Lingering storm clouds lay atop the Tehachapi range as a trio of new Union Pacific ET45AHs hold back eastbound tonnage as it leaves the mountains for the crossing of the vast Mojave Desert.
Dashing Through The Snow
Just before nightfall, winter storm Jonas drops the last bit of snow on the region as the eastbound stack train 202 rounds the bend and flies down the grade, kic... (more)
A set of 3 UP Tier4's lead a Roseville to West Colton manifest freight down the Palmdale Cutoff at Silverwood in the late afternoon.
Another shot of New Tier IV locomotives at Albina. They won't look like this for long judging by the looks of UP 8073 in the background.
New Tier IV yellow jackets are looking pretty sharp at Albina Yard.
During a heavy snow storm, a new Union Pacific Tier 4 leads train 201 westbound by Marion Virginia.
One of the newest addition's to UP's fleet lead NS 204 across the Pacolet River trestle at Converse, SC while a Blue Heron Crane watches from the river.
Passing North Montclair on the original SP mainline, UP 2583 heads east for West Colton.
UP 2583 brings up the rear of a light engine move from Mira Loma to West Colton seen here just east of Pomona near Montclair.
UP 2629 leads a baretable down the Palmdale Cutoff at South Canyon.
UP 2604 brings up the rear of this West Colton to Roseville manifest at Canyon.
UP 2613 rounds the big curve near the summit of the climb up Beaumont Hill.
Just after sunrise near Beaumont finds brand new UP 2613 leading train KLBNS as it nears the top of the climb up San Timoteo Canyon.
Three brand new GE ET45AH locomotives lead the Roseville to West Colton manifest through Stockton heading south.
One of UP's newest additions hangs around Portland on turkey day. I think i got the new designation of this Tier IV compliant GE.