Strangers in the night. Just shy of 10:30pm, a light engine movement waits for a signal into Dupo yard, running wrong main, while a hot autorack screams by for points south. Canon 350D.
In the last light of the day spare power has just arrived back in Oakridge from Cascade Summit. These locomotives will be added as DPUs on trains headed back up the hill. 5755 is covered in soot f... (more)
UP 5806 is seen here at the bottom of Loray Wash, climbing the 1.3% westward grade about 10 miles west of Montello, Nevada. In steam days Montello was a helper base for this 21 mile grade out of t... (more)
DPUs crossing the slide near Fields, Oregon on the Cascade Subdivision. DPUs here take a beating from the smoke in the many tunnels between Oakridge and Cascade Summit.
UP MWCNP 26 arrives at Barstow off the BNSF Cajon Sub with four relatively older units (compared to the GEVOs that dominate these region) on the head end. The train is nearing the end of its run o... (more)
A Westbound Empty Coal Train passes by a Manifest waiting for a crew and a local working the Yard in Jeff City as the sun begins to dip low in the western sky to close this beautiful summer day.
A westbound Union Pacific coal train climbs through Clay, Colorado, on the sunny afternoon of March 16, 2011.
An eb coal train swings around the big curve at MP 117 after crossing the Osage River on the new track 1 bridge. This is one of the few spots on the line where you can see the entire train. Thi... (more)
UP 5824 & 8824 lead a westbound stack train past Hayland.
UP 5708 & 8013 power an eastbound coal train.
UP 5935 pushes on eastbound loads.
UP 5728 & 7129 lead an eastbound loaded coal train on the Marysville sub.
UP 5661, 3970, & 8228 lead an eastbound salad shooter.
With plenty of aspenglow on the Front Range mountains very early on the morning of January 22, 2007, an eastbound Union Pacific coal train drops downgrade just west of Leyden, Colorado.