On our road trip from New Orleans to San Diego, my father and I caught a westbound intermodal stopped at Cuervo just before the sun set.
The UP Gila Sub is the ex-Southern Pacific Sunset Route that runs 255 miles from Yuma, AZ, to Tuscon, AZ. When I found out of a possible signal replacements coming this summer, I made plans to go ... (more)
A UP grain train exits Dome Valley as it approaches Yuma Arizona on its way out to Calipatra California.
OUC coal train is heading off towards OUC, taking the A-Line north to Taft where they become a "foreign line train", even if they have CSX power.
OUC coal train rolling thru the grade down to Lakeland Junction, where a new crew will take the train up to Orlando Utilities. This is typical routing now that CFRC runs the A-Line between DeLand... (more)
The last unit in Union Pacific's order for 127 new GE ES44AH units (UP 8112-UP 8238) rolls through Salt Lake City on Oct. 26, 2014. Beginning on January 1, 2015, GE's new GEVO units will be Tier 4... (more)
UP 8238 is the DPU on an eastbound stack train.
As a lower priority manifest holds in the siding, UP 8238 pulls up and exchanges crews.