RailPictures.Net Photo: UP 8405 Union Pacific EMD SD70ACe at East Portal, Colorado by John Crisanti
 
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Union Pacific (more..)
EMD SD70ACe (more..)
Union Pacific's Moffat Tunnel Subdivision (more..)
East Portal, Colorado, USA (more..)
March 07, 2016
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UP 8405 (more..)
SDVTN 07 (more..)
John Crisanti (more..)
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They say the weather in Colorado can change within five minutes, and that is absolutely true. While chasing the "Demos" up the hill, gaining almost 3,500 - 4,000ft in elevation, it was a mixture of low hanging clouds to sunny skies. At Tolland, it was sunny with blue sky. However, at East Portal, less than a mile away, the weather changed... Seen here, the test train slowly rolls into "blizzard" conditions as they roll along through the siding at East Portal, Colorado where they'll let the Moffat Tunnel vent out and meet Amtrak 6 on March 07, 2016.
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