Union Pacific 2024 Wall Calendar

The Union Pacific pioneered transcontinental rail service. Running freight through half of America meant long consists hauled by some of the largest locomotives ever built. From the steam era, Union Pacific pictures giants ranging from a Bull Moose 2-8-8-0, the 4-8-8-4 Big Boy, on to the innovative gas turbine, the 6,600 hp Centennial
and more classic rail images. Roll on!

This 2024 monthly wall calendar features: Large blocks for notes | Superb printing quality | Heavy 100-pound paper | Deluxe 11- by 14-inch size

Locomotives and trains featured in this edition include:
• Union Pacific 830 is on the point of westbound Train #23, the Gold Coast leaving Omaha, NE, on January 17, 1954. 830 was one of 45 Northern-type (4-8-4) locomotives built by the American Locomotive Company for Union Pacific.
• Union Pacific 9032, a ponderous 4-12-2, is leading an eastbound freight a few miles east of Gothenburg, NE, on February 11, 1952.
• Union Pacific 428, a Consolidation (2-8-0), is on westbound Mixed Train #83 near St. Libory, NE, in October 1958.
• Union Pacific Motorcar M-40, a Brill Motorcar built in 1928, is coming through Sand Creek Junction, CO, running as Train #57 a few miles north of Denver on May 3, 1952.
• Union Pacific Bull Moose (2-8-8-0) 3541 is a point helper, assisting Challenger (4-6-6-4) 3951 on a westbound freight four miles west of Cheyenne, WY on May 23, 1953.
• Union Pacific Gas Turbine 65 is double-headed with 4001 (4-8-8-4) on an eastbound freight two miles east of Sherman, WY, on June 17, 1956.
• Union Pacific 7008 (4-8-2 Mountain) has a westbound 51-car freight rolling through Columbus, NE on October 25, 1952. It was one of 40 locomotives built by the American Locomotive Company, designed for passenger train service in Oregon’s Blue Mountains.
• Union Pacific 3818, a Challenger (4-6-6-4) sits under the coal dock at Valley, NE, after taking on fuel and water on September 8, 1957.
• Union Pacific 4021, a westbound Big Boy (4-8-8-4) is leaving Harriman, WY, after stopping for coal and water with a 52-car freight on September 26, 1955.
• Union Pacific was just getting started in the double-stack business when this 130-car stacker, one of the earliest American President Lines trains, came rolling through Borie, WY just past noon on October 8, 1987.
• Union Pacific 4466, an 0-6-0 switcher, was a common sight around Cheyenne, WY for years. It survived the era of steam power scrapping. It was built by the Lima Locomotive Works in 1920 and remained in service at Cheyenne.
• Centennials were named because the first were delivered in the Centennial year of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. Here are three three Centennials, 6941, 6908 and 6915 on the #3 track one mile west of West Speer, WY, on December 8, 1979.

Published by Tide-mark Press © 2023

9781631144851 TM24-4851

Tide-mark publishes a notable group of train calendars featuring classic images of steam locomotives and great named trains of railroads across the United States. Calendar titles for 2024 include: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Denver & Rio Grande Railroad in Colorado Narrow Gauge, Illinois Central, Milwaukee Road, New York Central, Pennsylvania Railroad, Rock Island, Santa Fe Railway, and the Southern Pacific. Classic trains are also pictured in Great Trains featuring paintings by artist Gil Bennett and in Howard Fogg’s Trains. Contemporary trains are the focus of the Railroading! calendar that offers 24 spectacular full-color images of trains from across North America. Tide-mark also publishes the Streetcars and Trolleys calendar with classic images from a wide range of cities in the U.S. and Canada.

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Weight 16 oz
Dimensions 11 × 14 × .25 in