The green grass of Utah farm country blows gently in the spring breeze as UP 3967 briefly interrupts the peace as it blasts westward on Union Pacific's Sharp Subdivision.
UP 2751, a tier 4 credit unit, leads an eastbound Golden State, CA to Chicago, IL stack train around the sweeping curve of Lofgreen, UT on Union Pacific's Lynndyl Subdivision.
Seen here is the east portal of tunnel # 1 on the old subsidiary DRGW route (Tintic Range Railway) through the Tintic Mountains to Eureka, UT. The right of way is nothing more than a four wheeler ... (more)
A loaded side dump ballast train is seen rolling westbound nearing Boulter Summit at 6061 ft on Union Pacific's Lynndyl Subdivision. This ballast train was loaded at Murdock, UT and was destined f... (more)
On former Rio Grande rails, an empty coal train is seen entering the Sutro cut high above Utah Valley with majestic Mt Timpanogos rising in the background. This coal empty originated from The Cora... (more)
The quiet desert evening is interrupted by the sound of locomotives as Union Pacific's hot Los Angles to Global 1, IL Z train is seen running eastbound through Jericho, UT on Union Pacific's Lynnd... (more)
I usually try to avoid backlit shots when I can, but the muted morning light looked appealing and I am glad I went for it. Seen here is Union Pacific's daily Salt Lake City, UT to West Colton, CA ... (more)
UP 2722 leads an eastbound Z train through the Tintic valley on Union Pacific's Lynndyl Subdivision. An old grain silo can be seen in the background, once built by prospective farmers hoping to ir... (more)
The sun broke through the clouds just in time to illuminate an eastbound manifest as it passed through the countryside of Payson, UT on Union Pacific's Sharp Subdivision. Dry Mountain in the backg... (more)
Union Pacific's West Colton, CA to Roper, UT is seen running eastbound through the cherry orchards of Santaquin, UT on a sunny spring day.
A Skyline, UT to Oro Grande, CA loaded coal train runs westbound through the Mona valley in central Utah. The train is traversing the Union Pacific Sharp Subdivision which extends from Provo to Ly... (more)
On a beautiful spring day UP 8217 leads a West Colton, CA to Roper, UT manifest around picturesque Barry Curve on Union Pacific's Sharp Subdivision.
Union Pacific's West Colton, CA to Roper, UT manifest is seen running eastbound through the farmlands of Mona, UT through the 'Mona sag' on UP's Sharp Subdivision.
Union Pacific's 58 local charges westbound through Santaquin, UT on the Union Pacific Sharp Subdivision with a classic SD40 on point. These classic workhorses are a staple of railroad Americana.
UP 8594 leads 104 coal loads up a 1% grade through Santaquin, UT out of Utah Valley westward. It will end its trip at Intermountain Power Plant near Delta, UT.