A trio of UP motors leads Q693-21 down the Big Sandy Subdivision, passing onto the single track at CH Cabin near Chapman, KY in the last light of the day. While the rest of the CSX system undergoe... (more)
This is a very long train at almost 12,000 ft in length...during its journey west from Chicago, UP/MP 1982 developed engine problems. UP 5590 was added at Cheyenne, Wy.
Snow was melting off UP 5590 which had bucked snow drifts from ground blizzards on UP's Limon line. Empty unit coal train was headed for the Energy Mine in Colorado.
Ground blizzards created drifts on the east to west Kansas Pacific (UP's Limon line) the weekend of Feb 24-25. 5590 did it share of bucking the snow drifts.
A fast moving westbound coal train clears just in time, allowing me to set up for this eastbound manifest lead by UP 5590, bound for Proviso.