Westbound auto train holds for potash train to enter Oroville Yard.
It is no secret the UP Valley Subdivision between Binney Junction and the Roseville Yard is busy, really busy. Trains from the Feather River Route (Highway 70 corridor) and the Shasta Route (Inter... (more)
SP Lives On...Kind of. With their day's work complete, UP's LOL30 ties up in Lompoc this afternoon and waits for the crew van to arrive. The following morning the crew will return to their ... (more)
UP 1469 wobbles to and fro as it chases a Ford pickup truck down West Laurel Ave. while heading for the east side of town before doubling back up to the White Hills.
Early on a Saturday morning in August 1996, two trains prepare to depart the yard at Charter Way. First out will be UP 6001 East, an APL stack train out of Oakland headed for Chicago, followed by ... (more)
Union Pacific really does clean their locomotives Unfortunately, they only have a few places that do so, and so many locomotives! GE AC4400CW No. 6390 gets sudsed up and scrubbed inside... (more)
NS 212 leans into the curve at the north end of old Spencer yard as it passes the CSX Franklin M. Garrett locomotive which was on display at the North Carolina Transportation Museum this past week... (more)
UPY 618 brings a freight out of the North Yard, which just received a fresh layer of snow the night before.
125 Years and Counting. As UP 1469 leads another GP60 and a single covered hopper out of the IMyers Filtration Minerals mining facility, a 125-year tradition continues on the White Hills Br... (more)
Trundling downhill from the IMyers Filtration Minerals facility on the 125-year-old White Hills branch, UP 1469 leads a single covered hoper into Lompoc where the crew will tie up for the day. The... (more)
A trio of SD70ACe's lead the 37 car Pocatello, ID to Silver Bow, MT manifest train. The train held the main at Idaho Falls waiting on a Southbound light engine move to make its way in to the yard.... (more)
Turning into the last light of the day, UP 1096 leads the rock job back to Watsonville after making a Saturday run to Paso Robles.
One of the yard crew is busy in the cab of UP 4318 getting things ready for the road crew to take the train out of the yard.