UP 4014 pulls out of its overnight stop of Sidney on its way to North Platte. At the same time, BNSF sent a Southbound over the 4014 on its own line. Talk about perfect timing.
Much has changed since Big Boys last roamed the mainlines of the Union Pacific, one thing that has not is the often severe afternoon thunderstorms that build up over Wyoming and Nebraska. Shortly ... (more)
A Centennial and an SD40-2 race a manifest eastbound, four miles west of Sidney.
Two Burlington Route (CB&Q) GP20's with (3) Union Pacific GP30's lead an eastbound freight at Sidney, Nebraska on September 02,1969.
UP Alco FA-FB units, powered by a 1500hp V-12 engine. Their performance must have impressed the UP's management because 80 of them were ordered subsequently.
A three unit set of brand new UP ET44AH's just delivered from GE power an intermodal train westbound over the UP's Sidney Subdivision just west of the line's namesake town.
Eastbound to begin the Missouri River Eagle trips. Not entirely sure how I was able to keep ahead of them at all....but it was a great chase.
UP action at Sidney Two Union Pacific stack trains meet at Sidney, Nebraska, as the local with two SD40-2s, waits to get out on the busy UP main on the morning of July 11, 2008. I almos... (more)
CP 8855 brings up the rear of a Northbound empty as it heads for Alliance.
Brand new BNSF 8599 leads a NB empty up the Angora Sub towards Alliance.
Three GE's lead this westbound North Platte to Pocatello manifest (MNPPC 19) as it rounds the curve west of Sidney, NE.
One of the big 9000 class three cylinder 4-12-2's hauls a freight west of Sidney, NE. No photographer name listed on slide.
At 5:55 a.m. on July 11, 2008, a Union Pacific coal train heads east at milepost 403 east of Sidney, Nebraska. GE AC4400CW No. 6844 being used as a DPU on the rear of the train passes by under the... (more)
UP 6551 leads a westbound grain train just west of Sidney along UP's busy double track main.