UPY 629 (GP15-1) and partner are the 'monkey in the middle', sandwiched between two strings of freight.
Richmond Pacific coal job at work in Richmond.
Two weeks after this photo was taken, the Mare Island Rail Service (a subsidiary of Tri-City & Olympia Railroad) ceased operations on Mare Island when their operating contract was cancelled. Show... (more)
A UP remote control engineer brings his engine into the North Yard.
Spotting empty gons.
The crew has just extracted 3 empties from the Berry Plastics Corporation, and are now shoving the remaining cars plus one additional car back.
The down side of shuffling freight cars via remote control engines is that the operator typically has to stand outside, and in the winter time in Colorado that means subfreezing temperatures.
The LSE59 is working Its biggest customer, the US Silica plant in Pacific.A pair of old MoPac geeps provide the power for this job on old MoPac Rails.
The local to Pacific heads out of Lesperance Street yard and passes under the south approach to the TRRA MacArthur Bridge.
BNSF 1484 sitting in LTEXs shop
These tracks are long gone, and so is this scene. White Swan Coffee building become Dick's Last Resort pub, and nearby The House of Blues. A good place to hear live music in Big D.