RailPictures.Net Photo: UP 8754 Union Pacific EMD SD70ACe at Sugar Land, Texas by Christopher Parma
 
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Union Pacific (more..)
EMD SD70ACe (more..)
UP Glidden Subdivision (more..)
Sugar Land, Texas, USA (more..)
May 23, 2016
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UP 8754 (more..)
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Christopher Parma (more..)
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At first glance, this may just look like another one of the many rock trains headed to Houston each day to feed the immense demand for concrete. However, a second glance may notice the train is rolling through a railroad crossing with the gates up! At the time, UP was bringing the new "Main 1" of UP's Glidden Subdivision into service, which necessitated a suspension of all signals and railroad crossings over a roughly 7 mile portion of busy main line. So flaggers were positioned at each of 13 crossings to protect cars from oncoming trains all day and all night for several days.
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