A Union Pacific coal train traverses Little Gore Canyon west of Azure, Colorado, on November 7, 2012. The train is passing through short 63-foot Tunnel 40 and approaching Tunnel 39, while the midd... (more)
A Union Pacific coal train is approaching Azure, Colorado, on November 7, 2012. The DPU of the train has just exited 294-foot Tunnel 39 and is leaving the confines of Little Gore Canyon.
For a while, the UP ran a M-RVHK tain over the Oregon Trunk to relieve congestion that they were experiencing on their own line.
A crew has finished cutting in a three-locomotive manned helper set into a westbound coal train bound for the grades of Soldier Summit at Helper, Utah, on the frigid night of December 2, 2004. Wit... (more)
The DPU of westbound coal empty is about to clear by the Kirkwood train station
UP's Brooklyn, Or to Los Angeles intermodal races along the Palmdale Colton-Cutoff just east of town.
UP’s Potash local climbs toward Thompson, Utah, on March 4, 2012. Two General Electric AC4400CTEs (AC4400CW-CTE) guide the short train through the barren landscape rimmed with a Bookcliff backgrou... (more)
On a foggy morning in the Mississippi River valley, the silhouette of a southbound Cora Dock coal train breaks the whiteness at Valmeyer.
An eastbound grain empty glides east along the scenic cliffs of Echo Canyon on UP's Evanston Subdivision. Red marks along the snowplow provide evidence that the 5660 hit something along the way.
An FRA Geometry train heads through Burbank, CA at track speed on its way to Glendale where it will stop to pick up a pilot. The train took those of us on the coast line by surprise, and I had jus... (more)
A UP grain train pokes through the tree tunnel on the Peoria Sub just south of Bartonville, Illinois.
The DPU on eastbound coal loads on the Jeff City Sub amongst some muted fall colors .
Westbound coal loads on the Jeff City Sub amongst some muted fall colors .
UP 5871 pushes on the rear of a long empty chicken train across I 80 on the #2 track.
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train eases downgrade away from Tolland, Colorado, and crosses Boulder Creek on the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision. The Continental Divide in the background has some of ... (more)