The Missouri Pacific heritage unit has just pulled into Dupo in all of its blue glory. They will quickly switch crews, make some pick-ups and set-outs, and then continue on to Chicago. Train was I... (more)
Derated local power
Local power waiting for call
New and old EMD products mingle in the UP yard at Dupo after night fall. The ACe will probably be the power for ZDUMQ 08
A new SD70ACe and SD70M counterpart wait in the yard for their assignment, this is the power for the ZDUMQ 08. Note the severe lean in the trailing locomotive.
UP 775 idles the night away, under the watchful glare of a blood-red crescent moon.
Former BRC unit await s its next assignment at the UP Dupo, Il. yard
Soon to be coupled onto their train these 2 UP SD70Ms take a break to rest under the stars. Notice the blur in the stars, that's actually how much the earth rotated in just 12 seconds!
Westbound coal train
Switching intermodal cars
In her first ever freight assignment, UP's Western Pacific Heritage unit awaits her crew for this hotshot intermodal at 3:00 in the morning.
The fog begins to surround UP 1983 on IDULA 10, about half-an-hour before its departure on its first freight run.
Sorting cars in the yard.