Occasionally, track laying still requires a human touch, such as these Union Pacific men adjusting Pandrol clips while putting down the third main line through between North Platte and Gibbon, Neb... (more)
Two Chicago & North Western GE C40-8s power a westbound train of empty coal gons (with two tank cars up front) through Maxwell, Nebraska, on the way to North Platte on May 10, 1995.
Westbound coal empty Maxwell
UP 1982 pushes on the rear of the Global 3 to Oakland stack train. West of Maxwell, Highway 30 goes over the tracks from the north side to the south side, making chasing a little easier, and on th... (more)
A late running LFG58 (Grand Island - North Platte local) rolls its final miles across the Overland Route triple track. Over the next 24 hours, there were 93 trains on the lineup for North Platte w... (more)
Two Union Pacific trains, an Eastbound loaded coal train and a Westbound passenger train meet at high speed on a sweltering hot day along the Triple Track Mainline just outside Maxwell, Nebraska n... (more)
One Year to Retirement. A westbound Union Pacific freight passes through Maxwell, Nebraska, on August 20, 1987. Power for this train is UP SD40 3068, MP GP50 3524, UP SD40-2 3564 and UP S... (more)
I was feeling more than just a little nostalgia as we paced this trio of SD40-2s along Highway 30 between Maxwell and North Platte, NE.
Quite a meet...
The fog that encased North Platte has just parted as the Shiloh Limited speeds east. The bird sitting on the sign seems unimpressed...
As a westbound stack train heads out, an eastbound local heads in. The trains just kept on coming.
UP 3985 leads the Missouri River Eagle. Today's destination is Marysville, KS.
UP 6401 brings up the rear of a westbound empty coal train.