Under the wires, a rare "revenue" move of UP equipment comes off the IRM mainline and into station track two.
The UP family days special splits the C&NW style semaphores as it departs IRM.
UP's family day event, held at IRM, brought a three car passenger special lead by one of the two remaining C&NW original paint units on the UP. Sharing the station tracks is C&NW 411 and a three ... (more)
Leaning on the super elevated curve, another westbound crawls through the rocky terrain on the Sleigman Sub.
Crossing the bridge at 504.1, the 6741 has been on the property less than 9 months and leads another hot westbound train into Kingman.
The 5273 and two other dash 9's run elephant style out of Hackberry in the late evening sun.
Up and around the bend, these two DPUs push through Flagstaff.
Waiting for the next can of spray paint or the next assignment to safely carry a conductor...
The 7544 races her train west out of the canyon and past one waiting at West Valentine.
After some work at Willow Springs, the 7577 gets back on the move.
The "Schneider Stacker" works its way west on the Chilli sub.
Train 2131 rolls through the auto greaser as it climbs into Libertyville.
So far the changes at Belmont haven't touched the classic "Q" signals... The 8814 leads another standard cab GE and her train into the curve and through the Belmont Metra station.
With her Nathan P5 singing, a trio of SD40-2s head east past the pheasant farm.
Running in a 1X1 configuration, the 2702 splits the town of Silver Lake in half. I like the addition of the red marker over the ditch light.