The sun begins to set behind the clouds in Denison, IA as an eastbound intermodal races across the former Chicago and Northwestern mainline.
UP 7688 east meets UP 7490 west.
Power at the Albina engine house
UP 7490 leads 4 NS units east through Redlands.
UP7490 pulls Hindman hill with a westbound intermodal in tow. The head-end of the train sits on a 1% grade while about half-way back in the photo grades drop off on a mountainous 2.2%.
Captured just before sunset, Union Pacific's KG1LA ascends the Lynndyl Subdivision just west of Lake Point, Utah.
With a brand new GE ES44AC on the point, Union Pacific's KG1LA is on the approach to North Yard in Salt Lake City.
Captured just before sunset, Union Pacific's KG1LA ascends the Erda Hill grade of the Lynndyl Sub at Lake Point, Utah. The Oquirrh Mountains provide a rugged backdrop for a brand new GE ES44AC lea... (more)
2 brand new 7400 series GE's on there first trip west pass West Ontraio in the late afternoon.
A Long Beach bound stack train passes the North switch at Slover siding behind a pair of brand new GE's