A string of 9 UP engines get positioned in the UP North Yard. In the group are 5659 (AC4400CWCTE), 4489 (SD70M) and a slew of AC440CW’s, including 7096, 6814, 6572, 6161 and 6435.
A Union Pacific coal empty rolls east through the Jordan Narrows, bound for the West Elk mine in southwestern Colorado.
An eastbound coal train snakes into Azure, Colorado, on November 7, 2013. Mid-train DPUs Nos. 6206, 6838, and 7174 are approaching the west switch of the siding, while lone DPU No. 5818 bunches up... (more)
An eastbound coal train snakes into Azure, Colorado, on November 7, 2013. Lead locomotives Nos. 5689 and 8753 have already passed the west switch of the siding, while mid-train DPUs (6206, 6838, 7... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific grain train bends through a snow-covered “S curve” at Topaz, Idaho, on January 20, 2013.
Armour yellow provides a bit of color to the brown-ness that covers southern Wisconsin as a coal load heads west for the Weston plant.
UP 5970 leads an eastbound UCEX load past a stopped westbound BNSF stack train waiting for a signal at Kansas City Union Station.
Union Pacific’s MRONY (Roper Yard in Salt Lake City to North Yard, Denver Manifest) freight departs Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado, on November 6, 2012.
The North Yard - Roper Yard Manifest begins the climb in Coal Creek Canyon heading westbound and will go through tunnel #1.
Led by two GEs and an SD70M, the MNYRO-29 rolls through Rocky with Chemical and the suburbs of Denver in the background.
Eastbound coal loads roll along out of Coal Creek Canyon along the Front Range Foothills west of Denver.
Fellow RP member Richard Thompson and fellow railfan buddy Jacob Trenn strike a wave to the crew of Q090 as it passes through Conneaut.
An loaded Union Pacific grain train glides west through Echo on the partly cloudy afternoon of March 30, 2013. A third GE AC4400CW was coupled to the rear of the train.