Amtrak's San Francisco Zephyr approaches Cheyenne from Denver, complete with a full-length dome. A pair of DD40X Centennials wait for their turn into the Cheyenne yard.
UP westbound heads down on the 3 % track towards San Bernardino.
A pair of big haulers brace a Fast Forty, a common high speed high priority lashup in the 70s. They are preparing to continue east toward Council Bluffs.
A pair of 6900's have merchandise in tow on the Overland Route. To see what was bringing up the markers, click heremore)
With just a hint of winter lingering, twin big-Jacks pull general merchandise west by the boxcar and open autorack. John believes this to be in the Dale Creek area, the train has just crested She... (more)
A westbound UP intermodal train, possibly the OMW, exits the former WP Tunnel 1 in Niles Canyon. This location is rarely photographed, yet it is only a short walk from the nearest road.
UP 6930 leads fast forty's 8046,8053 with 38 pigs and racks east through The Dalles at 7:11AM 2 of 2
A UP special heads South towards Los Angeles as it passes Ansel Siding on the Mojave Sub.
A trip to Afton Canyon in the Mojave Desert for the purpose of catching the recently reactivated DDA40Xs pays off, with this westbound freight appearing before the shadows completely covered the t... (more)
It's 1984 and the Jacks (DDA40Xs) are back from storage, and running on the former WP. An eastbound freight prepares to depart Oakland in the late hours of the evening.
DD40X 6906 heads down the Cajon pass on the 3 % grade south track in the region of Gish. This unit shows a pretty worn out livery, a sign of the heavy duty service of this double powered locomotiv... (more)
UP westbound train with a couple of DD40X's leading working upgrade full throttle through Hesperia CA
westbound UP train climbing east side of Cajon Pass between Lugo and Summit
eastbound UP train climbing Cajon Pass
UP's eastbound LAX hot shot blasts upgrade on Cajon Pass at Blue Cut