Another "monster" stacker passing through Las Vegas...lead by 3 members of UP's Heritage Fleet. It was almost 12,000 ft in length.
#400! UP 1983 is spread out along the Truckee River leading a military reposition train, consisting of 71-DODX flatcars that are bound for Port Chicago, CA.
After almost a 4 hour wait, 1983 decides to show herself. Here she is paired with another SD70ACe strutting her stuff in Palm Springs.
Westbound heritage unit 1983 climbs "The Ramp" between Garnet and West Palm Springs on the old SP Sunset Route.
Western Pacific in Texas
Western Pacific heritage unit 1983 leads a Westbound stack train through Garnet.
Detail of the Western Pacific herald worn by UP 1983.
1983 in DPU pushing an intermodal through San Timoteo Canyon.
UP 1983 leading the RVRO across the Great Salt Lake
1983 in DPU passes El Casco in Calimesa on her way to Yuma as one of Riverside County Finest drives by. One only wonders what was on the Peace Officer's mind as he drove by all the railfans.
Western Pacific heritage unit #1983 pushes east, working as a DPU on this Los Angeles to Dupo, IL COFC train. The ILADU-18 began that morning at East Yard in Commerce, CA, and then came out on the... (more)
UP 1983 is working eastbound in a heavy snow storm on Donner Pass en route to Roper UT.