News at the Top

Spring issue of The Streamliner available now! – In this issue Rob Leachman, Mark Borleske, and Aaron Schwarz provide in-depth analysis of Union Pacific and Milwaukee Road operations in the Pacific Northwest. Covering construction background to operations and traffic analysis from Spokane to Seattle and down to Portland, this extensive issue-length treatment highlights the “coopetition” of the two railroads.   [June 5, 2018]

Olympia Convention – Come and joint us at our 2018 Convention is in Olympia, Washington, joint with the Milwaukee Road Historical Association. Enjoy tours, in-depth presentations on joint UP and MILW topics, veteran panel discussions, and vintage movies. Click here to download the Olympia convention registration.

As an add-on to the Olympia Convention, on Sunday July 22 we have arranged a catered bike ride on the abandoned Milwaukee Road main line right of way from Hyak, through the Snoqualmie Pass tunnel, and down the west side of the Cascades to Cedar Falls. Details on this spectacular ride and a link to sign up are provided in the description of the Olympia Convention under the Convention tab of this web site.

uphs-logoFuture Convention – Our 2019 Convention will take place in Ogden, Utah, joint with the Southern Pacific Historical and Technical Society as we celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Union Pacific Railroad! More details as they are developed.