After blowing the air 44 local a unpatch SP unit prepares to shift some cars at Arden yard prior to departing for Jean and points south.
Since the removal of the downtown rail yard refueling is done at the two mini yards. Here the local switchers are getting their tanks topped off.
For Southern Pacific Fans, an empty eastbound coal train departs Downtown Las Vegas
Rear view of Harsco Track Technologies 120 stone rail grinder parked at Sloan Nevada
A Friday night, crewless, going no way till morning, this mixed freight sit's atop the Tropicana Overpass in Las Vegas
This red box stack slowly moves west from downtown Las Vegas with it's #3 engine smoking away
This Harsco 120 stone rail grinder sits on the spur leading to the local Ready Mix plant waiting for night
Trading one part of the Mojave Desert for another Trona railway engines pull a set of tank cars out of Arden Mini-yard
This westbound stack sits on the Tropicana overpass with the Rio Hotel in the background. As a crew change takes place out of camera view.
After letting loose over half it's cars at Valley, UP 5113 enters Wann on it's way to Las Vegas crew change point
43 Local with leased power comes out from under I-15 on it's way back to the UP main
With the heat of the exhaust rising above it. This westbound freight speeds out of Vegas, with the TI and the new Mirage Marque behind it.
UP 5830 a westbound with a train of oil cans and six additional engines sits on the south end of Trop Station waiting to depart. With the Palms and Rio Hotels in the background.