Union Pacific Railroad
Business Car
"Shoshone"

 
 
Union Pacific Business Car "Shoshone"
Photograph  by Bruce Friedman. Copyrighted. Philadelphia, PA 7/23/00

 
Union Pacific Railroad "Passenger Special" [CSX Train Symbol P967-22] arrived at the CSX's South Philadelphia yard at 12:10 pm on Sunday, July 23, 2000.  The "Passenger Special" traveled to Philadelphia for the Republican 2000 Presidential Convention.  UP E-Units, UP 949 and UP 951 , were in charge of the approximately 25 car "Passenger Special."

Included in the "Passenger Special" consists was the Union Pacific Business Car "Shoshone."  The "Shoshone" was donated to the California State Railroad Museum during the "Official Opening"  in 1981.  In 1991 the "Shoshone" was "loaned back" to the Union Pacific Railroad, for use by their Executive Officers.  During the "loan back" to the Union Pacific Railroad, the railroad provided the Union Pacific Business Car No. 103 for the use of the California State Railroad Museum.  

 
Union Pacific Business Car No. 103
Union Pacific Business Car
No. 103
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rjm August 19, 2000