A southbound empty coal train led by four GEs race along Highway 85 next to farm fields between Platteville and Gilcrest. A tractor is seen plowing a field and sprinklers are watering sod fields. ... (more)
A westbound empty coal train approaches the Blue Mountain Rd Crossing as the train continues its climb up into the canyon heading towards the Moffat Tunnel and beyond.
On March 29, 2013, we see the MNYRO-29 (North Yard, CO to Roper Yard, UT Manifest) climb the grade out of Rocky towards the Big Ten Curve. In the upper left, a GEVO placed 3/4 through the train he... (more)
Sign of spring: Crossing the Colorado River Bridge at Columbus, Texas; westbound Union Pacific MEWEG freight passes a bed of bluebonnets, the official State Flower. The owners of a rustic home nex... (more)
An SD70ACe and two AC4400CWs roll on through the small town of Platteville, CO with Coal Loads bound for the Nixon Power Plant just south of Colorado Springs. The train will have to stop at the so... (more)
"Clinchfield 676" looking convincing in an authentic patina after its cross county trip east.
UP SD40-2 3320 leads a power move around "the block" at Dolton Junction. This connection used to be called the block by the tower operators, and years ago there was a sign that denoted that nickna... (more)
A detouring manifest pulls hard up the Cuesta grade
A detouring manifest enters San Luis
A trio of new EMD SD70Ms (UP 4000, 4001, 4002) and two GEs (UP 9769, 9540) lead Union Pacific's ZLAAP through Weber Canyon at Henefer, Utah.
UP 7179 & 6344 lead a westbound manifest.
UP 4402, 4398, 8051, 8325, & 7997 westbound.
A Rock Island-painted GP30 bound for the Arkansas and Oklahoma trails a pair of UP SD70Ms powering up out of Dupo, IL, fresh off of a crew change.
A southbound autorack train passes by Hartselle's L&N passenger station. Built in 1914, it now houses the chamber of commerce and an event space.
Union Pacific No. 7225 leads a coal train through Tunnel 29 just east of Pinecliffe, Colorado, on February 16, 2008.