Taken in the early '70's of a westbound approaching old Summit in Cajon Pass
Union Pacific 6936 heads a Passenger Special up the California Coast line on a very cloudy, cold, and windy day in San Jose, California.
At just over 98 feet 5 inches and weighing in at 545,432 lbs, Union Pacific 6936 leads a Passenger Special up the California Coast line, where it will spend the night in Oakland before heading bac... (more)
The inspection special rounds the curve at Terra Cotta and passes an eastbound coal train. Terra Cotta is nestled in the Smokey Hills west of Salina.
The engineering special gets panned as it crosses the IL/WI state line.
With a presence quite unlike anything else on rails, Union Pacific's EMD "Centennial" scampers through the Jordan River Narrows on a 300 mile journey east to Grand Junction, Colorado.
Creeping along at 12 mph, Union Pacific's prized DDA40X #6936 crosses bridge 45.04, between Cache Junction and Wheelon, Utah.
This trip through the St. Louis area went much slower than anticipated. Delays for Amtrak at Labadie and Wood River, a few slow orders, delay at KCS ESL terminal sub with one main taken by mainte... (more)
UP Engineering Special behind the Centennial rolls northward on the ex-C&NW single track Peoria Sub. at milepost 13.
The Engineering Special made it's way thru Eau Claire, WI as it crossed the Chippewa River. I was hoping to get the dome cars in the shot but the bridge just wasn't long enough.
UP's Engineering Special heads into South Pekin for its scheduled crew change.
Nothing gets in the way of the Inspection Special, and thats the case with coal train CWEAX 13. UP 6936 would take on a new crew in 15 minutes at Salina.
Eastbound Engineering Special led by DD40X #6936 blast by a stopped KOAMN.