Rollin' … Rollin' … Rollin' Down 'Cross the RiverA southbound Union Pacific unit train of gondolas heads back to the quarry in New Braunfels, Texas, on October 30, 2016. ... (more)
After soaring over the Dry Cormal Creek and crossing over the former MKT mainline, a quartet of UP motors proceed through the city of New Braunfels, as they pass by the 1907 Missouri Pacific depot... (more)
Thirty years ago, early in the morning, a MoPac trio of SD40-2s crosses the Dry Comal Creek, preparing to hammer the diamond with MKT in downtown New Braunfels.
If the wind was blowing the righ... (more)
Somebody at the UP power desk had a scarlet red heart and put together a nice trio of GE's, two still in patched SP paint, for this empty rock train heading toward San Antonio, TX. The train is c... (more)
Coming through downtown New Braunfels, my childhood hometown, is an empty aggregates rock train, bound for the Western Railroad Company about four miles further on, traveling on the old MoPac, nee... (more)
The Espee lives on in 2013. Only a handful of unpatched units remain on UP's roster and I doubt they will last much longer, this one returning to glory for a lead run on a high priority Z train.
Some highly appropriate UP power gathers at the small yard on the ex-MP Corbyn Yard outside of New Braunfels, TX on a sunny Sunday afternoon. The UP 9746 is switching cars out to deliver to local... (more)
A BNSF trackage rights train to Hondo, TX (for interchange with the Hondo Railway) crosses the Guadalupe River in New Braunfels, TX as it heads south on UP's Austin Sub.
A nortbound mixed freight rolls up the Austin Sub over the Guadalupe as fisherman cast their lines and a water rescue team practices for the next emergency.
While waiting for UP's E-Units on the 150th train, we were entertained by several freights including one with a patched SP AC44 as a DPU.
One of UP's Salt Lake City Winter Olympics units leads this manifest freight northbound for Nebraska through the heart of Texas.
UP's E9s pinch hit for the injured 844 as they cross the Guadalupe River in New Braunfels, TX. In just a minute, they will make a whistlestop at the local railroad museum. Only minutes after thi... (more)
A northbound UP freight rolls over the Guadalupe on ex-MP tracks on a great fall morning.
NB Amtrak Train #22, the Texas Eagle, heads north on UP's Austin Sub. In just a few short minutes, it will be making its station stop at San Marcos, TX.