In the days before fuel conservation, these two units were sitting idling for several hours before the afternoon crew came on duty.
When this image was taken, the housing industry in the Las Vegas area was going full blast. This required the UP at times to have multiple sections of the same local working simultaneously to keep... (more)
Tied down and motors shut off, for fuel conservation, this local goes on duty later in the afternoon.
The Valley yard local, working this day with a visitor from the east.
This UP heritage unit sits with the rest of its consist at the west end of the yard.
A pair of former SP road units, now assigned local duties for the UP, sit at the east end of UP's Valley Yard in North Las Vegas.
This inbound manifest with two DPU's at the end of the train, is just about finished with this leg of its journey to Southern California
This local is tied down from the previous nights shift, along a spur that serves a local lumber industry.
Overnight, four loaded autoracks drifted away from the Vegas unloading facility...causing them to derail and rip up track. Local crane company Dielco has the job of righting them up.
This westbound train is returning TTX flat cars to California for another load of pipes.
This is a North Las Vegas local, tied down for the moment before begining work later in the day.
Los Angeles bound stacktrain is nearing its crew change point here in Las Vegas.
Local 46 is seen tied down for the moment, until it's crew will board it later.
This local is tied down near UP's Valley Yard...one of two the UP has here in the Vegas Valley.
Local power tied down at the east end of UP's miniyard "Valley" in North Las Vegas