After holding for a trio of intermodals, the northbound Fresno Hauler arrives at Mojave to begin its trip through Tehachapi Pass.
Union Pacific’s Potash local approaches Emkay, Utah, on a warm March 4, 2012. Located in red rock country, Emkay is just across from the entrance to Arches National Park.
UP 5796 depart of Selkrik Yard, to CSX River Sub.
Leading a southbound, UP 5796 rolls under the Poughkeepsie Bridge. Sometimes known as the Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge, the bridge is a steel cantilever bridge spanning the Hudson River between Po... (more)
Coal drag slowing through Elmhurst
NS 212 riding literally right on 172 tail end as they come through Alto, GA. Right as 172 cleared Baldwin, NS 212 comes flying right around the curve just a signal and a half back behind.
After departing Denver earlier in the day, Union Pacific train M-NYRO-02 navigates the tight crevices along South Boulder Creek just east of the small community of Pinecliffe, Colorado. The train ... (more)
After just exiting Tunnel #29, UP's North Yard (Denver), CO to Roper Yard (Salt Lake City), UT manifest crosses South Boulder Creek at Pinecliffe as the train works up grade towards the Moffat Tun... (more)
Most of the fog that was pretty much around all morning has lifted. The sun begins to shine as UP's North Yard, CO to Roper Yard, UT manifest climbs the 2% grade up to Tunnel #1 in Coal Creek Cany... (more)
We can surmise that the damage to the long hood was caused by a turbo/oil fire but the number is a mystery. Was this hapless unit involved in a wreck also?
Just another of hundreds of empty trains heading west every month crossing the prairie.
Westbound UP double stack on the horseshoe curve near James.
Climbing through the curves at Rocky, Colorado, is a westbound coal train lead by six GE AC4400CWs on March 25, 2014. Some “heritage” adds a bit of color to the consist in the form of former Chica... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific coal train passes through Rocky, Colorado, on the pleasant afternoon of March 25, 2014.