The Streamliner Extra! provides additional information or details that enhances articles in selected issues of The Streamliner.
TRAIN SYMBOL AND BLOCKING TABLES FOR WEST COAST TERMINALS
Click here to download tables of train symbols and blocking that Rob Leachman analyzed in his article “Whose Railroad Is It: UP-SP and UP-WP Run-Through Train Operations” in the Summer 2016 issue of The Streamliner. This includes detailed listing of UP’s symbol freights between North Platte and West Coast terminals and information on how the trains were blocked, for 1974, 1977, and 1982.
INTERPRETING DISPATCHERS’ TRAIN SHEETS
Dispatchers’ train sheets provide a wealth of information about Union Pacific operations, but the actual documents are very large. Please click here to view a high resolution scan (10mb) of the train sheet in Mark Amfahr’s article in The Streamliner Vol.30 No.1. There are many additional train sheets in the members area. For information on joining the UPHS please visit the Company Store.
UNION PACIFIC AND THE HANCOCK LONG-BELL 3-CHIME WHISTLE
Now that you have read John E. Bush’s article and seen pictures and diagrams of the Hancock whistle in The Streamliner Vol. 28 No. 2 Spring 2014, you can hear what the whistle actually sounds like. Please click here to hear a dozen sound recordings that will bring the Hancock Long-Bell 3-Chime whistle to life!
UNION PACIFIC’S BIG BOY COMES HOME
When we think about UP’s Big Boys we don’t often think about all the manufacturers who provided components that contributed to that locomotive’s success. Please click here to view a gallery of Big Boy related advertising as a companion to the article “Union Pacific Big Boy Comes Home” featured on page 6 of The Streamliner Vol. 27 No. 4.
WORKING FOR THE C&NW-UP DEPT. OF TOURS 1954-1956
Please click here to view the entire Union Pacific and Chicago & North Western Western Summer Tours 1954 booklet. This is an extra feature for the article “Working for the North Western – Union Pacific Department of Tours, 1954 – 1955″ located on page 14 of The Streamliner, Vol. 27 No. 2.