On a spectacular mid-August morning, a Skyline coal empty curves eastward through UP Foreman Groo's work window at Lakota Junction. The Utah Transit Authority is in the process of building a big i... (more)
The Gibson (IHB), Indiana to Milpitas, CA auto train rolls West along the banks of the San Pablo Bay on the warmest day of the whole Summer.. What's the high, you ask? 84 degrees.
After taking hours to do an air test, the UP 5851 is finally on the move and rolls through Jack London Square on a stunning August afternoon.
Eastbound coal loads string out beneath the once active coaling tower in Nelson, led by a pair of controlled tractive effort (CTE) AC44's.
Approaching the summit of Crawford Hill at Belmont.
Located at MP 178.2 on UP's Roseville Sub stands one of the old SP snow sheds that were once a very common sight along Donner pass, near the summit. Shed 10 still stands guard at the end of a doub... (more)
After it's crew change UP 5560 starts up it's westbound stack train at Atkinson.
UP 5699, 4594, & 5301 lead westbound stacks. UP 5289 was pushing on the rear.
UP 5798 provides the push for eastbound coal, as this train hits the high-speed movable frogs east of Grand Mound.
The 8th or 9th eastbound of the afternoon. Number of westbounds heading into the afternoon sun? Zero.
UP 5947 races another set of coal loads out of the Powder River Basin as seen at Nacco Jct. where the lead to the North Antelope mine diverges from the Orin Sub.
UP 5990 is parked amongst several patched Southern Pacific units.
A UP North Platte, NE to Provo, UT coal empty heads east through Utah's Jordan River Narrows about 20 miles south of downtown Salt Lake City. Utah Transit Authority is building a 45 mile commuter ... (more)
Here in the bright yellow-orange livery, the locomotive E.483.020 of the new Italian private operator "Arena Ways" to pull Autoslaap 13209 arriving this morning from Chiasso