I Wish I Were An Eagle
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I Wish I Were An Eagle

August 14, 2019

I wish I were an eagle
With strong wings Soaring high. All day long.
Over the trains. Following them.
Streaks of yellow. Ribbons weaving around bends Tracing lines on the ground Just beyond the ridge
Or sunk low in a canyon Hidden somewhere, is always another I wish I were an eagle So I could always be with them Like someday, when I become a railroader Like my dad


  • Reply Union Pacific February 24, 2015 at 10:08 pm

    Get a bird's-eye view of the majesty of the land where we operate and see why generation after generation of families call themselves railroaders.

  • Reply Eastern Washington State Railfan February 24, 2015 at 11:18 pm

    Where was this filmed at?

  • Reply Ivan McKinney February 25, 2015 at 12:25 am

    # The Gold & The Gray

  • Reply DAMIAN D'IAPICO February 25, 2015 at 1:02 am

    Excellent video which was filmed? Thanks

  • Reply Rtzee February 25, 2015 at 1:06 am


  • Reply Grant Brill February 25, 2015 at 2:18 am

    Where do I sign up?

  • Reply charles davis February 25, 2015 at 2:35 am

    this was so beautifully done . thank you kindly .

  • Reply TX1997 February 25, 2015 at 2:53 am


  • Reply Idaho Railroading February 25, 2015 at 3:39 am

    This is why Union Pacific will always be America's true Railroad. They live up to the motto "Building America". I have too many memories watching Union Pacific do what they do best.

  • Reply dam1041960 February 25, 2015 at 3:40 am

    Put an eagle building a nest by  "building America"!    GO UP!

  • Reply SmeagolPlaysGames February 25, 2015 at 4:00 am


  • Reply Erich Hummel February 25, 2015 at 9:06 am

    Why are you doing that, UP?!? 😉
    Hard to see these really awesome Videos while living more than 5000 miles away… Now I've got a huge travel bug! 😉 Keep on the good work! Greets from Switzerland

  • Reply Cassio Serra February 25, 2015 at 12:10 pm

    great video

  • Reply Longshadows Model Tree's February 25, 2015 at 9:47 pm

    Now that is a "Awesome" video….keep up the good work UP, I enjoy them and thanks.
    Bob, at Longshadowsmodeltrees.com

  • Reply bobaroo58 February 26, 2015 at 3:03 am

    Great production UP!

  • Reply Caelan Reeves February 26, 2015 at 3:17 am

    The best 2:20 I have ever spent in my entire life this is why Union Pacific is the best railroad, after all the American flag waves on the side of there locomotives! Great video UP! This is why I'm gonna work for you some day!

  • Reply Northwestern Railfan February 26, 2015 at 3:19 am

    absolutely great video UP! I cant wait to work for you guys some day! You guys are truly Americas railroad. keep on Building America Union Pacific!

  • Reply DPM3 February 26, 2015 at 6:58 pm

    This is simply superb! Not since UP's "Great Big Rollin' Railroad" (1970's) has the magic of railroading been so wonderfully shared with the public. This deserves wider distribution. Had it been aired as an ad on the Super Bowl it would have been the runaway number one hit.

  • Reply Aaron Peavler/Geomodelrailroader Railroad Photography February 27, 2015 at 1:11 am

    Long Live the Armor Yellow and Harbor Mist Gray Union Pacific Railroad Building America UP RULES! 

  • Reply andrew smit February 27, 2015 at 11:55 am

    What a fantastic awe inspiring video…. Union Pacific is truly a great railroad

  • Reply B52 CREW CHIEF February 28, 2015 at 1:30 pm

    The UP triple track from Council Bluffs to Sacramento, CA and all points in between … God Bless you, Abraham Lincoln!

  • Reply Kris Kozub February 28, 2015 at 4:55 pm

    They are the Great Big Rolling Railroad.

  • Reply Kevin Renner March 2, 2015 at 3:54 am

    Filming along the Columbia Gorge is by far the best route on the Union Pacific system. Even driving along I-84 is breathtaking. 

  • Reply NorCal0518 March 10, 2015 at 9:39 pm

    Awesome video UP!

  • Reply LIGHT CRUSADER March 13, 2015 at 5:34 pm

    Un beau pays unis derrière son drapeau et ses compagnies…bravo à vous, longue vie à l'Union Pacific et tous ses cheminots!!!

  • Reply MICHAEL GLASS March 17, 2015 at 2:03 pm


  • Reply Railroad Bronies May 14, 2015 at 8:07 am

    Massive Feels!!!!
     – Steam Tank

  • Reply Gbrl D May 30, 2015 at 4:19 am

    Anyone know where this was filmed? Specifically along the coast and the portion where the track ran right through a lake.

  • Reply maz323se July 25, 2015 at 6:48 pm

    Nice to see the Portland Sub getting some love!

  • Reply TX1997 October 25, 2015 at 11:26 pm


  • Reply vr6gls October 27, 2015 at 12:19 am

    Truly a beautiful video. I am speechless right now.

  • Reply Stefan Braun June 29, 2016 at 8:46 pm

    Great!!! Simply awesome! Greetings from Germany

  • Reply Job Yeo August 9, 2016 at 2:34 pm


  • Reply X.O_loco _ghosty August 21, 2016 at 10:21 pm

    uhhh i wish i was one to

  • Reply Ben Kaufman August 26, 2016 at 9:24 pm

    What I do a lot on a train simulator on my iPad is drive the big boy steam train across the United States.

  • Reply meow mix January 12, 2017 at 10:47 pm

    Love UP and love the beautiful Columbia River Gorge. Up is amazing!

  • Reply paul jung February 27, 2017 at 4:46 am

    its my favorite railroad i salute to union pacific

  • Reply AwesomeDesertTrains May 20, 2017 at 5:32 pm

    That gutair when she says there's aways another and the riffs are amazing

  • Reply Boomer June 19, 2017 at 5:09 am

    One heck of a marketing team you have, UP. Very fitting ad for your railroad.

  • Reply Sye Rail July 30, 2017 at 3:43 am

    Beautiful advert.?

  • Reply Atlantic Coast Line August 25, 2017 at 5:58 pm

    Union Pacific must REALLY love those SD70ACe's. It's gotten to the point when I think about the UP, I see a big yellow SD70.

  • Reply Trens Extremos January 6, 2018 at 7:33 pm


  • Reply SPCSmithMountianLake2987 January 7, 2018 at 8:43 pm

    Those to locomotives were hooked up wrong

  • Reply Steven Spaziani March 3, 2018 at 11:57 pm

    I wish the UP would purchase the X then maybe we might be able to get down and do some actual railroading.

  • Reply CaptainOshow March 5, 2018 at 5:30 am

    I took this route through the Columbia River Gorge Summer 2017, during my student trips. It's Amazing

  • Reply Union Pacific Rants May 5, 2018 at 8:20 am

    I don't like UP that much, they shut down SP. I miss SP a lot.

  • Reply Ben Skywalker June 13, 2018 at 12:05 pm

    I'm a BNSF guy at heart, but this is masterful. Well done UP.

  • Reply Tampa Bay Area Railfan Productions June 16, 2018 at 2:05 pm

    Those 7 people wish to be a dead eagle.

  • Reply Unionpacifc 1943fan July 11, 2018 at 8:53 am

    Sd70acs????!!!! Triggerd!!!!!!

  • Reply Darth C Reaper August 30, 2018 at 9:15 pm

    I stand for the largest railroad in America, the BNSF. SCREW UNION PACIFIC!!!!!!! HAHAHA! XD

  • Reply Anthony S Becker December 11, 2018 at 3:00 am

    is this an sd70ah? 1:39

  • Reply iiDixie_Lawz AC July 4, 2019 at 4:28 am

    The part were she saids she wants to be a railroader like her dad made me cry! Why!?

  • Reply Elodia Mendez July 31, 2019 at 2:29 pm

    I like it when Union Pacific passes Galt California

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