A set of SD40s departs Kansas City enroute Parsons and beyond. The train is entering Sheffield interlocking which, at this time, was an at grade crossing with the BNSF with a fairly steady flow of... (more)
A Union Pacific SD40-2 leads a pair of Santa Fe units as they head east along the Indiana Harbor Belt through Dolton as a CSX freight passes on the adjacent trackage. Tom Golden photo.
Union Pacific's Bloomington-Carlinville local, LSF54, roars into Funks Grove on its return trip to home base on Saturday morning Nov. 19. The two GP60's were delivered new over the same rails in 1... (more)
As aging wooden snow fences observe silently the eastbound 'Sinclair local' approaches its namesake. The local's normal consist of tanks & hoppers, bound for the Sinclair refinery, are accompanied... (more)
El Centro Hauler -A mixed merchandise train (aka the El Centro Hauler) with interchange cars brought up and out of Mexico by way of the Mexicali - Calexico Port of Entry, pulls off the El C... (more)
UP's Boy Scouts of America unit leads the eastbound ZLCAI up Beaumont Hill near Ordway.
A Union Pacific "Cilco" coal train closes in on its destination as it crosses Kickapoo Creek just west of Peoria. Both the Union Pacific (ex. CN&W) and BNSF (ex. CB&Q) mainlines follow ... (more)
You can usually find a collection of GP15-1's at the UP's North and 36th Street Yards in Denver.
Back when power shortages in Seattle seemed to be a regular occurrence for Amtrak, it wasn't all that uncommon to spot a UP or BNSF unit on the point of the southbound Coast Starlight. While Amtra... (more)
Union Pacific double stack train Westbound between Floriston and Truckee, CA.
An eastbound train near Quartz in eastern Oregon.
An eastbound train near Huntington in eastern Oregon.
Silhouette of an American Workhorse: On an undoubtedly chilly November night, a tried and true EMD SD40-2 is on the point of a NB train, waiting for a signal at ICG, just outside of Dupo. O... (more)
UP 1501 and HLCX 1088 at the UP Biddle Yard in Little Rock. Note the Mopac caboose in the consist.
DALE Junction WY Oct. 19 1977 -- Union Pacific SD40-2 3356 has just crossed Dale Creek Fill on its way west with a covered hopper train in tow.