After a successful test with the Rio Tinto 8172 the two UP Gevo's continue to run up and down the test track after having warranty work done before being sent back to the UP. As the snow melted it... (more)
Southbound UP Auto train entering Cliff Siding just past Tunnel 5 above Bealville, CA with a new first order General Electric "GEvo" up front. This was my first sighting of what is now a very comm... (more)
A northbound auto train crosses the river on it's way into town.
GEVO prototype UP 5698 and actual Southern Pacific Heritage SP 8664 arriving northbound at the cement factory in Monolith to drop off and then pick up a cut of cars. Faux-SP Heritage in the form ... (more)
The soda ash train passes CP Gaspur on its way to the Pier G Yard.
A CTE leads a manifest west under the "Bridge of the Gods".
UP GEVO 5698 is the DPU on a Wisconsin-bound WPSX coal train. This is the first time I have seen a GEVO come out of the Blue Mountains to the midwest. Heads up for this unit, it went up the Spin... (more)
New GE Tier-2 "Evolution" locomotive, (12-cyl, 4400-HP, AC traction), is heading back west. Seen here enroute at the UP's Proviso Yard.
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