The UP Troy Grove job going through Dekalb on the UP Troy Grove Sub.
This former MoPac locomotive, whose blues are starting to show through on top of the radiator section, sits at one of the locomotive servicing tracks near the yard tower.
Here is a unique configuration as baby tunnel motor UPY 629 (GP15-1) runs long hood forward while teaming up with UPY 1329 (MP15DC) to pull a string of freight out of the 36th Street Yard.
The glow of last light is cast on both Union Pacific and California Northern local power awaiting the next call to duty at the ex-SP yard in Tracy as the day draws to a close.
A nicely dressed GP15-1 sporting a pair of spark arrestors catches some evening sun.
What a nice evening for a stroll across the mains!
Two Crockett residents participate in their nightly routine of walking down to the waterfront as the "Crockett Rocket" looks on, wai... (more)
Taking a mixed freight and their lunch box to the 36th Street Yard.
Nicely painted 1501 leads leased CEFX 3117 south out of Chetek on track originally owned by C&NW (Omaha).
The Ventura County Railroad crew brings a cut of autos to the UP interchange behind their GP15-1 in the late afternoon.
Power tied down in Milpitas
Hooping up the tea. With true shortline charm, the engineer on L3 prepares to snare his sweet tea from a switch broom. It might not be a train order, but the classic pose is priceless.
Ex Conrail GP15-1 #1607, now wearing Richmond Pacific's dashing black and blue paint, is seen here waiting for it's crew to grab the paperwork from the BNSF yard office.
The local sand train LPJ04 heading south on the Troy Grove Sub. passing by Shabbona Grove on a Sunny afternoon.
The Troy grove Sub needed the tracks to be plowed from Drifts and plow lines Due a Blizzard that dumped 14 inches of snow on 02/01/2015. They cleared the line with just the power before they could... (more)