CWFBT-5 hurries back to the Black Thunder Mine behind a couple of C&NW DC units as it crosses the flatlands of eastern Nebraska. Fuji Sensia.
UP 7074 West has a relatively short string of reefers as it clears the control point at CP49, Best, on a summer afternoon. Descendants of the once ubiquitous orange Pacific Fruit Express ice bunke... (more)
A westbound is seen just east of Ames, IA.
A westbound UP train has kicked up some drifting snow on a breezy and chilly March day. Today the warehouse is still there but the elevator is gone.
It's a cold and windy winter day as a loaded Nipsco coal train rolls east on UP's Overland Route in Nebraska near CP Best. During the early 1990's C&NW power was seen on the point between North Pl... (more)
TACHCR's train is mostly engulfed in blowing snow as it approaches Fremont, NE on UP's Overland route, about one month before the C&NW acquisition.
UP 5593 leads a string of some 70 loaded racks west. Slowly spring approaches and soon things will be a bit greener, thus ameliorating some of the blandness of the flat lands.
Sometimes you gotta go with the classics... a UP train splitting a pair of signals in the great plains at sunrise.
FEVR 1219 south-west bound outside of Ames,NE
The old Stanley Brothers tune "The Fields Have Turned Brown" comes to mind this time of year. With wings spread to sail, UP 8525 accelerates through Ames, NE with empty hoppers returning to the Po... (more)
Westbound empties with a DPU facing east.
The setting sun reflects off of UP 6818 and its empty coal train on the mainline west of Fremont.
UP 6761 brings an empty coal train through the crossovers west of Fremont known as "Best."
UP 8243 leads an empty coal train across Nebraska.