As thunderstorms build in the east a UP westbound races towards North Platte.
I suppose if locomotives could talk this NS SD70ACU would be saying that this territory looks familiar as it was built as UP
SD9043MAC 8142. Westbound UP heads for North Platte with a NS leader.
Union Pacific ALCO FA1 1608 and mates lead a westbound freight near Brady Nebraska in 1958. Otto Conrad Perry photo, from my collection.
A westbound Union Pacific grain train enters Buttermilk Curve on the east side of the village of Brady. An evening spent here produced a number of westbounds and a couple eastbounds. The next day,... (more)
A traffic jam on the country's busiest railroad is brewing. An empty coal train waits for its slot to run back to the Powder River Basin while a loaded coal train slowly rolls as traffic ahead has... (more)
A westbound UP Manifest rolls into Brady, just 20 miles east of Bailey Yard in North Platte. With a big logjam of eastbounds exiting the yard and many many tied down empty coal trains ahead, it wo... (more)
#844 is on the second leg of the Shiloh Limited run, after Council Bluffs, it will have the complete train. Just out of frame is an eastbound that would have blocked the shot any sooner.
Eastbound on the Kearney Sub.
UP SD70AH no. 8885 rolls a unit pipe train west just out of Brady, NE about 20 minutes east of North Platte on the three track mainline along U. S. Hwy. 30. Note the fancy green flag.
A pair of UP EMD's lead this eastbound coal train over the UP Overland Route on a comfortable fall afternoon.
Two brand new Tier 4 EMD's power an eastward coal train over the busy Union Pacific Overland Route.
A westbond autorack train leads UP's Bailey Yard in North Platte, Neb., on its way west toward Cheyenne, Wyo., on the morning of Halloween.
A rebuilt Union Pacific EMD SD40N leads a manifest eastbound near Brady, Neb., the day before Halloween 2016. There's no shortage of trains on UP's mainline east of North Platte along Route 30, bu... (more)
Looks like ties are being laid to add a second track east of North Platte.
Westbound Grand Island - North Platte local gets rolling again after a dog catch recrew at Farr a couple miles back.