It's 1984 and the Jacks (DDA40Xs) are back from storage, and running on the former WP. An eastbound freight prepares to depart Oakland in the late hours of the evening.
DD40X 6906 heads down the Cajon pass on the 3 % grade south track in the region of Gish. This unit shows a pretty worn out livery, a sign of the heavy duty service of this double powered locomotiv... (more)
UP westbound train with a couple of DD40X's leading working upgrade full throttle through Hesperia CA
westbound UP train climbing east side of Cajon Pass between Lugo and Summit
eastbound UP train climbing Cajon Pass
UP's eastbound LAX hot shot blasts upgrade on Cajon Pass at Blue Cut
westbound hotshot arriving Cheyenne WY
It's early morning and the sky starts to lighten behind 6936 on the 4th of July. In a couple hours 6936 will lead a Museum Train to Roseville then to Dunsmuir for the Dunsmuir RR days.
Rolling along the single-track Peoria Sub through Illinois on a trip up from St. Louis.
The UP Centennial 6939 is showing 'big power!' as it glides thru the Wind farms near Camp Grove, Illinois
Eastbound UP hotshot Cajon Pass MP58 near Alray station with experimental horn speaker on cab roof
6910 sits on the dead line at Salt Lake City on August 1985, its working life just recently finished.
UP 6916 and UP 833 4-8-4 together at the Utah state Railroad Museum at the Ogden Union Station
westbound Cheyenne WY
One of UP's Centennial locomotives leads an eastbound by Evanston, Wyoming. The second unit is one of the SD40-2s that had been upgraded for high speed service to accompany the Centennials. Thes... (more)