With the emergence of remote control engineers, there appears to be no need to man the control tower overlooking the Union Pacific's North Yard - at least I have yet to see anyone up there. I bet... (more)
Wrecked back in July in Sewickley, Pa, UP 5594 is finally being transported from Conway Yard to Curry Supply Company in Hollidaysburg, PA. It is still unknown what will become of this unit.
On Sunday 5 October 2014 at 1:04 pm, a north bound Union Pacific train struck a semi at about 45 mph that had been high centered on the crossing for approximately 2 minutes. The truck was carrying... (more)