Three EMD's lug the Los Angeles to Denver Z-train up the grade at Hermosa. The lead locomotive had a plethora of issues between Green River and Cheyenne, the length of this crew's run.
After switching out a cut of cars at Nitro, NS 380 proceeds south with a foreign leader.
NS 380 with UP 5204 heads for Nitro for a meet with 381.
NS 380 rumbles south through the small town of Bancroft with a UP leader.
Eastbound stacks ascend San Timoteo Canyon framed wrapped through the lower curves in the canyon.
This westbound gravel train waits over three hours for the main to clear due to an incident further south. Behind it is the Stratosphere tower and parts of Circus Circus Casinos.