An extra Chino Local brings a long consist of inbounds back into town in the late evening.
A pair of UP geeps including one still in SP paint await their next move on the Chino Local.
UP 1510 runs a small freight in heavy snow past the ConAgra SW1200 that works the Commerce City Grain yard. 1510 has quite a history, having started life in 1969 as a GP40 with the B&O Railroad, ... (more)
Villa Grove is a town in Central Illinois known for flooding. As much as it becomes a pain sometimes, there is really nothing our town can control about it. That’s how it has been since the town w... (more)
A couple of hikers take a break to watch UP's once a week Potash train enter Bootlegger Canyon with 10 car loads. The 1.5 mile trail behind the train leads to the famous Corona Arch.
After picking up some tanks at Brendel, the Potash Local highballs on the UP Green River Sub for Grand Junction Colorado.
This is a prime example of why distracted driving and trains do not mix. We watched this whole event unfold. The crew was shoving at no more than 5 MPH, and the conductor had the crossing protecte... (more)
UP 1478 negotiates the less than stellar trackage through downtown Jefferson. A short time after this photo was taken, we witnessed a motorist slam into the side of this train.
UP 1478 is bobbing and weaving it's way towards Jefferson.
Two UP Geeps lead a southbound local manifest passed wind turbine blades awaiting offloading at the new Manly Terminal in fresh snow.
I am sometimes amazed that these things stay on the rails. UP 1478 eases over some rough track through downtown Jefferson on their way to pick up a refrigerated box car at the end of the line. Thi... (more)
UP 1478 has just crossed the dilapidated diamond at Jefferson Jct, as they continue their trek towards Jefferson.
UP 1478 has just made a pickup and bombs for Jefferson. At least they're not light power at this point anymore, but still, this train is barely enough to knock the rust off the rails.
Two UP Geeps of SP and Rio Grande heritage switch cars at Golden Grain Energy on the south side of Mason City, IA and just off the UP Spine Line
UP 1478 heads light passed the depot in Watertown.