After a day of heavy rain, the sun comes out to illuminate the largest operatable diesel in the country, on display for Railroad Daze.
Double-stacked containers, a novelty at the time, had just been introduced on Union Pacific's Seattle-Granger mainline in the late summer of 1984, coinciding for a short spell with a revived fleet... (more)
Union Pacific's DD40X 6938 stands guard at the front of the Jenks Locomotive Facility in North Little Rock, Arkansas
6936 is about to spin on the turntable before heading to the shop for servicing between trips during Frontier Days. Thanks to UP for permitting visitors this day.
Posing while being serviced after arriving from Denver. A great many thanks always has to go out to UP for allowing us to visit.
A westbound Van east of Summit in Cajon Pass
UP 6936 and the other locomotives and cars on display for Franklin Park Railroad Daze are waiting for clearance back into Canadian Pacific's diesel facility.
It appears from the exhaust that CP... (more)
UP 6936, the one and only, operational DD40X, sits on display at Franklin Park Railroad Daze.
DD40X 6906 and 6927 with a westbound freight on the old 3 % track.
A UP director special has arrived at St.Louis.
UP's Centennial 6936 flys by as it leads a directors special towards St.Louis.
Amtrak's San Francisco Zephyr approaches Cheyenne from Denver, complete with a full-length dome. A pair of DD40X Centennials wait for their turn into the Cheyenne yard.
UP westbound heads down on the 3 % track towards San Bernardino.
A pair of big haulers brace a Fast Forty, a common high speed high priority lashup in the 70s. They are preparing to continue east toward Council Bluffs.
A pair of 6900's have merchandise in tow on the Overland Route. To see what was bringing up the markers, click heremore)