RailPictures.Net Photo: UP 1004 Union Pacific EMD GP60 at Rocklin, California by Jake Miille
 
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UP Roseville Subdivision (more..)
Rocklin, California, USA (more..)
February 09, 2018
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UP 1004 (more..)
LRR62 09 (more..)
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The Rocklin Rocket. Historically, trains have names. Classics such as the "California Zephyr" and "Super Chief" live in American folklore. Today, most trains are known by their symbol. A symbol usually consists of five capitalized letters that spell out the type of train and where it is going to and from. For example, the ZNPOA is a Z (Priority Intermodal) from NP (North Platte, NE) to OA (Oakland, California). Local trains (ones that serve industries in a relatively local setting) are often assigned strange symbols. For this train, the symbol is the LRR62. Luckily, railroaders do not usually refer to this train as the LRR62. For as long as I can remember, this train has been nicknamed the "Rocklin Rocket". The Rocklin Rocket serves industries in Rocklin, Roseville, Whitney, Lincoln, Ostrom, and Oroville. Here, a patched Cotton Belt GP60 leads the Rocklin Rocket through its namesake town in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas.
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