UP's Vulcan rock train works its way up the final mile of Vincent hill which crests just west of the city of Acton at CP Crest. The heavy rock train is en route to the Sun Valley, CA vulcan rock p... (more)
UP's Vulcon rock train heads towards Palmdale where the crew will change ends and head the train down the Saugus line to the plant at Sun Valley.
With a splash of fall color, UP 7654 leads a WB ZNPOA at Quincy Junction. Soon, these stack trains will be sent over Donner Pass, making the Canyon a bit quieter place.
For those of you who enjoy goofy little coincidences; notice this unit's sequential number: 7-6-5-4. If only it had been paired with with SD40-2 3210, now that would have been really crazy.
UP 7654 South leads a stack train on ex-MP rails to the Mexican border at Laredo, TX. Who said Texas was flat?
Run through UP power heads up a westbound CSX freight passing through long evening shadows west of Churchville NY. New ties have been placed along the line for upcoming track maintenance.
UP 7654 and BNSF 6233 await pickup at the GE-CSX Interchange in Erie, Pennsylvania.