Crude oil loading was still in its early stage in Utah when I took this shot. The location is Gilluly, on the west side of Soldier Summit. This is an easy spot to access as it is right next to US ... (more)
Empty crude oil tanks headed for the Union Pacific’s Helper Yard. 21 empties and one very odd coil steel car apparently serving as a buffer. In past times, Helper Yard was often full of coal hoppe... (more)
Castlegate is a large cliff-like structure of Cretaceous age sandstone that nearly blocks the lower end of Price River Canyon in Utah. The Union Pacific’s Provo sub follows the Price River downstr... (more)
A pair of UP SD70Ms head west along the Lynndyl Sub to pick up an eastbound auto train tied down on the passing siding at Pehrson.
The action on the Overland Route is busy today as SD70M 3973 kicks its westbound autoracks in gear after stopping for a quick meet with a short and fast Z train.
A LA bound auto train waits it turn to head towards Cajon Pass.
UP and BNSF meet at Hodge