A southbound auto rack reposition train leaves Dunsmuir for Roseville. This train is detouring over the Shasta Route thanks to an extensive tie replacement program in the Columbia River Gorge.
Rounding a sweeping curve, Union Pacific 5666 prepares to attack the short grade to climb over top the BNSF Railway Hastings Subdivision. The track the 5666 is on is only about 20 years old, the t... (more)
Running on flashing yellows, Union Pacific 5643 leads an eastbound Sibley, Missouri bound coal load past UP 519 on a local freight at Level, Nebraska. In the background a westbound empty Fort Gibs... (more)
With 18,000 tons worth of coal in 135 cars, this North Antelope, WY, to the Midwest Generation Powerton Plant at Pekin, IL, coal train has just passed thru the CTC crossovers at MP 170.4, east of ... (more)
UP 5664 heads into Denver late in the day pulling a load of windmill parts.
UP 5747 & 6185 lead a westbound manifest.
A southbound manifest train winds around the foothills below Mt. Shasta at “the golf course” between Mt. Shasta City and Azalea. Part of the former SP "Shasta Route" this line presents all sorts... (more)
After bringing in a string of mixed freight to the UP North Yard, the crew of UP 6074 departs the engine for a well deserved break
UP 5977 leads a Labadie load across the High Line at Santa Fe Jct. toward the River Sub while a loaded BNSF Grain train passes beneath headed toward Argentine Yard.
Union Pacific’s Potash local approaches Emkay, Utah, on a nice March 4, 2012. This incredible red rock country is just across from the entrance to Arches National Park.
UP 5927 leads an empty coal train west through the heart of Kansas City and past the private business cars stored at Union Station.
A UP coal train awaits a new crew as a bar across the street is looking for judges for an "interesting" tournament the next night at Dupo,IL on 10/9/09.
A westbound Utah Railway coal train, with Union Pacific power on the head end, gets underway after cutting out the helpers at Summit, Utah, on June 21, 2004. Afternoon storms are moving east, and ... (more)
On Christmas Day 2012, a three pack of Union Pacific coal haulers await a call to serve out of Provo Yard. Snowy 11,749 ft. Mt. Timpanogos is to the right of the 5921's cab.
A UP special of windmill hubs and turbines makes its way to Denver. With the many cuts the windmill industry is experiencing, this may become a rare sight in the not-so-distant future.