An MNA Tyson grain empty approaching Galena.
An MNA Tyson grain empty gets ready to pass under the Ozark Mountain Highroad at Garber, MO.
A one unit wonder on a northbound manifest passing under the CB&Q searchlights in Rushville.
Having just emerged from the 'big hole' (tunnel 41) a westbound Union Pacific Z train emerges from the fog and into the sunshine as it approaches the Norden shed on January 15th, 2017. Hidden by t... (more)
UP 8124 waits in CSX Leewood Yard for a new crew to take it west onto UP tracks. The industry on the right is Coppertone. CSX used to unload intermodal here before moving their operations to the n... (more)
Getting outta town! UP 8001 pushes on an outbound manifest as it departs the Tuscon yard in the afternoon.
Pausing under the recently upgraded signal bridge. The UP 8080 awaits for its train to be uncoupled from the rest of its fellow locomotives.
Rounding the endless bends of the Cienega Creek Natural Preserve the eastbound UP 2571 with a, at the time, fairly new Tier 4 "GEvo" leading approaches the Vail Flyovers.
As westbound tonnage works up grade towards Dale Junction on three track in the foreground an eastbound empty grain train in the distance has just hit the bottom above Dale Creek, the eastbound wi... (more)
Coming back to AZ I did spend a little time down south before going full in on the BSNF in the North. On one of my favorite trips we caught some interesting lighting on the west end of the Gila su... (more)
UP 8090 rolls by signal 56.8 with a sand train headed for the Twin Cities, near Knapp, WI on the old C&NW Twin Cities main.
UP 8090 and SD70M 4779 lead a westbound sand train over the Red Cedar River at Menomonie Jct., just north of Menomonie, WI on the former C&NW Twin Cities mainline. Note the older stone piers from ... (more)
UP 2684 leads the Hot City of Industry to Global 4 Z train out of Tucson
UP 2666 leads a Jefferson City to Proviso, Illinois passenger special towards Kirkwood on Union Pacific's Jefferson City Subdivision.
Locomotives: UP 2666 & UP 2728
UP 2526 leads a EB intermodal up the grade to Mescal, AZ