After a long road trip. Union Pacific 844 is heading for home on a frosty November morning in Utah's Weber Canyon. The cool morning air allows for a rare white plume of smoke out of the 844.
UP's QRVNPP winds its way through Echo Canyon on a beautiful morning in northeastern UT, not far from the Wyoming border. Its rare to be able to photograph the original owner of a line, still runn... (more)
The dirt train winds threw the Wash yard with empties that were just unloaded down the line on the Sunnyside branch. After doing there switching duties at Wash they will proceed on to Helper.
After shooting this Union Pacific Dirt Train at Wellington, Utah, I raced ahead of it to Mounds, then up the Sunnyside Sub, forded Grassy Trail Creek and finally to the lower end of East Carbon De... (more)
I heard the UP's Green River Sub dispatcher talking to the Dirt Train a couple of times but I could not figure out where the train was. Finally I heard the crew request permission to enter the mai... (more)
An officer's special from Salt Lake City rambles slowly into Brigham City on Aug. 18, 1993.
A pair of new SD70AH EMDs pull an Intermountain Power to Savage coal empty east along the Price River approaching Kyune on Sept. 18, 2015.
After retrieving an empty grain hopper and four tank cars of beef tallow at the Tri-Miller Packing Plant in Hyrum, the Cache Valley Local climbs a short 1.25% grade through Wellsville on the way t... (more)
Heading up the Sunnyside Branch on October 25, 2007, Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” is led by Rio Grande SD40T-2 No. 5371, with wrinkled paint and weathered Rio Grande logo still emblazoning t... (more)
Powered by four Rio Grande Tunnel Motors, Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” departs Wellington Canyon and heads eastbound into the desert east of Wash, Utah, on July 27, 2002.
Just after sundown, the North Platte to Milpitas autos roll west along the old WP in Skull Valley on August 12, 1993.
UP's hot St. Louis to Oakland trailers exits the big horseshoe curve at Marblehead along the old WP on Aug. 12, 1993.
The Oakland to Canal Street trailers meet horses horsing around at the Blue Blood stables in Kaysville on Aug. 13, 1993.
A colorful BNSF Railway grain empty towers above the railroad themed Tie Fork Rest Stop in Spanish Fork Canyon on Dec. 27, 2013.
The Cache Valley Local wanders through the green fields of Richmond with cars for Smithfield, Lewiston, and Preston.