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.
UP 4602 goes into emergency with a broken air line on the main. After fixing the line it will run into Vegas where it will be only one of two westbounds to get a crew. In the afternoon.
With westbound crews at a minimum this westbound sits after being tied down by a dog catch crew with the Rio Hotel in the background.
With westbound crews at a minimum this westbound sits after being tied down by a dog catch crew.
A pair of GE's wait it out at Downtown Crew Change Point
This westbound gravel train waits over three hours for the main to clear due to an incident further south. Behind it is the Stratosphere tower and parts of Circus Circus Casinos.
This K-line sits in the hole at Maule waiting for the main to clear after an incident at Erie. With a view of the New Wynn Casino and the Stratosphere in the background.
Crew change of a Westbound stack with the trainee after emptying the trash returning to the engine
UP 4293 waits for a crew above Tropicana Ave. with the Rio Hotel in the far background
With the rest of the train spread out behind it, this westbound sits in the hole waiting for an approaching eastbound with the Sloan mining operation behind it.
This westbound K-line stack slows as it takes the siding at Sloan for two approaching eastbounds.