Wednesday, December 16, 2015

How the Union Pacific locomotive got to its site in Jefferson Park on its way past Kelty's Auto Parts at 9th & Orchard. The engine arrived as a gift from UP for Christmas 1959, and put in place later in 1960. File photos courtesy of the Union-Bulletin. (Part 2).

400 feet of temporary track laid

Engine was built in 1918 and operated for 38 years

One of two bulldozers pushed the engine

Roy Lowden