Cloud shrouded Tehachapi Pass lies ahead of UP 7634.
A westbound UP stack train meets a departing Texas Eagle as the former comes out from under the Dallas Convention Center.
Eastbound stacker passes the River Valley co-op at Clarence,IA..
UP's Lathrop to Global 2/Chicago intermodal exits the "Big Hole" eastbound through Eder on Donner Pass, on 10-10-10.
A heavy manifest works up the #2 main at Caliente, as the temperature begins to rise on a summer morning.
There is no doubting the heritage of this route as the modern GE drops down Low Hill about 55 miles from the end of its Oakland to Salt Lake City journey. The bridge passes over a little used roa... (more)
This Oakland to SLC hot shot is curling around the curve at the east end of Delle siding on the former Western Pacific mainline. The snow covered and forested Cedar Mountains rise in the distance... (more)
A ZMNLA meets the eastbound Texas Eagle departing Dallas Union Passenger Terminal.
While deserts are considered lifeless places, during the spring, the Mojave greens up nicely, with even the scrubby Yucca plants getting into the act. UP 7634 rolls above such a plant between Chas... (more)
I'm sure the engineer feels akin to a skiier at the top of a slope. From here, it's a 2.2% downgrade all the way to Kelso nearly 16 or so miles away.