Union Pacific's Salt Lake City to Denver freight emerges from the Thistle Tunnels on the morning of the Summer Solstice, 2013.
Looks like UP is lending BNSF a hand this morning.
UP 5977 leads an eastbound coal load over the High Line as a KCS train continues north toward Fairfax for loading on the UP.
UP 5995 leads an eastbound loaded coal train across the flat Nebraska landscape at last light.
UP 5595 leads a loaded train of Powder River Coal east at sunset near Bill, Wyoming.
The front of a Union Pacific coal train is passing through Rocky, Colorado, and still decending the 2% grade on Memorial Day morning 2013. Passing by in the foreground is rear DPU No. 5719, while ... (more)
Union Pacific's Denver, CO to Salt Lake City, UT expedited intermodal zigs and zags through Grant Tower at CP C782, Ninth West in Salt Lake City.
The DPU of this very long grain train keeps the train in check as it slowly glides down Archer Hill into its final miles into Cheyenne.
The Woes of the Sedalia Sub. With the Missouri River flooding and covering parts of Union Pacific's River Sub, the railroad has moved eastbound traffic to the primarily-westbound Sedalia Su... (more)
Westbound coal empties snake through a winter wonderland of snow west of Clay, Colorado, on December 29, 2006. Seven big six-motor locomotives power the train; six GE AC4400CWs with a EMD SD9043MA... (more)
Westbound grain loads duck through the Honeymoon Tunnels near Belden.
As an outbound UP unit ethanol train divides the 'Square, an Oakland police officer stops to grab dinner from Subway.
A layer of thick clouds has built up over the Rockies at dusk, leaving just a strip of clear sky visible as an empty coal train rumbles westbound, illuminating the ROW ahead.
After a day of thunderstorms on the plains, UP 5555 leads an empty coal train into a tranquil spring sunset on its way toward Denver.