This is a prime example of why distracted driving and trains do not mix. We watched this whole event unfold. The crew was shoving at no more than 5 MPH, and the conductor had the crossing protecte... (more)
UP 1478 negotiates the less than stellar trackage through downtown Jefferson. A short time after this photo was taken, we witnessed a motorist slam into the side of this train.
UP 1478 is bobbing and weaving it's way towards Jefferson.
UP 1478 meets a pulldown job at Butler Yard in Butler, WI.
I am sometimes amazed that these things stay on the rails. UP 1478 eases over some rough track through downtown Jefferson on their way to pick up a refrigerated box car at the end of the line. Thi... (more)
UP 1478 has just crossed the dilapidated diamond at Jefferson Jct, as they continue their trek towards Jefferson.
UP 1478 has just made a pickup and bombs for Jefferson. At least they're not light power at this point anymore, but still, this train is barely enough to knock the rust off the rails.
UP 1478 heads light passed the depot in Watertown.
A rare trio of matching UP geeps lead a transfer in downtown St.Louis .
This old girl idles her time away in the old CNW Madison Yard on an unseasonably warm January day.
This power is resting this Thanksgiving morning at the former CNW yard at Madison.Once the major yard for CNW in the St. Louis area, UP now uses it for 1 or 2 local jobs.
The Santa Margarita Turn approaches Soledad on its return trip to Watsonville.
The Santa Margarita Turn approaches a tunnel along the Coast Line.
The Santa Margarita Turn passes between the target signals in King City.