Ramping up the line from Cheyenne to Sherman Hill.
Hard work for UP 7815 is done for a while. Just a little help with braking 'til Laramie.
UP 8424 rounds the 180 degree "horseshoe curve" in Vail Az. leading the Tucson, Az. to Dallas, Texas Manifest on a chilly afternoon.
Mature spear thistle plants greet the arrival of a well powered MRONY train on the former D&RGW at Gilluly on July 24, 2009.
The Union Pacific had these unique block indicators near many of their depots. These were at the Columbus, NE depot in June of 1989.
ILXDIB brings a trainload of Dallas-bound autos and intermodal through the desert at Mecca. Looming the train is the last remaining SP cantilever signal on this particular stretch of trackage.
Southbound local heading for Salem.
UP 7680 leads a loaded eastbound dirt train on the Provo Subdivision.
UP 1989 trails DPU nose out on a loaded dirt train headed for Columbia Junction, Utah.
This autorack is pressing south on the UP Chester Sub at Valmeyer. This was a brutal day to be outside. The wind was blowing so hard that the power lines were whistling overhead.
Baby it's cold outside...
The Hinkle to North Platte perishables sweep into the curve just east of Potter, NE behind a pair of SD40-2s, a former D&RGW SD-50 (5512) and D&RGW SD40T-2 5361.
Before UP started abandoning routes, Oregon lumber traffic out of Eugene historically traveled the SPs Modoc line from Klamath Falls, OR to Flanigan, NV and thence through the SP-UP gateway at Ogd... (more)