Union Pacific makes a rare appearance in South Dakota as power for the Dakota & Iowa Railroad as it hauls a ballast train behind its usual empty rock cars heading back to Dell Rapids from Sioux Ci... (more)
Union Pacific's North Platte, NE to West Colton, CA manifest waits patiently for a clear signal to proceed west through Grant Tower in Salt Lake City.
Westbound, trainload of ballast.
QNPAS-01 sits at Grand Ave. Interlocking next to a dead coal load.Three trains will have to pass before QNPAS will head east to A&S Gateway Yard.Of note is MoPac #1982 trailing on the QNPAS.
QNPAS-01 with MoPac Heritage trailing passes thru Grand Ave.Parked in the distance in a dead coal train CBTMR9-01,and out of sight around the bend on BNSF rails sits UBIRSEM.
A UP stack train heads north through the junction on IHB trackage.
A northbound picks up a new crew at Corbin before continuing to Cincinnati.
Morning Rays: A pair of UP SD70Ms blasts into the morning rays with a stacker.
The sun is setting as NS train 171 heads for Peru and points west on a nice May day.