At first glance, this may just look like another one of the many rock trains headed to Houston each day to feed the immense demand for concrete. However, a second glance may notice the train is ro... (more)
An Eastbound Empty with Union Pacific 7714 leading approaches the Truckee River Canyon and last of the downhill run from the Summit at Norden to Nevada.
Big MACs in BootleggerUnion Pacific EMD SD9043MAC Nos. 8024 and 8241 power the Potash local down UP’s incredibly scenic former Rio Grande Cane Creek Subdivision at milepost 30 in Bootle... (more)
DRGW GP40-2 3116 becomes Union Pacific 1342 on April 1 2004.
The few times I have seen or gotten this Des Monies to Iowa Falls turn local, it has had some kick ass power. Today was not a let down either. A pair of standard cab SD60's I will take anyday on t... (more)
Union Pacific 1247 rebuild date March 1983 (rebuilt from SW7 #1808). Due to the transplanted front over head cooling fan housing, the SW10's are nicknamed "Hammerheads".
UP 9314 (C40-8) visits the BNSF engine servicing facility and catches the California Zephyr leaving Denver's Union Station for California.
It's a busy day in the UP's North Yard as engines are coming and going.
In the dry and hot places of the Tehachapi mountains, UP power lead by AC45CCTE No. 8156, cross the tunnel No. 5 on the way down to Bealville in Tehachapi Pass.
A Union Pacific yard job at the Global 3 Intermodal Terminal use two SD40N's and an SD70ACe to pull a cut of autoracks and intermodal cars down the yard lead. Locomotives:UP 1923 SD40N... (more)
Union Pacific GP50 renumbered from Missouri Pacific 3521 to UP 71 April 1988.
UPY 681 (GP15-1) works the 36th Street Yard in Denver while UP 695 works the adjacent intermodal facility
A pair of Union Pacific locomotives lead an NS ethanol train west through Ogden Dunes, Indiana. Locomotives:UP 4308 SD70MUP 9045 SD70AH
Undercover of rain and fading light a long and heavy Military Train marches into Ventura on its way east. Sandwiched between SD70M's are two Kansas City Southern locomotives visiting California.
Union Pacific 6900 Series Centennials DDA40X 6600hp. (6900-6946) built between 4/69 - 9/71. Equipped with two 16-645E3A Diesel Engines, Fuel tank 8200 Gals, (2) 4-axle "D" truck assemb... (more)