A trio of U50C's waits in the ready track for their next train east.
Accelerating through Hodge, near Lenwood, California, is Union Pacific train ISCLB 05 (Intermodal; Salt Lake City UT to Long Beach CA). This train, powered by SD70Ms 5017 and 4296, was waiting be... (more)
A UP grain train ends its struggle up the hill and now levels out to gain speed, after one locomotive was bad ordered. This track has since been rebuilt with concrete ties to host high speed Amtra... (more)
roster photo UP East LA facility
In a classic scene, a man and his daughter wave to the engineer of this southbound grain train, GSRKPG 15, passing through Shipman.
Less than one horsepower-per-ton doesn't mean squat when its flat running, here the reverend, after cresting a short grade, takes his train through flat Illinois farm country. Train was GSRKPG 15.
With locomotives all-out in Run 8, the Reverend Spiv X prays that his train will make this short, but steep grade with GSRKPG 15.