Photo By: Kevin Morgan

Even though there isn't any evidence of it in this picture, March is the snowiest month of the year in Colorado. Consequently, UP has been keeping this snow bus on hand, just it case it is needed.

If there is a snow storm in the the area that shuts down highways, this snow bus can be used to transport crews.

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User Comments (3)

Posted By Jeremiah On Wednesday, April 7, 2010 At 3:18:40 AM (PT)

It is refreshing to see these old cabeese in service, no matter what it is, whether a "shoving platform", or snow bus. At least Uncle Pete decided to put decently clean potive power on the snow bus, not some ratty engines that haven't ever seen a wash rack...

Posted By Webmaster On Monday, April 5, 2010 At 10:04:11 AM (PT)

You are correct, UP 1989 had been in this service. However, UP saw fit to release UP 1989 to the rest of the system! As of this posting it is in Fort Worth, TX.

Posted By Jeremiah On Monday, April 5, 2010 At 9:37:16 AM (PT)

I thought the D&RGW heritage unit (UP 1989) was in this service?

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Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 4:17:25 PM
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Location Information
City or County and State
Denver, CO

Yard Shots

Milepost or Control Point
North Yard

Train Information
Union Pacific
Unit Number
UP 3858, UP 5059

Photo Information
Camera Make/Model
Canon / Canon EOS 40D
Did Not Fire

Focal Length
38 mm
1/400 seconds

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