I am sitting on the fireman side, looking out the door window as UP 3416 west gets up to speed after meeting Amtrak. We have a green signal, and soon our two SD40-2s and doublestack train will be... (more)
UP 3737 goes into the siding at North Powder, Oregon.
The La Grange Local, led by UP 656, leads 5 cars and a caboose through the siding in North Powder, Oregon. The UP 656 is a former Western Pacific.
I am sitting on the fireman side of the Union Pacific 3416 looking back at our train as we go west over the Blue Mountains in Oregon. The two SD40-2 had little trouble handling the doublestack tra... (more)
While going for a cab ride in UP 3416 over the Blue Mountains, we stopped in the siding to meet the eastbound Amtrak Pioneer. It was a beautiful day and a lot of fun to ride on this Intermodal hot... (more)
DOTX 217, a track geometry car waits for an intermodal train at North Powder. This complex car can be operated by itself or towed behind another locomotive. In this case, Union Pacific SD70M #4917... (more)
An eastbound intermodal "K" Line train travels into the small town of North Powder. On the main, a Federal Railroad Administration geometry test car waits to head west. This car checks the gauge o... (more)
UP 6021 leads a Soda Ash train into the siding at North Powder, OR 6/21/12
A UP work train powered by GP9 139 and GP30 842 wait at North Powder siding. Those are the Elkhorn Mountains in the background.
Union Pacific hotshot FTX lead by Big Jack 6929 and three SD40-2's blasts eastward through North Powder, OR competing direclty with long haul truckers plying the nation's Interstate Highways. Not... (more)
The yellow circus train heads West towards the Blue Mountains and Hinkle, OR as an Eastbound auto empty waits at North Powder in the hole for the overpaid executives to pass by...
A Westbound UP inspection special rolls through an open field framed with Fall colors, as part of the Blue Mountains soars behind the 10 car train on a chilly October morning.
Having crested the grade to Telocaset, UP 5482, 4522, 7758 and 8262 approach North Powder, Oregon, with an eastbound freight. Ahead lies an easier run to Baker City, then the fun begins again with... (more)
A hot Z train rolls through Oregon's Baker Valley at 70 m.p.h.