Led by UP's class SD60, a heavy train finally makes the grade on the Harriman Line, rejoining the Overland main at Tie Siding.
UP 8083 leads two BNSF SD70MACs on an empty coal train headed back to the Powder River Basin for loading. The train has just crested the westbound grade at Belmont, NE and is starting its descent ... (more)
Auto racks head to the coast! The 5th unit out is BCOL 4618, now adorning CN colors.
Eight miles east of Cheyenne, UP‘s Archer Hill offers the photographer less variety but a more convenient vantage point than sprawling Sherman Hill to the west. On June 2, 1965, the temperature is... (more)
Severe Thunderstorms at 10:35a blew 5 railcars and 11 40' containers over the side of the Huey P. Long Bridge. Railcars and containers fell about 60-70 feet to the ground.
There is one railcar th... (more)
Rain is just starting to fall on June 22, 1965, as three units -- 15,000-hp -- roll Extra 79 West down Archer Hill toward a crew change in Cheyenne. The DD35’s represent one of those UP forays int... (more)
Another 70 car empty autorack leaves San Luis Obispo in the afternoon. This train had some extra power already out of Milpitas but picked up two other units in SLO that came up on another repositi... (more)
With the end of on era upon them, being replaced by flashing rear end devices (FREDs), Union Pacific cabooses are stored near UP’s shop in Omaha, Nebraska, in July 1983. The end of a freight train... (more)
NS P99 at China Grove with at the time UP SD9043MAC 8044 on the point, this unit as since became the now NS 7272.
An eastbound BNSF Railway J-INBWIC9-20 "Boeing Train" rolls along the mostly frozen Frog Pond and the Clark Fork River west of Trout Creek, Montana, on Montana Rail Link's 4th Subdivisio... (more)
UP EMD's lead 16T through Sinking Spring.
This former MoPac locomotive, whose blues are starting to show through on top of the radiator section, sits at one of the locomotive servicing tracks near the yard tower.