Nearing the top of the grade at Apex on the UP's Yuma Subdivision, an eastbound mixed freight works out of San Timoteo Canyon and into the town of Beaumont.
Passing the Robertson rock loading facility at Cabazon on the UP Yuma Subdivision, an eastbound intermodal races across desert toward Palm Springs and beyond.
UP 8683 sits between "Gift wrapped" Bush unit 4141 and a very worn out SD40-2 3197 outside the UP Jenks shops under a beautiful "Kodachrome" sky.
On March 6, 2001, a southbound Union Pacific manifest freight climbing the steep grades of Tehachapi Pass has stalled at Bealville, California, with locomotive problems. No surprise, since this he... (more)
It doesn't get much more "Donner" than this! (Except for perhaps some SP Tunnel Motors or Cab Forwards). Climbing the same grade that trains have been battling for nearly 150 years, an e... (more)
Union Pacific's SP heritage unit runs through Henefer, UT on the MNPRO-26. They will set out 60+ cars in Ogden before completing their run to Salt Lake City's Roper Yard.
Double Heritage Duo! UP 1989, UP 1983 and an SD70M lead an empty rock train through Kansas City.
Union Pacific's Valmy to West Elk coal train shatters a tranquil Sunday evening in the Jordan Narrows on Aug. 28, 2016. Second out in the power consist is UP SD70M No. 2001, the 'Olympic Torch Rel... (more)
UP 5185 leads an eastbound intermodal train.
Early morning on UP's Colton branch finds SD59MX 9904 on the point of a short train tied down.
UP 2684 east crosses over at Hinda to run around a slower moving eastbound ahead at Beaumont.
UP 1346 sits in the yard in Bloomington.
UP "Big Boy" 4006 sits on display at the Museum of Transportation.
UP 5608 drags NS train 297, uphill into Huntsville, Missouri.
Auto Racks roll south (SP East) through Summerland with the rear of the train still coming around the steep face of Ortega Hill. Smoke from the huge Rey fire north of Santa Barbara comes over and ... (more)