Three GEs lead an eastbound intermodal train in the late winter afternoon light.
It's New Years day 2011, and it 7 degrees in south east, Idaho. Back when SD90's were common on UP trains. UP 8099 with ice cycles hanging for it's radiators make it way through the fresh snow cov... (more)
With ice sickles hanging off the radiators SD90MAC 8099 is really kicking up the snow on New Year ’s Day.
Here is one to cool you down. It's New Years day and 7 degree's. Ice cycles are hanging off the radiators, and 8099 and company are really kicking up the fresh powder.
One of UP's newer GE's could use a bath as it leads the Roper train (WCRO) over the top of the hill at Erie, an altitude of about 3,100 ft.
Late morning in the Antelope Valley finds a southbound UP manifest with new GE power working through Palmdale Junction as it heads toward its final destination at West Colton. The train is now on ... (more)
Slowly entering the high desert town of Mojave, a southbound Union Pacific manifest with three brand new ES45AH's up front whistles for the Arroyo Ave grade crossing, and will soon be back up to t... (more)
Passing underneath the venerable and soon to be retired ex-SP signal bridge north of Mojave, a three unit set of brand new ES45AH's from GE are the head end power on a southbound UP manifest headi... (more)
Dropping into the high desert near Mojave, UP 8099 and two other recently delivered ES45AH's power a southbound manifest through the Warren area on the eastern end of Tehachapi Pass.
During the last few moments of the pre-sunrise blue hour, a southbound Union Pacific manifest with three brand new ES45AH "Heavies" up front climbs the last several miles toward Tehachapi Summit o... (more)
Just after sunrise, a southbound Union Pacific manifest with three brand new ES45AH "Heavies" up front screams through Cameron and on toward Mojave after having crossed the Tehachapi mountains.
Brand new 8099 brings up the rear of this Northbound UP freight at Tehachapi as it slows for traffic ahead at Cable.
On a warm winter morning, UP 8099 leads a loaded grain train as it charges south through the Sacramento Valley.