The EC-4 was inspecting Main 1 on the Joint Line at track speed when it saw something amiss at the grade crossing just north of Larkspur. The vehicle stopped and headed back to the crossing so cr... (more)
Approaching the town of Mojave, Union Pacific's EC-4 track inspection car has finished making its rounds over the Tehachapi mountains, and will soon make a run up the Lone Pine Sub toward Searles.
Coming into Palmer Lake I was not expecting to see this, and I only had a second to jump out of the car and snap one or two quick shots.
An 8.5 million dollar modern day RDC.
UP track inspection vehicle rolls past crews laying new CWR on the UP Adams sub.