An empty unit tank train sweeps through a big curve west of Donnelly behind some visiting power. I think this is the first time that I've caught a solid Union Pacific consist on the Morris Sub.
A long string of brand new tank cars create some very even lines as they leave Herman, MN in their wake. In the background, a grain train waits to be loaded at the large New Horizons Ag Service e... (more)
On a beautiful spring evening, a combination of GE and EMD power leads a heavy northbound Union Pacific manifest up the Palmdale cutoff.
After making there pick-up of mtys from SMS/SNY at Delanson, CP #939 is seen blasting through Howes Cave on its southward trip to Binghamton where it will be interchanged with the NS. I would than... (more)
The swap of autoracks here is pretty common with the SMS and CP/NS. The two units on the SMS Job and the dirty UP leader on CP #939 today not so much.
Where it all comes together....Valley, Transportation, Counties, even watersheds thought this narrow slot of land between both towering hills. Which I am sure is the least thing on the minds of so... (more)
A mid-morning eastbound rolls through Palisades Canyon. Just west of this location is the isolated spot of Harney. On August 12, 1939, SP 101, the westbound City of San Francisco, derailed at 60 M... (more)
A truncated Salt Lake (Roper), UT to Green River, WY manifest makes easy work of the mild Weber Canyon grade, approaching the small town of Echo. The 1000 mile tree and Devil's Slide are found in ... (more)
UP 5476 heads up a mixed freight, south bound for Ogden and points unknown. Green grass and blue skies mean it is Spring… for about a month.
A short westbound intermodal heads through the canyon.