A pair of GP38-2 is drilling the eastern end of the UP yard at Council Bluffs.
Just for a few moments, the sun finds a hole in the clouds and lights a trio of local service locomotives in UP's Russellville yard. Leading is 2252, which started life on DT&I, followed by GMTX ... (more)
Coal empties on the Van Buren Sub usually have two units up front, and a solo DPU, just like loads. Today, a single unit led the empties north past Russellville local/yard power, with two GEs in ... (more)
A switch crew moves a real tank car.
UP 1451 rests next to a Hotel at Roseville yard.
UP 8088, DPU on a northbound freight, slides at track speed between local power awaiting the call to duty in UP's tiny Russellville yard. There are 5 geeps present on this morning: 3 maroon HLCX ... (more)
A former UP CA-11 road caboose sees some more service with enclosed porches. Below famous Citadel Rock it takes a rest.
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Back in 1972 Chicago & North Western employees were allowed to own stock in the company - a great opportunity for those that took advantage, but hardly something that could happen today. The C & ... (more)
UP 5197 (SD70M) has just dropped off a grain freight in the UP Yard in Ft Collins and repositions for a run into the downtown area.
UP 2400 (SD60M) waits with four other UP units while some track work was being finished before moving through town.
Back in the days when SD60M ruled on the UP. While 6247 wears blue flags, 6179 and 6332 leave with a doublestack for Salt Lake City.
UP labors in the yard under threatening skies.
A derelict SD40X sits at the Cheyenne turntable surrounded by a collection of MofW cars. The unit was built in 1965.
As the sun sets, Pueblo's rail scene is on fire. With 844 in town people have flocked to the display all day. In the UP yard, some UP power is finishing up the MPUNY (Pueblo North Yard) in the for... (more)
Technically, I believe this was considered a GP9m, or a silver-trucked wonder diesel. One of the two...