The Great Race to the Southwest has just begun on this beautiful September morning as UP 4014 charges up the grade through Speer, WY and on towards Southern California on September 27th, 2019.
As the rain showers move further to the east and sun begins to come out, UP 4014 rolls under the signal bridge at CP W680 in Rawlins, WY on September, 27th, 2019.
With the last minutes of sunlight fading in the background, UP 5397 leads an eastbound soda ash train out of Medicine Bow, WY on September 27th, 2019.
On a beautiful fall afternoon deep within the Rocky Mountains, UP 1943 (the Spirit of the Union Pacific) leads a westbound Denver to Grand Junction Executive Special through the fall colors in Tol... (more)
The sun has just fallen behind the mountains as CP 8653 leads a southbound empty wind turbine blade train towards the 55th Street grade crossing in Boulder, CO on September 24th, 2019.
In the late afternoon sunlight, a southbound empty wind turbine blade train rolls out of the siding at Longs Peak on the BNSF Front Range Subdivision with CP AC4400CW #8653 on point on September 2... (more)
The sun has finally come out on this cold December morning as UP 5328 leads an eastbound coal load into Tunnel 29 near Cliff Siding on the UP Moffat Tunnel Subdivision on December 15th, 2018.
In the blazing afternoon sunlight, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief races west through Rosario, NM and on towards Albuquerque on September 4th, 2019.
The roar of GE locomotives echoes through the Rocky Mountains as UP 5931 leads a West Elk Mine coal empty up the grade towards Tunnel One in Coal Creek Canyon, CO on August 13th, 2019.
In the early morning hours, BNSF 5604 leads an eastbound Provo, UT to McCook, NE manifest through the curve at Crescent, CO on August 14th, 2019.
A series of monsoon storms grow in the background as BNSF 9109 leads the Galesburg, IL to Barstow, CA manifest past some sunflowers in Maine, AZ on September 6th, 2019.
The sun continues to set on the Wyoming countryside as UP 1943 leads the Council Bluffs to Denver Passenger Special through Burns, WY on August 19th, 2019.
After crossing over tracks at the previous control point, UP 1943 returns to track speed and continues west leading the Council Bluffs to Denver Passenger Special towards the small town of Egbert,... (more)
In the late evening sunlight, UP’s Council Bluffs to Denver Passenger Special races west through Pine Bluffs, WY on August 19th, 2019 with UP 1943 (the Spirit of the Union Pacific) on point.
Dark clouds begin to fill the afternoon sky as BNSF H1 Dash 9-44CW #970 leads a sand train into Leyden Siding on the UP Moffat Tunnel Subdivision on August 5th, 2019.