Give a UPHS Membership as a Gift

uphs-logoMembership in the Union Pacific Historical Society  makes a great gift for a railfan buddy, a family member or anyone who has an interest in trains, railroading or the history of the Union Pacific Railroad. The person who receives the new membership will enjoy all the benefits of being a UPHS member and your purchase will help to grow the Society. When you purchase a gift UPHS membership, at any level, the Society will say thanks by giving you a gift.

Please click here to give the gift that can be enjoyed throughout the whole year and future years to come.

Post revised December 26, 2013

The Streamliner Article Wins Prestigious R&LHS Award

FreshFromThe West001WEBAn article featured in The Union Pacific Historical Society’s magazine, The Streamliner, has won a prestigious award from The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society. The R&LHS has announced that author Rob Leachman is the recipient of the David P. Morgan Article Award for 2013. This was awarded for part one of Rob’s article in The Streamliner entitled “Fresh From the West: Union Pacific’s Efforts to Promote Pacific Fruit Express Traffic in the 1970s,”

This two-part article was published in Vol. 26 No. 2 and Vol. 26 No.3 of The Streamliner in 2012. Please go to the R&LHS webiste at for more information.

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Posted on December 1, 2013  reb


Fall 2013 Streamliner Second Section

Fall2013SecondSectionOn November 13th the Fall 2013 edition of The Streamliner Second Section was e-mailed out to all members who indicated, when they joined the UPHS, that they wanted to receive e-mail messages from the Society.

If you did not receive the Second Section via e-mail and are interested in receiving it and future information, alerts and notices from the UPHS please send your e-mail address to

The Fall 2013 Edition of The Streamliner Second Section is now available for viewing on the UPHS website here.

Posted on November 16, 2013 reb

View 2013 Topeka Convention Pictures

The Streamliner Pin Second Artwork

For those of you who attended this year’s annual convention in Topeka, pictures from the 2013 UPHS Convention can be viewed here.

Posted on October 4, 2014  reb

Upcoming UPHS Conventions

Ogden Summit HotelMark it on your calendars!

The 2014 UPHS convention will be held at the Summit Hotel in Ogden, Utah. The convention will be held Thursday, July 30th through Saturday, August 2, 2014.  Updated information will be available on the website here in the future as final plans become available.

We are happy to announce that the 2015 annual convention will be a joint convention with the Chicago & North Western Historical Society to be held in Omaha, Nebraska. This convention will run from Thursday evening, June 4 through Sunday morning, June 7, 2015. Please note that this convention will be held earlier than normal and that we plan to have a group breakfast and swap meet on Sunday morning. More information will be made available during and after the 2014 Ogden UPHS convention.

844 & Downtown Omaha

Posted October 2. 2013 reb