CSX K459 rolls through North Cabin in the summer morning light
UP 8953 leads the Stanford and Sunset as the short train races up the east slide of Beaumont Hill heading for Oakland.
The high and low roads over Newhall Pass. On the low road the eastbound Saugus Local behind a pair of ex-Cotton Belt GP40-2s slip through the curves east of CP Balboa on the old Saugus Line (now M... (more)
UP 5582 and EMDX 1602 (Tier 4 SD70ACe Demo) lead an eastbound empty coal train over the Truckee River at Patrick, Nevada on a beautiful late summer morning.
Heavies line up for fuel and sand in the UP's North Yard.
On a beautiful spring morning eastbound tonnage comes away from the 'middle' bridge crossing of the Mojave River in the heart of Southern California's Afton Canyon. Just east of the 'middle' river... (more)
A westbound intermodal sails through the heart of the Mojave's 'Grand Canyon'. There are few places in Southern California that are so desolate and ruggedly beautiful as Afton Canyon!
UP 5524 leads a quartet of GEs and an empty Canpotex train across the Pend Oreille River at Dover, ID west of Sand Point, ID. Dover is a junction with the Pend Oreille Valley Ry. which operates fr... (more)
UP 1947 leads a Proviso to Bensenville train with interchange cars for the CP.
Deep within the trees of the Sierra foothills, faded armour yellow and warn out UP wings catch the last rays of afternoon sunlight as an east bound manifest, bound for Roper, UT, blasts out of a t... (more)
An end to a quiet two hours trackside is found in UP 5837 leading an eastbound loaded coal train up the hill at Aikins on the Kansas Subdivision just after sunset.
Canadian potash train running west at MP 99 on UP's Portland Sub at Moody, crossing the Deschutes River, OR. The Columbia River is seen in the upper left.