A Union Pacific priority intermodal climbs Medbury Hill from the Snake River at Glenn's Ferry west to the summit at Reverse on UP's Nampa Subdivision.
UP 4671 makes quick work of Idaho's Reverse Hill. The "Ice Cold Express" was made famous on the History Channel's Extreme Trains....
UP 150th Special from Portland, OR to Green River, WY.
A heavy eastbound manifest eases down the 1.8% grade of Medbury Hill.
Union Pacific 4-12-2 9514, Class UP-5, was built by ALCO in 1930, one of eighty-eight locomotives. As built, she was numbered 9077, later re-numbered to 9514. These three-cylinder locomotives had... (more)
Portland Rose Special descends the 2% grade of Medbury Hill on it's way home to Cheyenne, WY.
A westbound with UP DRGW Heritage 1989 rounds the Horseshoe curve.
A westbound "SuperGrain" climbs uphill with UP DRGW Heritage 1989 third unit back.
A 12,000 ton potash train waddles up the 2.2% grade out of the Snake River Valley in central Idaho just above Hammett in the spring of 1991. Having made a run for the hill out of Glenns Ferry, th... (more)
A westbound struggles uphill in Run 8, even with a DPU attached.
A DPU brings up the end of this eastbound as it rounds the horseshoe curve.