As a westbound Union Pacific Public Service (Xcel Energy) coal train climbs out of Rocky, Colorado, a view downgrade from near Big 10 Curve show two rear DPU locomotives pushing on the rear of the... (more)
A UP IDILBX detour curving its way through Crozier Canyon
A UP unit leads 5 NS locomotives on this NS ethanol train, which had been interchanged off the Iowa Interstate.
UP 8187 leads a Salt Lake City, UT to West Colton, CA manifest passed some stored box cars at Champlin, UT.
A short local eases by the beautiful UP passenger station, currently in use as a tourist information center, at a location nicknamed "Don Ball Curve".
UP 1436 and 1388, both GP40-2's, pull a train out of the South St. Paul Yard. After clearing Barge Channel Road, they will reverse through the crossover seen here and head back towards the yard.
UP 1982 and 1983 sit on display in Rochelle, Illinois as a nice thunderstorm accumulates in the background.
A hot UP Z train fly's through Cochise AZ on a hot southern AZ day
UP 6702 leads a westbound empty coal train.
UP 7815 heads West at Rocky siding past some MOW equipment with an empty coal train.
UP 5574 throttles up westbound out of Lynndyl, UT after meeting a train on a busy day along the Los Angeles & Salt Lake Route. The small town of Lynndyl once hosted a bustling rail yard and roundh... (more)
Heavy morning clouds give me the chance to get a few half way decent shots of UP 1983 as it sits on display for Rochelle Railroad Days 2017 with sister unit 1982. Or
As storms roll in, the Western Pacific and Missouri Pacific heritage units sit on display in Rochelle, Illinois for the RR days event.
Chasing the circus train became an annual tradition for me in 1983, and I did my best to make time for it all the way up to the very end.
UP SD70M 5012 leads a stack train west under the new cantilever west of the diamonds in Rochelle.