UP 5819 brings a number of units into the Burnham Yard, perhaps for repairs as 6592 and 7320 seem to have suffered a fire as evidenced by the extinguisher powder residue.
A continuously welded rail train, with one rail, ties down in San Luis Obispo.
A freight heads for Grand junction
This empty coal train led by a AC4400CW-CTE and ES44AC climb the 2% grade up to Tunnel #1 in Coal Creek Canyon. The train is headed back to one of the mines in Western Colorado to be loaded once a... (more)
UP 5818 west heads over the Lucin cutoff into the setting sun.
UP 5608 leads a coal empty over the creek bridge west of Alda which dates from 1906.
Brand-new 8170 - a road number that was previously assigned to a SD9043MAC - leads a westbound doublestack out of tunnel 18 near Newcastle.
A pair of UP leaders takes Q311 north through some rural countryside. This stretch of track is still dark territory so pegging a train can be tricky.
After the storm... Silhouetted against an orange sunset, Union Pacific no. 7895, and Norfolk Southern no. 3284 sit in the yard awaiting an assignment.
Minutes out of Riverdale Yard, Union Pacific's Roseville to North Platte Perishables climbs east through Uintah on May 6, 2014.
Union Pacific's Salt Lake City to Global 1 expedited intermodal takes the center siding at Echo on May 17, 2014.
Union Pacific's hot ZG1SC rolls downgrade through the Weber River Valley with a combo of stacked containers and piggyback trailers on May 23, 2014.
Might have been too early for a real sunset train, however, a GEVO leads two EMDs at Pinole with Oakland-bound steel-boxes (some call them containers) into the finally setting sun.
Kirk Orndorff waves at the crew of this westbound Memphis, Tennessee to Arco, Colorado empty coal train. The train is going by the Blue Mountain Road crossing in Coal Creek Canyon.