A passenger special from Proviso Yard heads towards St. Louis on the old Alton Route in Wilmington Illinois
Haven't been out much lately, summertime is so busy, and it's too hot! A business trip yielded me 1 train at sunset last weekend. Here one of UP's new Tier 4 SD70's is a DP unit on a westbound hop... (more)
Only about 10 minutes from sunset, this coal train bound for Sheboygan, WI, rolls off east towards the next crew change at Clinton. The train has just passed thru Calamus in eastern Iowa and is ab... (more)
A 10 car passenger special with a new Tier 4 SD70Ace and a freshly repainted ES44AC on the point rolls through this small northeastern Kansas town on its way to St. Louis.
UP 3046 shoves on an eastbound coal train headed for the Marysville sub.
What a crazy consist to start 2017 with!! The previous night, Amtrak 14 departed Dunsmuir, CA and hit a rock slide just north of town, damaging the lead unit beyond use. Because of the incident, a... (more)
EMDX 1608/1607 are parked at Barstow,IL. awaiting their trip via BNSF/CP/UP to Marshalltown,IA..
Arriving RAY yard
A pair of EMD Demonstrator engines bring this loaded coal train Eastbound heading into Denver. The cars in the background are for the wind break on the Big Ten curve.
A pair of new SD70ACe-T4s, UP 3045 & 3040, power a westbound empty coal train.
SD70ACe T4 UP 3023 leads an eastbound coal load on the River subdivision.