After waiting for a coal train to come off of the South Morrill Sub, UP's North Platte, NE to Roper (Salt Lake City), UT manifest begins to notch up to speed as it'll make a night time run across ... (more)
With a lack of capacity at Bailey Yard, multiple eastbound freights have been stacked up outside of town, with some as far west as Paxton, about 30 miles west of North Platte. Here at O'Fallon's J... (more)
The lead unit on the CPLBT-06 is one of the C&NW C44AC's wearing an Operation Lifesaver logo on the hood.
The LFC51 local arrives in Hershey to work industries on the north side of Union Pacific's four track main just west of North Platte, NE.
Train ANPDV is headed to Denver with it's block of Rolla auto's behind the head end consist. In the consist there appears to be a number of SD9043MAC's likely headed to Burnham Shop for inspection... (more)
An empty Red Rocks coal train rolls west from North Platte.
Excess power returning to the coal fields (or the shop at South Morrill) is westbound on the 4 track mainline at Hershey, NE, shortly after departing North Platte.
I was sitting just east of Hershey, NE, for what was probably the most spectacular sunset I had ever seen, just hoping a train would show up, but one never did. As I was packing my gear into the c... (more)
Sunset, UP's 4 track main line at Hershey. westbound.
Sunrise, UP's 4 track main line at Hershey. westbound.
The sun sets on a hotshot stack train as it overtakes a loaded coal drag between Hershey and North Platte Nebraska.
On A Beautiful Day in late July A Long Intermodal Train Passes a Stopped Coal Train Waiting for a Signal at Hershey.
The Salad shooter is a good way into its cross-country trip as it highballs through Hershey doing every bit of track speed.
A Eastbound stack train passes through Hershey,NE. at Sunset.