Icy cold American Falls Bridge: The official low temperature the night before at Pocatello was -6°F, but it was even colder at American Falls, Idaho, the morning of January 21, 2013, as an eastbou... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific grain train rolls through a pair of snow-covered curves at Topaz, Idaho, on January 20, 2013.
Destined for Moffat Tunnel and points east on the former Rio Grande, a loaded coal drag idles near downtown Tabernash, waiting for Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr to clear before performing a... (more)
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.