A Union Pacific drag climbs upgrade between Caliente and Bealville in the Tehachapi Mountains as the morning sun begins to cast light on the rolling green hills.
The Great Salt Lake... one of the most beautiful photo places I have visited in my life. At dusk, you can sometimes see two trains following one that's already on the dam. When I first saw the lig... (more)
One of the last places to see sun in the Price River Canyon is here between Lynn and Nolan. The high canyon walls can make photography challenging, there is only about 3 1/2 hours of good light t... (more)
This westbound coal load is passing under Billies Mountain. In 1982-83, record moisture soaked the mountains causing the Great Thistle Slide. The Slide buried the helper town of Thistle, the rail... (more)
An eastbound coal led by two patched ex-SP AC4400s rolls along the Colorado River at Radium on what was a very busy day along the former Rio Grande.
A slow day at Denver's Union Pacific North Yard allows for a good view of the ladder configuration that the yard uses for sorting cars.
As the sun starts to light the morning sky a westbound UP stack train rolls into Ft Madison. Here the train rolls across the Mississippi River drawbridge and crosses from Illinois to Iowa. In a fe... (more)
A UP train snakes east along the river, catching the last light of the day.
UP 5205 sits on the edge of Union Pacific's South Saint Paul yard. The Saint Paul downtown skyline can be seen on the right side of the frame. Railroad: Union PacificLocomotive: EMD SD70MLocation: South Saint Paul, Minnesota, USALocomotive #: UP Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: March 12, 2009
An empty set of empty coal hoppers glisten as they round a curve to cross old Highway 30 and the "Spine," on their way to the Powder River Basin.