UP 4899 conducts a crew change on Main #2 with the closed down Fox River observation car of the UP Officer Special on Main #3.
With the recent damage to rails north of Las Vegas, This train has been built and will soon back out and head to Yermo
Building a train at the Arden yard
On the 100th year annversary of the placing of the last spike on the LA/SLC route. UP 4024 is to first train to pass at five minutes after midnight. The spike is located between Jean and Sloan Nev... (more)
A pair of GE's point engine on an eastbound coal train wait for clearance for the Caliente Sub Division to reopen after the rains of previous weeks. Parts of Downtown las Vegas in the background.
A pair of GE's waits for morning prior to being hooked up to another rock train to the derailment site north of Las Vegas
Light engine move from Valley to Arden yards with additional crewmembers riding in style
Westbound ballest train waiting for daylight, with Las Vegas skyline in the background.
This is a view of the derailment site facing west, you can see the end of the train and the majority of damage from this view.
Derailment of a eastbound manifest from Yermo to Salt Lake City due to heavy rain over the past week. Taken from atop the foundation of the old water tower, which the tank car is leaning against.
Derailment of an eastbound manifest due to heavy rain in the area over the past week. Behind this view are two cars upright on the siding and another 15 in the water. The main to the right is als... (more)
With the main finally clear UP 9555 departs towards Las Vegas in the middle of a snow storm. My 1st accepted snow photo.......
As the engineer checks the connections just out of camera view. UP 2368 sits on Main #2 just prior to departing Las Vegas for points east.
This eastbound stack with a mixed bag of older or loaned power departs Las Vegas
With he cab lights out this crewless autorack sits out the night next to the Rio Hotel