On a nice November 7, 2012, afternoon, an eastbound Union Pacific coal train follows the Colorado River through Red Gorge between Yarmony and Radium, Colorado. Six General Electric locomotives pow... (more)
Hot shot intermodal from Lathrop, CA, to Global 2 Intermodal Yard, IL, has just pass thru the tiny community of Luzuerne in central Iowa. This train is running 2x2 DP.
Hot shot Z-train from Salt Lake City, UT, to Global 1 Intermodal Yard, IL, has just pass thru the tiny community of Luzuerne in central Iowa. The hotter train for the UP have been running with 5 u... (more)
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.
Alot of the UP's East-West mainline thru Iowa is flat and fairly straight since it runs along river valleys/bottoms. One of the exceptions is the trackage between Belle Plaine and Blairstown in ce... (more)
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Union Pacific MRONY freight passes mile 22.6 west of Clay, Colorado, after a nice snowfall on the Front Range on March 10, 2013. The power is about to cross over Blue Mountain Drive, while the rea... (more)
With the throttle notched all the way up, southbound loaded coal drag CNROL9 23 claws its way toward the summit of Logan Hill and out of the Powder River Basin on BNSF's Orin Subdivision with 100+... (more)
The empty Coast Cans work their way up Cuesta Grade between Chorro and Serrano on a breezy February morning. The recent rains have turned the hills green with new grass, a fact that the local cat... (more)
A weather system continues to slowly move in from the west as eastbound coal loads from North Rochelle Mine, WY come into South Morrill, NE after receiving instructions from the yard master.
A loaded coal train crests the grade at Erie. It's hard to imagine this remote looking location is about 10-15 minutes from "The Strip"
Though my wife would rather chase the UP with me, she has to teach, (why we are here). First of our last day for now out here was this UP coal train. We have to come back in March.
The UP was very busy in Vegas this day, here an eastbound empty coal train waits at Wann for a westbound.
Union Pacific freight MDVPV (Denver to Provo manifest) chugs through some fresh snow approaching Tunnel 1 east of Plainview, Colorado, on November 30, 2006.
The rising sun paints the nose of UP AC4400CW-CTE No. 5942 leading a Trona to Skyline coal empty east thorough Spanish Fork Canyon on Feb. 13, 2015.