The City of Denver was just one train in the Union Pacific’s premier fleet of passenger trains. As one of the first stream-liners released the Denver was incredibly popular with the traveling public, which had never seen anything like it, unless they were lucky enough to witness the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy's Zephyr train sets released a few years earlier. The UP would go on to host an entire array of other plush City trains including: City of Portland, City of Los Angeles, & City of…

"City of Denver" City of Denver; before starting service, 7 cars. Photographed: on exhibition at Denver, Colo.

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RailPictures.Net Photo: UP 6746 Union Pacific GE AC4400CW at Kansas City, Kansas by Zach Pumphery

UP # 6746 as DPU for an ethanol train while a loaded coal train, a crude oil and a manifest wait in the yard at Kansas City, MO

UP 954 Union Pacific EMD E9(A) at The Dalles, Oregon by Bill Edgar

UP 954 Union Pacific EMD at The Dalles, Oregon along the Columbia River Bill Edgar

Union Pacific EMD engine X-951 diesel unit

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Union Pacific Alcohol diesel X-18 on display at Illinois Railway Museum in Rockford, IL...best train museum in the world!!

Union Pacific Alcohol diesel on display at Illinois Railway Museum in Rockford, IL.best train museum in the world!

150 Years of Great American Trains - Union Pacific 119 -  On May 10, 1869, Central Pacific Railroad chief Leland Stanford used a golden hammer to pound a single golden spike into the ground, joining the tracks of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads in Promontory Summit, Utah. Beside Stanford were two trains -- the Central Pacific's Jupiter, and the Union Pacific's 119.

From Simple Steam to Burly Turbines: 150 Years of Great American Trains

From Simple Steam to Burly Turbines: 150 Years of Great American Trains (Slide Show)

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