CP/NS 930 features a Union Pacific SD70M today as it passes the Port Kent Amtrak station on Lake Champlain. This is a seasonal stop for passengers using the ferry from NY to Burlington Vermont.
Large train stopped for service.
A freshly repainted SD70M leads a heavy trainload of Strykers and support vehicles up the heavy 2% grade in South Draw. The railroad in South Draw is a large horseshoe curve blasted into the cont... (more)
Up 4900 with some very heavy freight.
A westbound Union Pacific train puts on a show as it smokes its way out of Tunnel 12. The train is making its way thru South Draw on former DRGW's 2% climb thru the Tunnel District.
No, this definitely isn't the steam beast 4018. A pair of SD70Ms perform switching duties preparing for the train on the right to take the balloon track and shove their train back.
As part of a double track project from milepost 331.58 to 334.79 between Missouri Valley and Blair, Iowa, crews also work on repairs and upgrades to the stone abutments for the bridges over Allen ... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific freight slowly passes through a track capacity addition at Allen Creek, Iowa, while welders work on doing two field welds on track being changed. A siding, along with ex... (more)
Early in the morning, a UP stack train heads east out of Tucson. In the distance is Tucson Electric Power's coal-fired Irvington Power Plant.
LOF67 The westbound Guadalupe Local, from Los Angeles to Guadalupe, has a quartet of SD70M's on the point as it rounds the curve at Faria Beach.
Espee's first two SD70Ms lead the PTPCX west on the Shasta Route. At Dunsmuir, a helicopter would follow the train down the Sacramento River Canyon to obtain images for advertising media.
Rolling out the final miles along the coast after completing its job of dropping rail between Santa Barbara and Seacliff, UP 4877 leads a southbound rail train toward Emma Wood State Beach and Ven... (more)
The daily Global 4 to Global 3 intermodal transfer.
Westbound EMD Express.