A late running Z hustles through Sloan with the 7 dispatcher asking "You guys gonna make Vegas?" They did. Lots of NS power on today's trains.
A nice set of 40's works Arden yard this morning. The new Cactus Ave bridge is an excellent place to watch the the action, a nice safe sidewalk, friendly locals and great views of the UP.
More auto rack from Milpitas change crews in slo.
PRVP grinds to a halt at Sono Jct because of a crossing protection order. The poor conductor almost got pummeled by multiple cars with ignorant drivers while trying to protect the crossing. The se... (more)
A standard cab SD60 and a SD9043MAC lug a 78 car MPRVP over the top of Knapp Hill.
CP train 241 heads west into the afternoon sun behind a mixed set of power: UP 5506, UP 5071, KCS 4864, and CP 6248. The train is on the NS Detroit District near Belleville, MI.
CSX Q161 is behind train Q003 as it crosses the Overpeck Creek Trestle. Power for today's train is a bright Union Pacific AC45 leading a former Conrail SD40-2.
UP had a fleet of SD40's working around Vegas in local jobs, this one is shoving a cut of cars into Valley after working an industry off of Donavan Ave.
An eastbound "B" train (baretable) twists through Sloan. Here in Vegas a few trains made regular appearances including this one.
A manifest freight twists through the hills at Sloan eastbound for Vegas.
A UP manifest waits at Erie to be overtaken by a baretable train.
A very slow moving M-BUWN snakes its way through Eau Claire this very warm spring-like afternoon.
The Sheboygan Local powered by a very tidy GP40 shoves 4 Wisconsin Central boxcars to their final customer of the day, Georgia Pacific.
Since NS been using the Fort Wayne Line foreign power leaders is common. NS 66Z oil train with a trio of UP SD9043AC's brings it's train to the Cleveland Line.
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train traverses Big 10 Curve at Eisele (formerly Clay), Colorado, on February 14, 2015. The head end of the train is already out of sight on the left and approachin... (more)