UP 6499 brings up the rear of CIMNA9 28 as the residual effects of a colorful sunset drape across the southern Illinois sky.
Union Pacific's daily Proviso (Chicago), IL to Pine Bluff, AR manifest train works its way down the Chester Subdivision near Fults, IL led by not to shabby looking NS standard cab Dash 8. The high... (more)
After cooling its heels north of town for this train's northbound counterpart, this high-priority Global IV Joliet, IL to Mesquite (Dallas), TX intermodal Z puts the peddle to the metal as it acce... (more)
Snow covers the Mississippi River farmland as evenly numbered UP 6000 pushes an empty coal train north.
150 Years of Building America. 150 years ago today President Abraham Lincoln signed the Pacific Railway Act. After much growth and modernization, Union Pacific is as strong as ever. On its ... (more)
A southbound UP manifest throttles up after meeting a northbound autorack train just north of the village of Fults, IL. As far as yellow UP widecabs go, this Dash 8 and SD60M pair is about as inte... (more)
Who's railroad is this? 4 NS units on a UP manifest race a CN detour led by a IC SD70 northbound on UP's Chester Sub, near Fults, IL. The CN detour was due to heavy flooding north of Memphis on CN... (more)
A fairly clean patched SP unit trails a "Union Pacif" AC4400CW on a grain train heading southward at Fults, IL. The Mississippi River Bluffs rise above the train in the background.
Two GE's, one of CSX flavor, lead a Southbound manifest through the cornfields of Western Illinois.
Fall foliage is still colorful along the Mississippi River bluffs as this coal load heads south at Fults
MNLAS 07 waits for a new crew to take it north while KOAMN 03 disappears in the distance.
A new crew is about to arrive after this southbound hogged at Fults. Seeing as this crew started at Dupo only about 30 miles away, it was apparent traffic was not running very smoothly.
Northbound on the Chester Sub zooms past some of the majestic mountain ranges of Monroe County
UP#4141 "The George Bush" making a rare run outside of Texas.Seen here leading QDYAS north towards the Alton & Southern Gateway Yard.
Wow! What a lashup! The Bush Unit leads the Katy and the Mo-Pac Heritage units through the bottoms and past the bluffs of the Mississippi River.