UP's new GE Eco-friendly locomotive leads this container train into Sin City.
Another rerouted train arrives at the Vegas depot, waiting for new westbound crew. This is courtesy of the recent trestle fire near Sacramento, CA
Another "Fullhouse" of trains at the Vegas depot, waiting for new westbound crews. This is courtesy of the recent rerouting of trains, due to a trestle fire near Sacramento, CA
A slight touch of hidden flame is quickly extinguished as mop up operations continue on this container box that caught fire on this east bound stack.
This is a California bound stacktrain, waiting for track clearance, before proceeding west.
This BNSF (run-through) coal train is heading into Vegas for a crew change.
This Vegas area local, just finished switching out the local newspaper, now it is heading back to its yard south of town at Arden.
This UP train sits with the Stratosphere in the background on a beautiful Christmas morning.
A eastbound stacktrain awaits its crew change with the light of Sin City in the background.
California bound stacktrain.
UP 5571 head engine of this west bound coal train waits under a moon lit sky for it's second meet of the morning at Erie before proceeding further west.
Unit needed to be isolated and tied down due to mechanical problems.
Westbound stacker tied down at the depot, awaits its California bound crew.
UP's only wye in the Las Vegas area, is occupied on the west side with locomotives awaiting servicing.
UP's only wye in the Las Vegas area, is occupied with locomotives awaiting servicing.