Today, Colorado’s Minturn yard sits empty, rusty and forlorn. No longer do crews cut in helpers for the arduous climb up the steep 3 percent grades of Tennessee Pass. The sand tower is now gone an... (more)
After about a 9 hour MOW work window in the morning, to replace tie plates from Caliente up to tunnel 2, traffic was back underway once again at about 230pm. With such long work windows rail traff... (more)
UP 4062 leads a string of auto racks east towards downtown Beaumont.
The collapse of Tunnel 11 on Union Pacific’s Cascade line in Oregon has resulted in some detours through Utah. I set out to find and shoot some of these detours far from their usual haunts. My fir... (more)
A reactivated UP SD90 leads a Westbound ethanol train on the former C&NW mainline.
DPU 8002 on the end of a unit auto rack heading east.
No trains have passed this way recently! In early March 2014, a 30-foot boulder came crashing down the mountainside above Minturn, Colorado, just west of milepost 301 on this famous Rio... (more)
Nothing has run on Tennessee Pass lately Proof can be found looking down the main line just west of milepost 301 on this famous Rio Grande route that Union Pacific stopped operating in ... (more)
Union Pacific No.6283 pulls an eastbound work train along the Rincon Bluffs and Hwy 101.
US30...the UP...grain elevator....This is Nebraska.
At 06:34am, a dirty ACE thunders towards Malden Turnpike out of the deep shadows with a heavy stacker bound for Dewitt Yard in Syracuse.