Baby tunnel motor UPY 629 (GP15-1) gets ready to hump the last car of a string.
As the sun starts to set behind the thick bay area fog, Richmond Pacific's leased GP15 strolls down the street on it's way to grab more cars.
Wrapping up for the day, the Piedmont Northern crew makes its last movement of picking up empty coil cars from NS for storage.
A Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad train, with leased LTEX GP15-1 1420 on one end, and CVSX RS18u 1822 brings up the rear, passes through Valley View, Ohio, on July 21st, 2014. Built in 1880, the ... (more)
UPY 625 belches smoke as it works to pull cars out for sorting in the UP North Yard.
Two GP15-1's in fresh paint (both ex MP units) work the 36th Street Yard in Denver.
An old MoPac unit leads the Pacific Local west at Rutger Street.
The P&N's GP15-1's glide over the large trestle that crosses the South Fork Catawba River on their way to Mount Holly, NC. From there they will interchange with CSX and return to Gastonia to inter... (more)
Even with a combined 5,300 horsepower, UPY 681 (GP15-1) and UP 2278 (SD60M) strain to pull a string of freight cars out of the 36th Street Yard.
Pushing through a sea of high weeds and thorned mesquite, an outbound train of wheat and sand slowly creeps down the main track.
Baby tunnel motor UPY 577 (GP15-1) takes a freight into the south entrance of the 36th Street Yard
After installing new draft gear in the front of UPY 697, a machinist wrestles a new coupler in place at Union Pacific’s Kansas City Locomotive Facility in K.C., Missouri, on October 21, 2013.
A pair of Utah Central Railway GP15-1s switch the Cargill Flour Milling Spur along G-Avenue at 25th Street in Ogden.
The UP power that is often assigned to the 36th Street Yard tends to be reliable but older units like UPY 577 (GP15-1 built in 1976) and UP 1343 (GP40-2 built in 1974).
Guillermo Sanchez © 2014