Coal drag slowing through Elmhurst
NS 212 riding literally right on 172 tail end as they come through Alto, GA. Right as 172 cleared Baldwin, NS 212 comes flying right around the curve just a signal and a half back behind.
After departing Denver earlier in the day, Union Pacific train M-NYRO-02 navigates the tight crevices along South Boulder Creek just east of the small community of Pinecliffe, Colorado. The train ... (more)
After just exiting Tunnel #29, UP's North Yard (Denver), CO to Roper Yard (Salt Lake City), UT manifest crosses South Boulder Creek at Pinecliffe as the train works up grade towards the Moffat Tun... (more)
Most of the fog that was pretty much around all morning has lifted. The sun begins to shine as UP's North Yard, CO to Roper Yard, UT manifest climbs the 2% grade up to Tunnel #1 in Coal Creek Cany... (more)
We can surmise that the damage to the long hood was caused by a turbo/oil fire but the number is a mystery. Was this hapless unit involved in a wreck also?
Just another of hundreds of empty trains heading west every month crossing the prairie.
Westbound UP double stack on the horseshoe curve near James.
Climbing through the curves at Rocky, Colorado, is a westbound coal train lead by six GE AC4400CWs on March 25, 2014. Some “heritage” adds a bit of color to the consist in the form of former Chica... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific coal train passes through Rocky, Colorado, on the pleasant afternoon of March 25, 2014.
Union Pacific GE AC4400CW-CTE No. 6049 operating as a DPU, pushes a westbound coal train into Big 10 Curve west of Rocky, Colorado, on March 25, 2014.
Empty frac sand train eastbound
UP power works it's way into CSX/Walter Energy export Coal service between Bessemer and TASD at Mobile, AL.
An empty Union Pacific coal train approaches the top of Cajon Pass at Summit, California, on March 31, 2010.
A Union Pacific manifest, heavy with west slope drilling supplies climbs the Colorado Rockies at Tunnel One. The grade is a long and 'almost' un-relenting 2+% on its way to the Continental Divide... (more)