Union Pacific's North Platte, NE to West Colton, CA manifest makes a 62 car, 7000 ton pickup at UP North Yard in Salt Lake City. It is unusual to catch foreign power on this workaday long distance... (more)
The most terrifying photo I have ever taken! From the top of Mormon Rocks, a UP freighter takes up the BNSF main as it roars up the hill. For some reason, being perched on the edge of a 100... (more)
One of what seems like an infinite number of cacti looks on as a pair of UP engines climb up the hill out of Gila Bend with a rack train.
This massive UP manifest struggles through the Tehachapi Loop at 12mph as it works toward the summit at Tehachapi. UP 1996 was the second unit in the helper set, and can be seen emerging from the... (more)
A brand new GEVO leads this UP manifest past the south switch at Ansel, nine miles south of Mojave.
UP 7796 leads an intermodal train past the ranch at Carp. The shiny, nearly new locomotive provides a stark contrast to the broken down ranch, from the battered corral to the rusting gas tank and ... (more)
UP 7796 remains in SP Speed Lettering paint. It retained its old SP number because it already fell into the UP numbering system, so didn't need a patch over the original number.