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1950-1959

1950

Month Photo Caption Description Photo Credit
Dec. 1949      
Full Year 1950      
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Full Year 1951      
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1951

Month Photo Caption Description Photo Credit
Dec. 1950 Pictorial Map of the Union Pacific West   UPRR
Full Year 1951 Otter Crest State Park, Near Otter Rock On Rugged Oregon Coast Scenic view of coast line UPRR
January Winter At Sun Valley, Idaho, America's Popular Sports and Vacation Center Scenic view of skiers looking at resort from ski run UPRR
February Lower Face of Colossal Hoover Dam, Near Las Vegas, Nevada Scenic view of Hoover Dam UPRR
March World Famous Grand Canyon, fron Bright Angel Point On The North Rim Scenic view of Grand Canyon UPRR
April Summertime at Sun Valley, Idaho - The Opera House and a Glimpse of the Lodge Scenic view of resort buildings and lake UPRR
May Panoramic View of Some of the Scenic Glories of Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah Scenic view of Bryce Canyon UPRR
June Red Arch Mountain, Near Zion Lodge in Zion National Park, Utah   UPRR
July Dream Lake and Hallett Peak, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado Scenic view of mountains and lake UPRR
August Old Faithful Inn and Geyser of World Renown, Yellowstone National Park Scenic view of Old faithful UPRR
September Jackson Lake and Teton Mountains, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming Scenic view of mountains and lake UPRR
October Union Pacific Streamliner, City of Portland, Near Pocatello, Idaho. UP A-B-A set of E-units with lightweight train UPRR
November Furnace Creek Inn in Mysterious Death Valley, California, Famed Winter Playground Aerial view of resort UPRR
December Historic Mission San Luis Rey, Four Miles Northeast of Oceanside, California Scenic view of mission building UPRR
Full Year 1952 Union Pacific Freight Train With Modern Motive Diesel Power UP 1402A with threee other diesel units and freight train
(same as 1955, Back Descriptions Page)
UPRR
Back (Descriptions) The Mormon Temple and State Capitol, Salt Lake City, Utah LDS Salt Lake City temple with state capitol in background UPRR

1952

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Dec. 1951      
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1953

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1954

Month Photo Caption Description Photo Credit
Dec. 1953 Union Pacific's Modern Streamliners Traverse Scenic Country, Rich In Historic Lore UP 989 in Echo Canyon UPRR
Full Year 1954 The Stately Mormon Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah Scenic view of temple grounds, with cherry blossoms UPRR
January Sun Valley, Idaho Offers A Variety Of Winter Sports Under A Summer Sun Scenic view of people and buildings at Sun Valley UPRR
February "Old Faithful" Geyset In Yellowstone National Park Is Always A Favorite Scenic view of Old Faithful UPRR
March The Great White Throne, Zion National Park, Utah Is n Unforgettable Sight Scenic view of sandstone cliffs UPRR
April Fabulous Sun Valley, Idaho Provides Everything For An Ideal Summer Vacation Scenic view of Sun Valley UPRR
May Bryce Canyon, Utah Is A Fairyland Of Highly Colored And Fantastic Rock Formations Scenic view of horses on trail, with sandstone cliffs UPRR
June Crystal Clear Streams And Logty, Snow-Capped Peaks Typify Colorado Scenic view of mountains and river UPRR
July A Somber Mood Of The Grand Canyon In Arizona - A Canyon Of Many Moods Scenic view of Grand Canyon UPRR
August Majestic Mt. Hood Is One Of Many Scenic delights Of The Pacific Northwest Scenic view, with Mt. Hood in far distance UPRR
September One Of The Show Places Of America Is Jackson Lake And Teton Mountains Scenic view of lake and mountains UPRR
October The Towering San Francisco-Oakloand Bay Bridge Is A Inspiring Sight Scenic view of San Francisco, from Oakland side UPRR
November Santa Barbara Mission, California Is A Fina Example Of early Spanish Architecture Scenic view of mission UPRR
December Hoover Dam Forms Lake Mead, A Huge Inland Sea In The Heart Of The Desert Scenic view of dam, from Nevada side UPRR
Full Year 1955 Modern Motive Power Assures Efficient Handling Of Freight Shipments Via Union Pacific UP 52, with freight train (Weber Canyon, Utah) UPRR
Back (Descriptions) Thousands Of Sheep Graze On The Lush Uplands Of Idaho Scenic view of sheep grazing on hill side UPRR

1955

Month Photo Caption Description Photo Credit
Dec. 1954 The Streamliner "City Of Portland" traverses Nearly 2,000 Miles Of The Scenic West UP 987 with passenger train UPRR
Full Year 1955 This Stately Temple In Salt Lake City, Utah Is The Chief Sanctuary Of The Mormon Church View of LDS temple and state capital building UPRR
January Sun Valley, Idaho Offers A Variety Of Winter Sports Under A Summer Sun View of buildings and people at Sun Valley UPRR
February Old Faithful Geyser In Yellowstone National park Never Fails To Delight Scenic view of Old Faithful UPRR
March Temple Of Sinawava In Zion National Park, Utah - Great White Throne In Center Distance Scenic view of Zions National Park UPRR
April Sun Valley, Idaho Provides Everything For An Ideal Summer Vacation Scenic view of Sun Valley UPRR
May Bryce Canyon, Utah Is A Fairyland Of Highly Colored And Exquisitely Carved Rock Formations Scenic view of Bryce Canyon UPRR
June Beaver Pond Lake And The Mummy Range In Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado Scenic view of mountains and lake UPRR
July Breath-Taking Grand Canyon From Purple River Junction On The North Rim (Arizona) Scenic view of Grand Canyon UPRR
August Lovely Lake Marie In The Snowy Range Of Southern Wyoming Scenic view of mountains and lake UPRR
September One Of The Show Places Of America Is Jackson Lake And The Teton Mountains In Western Wyoming Scenic view of mountains and lake UPRR
October Carmel Bay, near Monterey, California, Is An Enchanting Spot Scenic view of Pacific coast UPRR
November The Famed Columbia River Gorge, Looking East From Crown Point, Oregon Scenic view of Columbia River UPRR
December Lower face Of Colossal Hoover Dam, Near Las Vegas, Nevada Scenic view of Hoover Dam UPRR
Full Year 1956 Cattle Grazing Is A Vast Industry In The Union Pacific West Scenic view of cowboys and cattle (same as full year 1949 page on 1948 calendar) UPRR
Back (Descriptions) Modern Motive Power Assures Efficient Handling Of Freight Shipments Via Union Pacific UP 1402A with threee other diesel units and freight train
(same as 1951, full year 1952 page)
UPRR

1956

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Dec. 1955      
Full Year 1956      
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1957

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Month Photo Caption Description Photo Credit
Dec. 1956 Domeliner "City Of Portland" Glides Through The Grandeur Of The Columbia River Gorge In Oregon Rear of train, showing Dome observation 9006 UPRR
Full Year 1957 This Stately Temple In Salt Lake City, Utah Is The Chief Sanctuary Of The Mormon Church Scenic view of LDS Salt Lake City Temple UPRR
January Hoover Dam's Lights Reflect On The Smooth Surface Of lake Mead Near Las Vegas, Nevada Night view of Hoover Dam UPRR
February Pikes Peak in Colorado, Perhaps America's Best-Known Mountain Scenic view of Pikes Peak UPRR
March Cedar Breaks In Utah Presents A Series Of Vast Chasms Eroded Into Thousands Of Strange Architectural Forms Scenic view of Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah UPRR
April Sun Valley, Idaho Provides Everything For An ideal Summer vacation Scenic view of Sun Valley UPRR
May The Great White Throne And Angels landing In Zion National Park, Utah Scenic view of Zions Canyon National Park UPRR
June Yellowstone Lake Mirrors The Blue Of The Sky In Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming Scenic view of Yellowstone Lake UPRR
July One Of The Many Sublime Views of The Grand Canyon From The North Rim In Arizona Scenic view of Grand Canyon UPRR
August Mount Hood, Oregon Viewed Across The Fruitful Hood River Valley Scenic view of Mount Hood, Oregon UPRR
September The Tetons Tower In Rugged Spendor Above The Snake River Valley In Wyoming Scenci view of Grand Teton mountains UPRR
October Tipsoo Lake And Mount Ranier in Rainier National park, Washington Scenic view of Mount Rainier UPRR
November Looking West Into The Trackless Pacific From a Colorful Garden At Laguna Beach, California Scenic view of Pacific Ocean UPRR
December Sun Valley's Year-Round Outdoor Ice Skating Rink, Recently Enlarged To Standard Olympic Dimensions Scenic view of Sun Valley, Idaho UPRR
Full Year 1958 This Powerful Gas Turbine-Electric Locomotive Exemplifies Progress. A Union Pacific Watchword. UP 61 at Salt Lake City UPRR
Back (Descriptions) The Smartly Luxurious Main Dining Room Of The Astra Dome Dining Car Lower level dining room of Dome diner UPRR

1958

Entire calendar not available; descriptions taken from back page of calendar.

Month Photo Caption Description Photo Credit
Dec. 1957 Map "The Union Pacific West"    
Full Year 1958 Union Pacific Gas Turbine-Electric Locomotives Bring The "Jet Age" To Railroading UP 65 at Petersen, Utah UPRR
January Domeliner "City Of Portland" Glides Through The Grandeur Of The Columbia River Gorge Bridge of the Gods, Columbia River UPRR
February   Western Dude Ranches UPRR
March   Zions Canyon National Park, Utah UPRR
April   Mount Rainier, Washington UPRR
May   Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah UPRR
June   Sun Valley, Idaho UPRR
July   North Rim, Grand Canyon, Arizona UPRR
August   Hallet Peak, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado UPRR
September   Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming UPRR
October   Catalina Island, near Los Angeles, California UPRR
November   Hoover Dam, Nevada UPRR
December   Sun Valley, Idaho UPRR
Full Year 1959 San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge Is The Longest Single Suspension Span In The World Golden Gate Bridge UPRR
Back (Descriptions) "Roof Garden" Dining Is An Extra Treat On Domeliners "City of Los Angeles" and "City of Portland" Upper level dome diner UPRR

1959

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Dec. 1958      
Full Year 1959      
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Full Year 1960      
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