President George H.W. Bush Funeral Train
December 06, 2018
Spring, TX to College Station, TX
The consist includes SD70ACe #4141, SD70AH #9096, and business cars #2066, #8008 City of Portland, #9009 City of San Francisco, #5769 Council Bluffs, #101 Lone Star, #9004 Harriman, #302 Overland, #1610 Portola, #5011 City of Denver, #9005 Walter Dean, and #119 Kenefick.
The gifs used were made by Alfred Woolfolk II and myself. They can be found at the link below. My gifs have my name in the description.
Rest in peace President Bush.
Union Pacific’s Portland Rose
Hood River, OR
Train #18, Union Pacific’s eastbound “Portland Rose,” arrives in Boise, Idaho in May, 1969. The train’s consist included reclining-seat coaches, buffet-lounge car, and a sleeper. Howard Fogg photo.
The westbound, five car Portland Rose makes a station stop at Pocatello, Idaho.
The Portland Rose by Joe McMillan
Union Pacific train #17, the westbound Portland Rose, approaches the NE Sardou Road overpass on the outskirts of Topeka, Kansas, August 3, 1968. The “Rose” was due into the station in North Topeka at 08:47. The tracks to the left of the train are part of Santa Fe’s St. Joseph District. Photo by Joe McMillan.
“Portland Rose”, UPRR, Boise Idaho, 1960. by Jon Archibald
Union Pacific train #17 “Portland Rose” westbound at Boise Idaho. 3 unit diesel with deadhead sleeper, about 4 express cars, 5 coaches, a cafe-lounge and 1 sleeper. Aug 23, 1960. Ektachrome by John McIntosh.
Union Pacific Train #18 Portland Rose
August 31, 1958
UP train, engine number 836, engine type 4-8-4 and engine number 936 + additional diesel unit, engine type EMD E8
Train #18, Portland Rose; 19 cars. Photographed: Gilcrest, Colo., July 23, 1957.
UP train, engine number 905 + additional diesel units, engine type EMD F3
Train #18, Portland Rose. Photographed: near Cheyenne Wells, Colo., March 7, 1954.
UP train, engine number 2888, engine type 4-6-2
Train #4, Atlantic Express; 9 cars, 40 MPH. Photographed: near Sidney, Nebr., July 4, 1931.