This is a prime example of why distracted driving and trains do not mix. We watched this whole event unfold. The crew was shoving at no more than 5 MPH, and the conductor had the crossing protecte... (more)
UP 1478 negotiates the less than stellar trackage through downtown Jefferson. A short time after this photo was taken, we witnessed a motorist slam into the side of this train.
UP 1478 is bobbing and weaving it's way towards Jefferson.
I am sometimes amazed that these things stay on the rails. UP 1478 eases over some rough track through downtown Jefferson on their way to pick up a refrigerated box car at the end of the line. Thi... (more)
UP 1478 has just crossed the dilapidated diamond at Jefferson Jct, as they continue their trek towards Jefferson.
In a classic branch line scene, Union Pacific local from Clyman Jct brings a cut of boxcars for the Nestle plant on the south side of Jefferson on a warm hazy summer morning.
UP works the Nestle plant off the Clyman sub.
Whoever keeps e-mailing me about taking more pictures of this train -- STOP! I will shoot it again when I have a chance!