I chased this westbound Union Pacific coal train from Helper to Soldier Summit this day. The weather in Helper was fine; the weather further west and at higher elevation was not fine! Above Price ... (more)
A ground blizzard was blowing this day on the upper reaches of Union Pacific’s ascent of the Soldier Summit grade in Utah. Winds were very light at Helper Yard at the eastern base of the pass wher... (more)
Union Pacific MDVRO freight emerges from Tunnel 27 in the Tunnel District east of Pinecliffe, Colorado, on June 15, 2001. Leading the train is a locomotive very much at home—UP EMD SD40T-2 No. 857... (more)
UP 8571 is the dpu on an eastbound produce train.
UP pool power working a Puget Sound and Pacific garbage train had just crested Maxwell Hill and was coasting by Stimson Siding. The crew had to double the hill due to the tonnage and grade, about... (more)
War Eagle!! The "Winged" Ace of Q612 begins the journey into the “loveliest village on the plains” all the while passing flags promoting the upcoming 2011 Auburn Tiger Football season.
A second section of Q515, S515, heads west with a couple UP units for power today, SD70ACe 8571 and C40-8 9139.
It's not unusual to see UP power on CSX train Q351, but it was certainly a pleasant surprise to see an SD70ACe leading on this gorgeous mid November day
Eastbound at Garnet (Palm Springs) CA
Nice suprise to the usual run thru UP power