The conductor locks the switch after aligning to the main. Union Pacific GP40M-2 No. 1464 can proceed back to Oxnard after dropping off a car at Spears Plastics in Santa Paula.
Union Pacific GP40M-2 No. 1464 and a one car Oxnard Local, backs out of the spur after setting out the car at Spears Plastics in Santa Paula.
At the end of a hot August day in 1991, one of SP's hottest symbols, the LAPCX, otherwise known as the "Pacific Coast Express," makes its way north on the Valley Line just as the sun is ... (more)
UP 1479 leads three other UP engines and a mixed freight out of the BNSF's Denver Yard.
Sunrise catches UP 1526 (ex St Louis Southwestern - Cotton Belt GP40M-2) teamed up with a GATX smurf and UP 1345 (ex Denver & Rio Grande Western GP40-2) as they wait for an assignment.
Snow has been falling all day and has blanketed the engines in the UP's North Yard. UP 1534 has an interesting history in that it was originally built for the Missouri Kansas Texas Railroad as a ... (more)
Early dawn over the UP's North Yard during that magical 5 minutes when the blue hour turns pink, just before the sun peeks above the horizon.
Union Pacific's Potash Local rumbles north on the Cane Creek Branch on its way back to Grand Junction
Unassigned power for local freights and transfers to San Jose sit awaiting orders at Watsonville Junction.
UP 1517, a former St. Louis Southwestern GP40M-2, still had her Cotton Belt 'bloody nose' markings on at the time of this photo. In early 2013 she was repainted in the standard UP armour yellow. ... (more)
This former SP unit certainly has character. We don't get many of these in Duluth so it is a treat for local fans.
UP 1517 - a patched unit which still sports the Cotton Belt logo on the side, sits in the UP North Yard with some other veteran units including UPY 1323 (MP15DC)
LSRC 301 backs into North Yard after making a few pick ups in HESR's Wenona Yard.
The 2nd Mount Vernon Local steps off Evansville Western trackage for a right hand turn on the wye to interchange at CSX Howell Yard.
With their delivery of the Vestas Wind Tower train complete, the power consisting of an ex-Cotton Belt GP40-2 and two rebui... (more)