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Union Pacific Railroad Photograph Collection

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Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information


Collection Overview +/-

Title: Union Pacific Railroad Photograph Collection
Dates: 1850-1950 (inclusive)
Collection Number: P 004
Summary: .6 linear feet
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Weber State University
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

item 1: Union Pacific Railroad Company’s F9 EMD 1750 H.P. Diesel freight in the Columbia River Gorge, Oregon
item 2: GP-7 Diesel # 112
item 3: Union Pacific’s Simple Articulate Steam Locomotive. 4-8-8-4 wheel arrgt., “Big Boy” class designation, first of type built in 1941 for freight servic
item 4: Union Pacific Railroad Company’s GP 30 EMD 2250 H.P. Diesels and freight near Omaha
item 5: Union Pacific’s #61 4500 GE Gas Turbine locomotive
item 6: Union Pacific Railroad Company’s 8500 H.P. Gas turbine and freight on No. 3 line at Dale, Wyoming
item 7: Union Pacific’s #80 GE 7000 H.P. Coal Burning Gas Turbine
item 8: Union Pacific’s #6900 Centennial Locomotive, EMD DD40X 6600 H.P. Freight Diesel
item 9: Union Pacific Railroad’s DL-855 A&B Alco 5500 H.P. Diesel Units
item 10: Union Pacific’s GE U50C 5000 H.P. Diesel
item 11: Union Pacific’s #32 GE U50 5000 H.P. Diesels and Freight
item 12: Union Pacific Construction Train in 1868
item 13: Track crew laying track
item 14: Casement’s boarding train, Blue Creek, Utah
item 15: Locomotive #3704, 2-8-8-0
item 16: Locomotive #704, 2-8-2, MacArthur type freight locomotive built in 1911 (Renumbered #2204)
item 17: Locomotive #5053—2-10-2
item 18: Original UP steam turbine locomotive in UP service April-June 1939
item 19: Locomotive #13, 2-6-0, UP Denver and Gulf—built by Cook in 1884
item 20: Locomotive #9000, 4-12-2
item 21: Locomotive #17, 4-4-2, Atlantic type, built in 1904
item 22: Locomotive #442, 0-6-0, switcher, built by Baldwin in 1918
item 23: Locomotive #2867, 4-6-2
item 24: Locomotive #8000, 4-10-2
item 25: Locomotive #9000, 4-12-2—built 1926
item 26: EMD E-6, 2000 h.p. (1939) used on Pony Express between Kansas City and Denver
item 27: Locomotive #3938, 4-6-6-4 built by American Locomotive Co., 4 cyl. challenger
item 28: Shay engine, Tintic, Utah, 1914
item 29: Locomotive #3815, 4-6-6-4, at Grand Island, Neb., 1958
item 30: Abandoned Cars
item 31: Locomotive #1500, 4-8-0
item 32: Locomotive #2001, 2-8-8-2, UP mallet compound locomotive, May 1910
item 33: Oakes Ames, engineer and financier of UP
item 34: William B. Ogden—First president of Union Pacific (Sept. 1862-Oct. 1863)
item 35: Grenville M. Dodge
item 36: First McKeen six-car motor train at Columbus, Neb., Aug. 1908
item 37: Four motor cars for streamliner service
item 38: Locomotive #8444, 4-8-4 Northern class
item 39: UPRR GP20 EMD 2000 h.p. – Diesels and freight near Omaha
item 40: Union Pacific Railroad Company’s Domeliner, The City of Portland—M.P. 53 1/2—E* EMD 2250 h.p. Diesel Units
item 41: Union Pacific Railroad Company’s SD24 EMD 2400 h.p. Diesels and freight in Echo Canyon, Utah
item 42: Union Pacific Railroad Co. #675. DL640 ALCO 2400 h.p. Freight Diesel
item 43: Union Pacific Railroad Co. SDP-35 EMD 2500 h.p. Freight and passenger Diesel Unit #1400
item 44: Union Pacific Railroad’s GP35 EMD 2500 h.p. Diesel and DD-35 EMD 5000 h.p. Diesel units with freight cars eastbound just east of Devils Slide, Utah
item 45: Union Pacific Railroad Company’s GE U25B 2500 h.p. Diesels and freight eastbound in Echo Canyon, Utah
item 46: Union Pacific Railroad Company’s #3804, U28C, GE 2800 h.p. Diesel at Council Bluffs
item 47: Union Pacific Railroad Company’s #3024 SD40 EMD 3000 h.p. Diesel
item 48: Union Pacific’s #3163 SD 40-2 EMD 3000 h.p. Diesel and freight train leaving Council Bluffs yards
item 49: Union Pacific Diesel #3633 EMD SD45 3600 h.p.
item 50: Union Pacific DD-35 EMD 5000 h.p. Diesel Locomotive
item 51: Union Pacific GP 9 1750 h.p. Diesels and Freight at Crestline, Nevada
item 52: Union Pacific’s Cow and Calf DS #1871, EMD, TR5 1200 h.p. Road switcher
item 53: Union Pacific 1500 BHP Diesel Locomotive
item 54: S. B. Reed, superintendent of construction, during construction of Union Pacific
item 55: Bridges and tunnels – Green River Bridge
item 56: Bridges and tunnels – Ice Bridge and Western Terminal of Eastern Roads
item 57: Nebraska – Omaha
item 58: Wyoming – End of UPRR Track, 1867
item 59: Cheyenne, Wyoming, Sixteenth Street, 1868
item 60: Officials and Celebrities – Gen. Gremville M. Dodge and party crossing continent in 1867
item 61: “The General Sherman” – Locomotive #1
item 62: Documents – Time Schedule, #12 – June 1, 1861

Content Description +/-

Photographs donated by the Union Pacific Railroad of Omaha of trains, workers, and Union Pacific officials from the later 19th and early 20th centuries.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Open to public research.

Administrative Information +/-


This collection is arrranged by subject group.

Acquisition Information:


Processing Note:

This collection was processed by a Special Collections processor.


Union Pacific Railroad


Collection materials are in English.


Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008


2 boxes

Language of the Finding Aid:

Finding guide is in English in Latin script.

Author of the Finding Aid:

Finding aid created by Sarah Langsdon

EAD Creation Date:



Finding aid based on DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard).

Subjects +/-

Corporate Names:

Union Pacific Railroad

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Geographical Names:

Ogden, Utah

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