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Date: 08/10/19 05:01
UP in Idaho, 1871-1981 History
Author: donstrack

Here is a 15-page history of Union Pacific in Idaho, through 1981, completed by UP's Public Relations staff in Salt Lake City. If I understand the code at the end, it was done in October 1981.

http://utahrails.net/pdf/UP-Idaho-Division_1871-1981.pdf

Don Strack

 



Date: 08/10/19 10:39
Re: UP in Idaho, 1871-1981 History
Author: Copy19

The “b“ in the date code is my initial.  I wrote it I. My second year with UP in the Salt Lake office after leaving my newspaper job in Nampa, Idaho to go work for the railroad,
John Bromley - Omaha



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/11/19 07:26 by Copy19.



Date: 08/10/19 12:38
Re: UP in Idaho, 1871-1981 History
Author: donstrack

Thanks John. I thought it might be you.

Here is a brief 9-page history of the Oregon Short Line done in February 1977, with a 'w' code. I suspect this was John Weatherby's code from the Omaha office.

http://utahrails.net/pdf/OSL-Brief-History_Feb-1977_UPRR.pdf

Don Strack



Date: 08/10/19 18:54
Re: UP in Idaho, 1871-1981 History
Author: E25

Great summary, John.

Thanks for posting it, Don.

Greg Stadter
Phoenix, AZ



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