WP 2261 has tied on to the end of a train to do more switching in the Winnemucca yard. The crew asked me if I would like to go for a ride with them as they switched around the yard. Next thing I... (more)
WP 3423 west slows down to let crew members on and off of the caboose, while the crew on WP 2261 wait to go back into the yard to do more switching.
Westbound Carlin Local passing thru Winnemucca with GO40-2 #7626 and a former commute GP4OP-2-P
As the sun begins to set on the hills beyond Blue Mountain, an eastbound manifest roars across the high desert of northern Nevada.
A Z train heads east through the Nevada desert on the former Western Pacific.
An eastbound Union Pacific officer special descends the east side of Antelope Hill in spring 1989.
WP 3523 west has stopped for a crew change, while WP 2261 waits to head east.
Westbound Western Pacific freight with in the lead GP35 #3014 and GP40 #3525, GE U23B #2264, GP35 #3006. Photo part of my slide collection, photographer unknown.
Union Pacific #844 makes a steamy departure from Winnemucca, NV on a cold October morning. On this day, the train was bound for Elko, NV a short but scenic run on the former WP mainline across nor... (more)
A eastbound manifest is seen in the desert west of Winnemucca.
Leaving Winnemucca after taking fuel and now heading West on the old SP.
A morning eastbound intermodal roars under I-80 just west of Winnemucca, NV. The lead unit has an EOT on the pilot, which someone apparently forgot to remove back in Sparks or Oakland.
After a crew change, the conductor on Amtrak 6, the California Zephyr, flashes a smile as his train departs for Salt Lake City (next crew change), and beyond to Denver, and eventually Chicago.
UP 844 is heading back home to Cheyenne and in a hurry as she heads into Winnemucca, NV on the old WP line west of town.
A westbound stack train out in the middle of no where.