News at the Top

Winter issue of The Streamliner available now! – In this issue Mark Amfahr provides an in-depth look at Union Pacific’s Overland Route during the first twenty years of operation. Mark investigates the many challenges during this formative period, including engineering, rolling stock, facilities, and operations. Also in this issue, Richard Koenig provides a photo study of the many abandoned line segments of the original 1868 grade in eastern Wyoming.

uphs-logoNext Convention – Our 2019 Convention will take place May 8-11, 2019, in Ogden, Utah, joint with the Southern Pacific Historical and Technical Society as we celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Union Pacific Railroad! Our block of hotel rooms is already completely booked. More details as they are developed.

Links have been updated under the Resources tab. In particular, a link has been added directing you to the Union Pacific Steam Club, where you can sign up and keep up to date with the steam program and its excursions. [February 27, 2019]