Category: kansas city

Mopac’s Colorado Eagle looks like it&r…

Mopac’s Colorado Eagle looks like it’s outbound to Pueblo with lots of head end traffic on KCT trackage. KC Municipal Stadium lights are seen in the distance, home of the A’s and where the Beatles played but 3 years earlier.

Kansas City, MO

June, 1967

1967 #370Denver to Kansas CityUPThe consist in…

1967 #370
Denver to Kansas City
UP

The consist includes an E9A, four baggage cars, and a mod hw coach.

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1953 Centennial StateKansas City to DenverATSF…

1953 Centennial State
Kansas City to Denver
ATSF

The consist includes a PA-PB-PA, three hw baggage cars, two hw coaches, a 6 Sect – 6 Rmt – 4 DBR sleeper, and a hw cafe lounge observation.

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PA-1 602 smokes it up as it accelerates acro…

PA-1 602 smokes it up as it accelerates across Sand Creek near Sandown Junction, Denver. Ellis, Kansas – Denver 369, one of Union Pacific‘s last mixed trains, originates in Kansas City as number 69, a local passenger run. Eastbound counterparts are trains 370 and 70. As late as 1957, 370 sometimes departs behind a 4-8-4 or a 2-10-2, or both.

September, 1957

UP train, engine number 828, engine type 4-8…

UP train, engine number 828, engine type 4-8-4

Train #369, mixed train; 40 MPH. Photographed: near Byers, Colo., March 14, 1954.

UP train, engine number 841, engine type 4-8…

UP train, engine number 841, engine type 4-8-4

Train #369, mixed train. Photographed: near Cheyenne Wells, Colo., March 7, 1954.

AT&SF train, engine number 52 + addition…

AT&SF train, engine number 52 + additional diesel unit, engine type ALCO PA1

Train #101, Centennial State; 8 cars, 25 MPH. Photographed: leaving Denver, Colo., April 29, 1953.

View of Union Pacific mixed train no. 369 le…

View of Union Pacific mixed train no. 369 led by steam locomotives no. 2498 (2-8-2) and 5027 (2-10-2) at Manila (Adams County), Colorado.

1952 February 22

AT&SF train, engine number 25 + addition…

AT&SF train, engine number 25 + additional diesel unit, engine type EMD F3

Train #101, Centennial State; 7 cars. Photographed: leaving Denver, Colo., December 25, 1951.

AT&SF locomotive, engine number 3451, en…

AT&SF locomotive, engine number 3451, engine type 4-6-4

Train #101, Centennial State; 8 cars, 40 MPH. Photographed: leaving Denver, Colo., May 20, 1951.