Westbound Denver - Salt Lake City manifest rolls west towards Grand Junction in the late afternoon.
Looking down from the Glenwood Springs Adventure Park, MNYRO is seen exiting out of the last tunnel in Glenwood Canyon.
A loaded coal train crests the grade at Erie. It's hard to imagine this remote looking location is about 10-15 minutes from "The Strip"
Though my wife would rather chase the UP with me, she has to teach, (why we are here). First of our last day for now out here was this UP coal train. We have to come back in March.
The UP was very busy in Vegas this day, here an eastbound empty coal train waits at Wann for a westbound.
Union Pacific’s MRONY freight drops off of the mesa at on Big 10 Curve west of Rocky, Colorado, on June 28, 2014. Today’s train is fairly short, with the lone DPU locomotive visible on the opposit... (more)
As an eastbound Union Pacific freight drops downgrade through Little 10 Curve, a westbound BNSF freight waits patiently in Rocky siding. On this clear Saturday afternoon of June 28, 2014, the city... (more)
The "salad shooter" rolls over a very calm Mohawk River on a fine spring evening. This photograph was taken from private property with permission.
Coal empties just off the Kate Shelley bridge head west in the late afternoon.
Westbound coal tops Soldier Summit, and readies for the 2 percent drop downgrade through Scenic, the Gilully Loops and Detour to Provo.
Westbound coal is just a mile or two out of Helper with three big units on the point, plus three more on the rear, and just 60 loads in between. This is ex-Rio Grande main line is a very tough str... (more)
One eyed and with its wing clipped, a UP unit, with a sister and an NS unit, takes an NS train of empty hoppers back to the mines.
Looks like this one has had a nose job and is missing part of the left wing.
UP wings fly over the flat Indiana landscape with a hot autoparts train near Delphi.