With one of the larges photographer gatherings I've seen in recent years, the Union Pacific Railroad Great Race train is seen heading westbound through the mile 634 signals near Hanna, Wyoming, on... (more)
Thanks to a friendly ranch owner and some cash exchange, this shot of the Union Pacific Railroad Great Race Train, led by UP Big Boy 4-8-8-4 #4014 and UP 4-8-4 #844, with assistance from UP SD70AC... (more)
Eastbound through a very scenic part of the Overland Route bringing up the markers the old fashioned way. The slogan on the caboose reads, "Don't be curt, be courteous". To see what's pulling this... (more)
Eastbound through a very scenic part of the Overland Route just before the dawn of the high horsepower era from EMD. To see the companion view of the rear end, check photo #639377.
The (probably) City of Portland races off the Harriman Cutoff in the late 60s, with my father, Clarence (who is not one of the three generations of Hinkhouses to post on this site), ... (more)
Around this time, UP used pooled and borrowed power all the time. One day at Sherman Hill and you could see power from 10-15 roads.
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Led by UP's class SD60, a heavy train finally makes the grade on the Harriman Line, rejoining the Overland main at Tie Siding.
The Western Pacific Heritage engine heads past the 'Pillow Rocks' as it heads East.
8838 makes its way east up Sherman Hill.
UP 3985 was one of the second versions of the Challenger. She was built in July, 1943 by ALCO and her design drew heavily on experience with the famous Big Boy locomotives. She has 69 inch drivers... (more)
UP 8056 makes it's way over Sherman Hill