January 4, 2014
Railroads recognized very early that dining was a key way to distinguish themselves from competitors. Passengers benefited from each railroad's effort to offer the best food, best service and best dining environment.
November 1, 2013
A calumet, from the French word chalumet, meaning reed or flute, is a profoundly sacred object to many Native American tribes.
October 8, 2013
A treasured artifact from the Union Pacific Historical Collection has recently come to light after being in the Washington D.C. office for more than a decade without any real attention to its unique provenance and history.
September 14, 2013
Some artifacts tell a story just by looking at them. One the most powerful pieces in the Union Pacific Historical Collection is a 1920s railroad police badge worn by Cheyenne, Wyo., Agent Jess Sitton.
June 6, 2013
Located about 20 miles east of Laramie, Wyo., the Ames Monument was erected at what was once the highest elevation on Union Pacific's line, Sherman Summit.
April 26, 2013
The Union Pacific Railroad Museum turns 10 in a 110 year old Library
August 3, 2012
Among the many photographers represented in Union Pacific's vast photography collection, one of the earliest and more prolific was Andrew J. Russell.
October 28, 2011
The Uniform coat pictured here, is an Officers Dress Tail Coat and was worn by Curtis when he served as a Colonel of the Third Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Mexican War.
August 26, 2011
This chair is originally from the law office of Lincoln and Herndon in Springfield, Ill., where Lincoln practiced law from 1843 to about 1852.