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Photo ID: 725432

A UP stack train tackles the mountains south of Vegas in Sloan, one of 4 trains seen today. Note the abandoned tunnel to the left of the lead motor.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8357
Train ID: UP 8357 West
Photo Date: January 23, 2020


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By: Bob Pickering (BP)

Added: Feb 12, 2020

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Photo ID: 724894

In the morning light, an eastbound rolls into Vegas seen at Sloan.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC44CWCTE
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: UP 5627
Train ID: UP 5627 East
Photo Date: January 23, 2020


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By: Bob Pickering (BP)

Added: Feb 07, 2020

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Photo ID: 724506

The stack train that got stuck in Vegas for 6 hours due to work curfews is now escaping the city, seen climbing through Sloan.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: UP 5542
Train ID: UP 5542 West
Photo Date: January 22, 2020


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By: Bob Pickering (BP)

Added: Feb 03, 2020

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Photo ID: 724317

The Denver Z winds through Sloan, south of Vegas. This interesting location is the go to place for "any sun angle" photo in the area and remarkably is only about a 10 minute drive to The Strip.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ET44AC
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: UP 2716
Train ID: UP 2716 East
Photo Date: January 22, 2020


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By: Bob Pickering (BP)

Added: Feb 01, 2020

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Photo ID: 526015

Climbing the grade out of Las Vegas, this westbound intermodal works hard to defeat gravity through the curves at Sloan NV. It will soon reach the the grade crest at Cima, CA, and be speeding tow... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: UP7829
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 16, 2014


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By: Eric Williams

Added: Apr 06, 2015

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Photo ID: 522132

There was a fair amount of NS power on UP's intermodal trains they turned up a few times on this Z one of them performing DPU duties.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8035
Train ID: UP 8100 East
Photo Date: March 05, 2015


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By: Bob Pickering (BP)

Added: Mar 07, 2015

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Photo ID: 522131

A late running Z hustles through Sloan with the 7 dispatcher asking "You guys gonna make Vegas?" They did. Lots of NS power on today's trains.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AH
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8100
Train ID: UP 8100 East
Photo Date: March 05, 2015


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By: Bob Pickering (BP)

Added: Mar 07, 2015

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Photo ID: 522095

An eastbound "B" train (baretable) twists through Sloan. Here in Vegas a few trains made regular appearances including this one.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8747
Train ID: UP 8747 East
Photo Date: March 04, 2015


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By: Bob Pickering (BP)

Added: Mar 07, 2015

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Photo ID: 522094

A manifest freight twists through the hills at Sloan eastbound for Vegas.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8217
Train ID: UP 8217 East
Photo Date: March 04, 2015


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By: Bob Pickering (BP)

Added: Mar 07, 2015

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Photo ID: 521891

A westbound Manifest dodges clouds as storms move out of the area at Jean. Storms fired up in the mountains crossed the deserts producing hail and lightning earlier.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8901
Train ID: UP 8901 West
Photo Date: March 03, 2015


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By: Bob Pickering (BP)

Added: Mar 06, 2015

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Photo ID: 521810

Mountain storms build as a DPU helps push a loaded coal train through Sloan.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8942
Train ID: UP 6509 West
Photo Date: March 02, 2015


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By: Bob Pickering (BP)

Added: Mar 05, 2015

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Photo ID: 521792

A coal train slides through the cut at Sloan heading westward.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6509
Train ID: UP 6509 West
Photo Date: March 02, 2015


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By: Bob Pickering (BP)

Added: Mar 05, 2015

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Photo ID: 519030

My very last train of this trip... a UP hotshot intermodal with autos thrown in descending Sloan with an ex SP motor 2nd out. Wife's business trip brings me to Vegas, she teaches I chase UP.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8868
Train ID: UP 8868 East
Photo Date: February 13, 2015


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By: Bob Pickering (BP)

Added: Feb 14, 2015

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Photo ID: 519027

Though my wife would rather chase the UP with me, she has to teach, (why we are here). First of our last day for now out here was this UP coal train. We have to come back in March.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW-CTE
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: UP 5923
Train ID: UP 5923 West
Photo Date: February 13, 2015


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By: Bob Pickering (BP)

Added: Feb 14, 2015

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Photo ID: 518771

UP was busy this day through Vegas, my last train of about 8 seen today was this heavy coal train clawing by an abandoned tunnel in Sloan.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8942
Train ID: UP 8942 West
Photo Date: February 12, 2015


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By: Bob Pickering (BP)

Added: Feb 12, 2015

Views: 2,195
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Favorited: 5

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