Coming around the curve to take down the clear on track 2 at automatic 177, UP 5098 leads train Q366 through Amsterdam.
UP 5098 is on the point of a westbound Z-train using the KCT to get across Kansas City. Once out of KC, the train will head down the ex-Cotton Rock out of Topeka, KS.
UP 5098 is on the head end of a slow-rolling intermodal that has come down to KC via trackage rights on the BNSF. This train will hop onto UP rails and take the old Cotton Rock to the Southwest.
The morning after the "storm" that brought the most snow to the Front Range so far this winter, UP 5098 is climbing out of Rocky toward Big Ten Curve.
Side view of the damage caused by this driver crossing on a curve
The aftermath of crossing the tracks where there no crossing and almost on a curve. No injuries just a totalled truck and six plus hours of the main line between Yermo Ca. and Salt Lake tied up. ... (more)
UP 5098 a westbound stack collides with a Ford truck at 55 mph at MP 380. This photo was taken minutes after the accident the truck crew is walking up to the scene out of camera view
225 detours thru Chattanooga , Tn.