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Union Pacific Alcohol diesel X-18 on display at Illinois Railway Museum in Rockford, IL...best train museum in the world!!

Union Pacific Alcohol diesel on display at Illinois Railway Museum in Rockford, IL.best train museum in the world!

#8080 A1A-A1A+2-D+D-2 Union Pacific experimental coal turbine. It was cobbled together from parts of other locomotives. An ALCo PA1 was used for the control section. The second section was built on the frame of Great Northern Class W1 electric #5018. The "tender" was from Challenger #3990.

(Experimental) An Alco PA., plus a Great Northern Electric chassis with coal fired turbine, and a Centipede tender from a Challenger.

The first Transcontinental Railroad was completed on May 10, 1869. By 1893 there were six major railroad companies

This Picture is showing Chinese immigrants who stayed after the Gold Rush immigrants to earn more money. They are building the western leg of the Central Pacific Railroad. They were gold miners during the California Gold Rush of

Houston Texas Union Pacific Railroad track crew maintaining the train tracks with equipment 2011 by mrchriscornwell on Flickr.

Houston Texas Union Pacific Railroad track crew maintaining the train tracks with equipment 2011 by Chris Cornwell

150 Years of Great American Trains - Union Pacific 119 -  On May 10, 1869, Central Pacific Railroad chief Leland Stanford used a golden hammer to pound a single golden spike into the ground, joining the tracks of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads in Promontory Summit, Utah. Beside Stanford were two trains -- the Central Pacific's Jupiter, and the Union Pacific's 119.

From Simple Steam to Burly Turbines: 150 Years of Great American Trains

From Simple Steam to Burly Turbines: 150 Years of Great American Trains (Slide Show)

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