Westbound auto racks bracketed by GEs with UP 2767 up front.
The wye in Grand Island is blocked by a parked coal train so the power for the west picker is running backwards thirty miles to Gibbon to turn the power. The power will then have to return to Gra... (more)
Grinding up the southeast side of Braswell Mountain on the main 1 track is the northbound NS 23N (Atlanta,GA-Rossville,TN) heading for Chattanooga, TN. Almost like a cross country Olympic Torch ru... (more)
A bright Colorado sunrise catches a variety of heavies in the North Yard, including a Canadian National unit and a Southern Pacific unit.
Four elephant style SD70M pull the Denver to Salt Lake Z train just west of the town of Echo.
A lumber drag off Central Oregon & Pacific rolls south through the Sacramento River Canyon. Just around the curve the train is taking is where the new line built for the Shasta Dam project begins... (more)
Union Pacific GE U30C 2874 at Kansas City; Built for UP, between 4/72 -10/76 GE U30C's numbered 2810-2959 for a total of 150 units.
UP 8783 heading towards Rocky with a full load of coal.
The El Segundo ties up its power on the Myers Street Team Track. Note that the GP38-2 in the back of the consist has not been tagged. As of my posting this, five days later, it's still not tagged.... (more)
UP 8763 pulling east through Big 10
It is late in the evening and sun has almost set on the UP's 36th Street Yard as the remote engineer of UPY 577 (GP15-1) brings out with one more string to sort.
One of these things is not like the others......
A meeting at Meno. A westbound Union Pacific Z with No. 8179 leading, meets Eastbound Mixed Manifest with No. 8239 leading, at Meno siding in the Columbia River Gorge.
The El Segundo Local returns to downtown LA running up the east bank of the river. Carrying loaded cars indicates they must have stopped at J-Yard for some transfers on their way back.