Union Pacific 9164 rolls through the Blue Mountains on a beautiful July day.
Hot APL stack train heads up the Blues at Motanic.
The Jacks Were Back when the grips of the early 1980's recession finally lifted and western railroads found themselves short on power. The issue was magnified when steamship lines started shippin... (more)
Nikon D2x, 180mm; Dirty Dirt
UP #4194 leads three more big UP road units at Montanic siding in the middle of a descent from the top of the hill at Kamela to La Grande.. This is the La Grande Subdivision that covers the Blue... (more)
The first major winter storm of the season has decended upon the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon and the "Oregon Short Line" - UP's main line between the Pacific Northwest and the Midwest.
Under a serious downpour, a westbound (going away from the photographer) climbs the Blue Mountain grade out of La Grande OR while an eastbound, blurred by the exhaust of the westbound and quite a ... (more)
UP 5130 comes around a corner after going over the summit in the Blue Mts. A freak [at least to me] snow storm blanked me and my tent overnight but it provided for some beautiful train pics!
UP 6934 was retired in May, 1985, traded in to EMD and scrapped August, 1986. K64, Minolta XG-M, Rokkor 50mm f1.7