Synopses & Reviews
Famous for its role in the Transcontinental Railroad, Union Pacific is Americas oldest- and the worlds largest- railway, serving two-thirds of the United States for a century and a half. This retrospective spans the UPs entire history from 1862 to present, detailing key personalities, depots and terminals, locomotives, trains, rolling stock, and memoriabilia. Modern and period color photography, along with archival photos, make this an ideal reference for UP enthusiasts and modelers alike. Some of Brian Solomons MBI train titles include American Steam Locomotive and the American Diesel Locomotive, and this seasons Super Steam Locomotives. He lives in Munson, Massachusetts.
The full history of the UP, its locomotives, its trains, its routes, stations, and more, from 1862 to today.
About the Author
Brian Solomon is one of today’s most accomplished railway historians. He has authored more than 30 books about railroads and motive power, and his writing and photography have been featured in Trains, Railway Age, Passenger Train Journal, and RailNews. Solomon divides his time between Massachusetts and Ireland.