After chasing this rock train at a distance it was a surprise to see this engine on point as it comes through the rock cuts between Sloan and Erie Nevada.
This westbound waits for directions before cutting a string of cars for the Valley min-yard in Las Vegas.
After finally getting the green signal this loaded westbound auto rack departs Dike for the short trip to Valley Mini yard to drop off a few cars before continuing it's journey into Califorina.
This Westbound mixed piggyback/stack navigates the S curve coming out of Bard Canyon towards Sloan Nevada. You can see the rest of the train to the right of the engine.
These GE's are seen more and more on this route. Here this W/B stack accelerates out of Erie Nevada on it's way to Long Beach California.
This W/B GE backs up to connect to the rest of his train after dropping off a load of cars at Valley-mini yard in Las Vegas.
Looking worn out but still a work horse working from Valley to Moapa and the Mead Lake Sub, over 60 miles of track. This switcher sits on the siding at Apex Nevada.
UP 4397 a westbound stack makes a quick stop then departs on Main #2 from the Las Vegas Crew Change point
A pair of local yard switchers race from Valley to Arden yards
UP 4243 a W/B Hotshot Z meets a eastbound grain train at Hayden
UP 4243 a W/B Hotshot Z sits on the siding at Elora for a E/B stack to pass as the conductor watches from the foreground
This westbound hotshot Z will crest the hill at Cima and will then catch the red at Elora for two eastbound stacks.
UP 4807 a westbound ballast train passes UP 8293 a W/B coal train waiting for clearance
UP 5889 this westbound stack going through the rock cuts between Sloan and Erie Nevada
With no crew to man it this E/B freight waits in the seedier part of downtown Las Vegas, with the Rio in the far background