As the conductor walks this Z train prior to departure to Yermo, the engineer has a view of Las Vegas valley and the on going fire line on Mount Potosi to the right of the signal
UP track inspection vehicle approaches Dry Lake Nevada
UP 5475 prepares to make a light engine move as a empty Autoruck passes on Main #2
UP 3964 lead engine of the UP President Davidson Special exits the last curve out of Bard on it's way to Las Vegas. Thanks Richard Sugg for the heads up.
With the Downtown Las Vegas behind it, UP 5395 slowly enters the crew change point in Las Vegas, passing a unit grain train.
With a fast UPS eastbound approaching, UP 4883 takes the siding at Maule with Las Vegas Casino's in the background
UP SD40-2 #3341 on UP W/B SUPER VAN @ UP'S Old Las Vegas NV UP yards Nov 18,1980
What happens here, stays here ... thanks to Kodachrome! Union Pacific CA-10 caboose 25747 suns itself between asignments in Las Vegas, NV.
Westbound manifest departs Vegas with a light engine move of eleven engines.
This Westbound manifest starts to smoke as it take a small grade pass Tropicana overpass, With the Palm Hotel and it's new high rise in the background.
Three ACe's enter the west end of the Vegas yard, on their way east. Thanks to Andy G. for the heads up.
A moment of quiet at the Vegas downtown yard before a new crew takes this eastbound manifest
With a new crew UP 4602 passes UP 5007 on it's way to Yermo.
This westbound prepares to cut some cars from the head end to be let off at Valley.