Parked on the wye in the Union Pacific Railway’s West Anaheim Yard is UP ET44AC 2739, built by General Electric in September 2016. (Anaheim California – March 29, 2021)
I See the Bad Moon a-Rising…
A full moon rises in the eastern sky over a pair of Union Pacific GP60s. These four-axle locomotives were built in 1989 as hot power for intermodal ... (more)
The power for Union Pacific local LOA32 has run around its eleven-car train, and is now shoving the cars into the industrial complex near the end of the UP’s Santa Ana Industrial Lead. Former Cot... (more)
Built in April 1948, Union Pacific NW2 1083 is looking good in the railroad’s latest paint scheme, which features the railroads shield on the cab. UP 1083 has retained its original single chime a... (more)
Southern California is, once again, seeing drought conditions thanks to a La Niña condition in the Pacific Ocean. A quick trip to the Post Office became a longer trip home when the signals at the... (more)
Near the southern end of the Union Pacific’s Santa Ana Industrial Lead, UP train LOA32 switches some industries (most notably, Behr Paint). UP GP60s 1083 (ex-UP 1953, née-SSW 9651) and 1105 (ex-U... (more)
UP 1083 & UP 1026 idle while waiting to go to work.