UP 1989 makes its very first trip west to the far end of the railroad to which it pays tribute as it rolls north toward Roper Yard in Salt Lake City. This was the unit's first trip to the state o... (more)
Moonlight was the only light, so I setup the tripod and fought the high winds to get this shot!
UP 1989, has made it's first visit to Salt Lake behind the old Rio Grande Depot to pay homage to the old D&RGW lines that ran through this area.
Rio Grande heritage SD70ACe 1989 leads the northbound ZLCBR at Irrigosa, several miles north of Fresno.
UP's high priority Los Angeles to Portland Z train makes a very fast (five minute) crew change at Dunsmuir with the Rio Grande heritage unit leading. In the background is the famous water tank wit... (more)
Descending on the old south track in Cajon Pass, the Rio Grande heritage unit passes Stein's Hill and approaches SR 138 in the late afternoon sunlight.
On its first visit to southern California, the Rio Grande heritage unit heads up a westbound stack train through Oro Grande on the BNSF Cajon Sub, just outside of Victorville.
The UP1989 Heritage heads down Cajon Pass, at Summit
An awesome surprise! The Rio Grande heritage unit makes a visit to Iowa on a hot eastbound stacker.
Leading the Pueblo/Denver manifest into Denver.
Operation Lifesaver special
The Rio Grande Heritage unit (UP 1989) is aglow as it heads westbound at the base of Coal Creek Canyon on the Moffat Tunnel route.
UP 1989 and 1996 with the Operation Lifesaver special crossing the Jorden River on the 9th south line
UP 1989 at the Amtrak Station with the RIO GRANDE DEPOT and downtown Salt Lake City in the background