On a hazy morning, UPs Southern Pacific heritage unit crawls east after holding for Metra rush, seen here between Maple Park and Elburn.
The SP Heritage unit takes a crossover at 21st Street in Tacoma leading IG4SE
The Southern Pacific Heritage Unit leads a stack train passed the massive Temco Grain Elevator along the Tacoma Waterfront.
The Southern Pacific Heritage Unit leads a very worn AC4400 along the Puget Sound.
UP MSCWCW nears the end of its journey as they pass under the now-replaced searchlights at CP-Rana with 1996 leading.
One unit that wasn't under remote control operation was UP 1996 as it say silently at the Anaheim Wye. The locomotive was noticeably dirtier from the last time I caught it back in 2008.
Westbound on the Glidden Sub
UP 1996 brings up the rear of the westbound ZMQLC.
UP 1996 soars downgrade through Shawmut passing by the original Southern Pacific Main alignment
The Southern Pacific Heritage painted engine, covered with a layer of "SP grunge", leads the Denver to Grand Jct. manifest train across the Colorado River as it heads Westbound on the Dotsero Cuto... (more)
UP 1996, the Southern Pacific heritage unit, leads the North Platte, NE to North Yard (Denver), CO manifest races out Brighton after performing a crew swap due to the crew going "dead".
Just on the outskirts of Tooele, Utah. UP 1996 is at the railroad milepost of Warner MP751.
UP 1996 rolls past the town of Stockton. The train now will begin to pick up speed, and really leave civilization for awhile.
UP 1996 High Ball! Warner, Utah.
I was starting to lose hope I would catch the 1996. He tied down from about 1:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Which turned out to be a blessing, as he departed as the lighting was getting good. UP 1996 ro... (more)