Cresting the grade.. A UP rock train rolls over the top of the grade at Erie, heading westbound on the Cima Sub.
Leaving Las Vegas, a southbound rock train leaves the strip with all of it's glitter behind seen at Arden.
A UP rock train steps across Donovan Ave departing strategic materials, preparing to head westbound.
A UP rock train slowly rolls empties out of a local industry in north Las Vegas, before proceeding westbound.
Solid set of 2nd generation power works Arden Yard before heading out for Boulder Junction to work the BMI branch.
A good look into Arden Yard from the new the Cactus Ave bridge. Really enjoyed this perch for trains, a safe area, easy to park and the bridge has a good walkway safe from traffic.
The new Cactus Ave overpass just south of Arden opens up a great & safe view of the UP main heading out of Vegas. Here a UP work train heads west.
UP work train rumbles out of Vegas passing local power in Arden yard. This is from the new Cactus Ave overpass.
A UP stack train hustles through the desert landscape near Jean.
Double stacks bound for LA stretch above an Army Reserve complexe in Sloan, just south of Vegas. What deceptively looks like a remote desert outpost is only a short trip to the Strip.
A single DPU helps shove a short manifest (of about 30-40 cars) through Sloan. This was the 2nd train I saw all day in Vegas.
Five motors (and a DPU out of sight) lug about 40 cars or so of this eastbound through Sloan and then into Las Vegas Valley.
A stack train claws towards the top of the hill at Erie on a warm and relatively windy day in the deserts south of Las Vegas.
Right after a Z9, this Q train with a mix of domestic and international containers plus auto racks drifts downgrade.
A hot pig train gets waves from the hot RP Contributor Maryann. What I think is the old 199 now a Z9 symbol whines downgrade the first of three trains in about 30 minutes at 2 PM.