Laden with coal, UP 5632 groans up the eastern slopes of Soldier Summit on its way to Utah Valley and on. Further back, and out of frame, three units provide mid-train assistance and a lone helper... (more)
I had about half a day to spend in the Salt Lake City area, but with the short daylight hours this time of the year that’s not a whole lot of time. So I took off west and then south of the city fo... (more)
A loaded coal train passes under the classic ex-CNW signals at the diamond at Rochelle. The train is enroute for the power plant at Wheatfield, IN. The signals on the BNSF and UP are being updated... (more)
Eastbound coal bucket .
To start off my first day on Donner Pass, I do a short hike up to the tunnel at Andover. We were greeted by a EB stack train as we wait for this Oakland bound Z.
A Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) Halsted coal load is passing the small town of Varisco, TX southbound on the UP Giddings sub.