Union Pacific SD70ACe No. 8720 brings up the rear of this Belvidere, Illinois to Blakes Lee Jct., Washington vehicle train as the rain continues to fall at La Fox, Illinois on June 20, 2015 along ... (more)
Ex-C&NW 6730 trails UP 5583 on westbound empties through the village of Belvidere, Nebraska, on a hot July afternoon.
Up to this point the Missouri Pacific heritage unit had been my most allusive of the six Union Pacific units. I had action shots of the other five in nice sunlight. I finally got my chance with th... (more)
Awaiting its next call to duty, an ex-SP GP40-2 rests between assignments on a feed mill spur located off the UP Fresno Sub in the southern San Joaquin valley.
A short UP intermodal train from Los Angeles to Lathrop makes easy work of the descending grade as it passes through Woodford in the Tehachapi mountains.
A hot summer afternoon in the Tehachapi mountains finds a southbound UP manifest rounding the curve into Tunnel 2 as it digs into the hard grade on the climb toward the summit.
UP 2539 East is crossing over from No.2 to No.1 track at CP601, west of Lookout, WY, as it climbs the grade on a sunny Wyoming morning.
The heavies have just moved out of the sand box while a variety of light power wait for assignments. The North Yard provides an opportunity to see vintage power, many having been acquired from ot... (more)
A southbound UP manifest crosses the Dry Creek Viaduct on it's way to a crew change in Dunsmuir.
UP 8045 South holds the siding at Bealville as a BNSF northbound BARPAS passes by on the main.
UP 8140 is the rear DPU on this loaded ABESPX auto train as it crosses Caliente creek at Illmon.
Union Pacific 4402 leads a southbound manifest train over the Big Muddy River near Wolf Lake, IL.
With an SD40-2 / DDA40X / DDA40X / DDA40X / DDA40X / SD40-2 lash-up on the headend, and a cupola caboose on the rear, this piggyback train epitomizes the short, fast, high-priority trains for whic... (more)
UP 2551 & 3939 leads a westbound manifest.
Due to trackwork on the freight main, the Salt Lake Sub Dispatcher routed a Roper bound manifest through the Rio Grande Passenger Station in Salt Lake City on Aug. 13, 1997.