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AAR Type: M500
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UPP 5779 "Promontory"
Title:  UPP 5779 "Promontory"
Description:  Council Bluffs to Houston Special, headed up by UP 1982, heading south on the UP Midlothian Sub, leaving the Ney Yard
Photo Date:  8/9/2005  Upload Date: 8/9/2005 2:43:47 PM
Location:  Fort Worth, TX
Author:  Richard Whitenight
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  687   Comments: 0
UPP 5779 Promontory
Title:  UPP 5779 Promontory
Description:  UPP 5779 Promontory
Photo Date:  3/30/2006  Upload Date: 3/30/2006 11:48:59 AM
Location:  Golden Gardens, IL
Author:  Keith B
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  486   Comments: 0
UP officers Special
Title:  UP officers Special
Description:  The Train was UP 5369, UPP 208, Columbia River, Lone Star, Promentory, Powder River and Idaho
Photo Date:  3/31/2006  Upload Date: 4/2/2006 10:49:15 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  John J. Poshepny
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5369(AC45CCTE)
Views:  1050   Comments: 0
East bound UP 4755 passenger train
Title:  East bound UP 4755 passenger train
Description:  3rd train and the one I was waiting on and three other trains stuck in Golden Gate siding.
Photo Date:  8/23/2007  Upload Date: 8/27/2008 2:41:16 PM
Location:  Golden Gate, IL
Author:  Ryan Koertge
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 4755(SD70M)
Views:  581   Comments: 0
UP 4755 passenger train
Title:  UP 4755 passenger train
Description:  Kind of strange sight on the Norfolk Southern.
Photo Date:  8/23/2007  Upload Date: 8/27/2008 2:43:39 PM
Location:  Mount Carmel, IL
Author:  Ryan Koertge
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 4755(SD70M)
Views:  753   Comments: 6
UPP 5779 (Promontory)
Title:  UPP 5779 (Promontory)
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/23/2007  Upload Date: 8/28/2008 12:42:12 PM
Location:  Mount Carmel, IL
Author:  Ryan Koertge
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  353   Comments: 0
UPP 5779
Title:  UPP 5779
Description:  East side of car.
Photo Date:  8/24/2007  Upload Date: 8/27/2007 6:56:14 PM
Location:  Atlanta, GA
Author:  J. Williams
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  470   Comments: 0
UPP 5779
Title:  UPP 5779
Description:  West side.
Photo Date:  8/24/2007  Upload Date: 8/28/2007 4:43:05 PM
Location:  Atlanta, GA
Author:  J. Williams
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  272   Comments: 0
UPP 5779-Truck Detail
Title:  UPP 5779-Truck Detail
Description:  Six wheel Truck Detail.
Photo Date:  8/24/2007  Upload Date: 9/1/2007 5:08:19 PM
Location:  Atlanta, GA
Author:  J. Williams
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  246   Comments: 0
UPP 5779-Truck Detail
Title:  UPP 5779-Truck Detail
Description:  Six wheel Truck Detail.
Photo Date:  8/24/2007  Upload Date: 9/1/2007 5:08:52 PM
Location:  Atlanta, GA
Author:  J. Williams
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  245   Comments: 0
UPP 5779
Title:  UPP 5779
Description:  Baggage car Promontory.
Photo Date:  9/28/2007  Upload Date: 9/28/2007 11:44:44 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  marc malnekoff
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  153   Comments: 0
UPP 5779 (Promontory) in a special (STUVN) EB at 1:34pm
Title:  UPP 5779 (Promontory) in a special (STUVN) EB at 1:34pm
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/16/2008  Upload Date: 1/16/2008 9:32:01 PM
Location:  W. Anapra Rd, Sunland Park, NM
Author:  Ernie Leggett
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  193   Comments: 0
UP "Promontory"
Title:  UP "Promontory"
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/15/2008  Upload Date: 2/15/2008 6:12:38 PM
Location:  Sterling, IL
Author:  Larry Gholson
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  232   Comments: 0
Promontory
Title:  Promontory
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/16/2008  Upload Date: 2/16/2008 7:03:00 PM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Chris Bodkin
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  170   Comments: 0
Promontory
Title:  Promontory
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/16/2008  Upload Date: 2/16/2008 7:26:32 PM
Location:  Gorham, IL
Author:  Chris Bodkin
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  211   Comments: 0
UPP 5779
Title:  UPP 5779
Description:  UPP 5779 'Promontory'.
Photo Date:  2/18/2008  Upload Date: 2/18/2008 4:28:09 PM
Location:  Houston, TX
Author:  Doug Wooten
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  258   Comments: 0
Westbound UP Wimmer Inspection Special
Title:  Westbound UP Wimmer Inspection Special
Description:  The 10 Car Special leaves Marysville after a crew change, and is seen here accelerating towards US Highway 77 after crossing the Big Blue River. The consist was as follows: UP 6936, UPP 207 - Power Car, UPP 119 - Business Car "Kennefick", UPP 314 - Passenger Car "Columbia River", UPP 5779 - Baggage Car "Promontory", UPP 201 - Passenger Car "Wyoming", UPP 200 - Passenger Car "Omaha", UPP 1602 - Passenger Car "Green River", UPP 8004 - Passenger Car "Colorado Eagle", UP 5011 - Diner "City of Denver", and UPP 203 - Inspection Car "Idaho".
Photo Date:  2/22/2008  Upload Date: 2/22/2008 7:05:16 PM
Location:  Marysville, KS
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6936(DDA40X)
Views:  1324   Comments: 2
UPP 5779 Promontory baggage car in a WB special at 12:18pm
Title:  UPP 5779 Promontory baggage car in a WB special at 12:18pm
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/6/2008  Upload Date: 4/6/2008 5:59:13 PM
Location:  W. Anapra Rd, Sunland Park, NM
Author:  Ernie Leggett
Categories:  Passenger
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Views:  195   Comments: 0
UPP 5779
Title:  UPP 5779
Description:  S LRWC-07 With UP 6936, UPP 150 Sunset, UPP 140 Stanford, UPP 207 Power Car, UPP 119 Kenefick, UPP 314 Columbia River, UPP 5779 Promontory, UPP 201 Wyoming, UPP 200 Omaha, UPP 1602 Green River, UPP 8004 Colorado Eagle, UPP 5011 City Of Denver, & UPP 203 Idaho with 12 Loads, 904 Tons 1089 Feet. Photographed at 13:45.
Photo Date:  4/7/2008  Upload Date: 11/24/2008 2:22:27 PM
Location:  San Timoteo Canyon, CA
Author:  David Anderson
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  382   Comments: 0
UPP 5779
Title:  UPP 5779
Description:  S LRWC-07 With UP 6936, UPP 150 Sunset, UPP 140 Stanford, UPP 207 Power Car, UPP 119 Kenefick, UPP 314 Columbia River, UPP 5779 Promontory, UPP 201 Wyoming, UPP 200 Omaha, UPP 1602 Green River, UPP 8004 Colorado Eagle, UPP 5011 City Of Denver, & UPP 203 Idaho with 12 Loads, 904 Tons 1089 Feet. Photographed at 14:27.
Photo Date:  4/7/2008  Upload Date: 11/24/2008 2:22:00 PM
Location:  West Colton, CA
Author:  David Anderson
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  291   Comments: 0
Engineering Special
Title:  Engineering Special
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/17/2008  Upload Date: 4/17/2008 9:28:52 PM
Location:  Fall Creek, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6936(DDA40X)
Views:  1152   Comments: 0
UPP 5779
Title:  UPP 5779
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/17/2008  Upload Date: 4/17/2008 10:08:45 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Matt Petersen
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  229   Comments: 0
UPP 5779, Promontory, on engineering special
Title:  UPP 5779, Promontory, on engineering special
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/18/2009  Upload Date: 3/18/2009 7:46:21 PM
Location:  Forrest City, AR
Author:  Frank Greene
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  203   Comments: 0
UPP 5779, Promontory, on engineering special
Title:  UPP 5779, Promontory, on engineering special
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/18/2009  Upload Date: 3/18/2009 7:46:22 PM
Location:  Gavin, AR
Author:  Frank Greene
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  698   Comments: 0
UPP 5779, Promontory, on engineering special
Title:  UPP 5779, Promontory, on engineering special
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/18/2009  Upload Date: 3/18/2009 7:46:23 PM
Location:  West Memphis, AR
Author:  Frank Greene
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  257   Comments: 0
UPP 5779
Title:  UPP 5779
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/25/2009  Upload Date: 9/4/2009 9:25:39 AM
Location:  Longview, TX
Author:  Neil Stutzman
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  536   Comments: 0
UPP 5779
Title:  UPP 5779
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/27/2009  Upload Date: 9/27/2009 10:17:03 PM
Location:  Roseville, CA
Author:  Amtrakdavis22
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  520   Comments: 0
UPP 5779
Title:  UPP 5779
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/27/2009  Upload Date: 9/28/2009 7:51:45 PM
Location:  Davis, CA
Author:  Amtrakdavis22
Categories:  Scenic,RollingStock,Bridge,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  161   Comments: 0
UPP 5779 "Promontory" Baggae, Flag Car
Title:  UPP 5779 "Promontory" Baggae, Flag Car
Description:  The UPP 5779, a Baggage car, is seen is the late afternoon sun as it rolls by.
Photo Date:  10/25/2009  Upload Date: 10/31/2009 5:32:05 PM
Location:  Fresno, CA
Author:  Alex Gillman
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  689   Comments: 0
UP 4920 South, Rolling On
Title:  UP 4920 South, Rolling On
Description:  The Inspection Special rolls into the Fresno yard, showing off the Flag car.
Photo Date:  10/25/2009  Upload Date: 10/31/2009 5:34:14 PM
Location:  Fresno, CA
Author:  Alex Gillman
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  282   Comments: 0
UPP 5779 "Promontory"
Title:  UPP 5779 "Promontory"
Description:  The Baggage, Flag Car
Photo Date:  10/25/2009  Upload Date: 10/31/2009 6:21:36 PM
Location:  Fresno, CA
Author:  Alex Gillman
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  196   Comments: 0
UPP 5779 "Promontory"
Title:  UPP 5779 "Promontory"
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/25/2009  Upload Date: 10/31/2009 7:21:21 PM
Location:  Fresno, CA
Author:  Alex Gillman
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  245   Comments: 0
UP's Motto
Title:  UP's Motto
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/25/2009  Upload Date: 10/31/2009 7:30:43 PM
Location:  Fresno, CA
Author:  Alex Gillman
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  226   Comments: 0
UPP 5779 History
Title:  UPP 5779 History
Description:  I was walking along the train I looked in between these two cars, and was suprised to see writing on there. It reveled some history to the baggage car Promontory. Apparently, it is ex- AMTK 800817
Photo Date:  10/25/2009  Upload Date: 10/31/2009 7:31:59 PM
Location:  Fresno, CA
Author:  Alex Gillman
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  386   Comments: 1
UPP 5779 "Promontory"
Title:  UPP 5779 "Promontory"
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/25/2009  Upload Date: 11/1/2009 5:22:39 PM
Location:  Fresno, CA
Author:  Alex Gillman
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  230   Comments: 0
UP's Motto
Title:  UP's Motto
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/25/2009  Upload Date: 11/1/2009 5:25:01 PM
Location:  Fresno, CA
Author:  Alex Gillman
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  211   Comments: 0
Council Bluffs and Columbia River
Title:  Council Bluffs and Columbia River
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/5/2010  Upload Date: 5/6/2010 1:31:57 PM
Location:  Altoona, WI
Author:  Max Koehn
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  314   Comments: 0
UPP 5779
Title:  UPP 5779
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/6/2010 12:59:26 PM
Location:  Lemont, IL
Author:  marc malnekoff
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  176   Comments: 0
UPP#5779 Museum Car
Title:  UPP#5779 Museum Car
Description:  Probably configured as an exercise car on this long distance Engineering Special
Photo Date:  5/9/2010  Upload Date: 5/10/2010 7:55:57 AM
Location:  Conroe, TX
Author:  Bob Smith
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  179   Comments: 0
UPP 5779 in a WB special at 7:17am
Title:  UPP 5779 in a WB special at 7:17am
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/10/2010  Upload Date: 7/10/2010 1:54:49 PM
Location:  W. Anapra Rd, Sunland Park, NM
Author:  Ernie Leggett
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  171   Comments: 0
UPP 5779 on the SLAOA-05
Title:  UPP 5779 on the SLAOA-05
Description:  UPP 5779 (Flag Baggage Car) on the SLAOA-05
Photo Date:  9/5/2010  Upload Date: 9/6/2010 12:07:51 AM
Location:  Newark, CA
Author:  Kyle Dana
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  312   Comments: 0
UPP 5779
Title:  UPP 5779
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/15/2010  Upload Date: 9/16/2010 1:58:00 PM
Location:  Wyeth, OR
Author:  Jordan DeCloedt
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  363   Comments: 0
UPP 5779 "Promontory"  museum car makes a point of waving proudly!
Title:  UPP 5779 "Promontory" museum car makes a point of waving proudly!
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/2011  Upload Date: 5/21/2011 1:41:15 AM
Location:  Butler, WI
Author:  Ed Weisensel
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  597   Comments: 0
Another wave at the flag - heading down to the ZOO
Title:  Another wave at the flag - heading down to the ZOO
Description:  One prominent source describes this as a museum car - I'd love a PEEK. José, can U C ???
Photo Date:  5/20/2011  Upload Date: 5/20/2011 7:15:06 PM
Location:  Butler, WI
Author:  Ed Weisensel
Categories:  Yard,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  883   Comments: 1
Hear she comes, just a rollin' down the rails, singin doo-wah ...
Title:  Hear she comes, just a rollin' down the rails, singin doo-wah ...
Description:  1. UP 207 anonymous power car (someone's gotta retire or die!) 2. Kenefick (platform leading) 3. Lake Forest 4. Columbia River 6. Portola 7. Wyoming 8. Green River 9. Colorado Eagle dome 10. City of LA diner 11. Idaho (theater Obs)
Photo Date:  5/20/2011  Upload Date: 5/20/2011 7:32:14 PM
Location:  Butler, WI
Author:  Ed Weisensel
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 7454(AC45CCTE)
Views:  1016   Comments: 3
Smile - you're about to be shot - again
Title:  Smile - you're about to be shot - again
Description:  1. UP 207 anonymous power car (someone's gotta retire or die!) 2. Kenefick (platform leading) 3. Lake Forest 4. Columbia River 5. Promontory (flagged baggage) 6. Portola 7. Wyoming 8. Green River 9. Colorado Eagle dome 10. City of LA dome diner 11. Idaho - Theater Obs
Photo Date:  5/20/2011  Upload Date: 5/20/2011 7:33:06 PM
Location:  Butler, WI
Author:  Ed Weisensel
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 7454(AC45CCTE)
Views:  1664   Comments: 7
SKBLW-24 - Union Pacific Engineering Special
Title:  SKBLW-24 - Union Pacific Engineering Special
Description:  Union Pacific UPP 5779 @ Ironton, Texas
Photo Date:  5/24/2011  Upload Date: 6/1/2011 8:09:08 PM
Location:  Ironton, TX
Author:  Michael G. Ellis
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  171   Comments: 0
UPP 5779 in Houston, TX
Title:  UPP 5779 in Houston, TX
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/22/2012  Upload Date: 4/22/2012 6:40:23 PM
Location:  Houston, TX
Author:  Dave Rudolph
Categories:  Station
Locomotives: 
Views:  189   Comments: 0
UP 5779
Title:  UP 5779
Description:  UP 5779 - on a Director's Special
Photo Date:  7/9/2012  Upload Date: 10/30/2012 4:16:50 PM
Location:  Joso, WA
Author:  J Fischer
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  407   Comments: 0
UP 844
Title:  UP 844
Description:  Union Pacific 844 and train on display at the California State Railroad Museum for Union Pacifics Sacramento community celebration, celebrating UPs 150th anniversary.
Photo Date:  9/29/2012  Upload Date: 10/2/2012 2:59:33 AM
Location:  Sacramento, CA
Author:  Joseph C.
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard,Steam,Passenger,Track
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4) UP 7947(AC45CCTE)
Views:  303   Comments: 0


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