UP 8683 sits between "Gift wrapped" Bush unit 4141 and a very worn out SD40-2 3197 outside the UP Jenks shops under a beautiful "Kodachrome" sky.
For a moment I thought I had entered the Twilight Zone! Amtrak 14, The Coast Starlight running 3 hours behind the advertised passes through Coyote, CA on the Coast Line made popular by Southern Pa... (more)
Eastbound ZLAMQ works through El Casco in San Timoteo Canyon.
Sunday morning's ZLAMQ nears the top of the climb at Beaumont, seen from the new bridge west of town.
Sunday morning's ZLAMQ passes through Highgrove on BNSF rails.
A brand new EMD SD70ACe leads UP's KOAMN east across North State Street in the small town of Morgan, Utah.
Union Pacific's KOAMN stacker climbs the Evanston Sub grade at Uintah.
A brand new EMD SD70ACe leads Union Pacific's Oakland, CA to Marion, AR stack train east through Peterson.
Coast Starlight arrived in LAUPT at 10:50PM. Do you know when the last time SP engine(or EX-SP) visited in Union Station in L.A?
A rare sight indeed, yes that is a P42 behind 8683 because it is leading the Starlight due to problems with the lead locomotive at San Jose
UP 8683 still with no patch on the nose leads the #11 Coast Starlight. Problems with the lead locomotive had Amtrak riddled with problems. Since Caltrain didn't have any available locomotives, UP ... (more)
A UP manifest, with CNW 8683 on the point, glides passed the signal bridge at Hirshdale, California on UP's "Overland Route."
Looking down form the bluffs of Benecia, we get a down on of the speed lettered UP8683 (ex-SP8307) a patched snoot SD40T-2 .