You can always find a variety of light duty engines in the UP's 36th Street Yard. Denver's RTD also constructed a commuter rail station adjacent to the yard, which will provide interesting opport... (more)
A crewman gets a cold ride back to the North Yard during a snowstorm.
UP SD40Ns 1923 and 1818 tow a long string of containers out of Global 3 for headroom, about to duck under Thorpe Rd. in Flagg, IL.
A variety of UP power wait in the North Yard for assignments, including UP 1672 (SD40N) and UP 4495 (SD70M).
A three unit set of Union Pacific's sharp looking SD40N rebuilds handles a cut of cars at the West Colton departure yard as they approach the Pepper Ave. overpass.
With evening temperatures hovering around 10 degrees, UP 1640 (SD40-2 rebuilt as a SD40N) brings a crew into the 36th Street Yard.
A stunning Colorado sunrise catches UP 1817 getting an early start in the Denver North Yard. The magic 4 to 5 minutes when the sun peaks over the horizon and shines that colorful glow on the unde... (more)
I heard the UP's Green River Sub dispatcher talking to the Dirt Train a couple of times but I could not figure out where the train was. Finally I heard the crew request permission to enter the mai... (more)
UP 1817 and UP 1881 are fairly new rebuilds of SD40-2 engines to a SD40N designation. Many of the on line rosters still have these numbers assigned to B40-8 models.
These two were caught waiti... (more)
Switching duties at Albina with a new SD40N
UP No. 1781 leads a local through the siding of the ex-Cotton Belt Corsicana Sub as an eastbound stack train's DPU passes on the ex-T&P.
The Shops give a pair of SD40Ns a good going-over.
UP 1672 (SD40N) helps to deconstruct a long train of Vestas windmill parts that arrived in the North Yard the day before. Here we see a string of rotor hubs being sorted.
UP SD40N No. 1836 gets a good going over on its electrical systems.
UP ONCE A FAST 40 SAS
Once a ''Fast 40'', bracketed by two Centennial Locomotives and numbered 8037, the locomotive is now in a more pedestrian environment as Union Pacific Railroad SD40-2 rebuil... (more)