Sunrise on January 23, 2005, sees a westbound Union Pacific coal train climbing out of Leyden, Colorado, at mile 14.5 on the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision.
Coal loads glide over the Meramec River in early morning light.
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train leaves East Portal siding on October 4, 2011, amid the golden colors of autumn.
UP 5505 switches double stacks at the west end of global 3 at Flag Illinois.
UP 5505 leads double stacks out of Global 3 in Flagg Illinois.
Boring GEs take UP Train AGBML 15 through Kansas City Union Station. This train usually has halfway interesting power, but lately that has not been the case.
An eastbound coal train stretches out across the gentle hills past the signal at East Mesa with thunderstorms chasing across the foothills behind. In the distance is the rear of an unusual WB coal... (more)
The building boom of the first few years of the new Millennium is very evident in the consist of this train as it climbs out of Caliente, CA. Classic locations like this are soon to be changed ... (more)
Evening sunlight highlights UP's Will County empties, as they depart Turner, headed north to West Chicago and ultimately, the Powder River Basin.
A typical summer afternoon in Colorado with thunderstorms running north along the front range behind a loaded coal train on the old KP line.
With a new crew on duty, a North Platte, NE to TG Soda, WY manifest departs out of Cheyenne as a BNSF coal train departs as well with a new crew.
An empty Union Pacific coal train goes about putting its train together in the confines of the onetime Rio Grande yard and the art fi... (more)
Westbound empties under high summer clouds
Rays of scattered sun fall behind a westbound coal empty drifting across the rolling hills of eastern Colorado.
Passing MP490 on the NS Chicago Line, a mix of UP and NS power heads east through Ogden Dunes.