Rolling along the single-track Peoria Sub through Illinois on a trip up from St. Louis.
The UP Centennial 6939 is showing 'big power!' as it glides thru the Wind farms near Camp Grove, Illinois
Eastbound UP hotshot Cajon Pass MP58 near Alray station with experimental horn speaker on cab roof
6910 sits on the dead line at Salt Lake City on August 1985, its working life just recently finished.
UP 6916 and UP 833 4-8-4 together at the Utah state Railroad Museum at the Ogden Union Station
westbound Cheyenne WY
One of UP's Centennial locomotives leads an eastbound by Evanston, Wyoming. The second unit is one of the SD40-2s that had been upgraded for high speed service to accompany the Centennials. Thes... (more)
A Union Pacific Bill Wimmer Engineering Special rolls west by an icon of the former D&RGW...Castle Gate, in Utah's Price River Canyon.
UP 6946 was donated by UP to the museum in Portola. UP also shipped UP 6912 to the museum and allowed them to strip it for parts. The museum was closed for the season during our visit to Portola b... (more)
A westbound Van on the Cima grade east of Kelso CA
A "Centennial" sits surrounded by a fence adjacent to UP's Pocatello yard, now collecting leaves and onlookers.
A hot eastbound piggy back train is seen charging through the cut at the west end of Cajon Summit. The 6900 was the class leader.
With some donations to the museum, I bet it could get TLC and some paint.
A eastbound Z train is seen in a patch of sunlight just before an approaching storm
6936 is switching out the train from the Denver Post "Frontier Days" special along with 844. It will then continue eastward to North Platte.