This remains one of those trips I think about a lot, especially in recent months as UP's steam program enters a whole new era. 3985 blasts out of Lodgepole headed to North Platte for the night. ... (more)
The Fort Collins Local approaches a county grade crossing near the JPS Five Rivers Feed Lot east of Dent, CO.
Q357-19 makes its way west with two UP engines, and seven new BNSF deliveries in the consist. Road numbers of the deliveries in order on the train are: 8010, 8016, 8014, 8013, 8017, 8015, and 80... (more)
While back home from college, I decided to hit up my hometown train station for nostalgic purposes. Shortly after arrival, a westbound intermodal train led by the UP 7971 came flying through the D... (more)
The IHJDIX 19 meets the IDILB 17 at Tipton as it heads east.
UP 6359 & UP 6415 leads a loaded coal south near Columbia on former Missouri Pacific's now Union Pacific's Chester Sub. First I've ever seen from one of these units, UP 6359 had oscillating ditch ... (more)
A pass at the west portals of Hermosa Tunnels.
A crude oil train (best guess) comes off the Overland Route at Borie, heading for the wye at Speer, then south toward Denver.
Eastbound KTAG42 passes through Ashton just before 4am with one of the 'Original 6' heritage units leading. In just a few miles the train will make a set out at Global III then head to its final d... (more)
The DPUs of an eastbound Union Pacific coal train passes another coal load tucked in the siding at Rocky, Colorado, on April 28, 2002.
New train ZG2OA along the shoreline at Hercules. Formerly the ZG2LT, this train is now split at Sparks, NV into 2 separate sections. One going to Oakland & the other to Lathrop.
The IG3OA rolls through Martinez on an unusually warm January afternoon
UP 3303, an SD40-2 leads SD45 3630 and another SD40-2 on a westbound (northbound) freight. It has finished setting cars out at Kent's yard and auto unload facility and the engineer is applying a b... (more)
A group of UP heavies, including a former Southern Pacific unit, wait for orders in the North Yard.
My first train photograph of 2014 catches UP's Global 1, IL to City of Industry, CA stacker heading west through Salt Lake City.