Usually only on Wednesday
Bestway Concrete hosts some local businesses for the Union Pacific. To the north the Flatirons stand proud over Boulder. This train will skirt the wes... (more)
Only on Wednesdays, the Rocky Local is creeping through the weeds of high plains and some ranching relics of bygone era along the branch to Bestway Concrete.
A Union Pacific transfer passes Pueblo, Colorado’s Union Station as it brings a short train to the UP yard from the BNSF yard on March 9, 2020. Sadly, there haven’t been any passenger trains serv... (more)
You can usually find a variety of light power in the UP's North Yard. Here we se UP 1357 (GP40-2), UP 1598 (SD40N), UPY 586 (GP15-1) and UP 801 GP38-2).
The remote operator of UP 1357 has just finished sorting a string of freight cars and heads to the top of the ladder to grab another string.
You can see two former Denver Rio Grande Western engines in this shot - UP 1345 (GP40-2 built in 1974) and UP 1357 (GP40-2 built in 1972).
A gaggle of Geeps hold station in the 36th Street Yard. UP 1357 was built in 1972 as a former Denver & Rio Grande Western GP40-2 (note blanked-off double headlight) and UP 712 was built in 1980 a... (more)
The north end of the ex-GM&O yard, with it's old lamp structure still standing, sees the UP working the one scheduled freight over this mostly-Amtrak route.
A trio of UP GP40-2's lead the North Local south through Wilmington, crossing the Kankakee River.
Union Pacific Railroads North Local, is south bound returning to its home base of Bloomington, Illinois as it passes by a signal gang removing dormant code line and lineside poles along the former... (more)
This might be the only time you ever see a geep 40 pointing a GEVO. The crew tied the yard switcher on the front of the consist to do some switch moves and then take the train down to Springfield.
A quartet of UP locomotives shoves cuts of cars in and out of UPs Bloomington yard.