Union Pacific's Lathrop, California to Global 2, Illinois stack train ascends the 1.14% ruling grade of the Evanston Sub along the scenic red cliffs of Echo Canyon.
A Union Pacific trackage rights train rolls west at sunrise west of West Medill. UP has few pairs of trains that run over the BNSF east of Kansas City to Chicago or Edelstein.
UP 7825, 1995, and 8402 lead the KG1LA east of Clarks NE. The train is 164 cars long with the DPU's, UP 7765 & 8007, cut in 65 cars deep.
One of legal spot's that you can shoot the trains on the new high bridge, it is 2,550 feet long and 185 feet high. Other then the road it is posted and the farmer will call you in. And lucky 1995... (more)
UP 7825 is on the point of a westbound stack train at Gibbon Junction. This is one of the 10,000 foot long stack trains UP has been running. Three locomotives on the point and two DPU's cut in 5... (more)
The westbound high priority produce train symboled Q091-29 heads back to the west coast as a huge weather front moves through northeast Ohio.