A trio of ex-Missouri Pacific engines that include SD50 5039 with SD40-2's 3940 and 3921 head Westbound up #3 track on Sherman Hill.
"Simply Contrastic!" UP 5039, 5383, 4808 and 4037 pass sun-lit grass seed fields as clouds and field-burning smoke fill the skies over the eastern Willamette Valley. Autoracks PW 100034 and SP 51... (more)
A long, high-powered Kline stack train roars through Barstow on is way to the Heartland.
UP 5039 is clearly battling the grade out of Las Vegas as it rounds the "Beheaded Mountain", which is my nickname for the large hill at Sloan.
NS 226's power heaed to the fuel racks at Inman yard Atlanta