Not exactly ho hum even then but I should have paid more attention and worked harder for more shots. Uncle Pete was just okay in those days in my opinion and you got what seemed like 1200 SD-40-2... (more)
After a quick crew change at the Helper depot, a Union Pacific engineering special heads east through light rain in the rural community of Spring Glen.
Union Pacific hotshot FTX lead by Big Jack 6929 and three SD40-2's blasts eastward through North Powder, OR competing direclty with long haul truckers plying the nation's Interstate Highways. Not... (more)
UP westbound pig train near Hodge, CA on Santa Fe First District trackage rights
With gleaming UP Centennial 6936 leading, a westward Officers Special passes through Soldier Summit, Utah on a beautiful summer day. What better way to see the Wasatch Mountains than from the dom... (more)
Centennial No. 6927 leads an OME through the tunnels just below Keddie.
Centennial No. 6908 accelerates an OMW out of Chilcoot Tunnel and onto the desert east of Portola.
UP runs an annual Engineering Special that frequently seems to make its way over the Moffat! Such was the case here as the eastbound special, led by UP 6936, wraps its way through Byers Canyon. Th... (more)
A couple miles north of Ault, UP's MNYNP is rolling north toward Nunn where it will take the siding. UP 6936 was set out in Denver due to mechanical issues after leading an engineering special ove... (more)
westbound UP hotshot descending Cajon Pass near Keenbrook, CA
eastbound UP hotshot accelerating out of Barstow, CA
A Union Pacific engineering passenger special emerges from the Kyune Tunnels on former D&RGW rails in Utah's Price Canyon.
westbound UP train entering Santa Fe trackage rights at Daggett, CA
A Union Pacific engineering special running from Salt Lake City to Denver heads east by one of the more iconic landmarks along the D&RGW. The Rio Grande Heritage engine is on hand to keep the memo... (more)
UP westbound hot shot running on Santa Fe trackage rights near Hodge, CA