UP units in storage stretches as far as the eye can see.
Want to own your very own SD40T-2? Get your VISA card ready! UP is holding a big auction in Denver on July 14, 2010. 85 units are listed for sale including GP38's, SD40T-2's, SW1500's and a yard s... (more)
Aftermath of a Walmart refridgerated truck pulling in front of it at gated crossing, just west of Terrell, Texas on UP mainline. Train was at / near track speed, near 60-70 mph, as I was coming u... (more)
What do you do when it's raining. Shoot out of the car window of course.
New slogan and paint scheme? Spotted at the Alton & Southern Gateway Yard.
"Big Blow" #51 gets fired up at Cheyenne. A small diesel engine used for hostling and for starting up the turbine was installed inside. The turbine would be spun to starting speed before combust... (more)
Union Pacific #4012 prepares for another day of "oooohs" and "ahhhhs" as the star static steam attraction at Steamtown National Park. Seen here under a new coat of flat black primer paint.
Just after dark, an UP SD70ACe lights up the rocks along the Feather River deep in the canyon. This stack train is working eastbound headed for the windy city from Lathrop, CA.
On Friday September 12th, 2008, UP 8485 and MetroLink 111 were involved in a head-on collision. Sadly, 25 people were killed and many more injured. This was the worst rail accident in the United S... (more)
For 2009, UP finally blessed us NorCal railfans with a return of Steam to Donner. It has been 10 years since UP Steam last crossed over SP's High Sierra route and today was a great example of a ni... (more)
A UP SW1500 starts a mile long line of stored locomotives at the yard in Nampa. More signs of a struggling economy.
Union Pacific's Potash Turn climbs northward along the Colorado River with 24 loads. The rumble and roar of the EMD prime movers echos off the nearby sandstone cliffs of the Colorado. This is a wo... (more)
More than a mile of Union Pacific locomotives sidelined at West Colton are just one of the many signals of our current economy. UP 8449 shoves a train into the yard.
UP 6916 and UP 833 4-8-4 together at the Utah state Railroad Museum at the Ogden Union Station
Summer thunderstorms are busy dumping rain on the hills around downtown Pittsburgh, as a westbound train makes its way along the Ohio River.