A pair of rebuilt Union Pacific SD40Ns lift a 12th Street to Alton and Southern transfer over the industrial grit of St. Louis' riverfront.
This westbound UP rack train skirts the shores of San Pablo Bay on a terrific afternoon at Pinole along the Cal-P main!
This westbound UP manifest is dodging clouds as it rolls along the Pocatello Sub near the siding of Fossil. The interesting siding name likely has it's namesake in the nearby Fossil Butte National... (more)
In September 2013, a washout on the Moffat Line turned UP's Soldier Summit into a much busier line than normal. On September 20th I headed up to check out the action, arriving just as a UP coal tr... (more)
Q372's power has uncoupled from their train and is now bringing the power to be turned, this power would be tacked on to K649 and head westbound later in the night.
I saw UP 6311 leading the oilcans around Thanksgiving 2013, so it was a treat to this old piece of Southern Pacific leading an empty auto train down the Coastline two years later. The train is acc... (more)
While I would hate to see another SP paint job bite the dust as much as the next railfan, if the patch has been in place long enough to start looking like this, then perhaps it's time for a repain... (more)
A UP tank train enters Cheyenne.
A great way to start a new year was with Miss Katy. With a fresh layer of snow on the ground in southern eastern Idaho.
Coming through downtown New Braunfels, my childhood hometown, is an empty aggregates rock train, bound for the Western Railroad Company about four miles further on, traveling on the old MoPac, nee... (more)
The setting sun glints off of the engines tied down for the nigh in the Union Pacific's 36th Street Yard.
NS 31T heads past La Plume, PA on the CP Sunbury Sub with one of the only two CNW painted engines on UP's roster leading.