SJVR power sits at the West end of UP's Bakersfield yard. CEFX 3048 and SJVR 2122 in the company's new G&W paint.
Class Act by a Class 1: It's not everyday that you will find Class 1 freight locomotives on a passenger train, much less on a tourist train! However, for the two weekend annual visit of Thomas the... (more)
After waiting for UP's 43 local to clear CP C784, Utah Railway's RUT311 is back on the move headed for Midvale.
A couple GP38's on a 75 car autorack train was something common but always appreciated growing up on the Grand Trunk Western in Michigan. Unheard of these days, a Crewe, VA to Lincoln, AL autorac... (more)
For a couple of weeks in August 2013, there were as many as 11 forest and grass fires burning in the state of Utah, transforming the typically deep azure blue skies to a smoky brown. Gold hued lig... (more)
Utah Railway's RUT311 local ducks in the clear off Main 3 at Becks while UP's ACYRO awaits a signal to depart for Roper Yard. CP North Salt Lake and CP Becks on Main 3 feature the last active sear... (more)
Southbound CA turn passes through the massive grain facility in Edinburgh.
One of the new arrivals commands a southbound Columbus to Avon turn past a Pennsy era semaphore in southern Indianapolis.
This UP transfer passes litterally above the rooftops of buildings on 1rst street as it brings cars to Lesperance street yard.
The 724 is on the pit. Photo taken on rr property with permission.
The Columbus to Jeffersonville turn runs the streets of Seymour and will hammer the B&O daimonds a few feet ahead.
Got three trains for the price of one on August 9, 2013: UP's YSC25R switcher meets a Utah Railway RUT312 local at 6th North Street in Salt Lake City. Meanwhile, a UTA FrontRunner commute departs ... (more)
Never got the story on a few ex-UP geeps that arrived at KCS Dallas yard. I noticed they had 2-3 of them for a short time.
Utah Railway's RUT311 local squeals through Grant Tower with 14 cars for Midvale Yard.