Union Pacific MRONY (manifest Roper Yard in Salt Lake City to North Yard in Denver) freight approaches Tunnel 39 in Little Gore Canyon west of Azure, Colorado, on a beautiful, August 20, 2014.
Running short on time and needing to get into the yard quickly, an unexpected W train comes into Montgomery with a short consist of 12 cars. These cars are a special customer request and will be ... (more)
During this time UP ran two locals a day from it's East Los Angeles yard down the twenty mile San Pedro Branch, a morning job known as the "Tuna Fish" and an afternoon job known as the &... (more)
With NS 198 stopped on track 2 waiting for a new crew, all oncoming northbound traffic such as this hot double stack train must run around them. Fortunately a well-placed flat car near the end of... (more)
A couple UP manifests wait to depart Alton & Southern's Gateway Yard.
A nice treat for this location as three UP's lead tankers south on the CSX River Line elephant style onto Iona Island.
Belvedere Local pulls a single car for Rock Valley Chemicals on a remnant of the C & NW KD line along the Rock River. The KD, Kenosha Division, once extend to Kenosha, Wisconsin.
UP 4305 is on the point of an eastbound stack train running through the crossovers at CP La Plata on BNSF Marceline Subdivision.
UP 3220, 1997, & 6443 power a westbound manifest. This was the third SD40-2 led train of the evening.
Union Pacific gives its tribute to Tennessee Pass. The 844 lead this passenger excursion up the Canyons of Arkansas River on the former Rio Grande's Tennessee Pass Line.
UPY 629 muscles a string of cars in the North Yard
The UP brings in a unique load on a flatbed to the 36th Street Yard - the generator section of a Vestas wind turbine.
A quartet of GE's thunder up Logan Hill at Converse JCT. There is no DPU and AC power has yet to take over the coal fields...
The half mile or so of trackage just south of Union Pacific’s North Yard in Salt Lake City is a great place to see trains. Lots of trains and very good public access. This shot shows the MOGRO-24 ... (more)