The lean at Archer Hill is fun to watch, as UP 5453 (C45ACCTE) leads a fast freight around the elevated S curves.
Archer Hill west of Cheyenne, Wyoming provides a great vantage point from which to shoot trains running west on the Transcon rail line.
CSX southbound manifest train Q521-26 (Nashville, Tennessee to New Orleans, Louisiana) is approaching Vine Street in Decatur, Alabama with a Union Pacific leader. The photo was taken from a publi... (more)
Filth! A filthy UP 5453 heads West in the late afternoon sun through the Truckee River Canyon.
Smoke 'em if you got em! 12,700 horsepower put on a smoke show after exiting the ten thousand foot Tunnel number 41, with 5300 tons of double stacks behind. It'll be all downhill for the ne... (more)
This westbound manifest was also designated a "Key" train by the UP, since it was carrying several cars of hazardous materials.
C45ACCTE is Rising out of Benson, Arizona. The train has rounded the curve at the top of the hill as it comes out of Benson and the San Pedro Valley headed east to the town of Dragoon. This area i... (more)