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1970-1979

1970 (no "Railroad" in medallion, matte paper, 12-1/2" x 23")

Month Photo Caption Description Photo Credit
Dec. 1969 Picturesque and beautiful - Mission San Carlos de Borromeo, Carmel, California scenic of mission UPRR
Full Year 1970 Western cattle graze amidst lofty pines scenic of cattle & hills UPRR
January A beautiful setting for relaxation, Victoria Beach - Laguna, California scenic of coast UPRR
February Devil's Punch Bowl - Oregon scenic of coast UPRR
March At day's end, moments of magic linger - Morro Bay, California scenic of bay sunset UPRR
April Mt. Hood rules in regal splendor over the Hood River - Oregon scenic of river & mountain UPRR
May Point Imperial, Grand Canyon a haunting panorama from the North Rim - Arizona scenic of canyon UPRR
June Firehole River flows cold and clear past steaming geysers in Yellowstone National Park scenic of river UPRR
July Sparkling clear water and pine rimmed lakes typify Colorado scenic of lake & mountains UPRR
August Picturesque and beautiful - Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho scenic of lake & mountains UPRR
September A tranquil view from Anacortes - San Juan Island scenic of water & hills UPRR
October A blaze of glorious color heralds approaching winter in New England scenic of colorful trees in hills UPRR
November A dusting of snow, a tang in the air, winter is not far off - Cedar Mountains, Utah scenic of mountains UPRR
December The modern iron horse speeds American commerce through old Cheyenne SD40 no. 3025 + stock train UPRR
Full Year 1971 U.P.'s giant crane has the muscle for quick, smooth handling of loaded trailers or containers UP White truck cab & trailer in crane UPRR
back Union Pacific a diversified transportation based growth company DDA40X no. 6900 & new boxcars + gas + land ??

1971 (no "Railroad" in medallion, matte paper, 12-1/2" x 23")

Month Photo Caption Description Photo Credit
Dec. 1970 Winter's beauty covers Gore Range near Vail, Colorado scenic of snow covered valley & mountains UPRR
Full Year 1971 The setting sun gleams on shipside railroad tracks at Los Angeles Harbor scenic of ship, bridge & sunset UPRR
January The King and Castle in Monument Valley in Utah scenic of desert & monuments UPRR
February The Pacific Ocean welcomes bathers on the beach at Santa Cruz, California scenic of beach & coast UPRR
March St. Louis skyline across the Mississippi River in late evening scenic of river, arch & sunset UPRR
April Idyllic is the setting of Luby Bay on Priest Lake in northern Idaho scenic of lake & mountains UPRR
May Zion National Park looms majestically in southern Utah scenic of dirt road, trees & mountains UPRR
June A lone rider approaches Glacier Lake in the Wallowa Mountains of Oregon scenic of horses, lake & mountains James C. Vincent
July Spirit Lake ripples peacefully beside Mt. St. Helens in Washington scenic of boats, lake & mountain UPRR
August Commemorating Fifty years of awarding Union Pacific scholarships to farm youth scenic of horse, farm, fields & hills Nebraska Game Commission
September Summer delight at Chadron State Park in northwestern Nebraska scenic of lake, boaters, trees & hills UPRR
October The summer sun shines on historic Forty-mile River in Alaska scenic of river, colorful trees & hills Bob & Ira Spring
November Fall colors splash the trees in St. Vrain Canyon in Colorado scenic of creek, colorful trees & mountains UPRR
December The lofty Sierras surround peaceful Twin Lakes in California scenic of lake & mountains UPRR
Full Year 1972 Union Pacific freight train pulls across Columbia River at John Day Dam scenic DD35A no. 80 + diesels & frt. train along river UPRR
back Union Pacific a diversified transportation based growth company U50s no. 32, 31, 33 & new boxcars + gas + land ??

1972 (just 12 pages, matte paper, 12-1/2" x 23")

Month Photo Caption Description Photo Credit
January San Juan Mountains near Ouray, Colorado scenic of snow covered road & mountains UPRR
February Indian Beach at Ecola State Park, Oregon scenic of coast UPRR
March Sand Dunes National Monument, Colorado scenic of sand dunes & mountains UPRR
April Coast Range from Hurricane Ridge, Washington scenic of flowers & mountains UPRR
May Union Pacific freight near Perkins, Wyoming scenic U50 no. 50 + diesels & frt. train in hills UPRR
June Zion Canyon from road south of Rockville, Utah scenic of desert canyon & mountains UPRR
July Lake Coeur D'Alene, Idaho scenic of docks & lake UPRR
August Memorial Park in Omaha, Nebraska scenic of flowers & trees UPRR
September The Mendocino Coast of California scenic of coast UPRR
October Mount Moran and Jenny Lake, Wyoming scenic of lake & mountain UPRR
November Hood River Valley, Oregon scenic of colorful trees, valley & mountains UPRR
December Winter's Peace in Nebraska scenic of snow covered river & church Nebraska Game Commission

1973 (just 12 pages, matte paper, 12-1/2" x 23")

Month Photo Caption Description Photo Credit
January Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado scenic of snow covered ground & mountains UPRR
February Sunset near Depot Bay, Oregon scenic of coast sunset UPRR
March Lassen Peak and Reflection Lake, Lassen Volcanic National Park, California scenic of lake & mountain UPRR
April Columbia River Gorge near The Dalles, Oregon scenic GP30s & frt. train along river UPRR
May The Falls of Brooks Lake Creek, Wyoming scenic of falls, trees & mountains UPRR
June Wheat Harvest in Kansas scenic of combines in wheat field UPRR
July Flower Show at Shenandoah, Iowa scenic of flowers & trees UPRR
August Farm Scene near Bennington, Nebraska scenic of corn fields & farm UPRR
September Fields of Winter Wheat near Moscow, Idaho scenic of fields & hills UPRR
October The brilliant hue of Fall Color heralds the approach of Winter, Utah scenic of colorful trees, lake & mountains UPRR
November Mount Rainier and Tipsoo Lake, Washington scenic of snow covered lake & mountain UPRR
December Winter's Snow in the Uinta Mountains, Utah scenic of snow covered trees & mountains UPRR

1974 (matte paper, 12-1/2" x 23")

Month Photo Caption Description Photo Credit
January Eastbound freight, Weber River near Morgan, Utah scenic DDA40X no. 6929 + 3 units & train crossing bridge UPRR
February Desert near Las Vegas, Nevada scenic of desert & mountains UPRR
March Trinidad Bay - California scenic of coast UPRR
April Spokane, Washington - site of Expo '74 scenic U30C no. 2861+ w/ frt. train & city UPRR
May Old mining town near Ashcroft, Colorado scenic of old buildings & mountains UPRR
June An Idaho farm near Cataldo, Idaho scenic of farm, valley & mountains UPRR
July Headwaters of Green River Lakes - Wyoming scenic of river & mountains UPRR
August Sunset at Lake Manawa - Iowa scenic of lake at sunset UPRR
September Columbia River Gorge near Hood River, Oregon scenic GP30s & frt. train along river UPRR
October Mt. Timpanogas - Utah scenic of colorful trees in valley & mountains UPRR
November Portneuf River - Idaho scenic of river & mountains w/snow UPRR
December From Bear Lake Road - Colorado scenic of snow in trees & mountains UPRR
       

1975 (coated paper, 12-1/2" x 23")

Month Photo Caption Description Photo Credit
January Near The Dalles, Oregon scenic GP30s & frt. train along water UPRR
February Trinidad Bay - Northern California scenic of coast UPRR
March Cape Sebastian - Oregon Coast scenic of coast UPRR
April Along Meacham Creek in the Blue Mountains - Oregon scenic SD24 no. 413 & GP30s & frt. train in mountains UPRR
May Cascade Mountain Range - Washington scenic of lake & mountains UPRR
June Sawatch Range from Cottonwood Pass, Colorado scenic of valley & mountains UPRR
July Westbound east of Devil's Slide, Utah scenic U50s no. 44, 43 & frt. train in mountains UPRR
August Columbia River Gorge - Oregon scenic of river & tracks UPRR
September Westbound near Harriman, Wyoming scenic U50s no. 33, 35+ & frt. train in hills UPRR
October North of McCall, Idaho scenic of colorful trees in flat land UPRR
November Sunset on the Platte River - Nebraska scenic of river & sunset UPRR
December San Juan Mountains - Colorado scenic of snow in trees & mountains UPRR

1976 (Bi-centennial, coated paper, 12-1/2" x 23")

Month Photo Caption Description Photo Credit
January Plowing the West Yellowstone Branch, Idaho scenic Diesel Plow train in deep snow UPRR
February Lake Powell, Arizona scenic of lake & mountains UPRR
March Oregon Coast near Cape Mears scenic of coast UPRR
April Container train near Devil's Slide, Utah scenic U30Cs & container train in valley UPRR
May Sunset on Diablo Lake, Washington scenic of lake & mountains UPRR
June Trains protect the environment - Omaha, Nebraska scenic SD40-2 no. 3175, 3242, 3174 & frt. train UPRR
July Swope Park - Kansas City, Missouri scenic of lake UPRR
August Near Columbus, Nebraska scenic GP9 no. 267 & frt. train in fields UPRR
September Restored strip coal mine, Wyoming scenic of horse & grass land UPRR
October Lake Coeur D'Alene, Idaho scenic of lake UPRR
November Autumn on the Missouri River scenic of colorful trees & river UPRR
December San Juan Mountains, Colorado scenic of snow in mountains UPRR

1977 (textured coated paper, 12-1/2" x 23")

Month Photo Caption Description Photo Credit
       
January Eastbound in Cajon Pass, California DDA40Xs no. 6946+ & frt. train & mountains UPRR
February Joshua tree west of Caliente, Nevada scenic of tree, desert & mountains UPRR
March Across the Blue River at Marysville, Kansas scenic U50Cs no. 5038+ & frt. train crossing bridge UPRR
April Mt. Hood, Trillium Lake, Oregon scenic of lake & mountain UPRR
May Bear River Canyon, Utah scenic GP30s no. 855+ & coal train on bridge UPRR
June Gladiolus bloom near Crescent, Iowa scenic of flowers & farm UPRR
July Heading west from Fremont, Nebraska scenic of rails & sunset UPRR
August Elk Mountain, Wyoming scenic of forested hills & mountain UPRR
September Columbia River near The Dalles, Oregon scenic DDA40Xs no. 6930+ & TOFC train along river UPRR
October Dodge Park, Omaha, Nebraska scenic of trees & sun UPRR
November Cascade Mountains near Leavenworth, Washington scenic of colorful trees, river & mountains UPRR
December Snake River near Stanley, Idaho scenic of river & snow on mountains UPRR

1978 (coated paper, 12-1/2" x 23")

Month Photo Caption Description Photo Credit
January Near Fox Park, Wyoming SD7 no. 457 plowing snow UPRR
February A lone Cypress and the golden Pacific scenic of tree & coast sunset UPRR
March East of Caliente, Nevada scenic GP30+ & stock train & hills & moon UPRR
April Mt. Adams near White Salmon, Washington scenic of old barn & mountain UPRR
May Station at Boise, Idaho scenic of station UPRR
June Near North Powder, Oregon scenic DDA40Xs & train among cattle & mountains UPRR
July Cart Creek bridge, Utah scenic of river & bridge UPRR
August Mushroom Rock State Park near Ellsworth, Kansas scenic of rocks & trees UPRR
September Columbia River and Mt. Hood, The Dalles, Oregon scenic GP30+ & train along river UPRR
October Platte River, southwest of Omaha, Nebraska scenic of trees & river UPRR
November Icicle Creek near Leavenworth, Washington scenic of colorful trees & creek UPRR
December Grand Tetons, Wyoming scenic of snow covered mountains UPRR

1979 (coated paper, 12-1/2" x 23")

Month Photo Caption Description Photo Credit
January Rainbow Canyon - south of Caliente, Nevada scenic DDA40X no. 6937+ & TOFC train in mountains UPRR
February Monument Valley, Utah-Arizona scenic of desert & rocks UPRR
March Seagull at sunset, Oregon Coast scenic of coast sunset UPRR
April Olympic Peninsula, Hurricane Ridge, Washington scenic of valley & snow on mountains UPRR
May Sherman Hill, Wyoming scenic DDA40X no. 6927+ & TOFC train in hills UPRR
June Gallatin River and National Forest, Montana scenic of river & mountains UPRR
July Wheat, south of Manhattan, Kansas scenic of wheat field UPRR
August Platte River, so. west of Omaha, Nebraska. scenic of park & river UPRR
September Medicine Bow coal mine - Wyoming scenic diesels & coal train at mine in valley UPRR
October San Juan Mountains, Colorado scenic of pasture & mountains UPRR
November Mt. Hood from Little Crater Meadow, Oregon scenic of trees & mountain UPRR
December North of Salmon, Idaho scenic of snow covered trees & creek UPRR

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