UP units in storage in Northlake Yard.
Union Pacific sure put a show in place outside the yard office to Global 2. In the very last rays of daylight displayed an unreal sunset for this machine of history.
UP 4141 and UP 1943 on display in UPs Proviso Yard. The firey midwest sunset made this picture pop out. Rest in Peace George H. W. Bush.
UP 4141, the George H.W Bush units, sits with UP 1943, the Spirit unit at Proviso Yard. The 4141 recently pulled a funeral train for the late president and looks great in golden light. Special tha... (more)
When I landed at O’Hare today to spend a few days on a work assignment in Chicago, I checked my phone and saw that UP 4141 was on display at Proviso. I arrived to fi... (more)
An assortment of power lays over at Proviso on a foggy autumn evening.
RailPower Gensets are now a common sight on UP's Proviso hump jobs, as are the SD40's these units were rebuilt from. UPY 889 (ex-UP SD40-2 3359) and UPY 888 (ex-UP SD40-2 3331) work the hump on a ... (more)
Note the former EL SDP45 coupled to this unit.
A CNW SD38-2 switches cars in Proviso yard.
UP continues to take delivery of new GE locomotives...
A view of the Car Retarder Operators (CRO) board inside Tower-C at the UP's Proviso Hump Yard.
The good old days!
The dead line at Proviso is getting longer with the sidelining of the C&NW C40-8's. 23 units await repairs or disposition.
Enroute to be smashed into little little pieces, former SP 6808 has been retro-fitted with an SD70M style cab for testing.
Looking more like a dead line at a museum rather than a class one railroad. The C&NW always had something for everyone.