In the UP North Yard, I spy with my eye, a bloody nose Southern Pacific, a former SP MP15AC, a blue Smurf GATX, a former Missouri Pacific GP38-2 and a rebuilt SD40N.
With typical UP power on the point, NS 10E-12 coasts through Lafayette Junction.
A remote-control SD40-2 and a genset team up to switch cars at the east end of the yard. Note that the pair is being controlled by a man sitting in the conductor's seat using a belt pack.
On a hot summer morning CSX W812-20 with a UP and NS motor lash up comes around the curve at Tyner Holdout (MP WA-128.9) heading south on the CSX Western & Atlantic Sub. What's not normal for a DO... (more)
UP 1479 leads three other UP engines and a mixed freight out of the BNSF's Denver Yard.
After catching the unit coal train tied down in half in Nelson, IL earlier on in the day, it is finally on the move with DPU UP 6590 giving a shove through the CNW signals
Inspecting the Western Pacific before purchase. A Roger Puta Photograph
UP 1996, the SP heritage unit leads quite the colorful consist today on IG2G2 which includes UP 1988, the Katy heritage unit, 2 freshly repainted AC4400CWs, and a BNSF ES44C4.
UP 7776 West comes off the bridge over the Mississippi River at Clinton, IA.
Union Pacific GE AC4400CW-CTE No. 6030 sits on Track 5 ready for some routine maintenance in UP’s North Platte Diesel Shop on May 5, 2011.
An excursion sponsored by the Pacific Limited Group rolls southward along the Deschutes River. The Portland - Bend roundtrip covered the Columbia River Gorge and the Oregon Trunk.
A Union Pacific manifest bound for West Colton Yard is on the final leg of its journey as it heads downhill on the Palmdale Cutoff on Cajon Pass.
Shortly after departing Greeley, 844 heads south toward Denver with the Cheyenne Frontier Days Train in Evans.
The sun has just about set on UP 801 as it shuffles the last set of cars in the 36th Street Yard.
Finally the assignment was completed under the late night sky, as NS 348 (Linwood,NC-Chattanooga,TN) power wait to uncouple from its train to go into the diesel shop at Chattanooga,TN. Its amazing... (more)