News at the Top

Autumn issue of The Streamliner available now! – In this issue Randall O’Connor discusses the wide variety of Union Pacific photo menus used on premiere passenger trains. John Bush writes about UP’s use of the Star Brass whistle on steam power (click here for audio clips) and Gordon McCulloh researches the conversion of the famous 800 series 4-8-4s to oil fuel for postwar passenger service in Oregon’s Blue Mountains. The issue concludes with a photo essay by Hank Griffiths. [November 9, 2018]

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.