With the sun coming out just at right time, UP 1996 leads MNPPR east just outside of Union Pacific's Global 3 Intermodal Facility in Rochelle, IL along the UP Geneva Sub.
UP 1996 and 2 CSX units pass miles of corn fields in the middle of nowhere, NE.
Curving into the morning sunlight, UP 1996 leads a West Colton-bound manifest through the towering Mormon Rocks as it drops downgrade toward Cajon Junction.
IG4TA is strung out on the lead waiting for a recrew to finish building the train. Within the next hour the train will be ready and will make its departure on time at 8pm after Amtrak 307 goes by ... (more)
UP 1996 leading the LAXT, CA to Dallas, TX Intermodal through Pantano, AZ
It only took ten years but I finally got the 1996 on the point.
The Southern Pacific Heritage engine leads on this 158 car Eastbound manifest train.
Out enjoying and afternoon of railfanning with my brother Craig, pictured in the right hand corner. UP 1996 exits Weber Canyon into the small community of Uintah, Utah.
UP 1996 is seen leading a westbound Roper to Roseville manifest as it exits the Marblehead horseshoe on the UP Shafter Subdivision. It would soon go into the siding at 'Low' for a meet. Low is the... (more)
Union Pacific's SP heritage unit runs through Henefer, UT on the MNPRO-26. They will set out 60+ cars in Ogden before completing their run to Salt Lake City's Roper Yard.
Our first sighting of the day of UP 1996 was at Castle Rock, Utah. Just a few miles from the Wyoming boarder.
UP Heritage unit 1996 with the brilliant rocky hillside at West Echo, Utah.
UP Heritage unit 1996 works it's way through Emory at the east end of Echo canyon.
A Roper bound manifest picks up speed after passing through the town of Morgan with some extra color on the point.
A Westbound manifest train exits a tunnel and passes over a trestle at Taggart with UP 1996 leading the way.