Web content provided as an educational volunteer effort of the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation (APRHF), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. To help support and preserve passenger rail heritage click here to join the APRHF today!
Custom Search
HOME APRHF TRAINWEB.COM .NET .ORG .US TRAIN PARTY FACEBOOK NEWS LINKS TRAVEL MODEL RR RAILFAN JOBS LTT
TrainWeb Reports & Web Sites: Featured Today! Previously Featured Highlighted Past The Big Stories Directory



Why this ad?


















Photos from Union Pacific Railroad's
Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Torch Relay Train
at Santa Barbara, CA; Jan. 16, 2002
http://www.trainweb.com/fotosort/trains/olympic_torch_2002/index.html

The Union Pacific Railroad has been carrying the eternal Olympic flame across America as part of the 2002 Olympic Torch Relay. The flame is to reach the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah in February, and Union Pacific will deliver the flame. Whenever the flame has not been traveling by foot or car, it has been traveling on a special caulderon car at the rear of the Union Pacific train. The train has two specially painted locomotives and the passenger cars are shrink-wrapped with Olympic graphics.

On January 16, 2002, the train was in Santa Barbara, at the Amtrak station, to receive the flame and continue it up the California coast. The entire TrainWeb staff, Steve Grande, Ray Burns, Matt Melzer, and Shivam Surve, took the Amtrak Coast Starlight and Pacific Surfliner to Santa Barbara for the day to view the special train. A ceremony took place on State Street to welcome the flame to Santa Barbara and deliver it to the train. Unfortunately, we had to leave before the flame reached the train, as it was running late and our train home was not! However, the photos of the Union Pacific train speak for themselves.


Please visit other related pages from this web site:


Click below for pages in the directory of TrainWeb sites:
0-9 A B C D E
F G H I J K
L M N O P Q
R S T U V W
X Y Z



Why this ad?





























Custom Search
TrainWeb Reports & Web Sites: Featured Today! Previously Featured Highlighted Past The Big Stories Directory
HOME APRHF TRAINWEB.COM .NET .ORG .US TRAIN PARTY FACEBOOK NEWS LINKS TRAVEL MODEL RR RAILFAN JOBS LTT
Newsletter | About Us | Contact Us | Advertise With Us | Silver Rails Country for Train Enthusiasts
View Stats  | Page updated:01/17/2002  | Version 2015l26a  | Links  | ©2015 NordiLusta, LLC