Hell bent to "get out of Dodge" at dusk, four Western Pacific GE's and an EMD unit smoke it up eastbound through downtown Elko, Nevada en route Salt Lake City on April 18, 1980. Fortunately the t... (more)
A pair of EMDs pull a Stockton bound ore train in to Elko yard.
Union Pacific 844 steams across the desert into Elko, Nevada.
This old UP "map" plug door cushion car from the 1960s is stored in MofW service on a spur near downtown Elko.
Sorry, Nevada but by this time everything along I-80 looked alike. I love the non-standard hood and very non-standard headlight. I'd like to have heard that buying decision being make. Anyone wh... (more)
It was around 4AM as the last WP California Zephyr was readied to head West from Elko, Nevada at the SP station in downtown. The last Eastward Zephyr had left several hours earlier. Today, all tra... (more)
This westbound UP is on the former SP, while the former WP crosses above.
Members of the UP steam crew are seen here waiting patiently as one of the water bottles are being filled with water, a long process. Nikon D70, 18-70mm. www.bayarearailroading.com
Members of the UP steam crew are seen here in the cab of 3985. Nikon D70, 70-200mm. www.bayarearailroading.com
Just minutes after the sun rose, 3985 is seen here starting the process to get 'er running for the day to Winnemuca. Nikon D70, 18-70mm. www.bayarearailroading.com
UP 3985 is now shut down, tied up for the night, and letting the last of the steam out of her. Nikon D70, 18-70mm. www.bayarearailroading.com
UP 3985 sits on 40 track at Elko Yard after taking a day long trip from Ogden, Utah. Nikon D70, 18-70mm. www.bayarearailroading.com
Running 6 hours late, UP 3985 finally approaches Elko yard. Nikon D70, 18-70mm. www.bayarearailroading.com