Some power moves around Albina Yard. Note the reactivated and faded standard cab GE Dash-8 in the 2nd spot
A couple UP manifests wait to depart Alton & Southern's Gateway Yard.
UP 4305 is on the point of an eastbound stack train running through the crossovers at CP La Plata on BNSF Marceline Subdivision.
The half mile or so of trackage just south of Union Pacific’s North Yard in Salt Lake City is a great place to see trains. Lots of trains and very good public access. This shot shows the MOGRO-24 ... (more)
UP 4814 leads three more SD70Ms around the tight curve in downtown Tacoma with a Seattle bound stack train. UP runs on BNSF trackage at this location and will return to its own rails in about one ... (more)
An empty coal train cruises downgrade past the railfan park at Cassandra.
A UP double stack train heads west in the last of the afternoon light.
NS 2582 heads up yet another string of oil cans destined for the oil fields of western North Dakota. The non-existent town of Tenney looms in the background as it traverses the last couple miles ... (more)
This southbound manifest eases it's way out of Portland with the iconic steel bridge in the background.
A common sight at one of my favorite places.
A pair of western visitors do the honors of piloting Birmingham, AL bound manifest 15T west through Grantham just before sunset.
A well powered ZLAAH pulls into North Yard in Salt Lake City for a quick crew change on Aug. 14, 2014.
The Salt Lake 2002 Winter Olympics SD70M leads UP's Denver to Salt Lake City expedited intermodal west of Ogden on Aug. 16, 2014.
With the lead unit missing a numberboard (note the duct tape in its place) and the middle unit doing it's best impression of a steam locomotive, this Union Pacific manifest winds its way west on t... (more)