010, UP dedicated a specially painted. Locomotive, as a tribute to. The unit is standard UP Armour Yellow and Harbor Mist colors, but has a large. The symbol for breast cancer awareness, on each side of the long hood. As of October 2013, the Union Pacific had 8,185 locomotives on its active roster.
The locomotive fleet consists of 43 different models and had an average age of 17.8 years. Locomotive renumbered with UP "patch" markings. As of May 23, 2015, UP operates 9 Southern Pacific (107,177,187, 266, 309, 319, 335, 343, and 352) 2 St.
Louis Southwestern (9642, and 9708), and 2 Chicago and North Western (8646 and 8701) locomotives that are still in the former railroads' paint. In addition, many locomotives have been "patched" and renumbered by UP, varying in the degree of the previous railroads' logos being eradicated, but always with a yellow patch applied over the locomotive's former number and a new UP number applied on the cab. As of May 17, 2015, UP rostered 212 "patches", consisting of.22 Chicago and North Western (whose CNW logos have been hidden by the "patches"). 174 Southern Pacific (AC4400CW, GP40-2, MP15AC, and GP60). 2 Denver and Rio Grande Western (GP60).
While not technically a predecessor locomotive in the traditional sense, UP rosters a single SD40-2 (3564) still in the 1970s paint scheme. Also, several patched units have uniquenesses, such as UP 6289 (The'flaming' patch), and UP 6361 (SP paint, with full UP letters on conductor's side). UP also rosters an ex-CNW AC4400CW in UP paint, that has been decaled with'We Will Deliver' and Operation Lifesaver (6736). UP retains many CNW units with OLS decals. Alone among modern railroads, UP maintains a small fleet of historic locomotives for special trains and hire in its Cheyenne, Wyoming roundhouse.
On July 23, 2013, it was announced that the UP was acquiring UP 4014 from The Southern California Chapter of The Railway and Locomotive Historical Society in Pomona, with the goal of restoring it to service. 4014 was moved from Pomona to the Union Pacific West Colton yard on January 26, 2014 and then to Cheyenne, Wyoming. Restoration to full operating condition is currently in progress, expected to be finished between 2017 and 2019. Volunteers and paid contractors are assisting the UP steam crew in the rebuild predominantly at the UP Steam Shop in Cheyenne. Many people know the engine as the No.8444, since an extra'4' was added to its number in 1962 to distinguish it from a diesel numbered in the 800 series. It regained its rightful number in June 1989, after the diesel was retired and donated to the. A mechanical failure occurred on June 24, 1999, in which the boiler tubes from the 1996 overhaul, being made of the wrong material, collapsed inside the boiler and put the steam locomotive out of commission. It is the only steam locomotive to never be officially retired from a North American Class I railroad.
It is the largest steam locomotive still in operation anywhere in the world. Withdrawn from service in 1962, it was stored in the UP.Until 1975, when it was moved to the employees' parking lot outside the. Until 1981 when a team of employee volunteers restored it to service. In 2007, it underwent repairs for service, and was back up and running in 2008 to continue its run. UP 3985 has been in storage since 2010, but may return to service once 4014's restoration is completed.
UP 951, 949 and 963B. Are a trio of streamlined. Passenger locomotives built in 1955. They are used to haul the UP business cars and for charter specials.
While externally they are 1955 vintage locomotives, the original twin 1200 hp 12-cylinder 567 series engines have been replaced with single EMD 16-645E 2000 hp (1.5 MW) engines which were salvaged from wrecked. Locomotives and the electrical and control equipment similarly upgraded, making them more modern locomotives under the skin. The set is made of two. The B unit contains an. Engine-generator set for powering passenger cars.The two A units were recently modified to eliminate the nose doors to increase safety in the event of collision. These were the largest diesel locomotives ever built and were manufactured specifically for UP. Of the many DDA40X locomotives built, 6936 is the only one in service. The locomotive suffered major damages in 2000 as a result of a collision with a dump truck at a grade crossing in Livonia, Louisiana. After it was repaired a winged UP shield logo was applied to the front. It was also repainted in the current Lightning Bolt paint scheme and had a rooftop air conditioning unit installed.
This locomotive is very rarely ever heard of, because it was never donated for public display. This locomotive is reportedly in excellent condition. The only thing keeping it from being restored is that it would be limited to 40 mph (64 km/h) or lower due to its large cylinders and small drivers. As of August 2004, this locomotive is being offered for sale by UP.It is currently in storage at the roundhouse where 844 & 3985 were repaired in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Steam locomotive, and is the oldest locomotive owned by UP. Built in 1890 and retired in 1957, it was at first stored in. It was cosmetically restored in 1990 for public display, and toured with 844 as part of the Idaho and Wyoming Centennial train, being moved on a flat car. In November 1996 and put on display at the Western Heritage Museum.
In addition there are a number of other locomotives kept in storage for possible future restoration. Rio Grande (DRGW) F9B 5763 is one of the units in storage, part of the Trio (A-B-B) of. That served on the Rio Grande in various Passenger Duty services (From the Denver Ski Train to the Zephyr Trains) until their retirement in 1996. Sister Units 5771 (F9A) and 5762 (F9B) were donated to the Colorado Railroad Museum. 401, used for Chicago and North Western business trains, also was retained by UP.
UP 838, a twin to 844, is stored in the Cheyenne roundhouse as a. Source, though as most of its usable parts have already been applied to 844, it is more likely to see use as a source of.
Is in better condition than that of 844, due to 838 having not been in steam since retirement, compared to 844's relatively heavy use since 1960. Among the former tenants was. The first production SD7 ex. Demo 990, transferred to the.
After some time in storage in the UP shops. Union Pacific 618 operates at the. In addition to the historic fleet outlined above kept by UP itself, a large number of UP locomotives survive elsewhere.
Many locomotives were donated to towns along the Union Pacific tracks, for instance, as well as locomotives donated to museums. From 1948 to 1970, UP operated a series of. No other railroad in the world operated turbines on such a scale. These were ultimately retired due to rising fuel costs. Can be seen on display; UP 18 is at the.
And UP 26 is displayed at the Utah State Railroad Museum in. Type, donated to City of. Type, undergoing restoration at the Illinois Railway Museum. In May 1955, moved to. Type, on display at Buffalo County Historical Society.
Type, on display at Pawnee Park. Type, was in the collection of.
Then moved to Feather River Railroad Museum. Currently displayed at the Double-T Agricultural Museum in Stevinson, California. Type, the original was scrapped, and thus technically does not count as a preserved engine. However, a full-scale, exact replica was built in 1979, and currently operates at the.
Golden Spike National Historic Site. Type, on display at Dodge Park. Type, on display at Eccles Rail Center, Utah State Railroad Museum Union Station.Type, on display and operation use at the. Type, on display at Lions Park. Type, on display at Ross Park. Union Pacific 2295, on display at. Type, on display at former UP passenger depot.
Type, originally on display in. May 1959, then moved to. Oregon Railway and Navigation Company. 197, it was moved to the Brooklyn Roundhouse in 1996 and to the Oregon Rail Heritage Center in 2012, where it is now undergoing restoration. Type, originally on display at Highbridge Park in.Moved to Spokane Interstate Fairgrounds in 1978. Class dual-service steam locomotive on static display. It is located in Cody Park in.
On display in Holiday Park. On display at Forney Museum of Transportation.
On display at National Museum of Transport. The Union Pacific "Big Boy" #4012.Originally on display at Texas State Fair Grounds. Number 4018, currently residing at the. Museum of the American Railroad. Almost saw a return to operation in 1998 when a film director proposed restoring the locomotive for use in a movie. However, it has been 9 years since anything has been heard of this proposal, and it is considered to have been only a whim.
On display at Lauritzen Gardens/Kenefick Park. Type, on display at Eccles Rail Cener, Utah State Railroad Museum Union Station. Type, on display at Griffith Park, Los Angeles.In April 1960, since moved to. Type, operated by the Laramie Portland Cement plant hauling limestone from the quarry southwest of. Type built by Lima Locomotive Works in 1920, displayed at the. It operated at the museum until 1999.
Type, on display at Ft. Type, on display at Depot Park. Diesel-electric locomotives have been saved.Other than 6936 that UP maintains in its heritage fleet, none of the remaining Centennials operate. Has operating cab controls, allowing it to couple to another locomotive and control it.
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