Got Enough Power? Working against the morning light off the Tehachapi Loop, UP 8220 and nine other units, including UP 2001, leads a Long Beach-bound baretable train south.
At Union Pacific’s South Morrill locomotive shop in Nebraska, Kaleb Ewing uses an overhead crane to move a used traction motor/wheel assembly on September 14, 2017.
After loading passengers up in Cheyenne, UP 844 leads the 2016 Cheyenne Frontier Days train out of Cheyenne and back towards Denver in the early evening.
Union Pacific's Western Pacific heritage unit sits without a crew at the end of siding in Arlington. This train was originally scheduled to take the Omaha Subdivision, but due to a collision betwe... (more)
A variety of light units work the UP North Yard in Denver, including UP 712 (GP38-2), UP 1826 (SD40N) and UP 1422 (GP40-2)
Local with an odd mix of power approaches the BNSF crossing.
Winter's Professionals prevail. One year ago snow accumulations on California's Sierra Nevada was pushing record numbers, a welcome relief from a handful of well below average years of drought thr... (more)
In a scene typical of the Overland Route through Nebraska, symbol MNPPCP-26 (North Platte-Pocatello) is powered up to track speed as it rolls through rural Brule, NE on an early spring afternoon. ... (more)
With the entire length of its train visible, UP 8697 hustles a Roseville-bound manifest up the final miles of grade through Monolith and toward the summit of Tehachapi. Following its crest of the ... (more)
An empty Union Pacific coal train swings through the curves west of Rogers Mesa, Colorado, on UP’s North Fork Subdivision out of Grand Junction on June 14, 2009.
During a brief pocket of mild temperatures between arctic cold fronts, there was a good run of traffic along UP's Marysville Sub with eight trains in an hour. Amidst those westbound was this Jeffr... (more)
Union Pacific GE C40-8 9140 and CNW C40-8 8554 at Kansas City, Missouri.
A trio of SD70ACe pull the third section of the West Colton to Roseville manifest train through Monolith towards the end of the day along Tehachapi Pass.
The headlight configuration of UP 1422 gives a clue to its Southern Pacific lineage.