The 49er, UP train number 48, (8 cars 35 MPH) is seen near Echo Utah on October 23rd 1937. Otto Perry photo, from my collection.
An eastbound Union Pacific manifest freight passes under the signal bridge at Hermosa, Wyoming, while working over Sherman Hill, on the morning of September 12, 2007.
KAW JUNCTION KS March 11 1989 — As the fireman doffs his ball cap UP C30-7 2444 and MOP U23B 2266 round a curve with high-wide loads and a mixed freight. My photo.
UP 5716 (ES44AC) leads the 'hospital train' with vintage engines and cars destined for Silvas, Illinois past an old windmill near Pine Bluffs, Wyoming.
In January 1997, flooding in the Feather and Sacramento River Canyons compelled Union Pacific to detour numerous trains on the Modoc Line for a couple of weeks. A westbound detour train is seen de... (more)
Dale WY Oct. 19 1977 — Union Pacific SD40-2 3286 leads a mixed freight westbound having just traversed the Dale Creek fill. Another freight is waiting on track three at the junction (far backgro... (more)
One of the trains detoured on the Modoc Line due to flood damage in the Sacramento River Canyon descends the grade between Sage Hen and Likely, California. In less than six months, this trackage w... (more)
An EMD SD70ACe brings an eastbound manifest through an intermediate signal in La Fox on the Union Pacific Geneva Subdivision.
VANCOUVER WA May 2 2008 — Northbound UP SD90MAC 8277 has crossed the Columbia River bridge and is entering the curve in front of the Amtrak station. The hills in the background are in Oregon. My... (more)
With their dynamic breaks howling, UP coal loads fight gravity descending the horse-shoe shaped Gilluly Loop at a crawl speed after setting off their four pack of manned helpers at Soldier Summit.... (more)
A westbound potash train approaching Mountain Home on the Nampa, Idaho.
Seasonal collision at East Portal.
Golden aspen leaves are flying from the 40mph gusts off the newly dusted with snow 13,000 foot peaks on the Great Divide. U... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific freight climbs the legendary Wasatch grade through Echo Canyon east of Echo, Utah, on February 8, 2007.
An eastbound stacker from North Platte, NE, to Dupo, IL, rolls into Marysville for a crew change. This nice Tier 4 leads the train as they cross the Big Blue River in northern Kansas. Marysville i... (more)
A westbound train at Oxman on the Huntington Sub.