Olympic Torch relay train engines visit Salt Lake City

Published: Friday, Feb. 10 2012 4:17 p.m. MST

A Union Pacific locomotive used in the 2002 Olympic Torch relay sits at the Central Station at 250 S. 600 West in Salt Lake City Friday, Feb. 10, 2012. Union Pacific brought these custom locomotives back to Utah in honor of the 10th anniversary of the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. The locomotives were originally part of the 2002 Olympic Torch Relay, a 65-day, 13,500-mile journey across 46 states that began on Dec. 4, 2001, in Atlanta. The locomotives arrived in Salt Lake City for the opening ceremonies Feb. 8, 2002.

Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — The site of the 2002 Winter Olympics hosted a guest on the Games' 10th anniversary Friday. A Union Pacific locomotive engine commemorating the Games paid a visit to Salt Lake City.

The locomotives were originally part of the 2002 Olympic Torch Relay, a 65-day, 13,500-mile journey across 46 states that began on Dec. 4, 2001, in Atlanta. The locomotives arrived in Salt Lake City for the opening ceremonies Feb. 8, 2002.

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