UP 5839 & BNSF 8991 lead westbound empties.
With the train about as small as it can be and dwarfed by the amazing red rock scenery around Moab, Utah—Union Pacific’s Potash local heads back to the main line after setting out most of its cars... (more)
YLZ01, one of UP's LA Basin Hostler crews, enters the Pacific Harbor Line's Wilmington Lead to spin power off an inbound intermodal.
Eastbound loads on the Marysville sub.
UP 6059 and its mate lead a solid block of reefers east at speed on CSXT's former B&O line.
"Power from the Pacific"
During the golden hour on the 1st of November CSX K682 featured a pair of Union Pacific GEs bracketing a former Southern Pacific AC4400 still wearing its o... (more)
UP 5799 is looking a little rough with no American flag or Union Pacific logo. I assume it has been repaired after some fire damage.
Climbing out of Rock River, a lengthy eastbound manifest digs into the grade, part of Union Pacific's Overland Route realignment of 1901 to correct the winding grades of the original Pacific Railr... (more)
Nearing the end of their assault of the western slope of the famed Sherman Hill, two weathered AC4400s brace a clean ES44 past the famous rocks at Dale Junction. The Sherman Hill alignment was un... (more)
After rattling the windows in the sleepy town of Medicine Bow, this eastbound intermodal crosses the Medicine Bow River, bound for Laramie and Cheyenne.
An eastbound coal train enters the Marysville sub at Gibbon Jct.
A SB sand train clearing the town of Momence Illinois on the UP Villa Grove Sub on a very clear and chilly fall afternoon.
UP 5991 & CSX 5299 eastbound.
The scenic climb out of the Green River drainage begins immediately after leaving the yard at Green River, Wyoming. The ruling grade here is .82%, and this means high tonnage trains grind there w... (more)