A coal load moves through Truckee on a cloud lees winter day. Snow clearing equipment in the yard take a breather as it waits for the next storm to arrive.
On a cold winter evening, the railroad has sprung to life. An eastbound grain train has pulled up to Switch 9 to wait for the passing MNPRV. Tucked in the middle of all this action is the rotary s... (more)
UP 6803 emerges from a thunderstorm north of Shawnee, WY on the joint BN/CNW coal line in May of 1998.
Its a busy morning in the UP's North Yard as light power dominates the scene. The crew of UP 710 (ex Missouri Pacific GP38-2) dismount after bringing their pair of engines to the yard. Meanwhile,... (more)
The red rocks of Long Canyon dwarf Union Pacific's 'Potash Local' as it creeps along the Cane Creek Branch nearing its destination of Intrepid Potash.
A Union Pacific Z intermodal ducks under the Signal Bridge at Yuba Gap during a early evening snow shower.
UP SD40N 1999 leads a extra grain train past the depot in Arlington Heights. Daylight freights are very rare on this line.
UP 7488 leads a westbound coal empty through the Wellton Xovers.
East and Westbound trains meet at the Wellton crossovers in the late evening. The west man holding would crossover after the passage of the eastbound.
West of Wellton on UP's Gila Sub, GE ET45AH 2701 leads a fast moving intermodal as it races towards a crew change at Yuma.
Late evening finds a eastbound stack train racing the setting sun as it passes the double cantilever signals at the Wellton crossovers as another day sets along UP's Sunset Route.
Union Pacific's daily West Colton, CA to North Platte, NE manifest proceeds eastbound through Echo, UT on Union Pacific's Evanston Subdivision.
I finally caught the last heritage unit! After missing 1996 numerous times i finally caught it laying low in north Portland after coming in the previous day from Tacoma.
Fresh paint headed south.