Westbound UP hotshot pig train starting into the sharp 30mph curve onto the Santa Fe to gain trackage rights over Cajon Pass into the LA basin
UP's famous Overland Mail North makes good time along the Columbia River near Viento State Park, Oregon on September 16, 1979 powered by its typical Centennial-Fast Forty-Centennial trio. This was... (more)
Passenger special with a DDA40X on the point passes a freight on the Union Pacific main line.
You can always find something of interest in Altoona! DD40AX 6944 sits at the Juniata shops awaiting a much needed cosmetic restoration, while a line of new Boston MBTA HSP46 locomotives fresh fro... (more)
My oldest prepares to depart North Platte with a westbound hotshot behind Centennial UP 6922 as Challenger UP 3977 stands nearby. The railroad display at Cody Park is a lot of fun!
A new but dirty Centennial is held up at Grand Island, NE. as a storm goes through. The unit behind the Centennial is a very early U25B built by GE. Photo taken by Lou Schmitz.
Two centennials and a pair of SD40-2H's head into Cheyenne as they just came off Sherman Hill. Photo taken by Joseph R. Quinn.
Four centennials and a two SD40-2's make up the power of this train as they glide through a nice snow scene in Utah. Photo taken by Kenneth M. Ardinger.
A Centennial sits at the North Platte locomotive facilities. This is one of a couple that received experimental smoke lifters. Photo taken by Joseph Quinn
UP 6936 heads west through Oroville.
Happy 150th North Little Rock! I have held my tongue long enough! This project to get the UP 6938 repainted started a month ago. They had to use heavy equipment usually seen in action at derailmen... (more)
Nighttime at Kenefick Park. Too bad Big Boy 4023 is barely to see.
A walk around the back of the IRM property is always a good idea....
Union Pacific 6938 on display in front of the Jenks Shops.
A severe thunderstorm has moved off to the east, but the lightning continues to illuminate the sky over the Union Pacific Jenks shops and the impressive DD40X 6938 that is on display.