The George Bush Express
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Union Pacific's SD70ACe Number 4141, painted in Air Force One colors in honor of the 41st president of the United States, George Bush.
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|Yours Truly posing with the UP's latest Special Edition...|
|A view of the flanks of the Star of the Show.|
|The second unit in the consist was UP 5199, an SD70M built in December of 2004.|
|The third unit out was UP 5162, an SD70M built in October of 2004.|
In our comfortable seats on board the Dome car Columbine...
Look closely and notice the letters "UP" woven into the fabric of the seats.
|We were a bit late leaving College Station, and there were trains stacked up north of Bryan waiting to head south to Houston. Here's a unit train carrying Powder River coal...|
|Here's a manifest freight train, lurking in the tall grass and waiting for us to clear the main so he can head south...|
|This old farm boy couldn't resist taking a picture of these John Deere (or should it be "Deeres")...|
|Here's the Crew Change at Fort Worth. The original crew that took us out of College Station was relieved at Valley Junction; those guys carried us up to Fort Worth.|
|With our Fort Worth crew in the cab, we soon were turning the corner at Tower 55 and heading for "Big D."|
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