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American Railroading
Throughout my time as a railfan, I have traveled around the Western US gathering images of what I believe represent the 'American Railroad'. The American Railroad Album will consist of photos I have taken on my travels through the Western US.
Photo Album By: Amtrakdavis22
 
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Photo ID: 648773

By August of 2016, the searchlight signals located along the UP Moffat Tunnel Subdivision were in their final days. Replacement signals had been installed from Fraser all the way to Bond. In this ... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Byers Canyon, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8653
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 03, 2016


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Feb 18, 2018

Views: 737
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Photo ID: 648769

Big mountains, big trains, big power. Moving heavy trains through the Rocky Mountains is no easy task. 100+ car coal trains often utilize mid train DPUs (Distributed Power Units), such as t... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Bond, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 7888
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 02, 2016


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Feb 18, 2018

Views: 1,041
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Photo ID: 600160

On a stormy summer afternoon, the sound of a loaded coal train bounces off the walls of Little Gore Canyon. This heavy train is working its way up the Western Slope of the Rocky Mountains. Soon th... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Azure, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8653
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 03, 2016


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Dec 22, 2016

Views: 1,979
Comments: 1

Favorited: 9

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Photo ID: 596247

Colorado's Western Slope is home to gritty mountain railroading. Heavy trains, deep canyons and treacherous curves are common along this route. Here, a loaded coal train running 2x2x2 thunders thr... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Azure, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8452
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 03, 2016


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Nov 15, 2016

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Photo ID: 588623

A lengthy MRONY snakes into Gore Canyon as it slowly works up the western slope of the Rocky Mountains. The rapids of the Colorado River have provided rafters with entertainment all week long.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW-CTE
Location: Azure, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6076
Train ID: MRONY 02
Photo Date: August 03, 2016


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Sep 10, 2016

Views: 2,101
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Photo ID: 587659

The western slope of the Rocky Mountains consists of tough, rugged terrain. Winding through this region is the UP Moffat Tunnel Subdivision. Trains traveling west out o Denver travel through this ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Azure, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 152
Train ID: AMT 5 02
Photo Date: August 03, 2016


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Sep 01, 2016

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Photo ID: 474424

A heavy coal train is slowly being dragged up the Price River Canyon by ten (5x5x0) Utah Railway Locomotives. The sound bouncing off the canyon walls was quite impressive.

Railroad: Utah Railway Company
Locomotive: EMD/MK50-3
Location: Castle Gate, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UR 5005
Train ID: UP CUSIPJ 04
Photo Date: August 04, 2011


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Mar 20, 2014

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Photo ID: 405450

Union Pacific 7214 drags a heavy coal train out of the Provo Yard as it begins it's journey towards Valmy, NV on the UP Provo Subdivision.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Provo, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UP 7214
Train ID: UP CSKVY 28
Photo Date: July 28, 2011


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Aug 06, 2012

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Photo ID: 405449

Union Pacific 8085 and a few other power units sit proudly in in the Provo Yard as they await their next assignment.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD9043MAC
Location: Provo, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8085
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 28, 2011


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Aug 06, 2012

Views: 1,624
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Photo ID: 376026

Union Pacific 5784 helps bring a long loaded grain train through the Echo Canyon in eastern Utah.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Echo, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UP 5784
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 05, 2011


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Sep 25, 2011

Views: 1,893
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Photo ID: 371777

Union Pacific 5784 and a long grain train quickly glide down the UP Evanston Subdivision and through Echo Canyon where huge red rocks tower above the trains.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Echo, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UP 5784
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 05, 2011


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Aug 13, 2011

Views: 1,841
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Photo ID: 371776

Union Pacific 6006 has been stuck behind maintenance of way all day and it's now a race against the clock for this crew to try and get to Bond, CO before the die on hours. Here you see them chargi... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: East Portal, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6006
Train ID: MNYRO 03
Photo Date: August 03, 2011


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Aug 13, 2011

Views: 2,321
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Photo ID: 371563

It's a beautiful day in the Rocky Mountains and the Colorado River is flowing well while Union Pacific 5580 and the MNYRO gently glide down the Dotsero Cutoff. This train will make it into Glenwoo... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Dotsero Cutoff, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 5580
Train ID: MNYRO 29
Photo Date: July 29, 2011


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Aug 10, 2011

Views: 2,023
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Photo ID: 371403

Union Pacific 6929 is seen here as part of a long power set leading a coal train into the Moffat Tunnel. Because of the exhaust these units put out, the Moffat Tunnel needs about twenty or thirty ... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: East Portal, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6929
Train ID: CEGBR9 31
Photo Date: August 03, 2011


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Aug 09, 2011

Views: 3,401
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Photo ID: 371266

Thick dark storm clouds are gathering the east but UP 6809 won't have to worry as it will be heading west into the Moffat Tunnel and sunny skies. The only problem for UP 6809 is the dispatcher won... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: East Portal, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6809
Train ID: CEGBR9 31
Photo Date: August 03, 2011


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Aug 08, 2011

Views: 3,027
Comments: 1

Favorited: 5

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