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Union Pacific, Not In Utah

This page was last updated on January 30, 2016.

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These pages present information about various Union Pacific subsidiaries that added their own locomotives to UP's large fleet of locomotives, both steam and diesel.

Boise, Nampa & Owyhee Railway -- Information about the former Boise, Nampa & Owyhee Railway, then the Idaho Northern Railway, both in western Idaho; sold to Oregon Short Line, becoming OSL's Idaho Northern Branch; sold by UP to Idaho Northern & Pacific in 1993.

Coalmont Branch -- Information about the former Laramie, North Park & Western Railroad in Wyoming.

Colorado Central -- Information about the Colorado Central Railroad, including the Colorado Central Julesburg Branch, UP's line in northeastern Colorado.

Denver Pacific Railway -- Information about Denver Pacific Railway & Telegraph Co., Denver to Cheyenne, 1867-1880.

Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad -- Information about the DSP&P, including Denver, Leadville & Gunnison, part of Union Pacific from 1885 to 1894.

Encampment Branch -- Information about the former Saratoga & Encampment Valley Railroad in Wyoming; sold to UP in 1928, merged with UP in 1951.

Enaville Branch -- Information about the former Idaho Northern Railroad in Idaho's panhandle, sold to Oregon Railroad & Navigation Co.

Idaho Central Branch -- Information about the former Idaho Central Railway, which became part of OSL&UN in 1889, becoming OSL&UN's and later OSL's Idaho Central Branch, and later the Boise to Nampa portion of the 1923-1924 Boise Main Line.

Idaho Central Railway -- Information about the former Idaho Central Railway, which became part of OSL&UN in 1889, becoming OSL&UN's and later OSL's Idaho Central Branch, and later the Boise to Nampa portion of the 1923-1924 Boise Main Line.

Idaho Northern Branch -- Information about the former Boise, Nampa & Owyhee Railway, then the Idaho Northern Railway, both in western Idaho; sold to Oregon Short Line, sold by UP to Idaho Northern & Pacific in 1993.

Idaho Northern Railroad -- Information about the former Idaho Northern Railroad in Idaho's panhandle, sold to Oregon Railroad & Navigation Co., becoming OWRR&N's Enaville Branch.

Idaho Northern Railway -- Information about the former Boise, Nampa & Owyhee Railway, then the Idaho Northern Railway, both in western Idaho; sold to Oregon Short Line, becoming OSL's Idaho Northern Branch; sold by UP to Idaho Northern & Pacific in 1993. Includes information about the Payette Valley Railroad.

Ilwaco Railway & Navigation Company -- Information about the narrow gauge railroad in southwestern Washington that furnished Oregon Railway & Navigation's, and Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation's only narrow gauge locomotives.

Kansas Central -- Information about the Kansas Central Railway (later Railroad) controlled by Union Pacific after 1881 and which contributed 12 narrow gauge locomotives to UP's 1885 roster.

Kansas Pacific Railway -- Information about Leavenworth, Pawnee & Western (1855-1863); Union Pacific Railway Eastern Division (1863-1869); and Kansas Pacific Railway, 1869-1880.

Kearney Branch -- Information about the former Kearney & Black Hills Railway in Nebraska.

Laramie, North Park & Western -- Information about the former Laramie, North Park & Western Railroad in Wyoming, which became UP's Coalmont Branch.

Montana Union Railway -- Information about a line in Montana owned by UP and leased to Northern Pacific from 1886 to today (still leased to BNSF today). Included is a Google map of the railroad.

Mount Hood Railway -- Information about Mount Hood Railroad, purchased by UP in 1968, operated as the Mount Hood Railway, and sold by UP in 1987.

New Meadows Branch -- Information about the former Pacific & Idaho Northern Railway in Idaho.

North Coast Railroad -- Information about the North Coast Railroad, which built UP's OWRR&N Yakima Branch between Wallula and Yakima, Washington in 1909-1911 (97.3 miles), and the major portion of UP's OWRR&N mainline between Wallula and Spokane (97.8 miles)

Omaha & Republican Valley Railway -- Information about the OR&V which added several branches to UP's Nebraska and Kansas divisions.

Oregon & Washington Railroad -- Information about the OWRR&N subsidiary that built UP's line between Portland and Seattle.

Pacific & Idaho Northern Railway -- Information about the former Pacific & Idaho Northern Railway in Idaho, which became OSL's New Meadows Branch.

Payette Valley Railroad -- Information about the OSL Payette Valley Branch, between Payette and Emmett, Idaho. Included as part of the page about Idaho Northern Railway.

Pioche Branch -- Information about the former Caliente & Pioche Railroad, LA&SL's branch north from Caliente, Nevada, to the Pioche mining district. Includes information about all the mines in the Pioche mining district, and the railroads that served them.

Saratoga & Encampment Valley Railroad -- Information about the former Saratoga & Encampment Valley Railroad in Wyoming; sold to UP in 1928, merged with UP in 1951, becoming UP's Encampment Branch.

Spokane International Railroad -- Information about the Spokane International Railroad, purchased by UP in 1958.

St. Joseph & Grand Island Railway -- Information about the StJ&GI, controlled by UP after 1897 and leased to UP in 1936; sold by UP in 1990 and bought back by UP in 1999.

Walla Walla & Columbia River Railroad -- Information about the narrow gauge railroad in southeastern Washington that furnished some of Oregon Railway & Navigation's narrow gauge locomotives. Some of the line's locomotives were sold in 1883 to Mill Creek Flume & Manufacturing Company, which itself was sold to ORy&N in 1887.

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