Deep in the Northern Sierra Nevada Mountains lies the Williams Loop. Located along the Union Pacific Canyon Subdivision, the engineered loop allows trains to descend the rugged mountain topography... (more)
A UP-APL OAAP6 negotiates Williams Loop with double stacks occupying all levels of the circular alignment.
The thunder rolls. On a cold stormy day in Northern California, Union Pacific 6662 guides a heavy MNPRVX around the Williams Loop, east of Quincy. At over 7,000' in length, this train easily has t... (more)
So close! One less car and I would have missed the over/under shot as UP 9160 traverses Williams Loop on the ex-WP Feather River Canyon route.
On a beautiful June morning, five UP U30Cs lead a WP manifest eastward around the Williams Loop.
At dusk, a westbound UP freight coils around Williams Loop, on the ex-Western Pacific Feather River route. The loop was engineered to gain elevation within the narrow confines of the valley. The l... (more)
The tail end of UP 3565 East tracks the power as the train circles the Williams Loop.
Very early in the morning in June 1974, a quintet of UP GE U30Cs power a WP manifest eastward around remote Williams Loop, the "top" of which can be seen at left.
New SD60 6062 leads an eastbound APL stack train as it approaches Williams Loop.
UP #5407 rounding through Williams loop on it's way westbound.. Nikon D100 18-70mm.
UP #5231 passing through Williams Loop on it's journey westbound.. Nikon D100 18-70mm.