The Union Pacific had the largest rigid wheel base steam locomotives ever built. Known by their numbering in the 9000 range, these huge 4-12-2s moved heavy freightacross the praries at speed. There were no descriptions for these two images withthe Schenzinger collection.
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UP 9053 stands at the ready, probably in Cheyanne, Wyoming.
Here, Union Pacific locomotive 9005 has a fast freight well under control!
All images Copyright 1995 Darryl Van Nort