The crew is still on board tying up their power as they put away the Torrance Local's power in the unprotected lot that has brought these engines to this horrific state of tagging. The boys hangin... (more)
Along the Overland Route: Early morning on the bluff overlooking Rock River, WY found the distant speck of an eastward train 8 miles distant. Almost imperceptibly it crosses the plains, eventually... (more)
Imagine this. You're Dispatcher 74 and haven't been able to run trains between Shed 47 and Switch 9 all day. The spreaders just toned you up and gave back the #2 tracks between Norden and Shed 10,... (more)
Following the passage of the second of three large storms to pound the southern half of California this past week, massive amounts of water remain scattered across the central coast in areas unabl... (more)
Eastbound rock train from Parkdale enters CTC on the east side of Canon City. While Rock N Rail operates the trains over the east end of the Tennessee Pass Sub, UP still dispatches it from Pueblo ... (more)
Eastbound rock train from Parkdale skirts the Arkansas River as it exits the Royal Gorge and heads into Canon City.
After loading 50 rock cars at Parkdale, UP 4151 East passes CP RG170 as it prepares to hug the Arkansas River through the Royal Gorge. Rock 'N Rail crews run the train from Pueblo to Parkdale, loa... (more)
Union Pacific GE C40-8 No.9090 (Ex-CNW 8549), SD40-2 No.3037 (Ex-CNW 6872) with CSX SD40-2 8446 at Syracuse, New York June 27, 2005.
Three in one! Union Pacific, Amtrak and Southern Pacific are all represented as a northbound train pulls into Dunsmuir for a crew change. A cold winter storm dropped 2-3 inches of snow overnight a... (more)
The Union Pacific El Segundo Local is lead by an unusual SD70M as it passes the threatened wigwag at Eucalyptus. This signal's replacement is already being installed by UP.
The Union Pacific El Segundo Local works the old Pacific Electric Yard at Standard Oil (now Chevron). The SD70M is quite unusual. Most days this job just has its finger painted gensets.
UP 5330, 2645, & 8980 lead an eastbound grain train consisting entirely of CP owned cars.
The daily train from Grand Island to North Platte.
UP 8038, 7891, 3843, & 4988 lead a westbound intermodal train.