The day is breaking as the Union Pacific Steam Crew work to ready UP 4014 for it's trip back down Cajon Pass. This will be the second time that a Big Boy was operated, under steam, 'west' through ... (more)
UP 4014 rests in Yermo yard under the stars.
Ready to head to Vegas, UP 844 backs out of Yermo yard. With cylinder cocks open she puts on quite a show in the cool morning air, backing into the steam as she makes her way to the main.
UP SD40-2 3727 and SD40-2 3385.
UP SD40 3096 and SD40-2 3569
Tied up at Yermo in the hot sun.
In January 1997, Amtrak train No. 35 approaches UP's concrete bridge over the Mojave River. The passenger train from Chicago rocks through a crossover as it comes up out of the yard and onto the b... (more)
Four cabooses sit at the UP Yermo Yard. Two from the WP, one from MP and one SP. After the merger, foreign cabooses began showing up all over the UP system.
MP 2052 is the first in a long line of Mopac locomotives stored at the Union Pacific's Yermo yard. Photo taken with permission.