Missouri-Kansas-Texas GP38-2 314 was built by GM’s Electro-Motive Division in August 1974. This Geep was renumbered to Union Pacific 2345 in 1990. (I love locomotives with consecutive numbers!... (more)
Rounding a curve as it heads westward is Union Pacific train MNPHK-15, a manifest that originated in nearby North Platte and is bound for Hinkle, Oregon. UP AC4400CW 5711, ES44AC 7654 and AC4400C... (more)
101 degrees in the Shade
Hot summer vibes I share with the cicadas and the plains of Nebraska this was a hot hike in from US 30 to capture the rural farmland of the Midwest and... (more)
The great onslaught of SD70Ms had not yet replaced the SD40 generation in this scene from early 2000 as a then typical brace of SD40-2s leads a North Platte to Pocatello manifest out the Sidney Su... (more)
Running left-handed like a C&NW locomotive should, a Canal Street (Chgo.)-Oakland Z train is smoking out the Sidney Sub. At this time the railroad was handling about 75 daily trains, and this was ... (more)
Union Pacific 4-8-4 No. 844 departs Paxton, Neb., on its way west to Cheyenne, Wyo.
UP Desert Storm unit #3593 roars thru Paxton, NE in May of 1991. What better way to honor our veterans. Pure luck on my part catching this unit.
In December 2015 I partook in a southwestern US roadtrip. Driving in this was interesting to speak the very least...near white out visibility, rough road conditions, and the sharp winds of the pla... (more)
After being run around by a stack train, a westbound manifest is about to get underway again toward Cheyenne as storms continue to rumble overhead and a rainbow appears. I certainly wouldn't consi... (more)
After enjoying a nice meal at Ole's Big Game Bar & Grill in Paxton, we started to make our way back to North Platte. By Sutherland we were hearing reports of tennis ball sized hail and it was obv... (more)
An improbable catch ... driving home with the family along I-80, driving the speed limit (I'm sure), I look left into my blind spot to execute a safe lane change, and through the trees, just for a... (more)
UP 7863 flies past the silos on the edge of town with a load of empty grain cars.
DPU's race to North Platte, heading east.
UP 6498 pushes hard at the rear of this coal train, headed east to Bailey Yard for a crew change.
Do you think UP has a copper theft problem? UPRR 2400 VOLTS