Union Pacific rotary snowplow No. 900082 is eastbound out of Westkan, Kansas, and digs into drifts that cover the tracks on the way to a crew change at Sharon Springs on New Year’s day in 2007.
Union Pacific rotary snowplow No. 900082 is westbound out of Westkan, Kansas, and approaches a snow-clogged Sharon Springs on New Year’s day in 2007.
After a major January snowstorm UP brings out the snow fighting equipment. It was worth the four drive to catch this train in action.
On the first day of 2007 UP brought out the rotary to clear the KP line. Here we see the view from the rear of the train.
UP's rotary snow plow clears the yard at Sharon Springs on the first day of 2007
UP starts the 2007 year off with a Rotary Plow on the KP line.
Snowed under - 32-inch snowfall - from Dec 29-30, 2006 blizzard. UP Salina to Limon Subd crew change point was paralyzed. UP rotary 900082 (UP 7211 East) found this scene. UP 6653 West buried afte... (more)