This collection of Union Pacific Employee Timetables bound together as a softcover book, provides an excellent view of the UP in the post-war era. The Streamliners are now daily and Motor Trains and Mixed Trains are numerous. Local Freights and Time Freights are listed, steam is king but diesels are encroaching.
The inclusion of tonnage ratings and other operating details in the in the companion Special Instructions adds more depth to this snapshot of this great transportation system in 1948. A list of frequently used notations gleaned from the Operating Rules are provided to aid the reader.
Union Pacific Historical Society, softcover, 332 pages, 8.5 x 11 x 1. 5 in.