With exceptionally long (12000' +) monster stackers plying the rails of the former Los Angeles and Salt Line as of late...it was a treat seeing this rather short stacker at just under 3000' in len... (more)
This is an eastbound stacker ascending the grade at Erie Nevada. The southern end of the Spring Mountain range provides the backdrop.
This is a westbound manifest, heading for Southern California. Just a few miles behind that pile of rock, lies the fabulous Las Vegas strip.
Westbound stacktrain winding its way up from Sloan Canyon, on its way to the port of Los Angeles, California.
This end of train DPU is running at full throttle...helping this train maintain a blazing speed of 10mph up from Sloan Canyon.
This westbound coal train is heading for export, via Long Beach, California
This westbound coal train originated in Savage, Utah...its customer is in Victorville, California.
This eastbound empty coal train is returning from Trona, California...and will end its journey at Skyline, Utah.
This eastbound train is only 190 axles long
This westbound manifest was also designated a "Key" train by the UP, since it was carrying several cars of hazardous materials.
This is the Grand Luxe quietly gliding through. Certainly a very elegant looking train.
This is an eastbound train with US Army equipment, returning to Ft. Riley Kansas.
This is the UP's Officers Special, on its way to West Colton, Ca