The first thunderstorm complexes of the 2020 season rumble northeasterly over Boulder County while the last light of the day strikes a westbound oil train around the horseshoe at Coal Creek. Gett... (more)
UP 5908 works it’s manifest past Blue Mountain and through the Coal Creek tangents on a delightful bright morning. Fresh heavy snow fell over the previous 2 days and with such little traffic on th... (more)
After waiting a couple hours to exit the yard, a UP stack train hustles down the Chester Sub near Fults, Illinois.
A northbound loaded Illinois coal train crosses the bridge over a swollen Fountain Creek.
UP 7942 & 6158 lead 205 car eastbound manifest.
The IOANP is only a few miles from the summit of Donner Pass as it negotiates the reverse curves carved on a shelf above the South Yuba River west of Soda Springs, CA, on May 23, 2020. This train ... (more)
UP roars past Lookout Point Reservoir as it begins it's long climb up the Casdade Mountains, where switchbacks and tunnels await.
UP 4686 leads a long southbound intermodal train around Tehachapi Loop. At the time Walong siding still existed at the loop. Today this view would include a second main track (Main 2) where the ... (more)
An empty unit coal train, I believe from Richmond, CA, is cresting the climb from the San Francisco Bay to the top of Donner Pass at CPRV 192 East Norden. As it crests the summit of Donner just sh... (more)
Three ES44ACs lead an eastbound with a mix of containers & trailers.
A Walker Repo crosses the diamond with the San Pedro Sub behind a pair of SD40-2 rebuilds and a train of empty wells for the Ports.
UP7056 leads a movement of a Schnabel car into Cima California.
On the afternoon of August 5, 2000, an eastbound Union Pacific coal train heads downgrade out of Plainview, Colorado, and is approaching Tunnel 1 on UP’s Moffat Tunnel Subdivision.
If you stay on the freeway you would never now this area existed. Between Inkom and McCammon, Idaho. The old highway and railroad drop through a canyon lined with lava rock with the Portnuef river... (more)
After working Ice Deck and Old Colton Yard, LOB86 returns west towards Montclair via a stop at West Colton as they come off the Colton Flyover.