UP 5365 West brings a lengthy manifest through Kennard, NE on one of those long summer days when the sundown comes after eight o'clock.
Westbound thru the S curve at Kennard
Work is afoot toward the addition of a second main track between Blair and Kennard, NE on the former C&NW route to Fremont. Here a westbound reefer block throttles down in deference to a low green... (more)
The former C&NW line between Missouri Valley, IA and Fremont, NE via Kennard is primarily an Omaha by-pass for westbound traffic, although several priority eastbounds use the route. Here, a westbo... (more)
Union Pacific utilizes directional running between Missouri Valley, IA and Fremont, NE with eastbounds typically routed via Council Bluffs and westbounds, such as this one, routed via Blair on the... (more)
A crew member stands off to the side of UP 8116 as UP 5493 rolls East while the crow heads North. The crow may be high enough to watch the sun rise over the horizon but I'm not.
The sun colors the sky before it even rises above the horizon.
SD70M 3865 and C40-8W 9433 depart Kennard as they head west on the Blair Sub.
From the US 30 overpass.
Waiting in siding on the congested Fremont line for a parade of westbounds. CNW 6890, UP 3464, UPB 4313 trailing.
All-flagged SD70M consist hauling a manifest westbound through eastern Nebraska.
Westbound manifest crawls through the Nebraska countryside.