UP 3095 has the lead duties on this westbound manifest throttling up out of the typical inversion conditions that are common to the Treasure Valley in the winter, but it certainly adds some charac... (more)
I can only imagine how fast they were going here. The stretch between Stockton and Faust on the Lynndyl Subdivision is flat and strait, a real race track. Not sure if the passenger speed in the la... (more)
Rollins Pass Mercantile
Easterly and swiftly, moving along the Grand Junction to Denver local passes in front of the classic namesake establishment with a colorful variet... (more)
Beyers Canyon Winter Storm Light
Westbound working through a fresh foot of powder into the burst of light in between 2 significant snow squalls one situated over Pagosa... (more)
A Union Pacific excursion train rolls through the Columbia River Gorge. The train was returning from an overnight trip to Bend.
With Little Gore Canyon in the background, a westbound manifest freight train cruises alongside the Colorado River shortly before passing through Bond, CO on February 13, 2016.
From the early days of my dad's railfanning. DD35A 82, DD35B 76B ,and a GP35 are heading eastbound up Weber Canyon. Tom Ellis photo.
Just when the dirt road through the Colorado river gorge reached again the edge of the canyon, this UP mixed freight came along, together with the only sunshine spot of the day! Leading are AC4400... (more)
Early Union Pacific locomotive consists on Colorado’s former Rio Grande Moffat Tunnel line could be colorful as seen on April 2, 2001. Rio Grande EMD SD40T-2 No. 5401 leads UP and Southern Pacific... (more)
Be Specific—ship “Union Pacific” A lone horse pretty much ignores an eastbound Union Pacific stack train as it speeds through Pixley, Wyoming, on the railroad’s Pocatello Subdivision on... (more)
UP 8942 in the lead of a long and heavy WB manifest as it passes downgrade over the Cienega Creek bridge
As time marches on, the railroads have worked hard sterilizing their mainlines by replacing or tearing down history along the right of ways. From signals, to buildings, to signs, as each year pass... (more)
The final cars are being loaded with coal at the West Elk loadout at the end of the former DRGW North Fork branch in Somorset, Colorado
One of the hottest trains on the line at that point in time, Canal St. (Chgo.) to Portland symbol CSPDZ, roars through rural Big Springs, NE on a late winter afternoon.
An excursion on the Oregon Trunk performs a photo runby at Madras on a fall morning in 1995. Central Oregon's iconic Three Sisters mountains can be seen in the distance.