When key components on freight cars fail and the subsequent repairs can’t be made at the location said car is set out, then you got to improvise a temporary solution to get the car running again. ... (more)
UP 8632 (SD70ACe) greets an eight engine consist heading into the UP's North Yard.
With ten pieces of Union Pacific's first class varnish in tow and Union Pacific's 'Military Spirit' locomotive leading the charge a westbound passenger special sails through Pine Bluffs, WY having... (more)
While waiting on the last CNW-painted AC44 to show up, this eastbound UP manifest showed up, and between the farmer in his field and the sunset, I figured that it was worth a few pixels. This is ... (more)
On Saturday UP 844 (4-8-4) will leave Cheyenne and head west toward Utah. The Big Boy will follow in about a week.
No doubt railfans, foamers and photogs will be lining the tracks for miles!
Many variety of locomotives, performing maneuvers, in maintenance, or just waiting for service, in Union Pacific facility at North Yard, Denver, all this seen from 48th Ave, a unique advantage poi... (more)
UP 3070 pulls an empty coal train out of Xcel Energy's Allen S. King power plant. UP's entire fleet of Tier IV EMDs had been stored for several months, but a power imbalance caused by flooding was... (more)
An ET44AC leads a somewhat rare (for 2019) shield logo AC44 and a newer SD70ACe, elephant style, into La Grande. The brick platform of the station is well maintained.
A trio of Union Pacific coal trains cross Logan Hill, north of Bill, Wyoming, on June 23, 2018. Even with the decline of coal, traffic on this four-track segment of the Orin Line in Powder River B... (more)
On one of the nicest Easter Sundays in the Chicago area in decades, a UP SD70ACe-T4 sits at the EMD LaGrange facility.
The last patched CNW unit on the UP roster leads ICOG4 south past the historic C&A depot in Lemont.
Union Pacific's Chicago and North Western heritage unit, #1995, leads NS train 188 eastbound through Webster, Va.
"This here is one of our finest," said the UP Manager. In a staged scene part of the annual night photography session at the Rail Giants Train Museum in Pomona, a Union Pacific executive p... (more)