With a trio of UP power, 64W passes under US 119 at Millers Creek, a few miles West of Williamson.
Ethanol loads roll East through downtown Matewan with a trio of UP's, including the Katy Heritage Unit in the middle.
In an earlier post I showed an eastbound BNSF train at this classic location. After waiting seemingly forever, and watching the shadows grow longer, finally we caught UP 4495 and its train headed... (more)
Posted a similar shot of this train awhile back here snaking thru the S curves , but also have to share this image, as it catches the Oil Cans crossing the famed Stenner Creek Trestle.
"The Snake" making it's way down Cuesta Pass with the head end approaching Stenner Creek Trestle, while the helpers are still seen above in the horseshoe curve.
The loaded coast cans make a rare daylight appearance this morning as SD70M number 4495 leads them around the horseshoe curve on Cuesta Grade. D70, 70-210mm.
Helper operations on Kirkwood Hill, an eastbound manifest cut off its power to shove a loaded coal train up the 1% grade.