Southbound mixed freight on the Brooklyn Sub.
Another SD59MX has made its way north destined for Tacoma. These eco-SD60M rebuilds are apparently having their EGR systems dismantled by Progress Rail in Tacoma.
The golden colors of autumn are just about at their peak above Tolland, Colorado, on the morning of October 1, 2008. Union Pacific’s MDVRO manifest freight works upgrade with seven locomotives tug... (more)
Meet at Pine Lodge - Stack trains from two railroads meet on BNSF trackage at Pine Lodge California on a late Summer evening.
The Clinton Sub dispatcher is running a stack train, 8362 West, around a manifest at Low Moor, IA. The manifest's conductor is climbing off his lead unit to give the stack train a roll-by. As 8362... (more)
In the late afternoon sunlight, Amtrak 508 races north past the QPDRV in Marion siding while the conductor watches the train pass.
The hot westbound afternoon "Bird" rolls into Clinton and is a 1/2 mile from the crew change. This train is the Global 1 in Chicago, IL, to Brooklyn Yard in Portland, OR. The train is se... (more)
NS 65W with the Katy heritage unit, a rare catch in Virginia, sandwiched between two UP locos heading back west to home rails with an empty ethanol train.
A Battered 603 Doing some evening RC Switching.
Unknown to me, lower priority trains have recently started running from Global 4 to west coast ports via Bloomington, Springfield, and St. Louis as coal traffic is down. Seen here is an example of... (more)
Union Pacific GE U30C rests on the east side of the diesel shop at North Platte, Nebraska, in June 1981.
The Union Pacific Jenks Locomotive Shops are busy, as this wide variety of locomotives show. Photo taken with permission.
Geep 661 waits for orders in the 36th Street Yard.
UP 1996 and 1988 on display for Diesel Days.
EMD locomotives are in various stages of being repaired as they sit outside the Union Pacific Jenks Locomotive Shops. Photo taken with permission.