An eastbound Union Pacific coal train leaves Pinecliffe, Colorado, on September 20, 2001. The locomotive is lead by EMD SD9043MAC No. 8042 followed by a pair of GE AC4400CWs, Nos. 6538 and 6756.
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train departs Cliff, Colorado, on a bright September 20, 2001.
UP 8042 North pulls out of the siding at Thackerville after meeting a southbound BNSF Z train. The target signal has since been replaced.
EMD Macs are becoming more prevalent on this symbol, seen here westbound under the old CNW mainline coaling tower.
Two "We Will Deliver" SD90MACs and a GE C40-8 drag the North Platte, Nebraska to North Yard, Colorado Manifest into the siding at Platteville, for a meet with the local.
UP 8042 heads a loaded coal train east through Bonner Springs, KS.
UP 8042 Rolling past the Tower
This train is progressing down the 0.68% grade just east of Colton. Note that the train is not following the right-hand rule, running the "wrong way" on main one.