A UP coal train passes milepost 83 (83 miles south of St. Louis)on approach to Gorham, Illinois.
A UP powered high-priority stack train heads eastbound through rural northern Missouri, near the small town of Baring, on the BNSF Transcon.
An extra section of UP's Roper to Pocatello manifest hustles east through North Yard in light rain on May 16, 2015.
The oilcans move around the horseshoe curve, passing searchlight signals.
The oilcans struggle up the Cuesta grade and will eventually stall out, requiring assistance from the SLO based helpers. Searchlights still protect a few spots on this pass.
Grinding upgrade through Echo Canyon, Union Pacific's West Colton, CA to North Platte, NE manifest slams across the west switch of the center siding at Emory, Utah.
Union Pacific's North Platte, NE to West Colton, CA manifest departs North Yard in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Grinding upgrade through Echo Canyon, Union Pacific's West Colton, CA to North Platte, NE manifest approaches the west end of the center passing siding at Emory, Utah.
A high priority UP intermodal curves westward through the small Tooele County community of Stockton, Utah.
A hot Union Pacific intermodal hangs a sharp left at Lake Point, leaving the Great Salt Lake and the Salt Lake Valley behind.
Chassing the setting sun, this UP double stack train races across the Iowa country side.
Just after UP 844 rolled through, an ES44 pulling stacks crawled after