UP 5716 leads a WB intermodal around the Bertram, IA curves.
UP 5716 AC44CWCTE emerges from the Hermosa Tunnels in Wyoming belching smoke from the uphill climb. I can only imagine what it must have looked like when a Big Boy locomotive emerged.
UP 5716 brings up the rear of a eastbound intermodal, passing the now fallen searchlights at Hodgkins.
On April 9, 2016, an eastbound Union Pacific loaded oil train pops out of Tunnel 1 into a small pocket of sunshine (literally) on a gorgeous spring afternoon in Coal Creek Canyon.
The sun comes in and out as loaded oil cans from Wash, Utah descend the 2-percent grade as the train negotiates the horseshoe curve in Coal Creek Canyon just west of Denver along the Moffat Road o... (more)
With a new crew on duty, a North Platte, NE to TG Soda, WY manifest departs out of Cheyenne as a BNSF coal train departs as well with a new crew.
UP 5716 charges out of Cheyenne with five on the point and one mid train DPU on this westbound manifest as a BNSF northbound coal train gets a new crew.
A BNSF grain train waits behind an intermodal train which is waiting for a parade of westbounds as a UP train passes on the Palmdale Cutoff.
UP 5716 southbound meets northbound UP 5010.
The train has crested the summit a few miles back and is now running out from under the storms