Union Pacific train MGRRV has crested Donner Summit and is now working downhill as it passes through Soda Springs.
By the banks of the Snake River, UP 5285 West comes through the curves approaching Glenns Ferry, ID. The town was once a division point, with significant grades on either side of town requiring he... (more)
UP 5285 powers a 229 car eastbound manifest. The rest of the head end power is offline. There is a DPU cut in 117 cars back.
A westbound Union Pacific freight arrives at Green River, Wyoming, for a crew change on February 8, 2007. Other power moves around near the engine facility, while two yard switchers take a brief b... (more)
Families of UP employes get a free train ride between Sparks and Truckee. Now, on the return leg of the first trip, UP 5285 rolls into Nevada as it follows the Truckee river through Verdi.
One of the crewmembers called the signal in a funny way with this remark: "Q0 Niner 1 UP 5285 East on 2 Clear Suuuman...A Woof...Woof!"