UP 5723 heads east after cresting the western slopes of Soldier Summit while an approaching storm begins to darken the sky behind.
The hard part is over, UP 5723 has crested Soldier Summit and cruises east towards Helper and Price.
A pair of UP's leave Bellevue as they head west
After departing Denver earlier in the day, Union Pacific train M-NYRO-02 navigates the tight crevices along South Boulder Creek just east of the small community of Pinecliffe, Colorado. The train ... (more)
After just exiting Tunnel #29, UP's North Yard (Denver), CO to Roper Yard (Salt Lake City), UT manifest crosses South Boulder Creek at Pinecliffe as the train works up grade towards the Moffat Tun... (more)
Most of the fog that was pretty much around all morning has lifted. The sun begins to shine as UP's North Yard, CO to Roper Yard, UT manifest climbs the 2% grade up to Tunnel #1 in Coal Creek Cany... (more)
Eastbound coal loads round the sweeping curve at Pacific.At left is the BNSF Cuba Sub, while the large US Silica Plant is at right.
Union Pacific's Salt Lake City to Denver manifest sinks it's teeth into the 2% grade on former D&RGW rails in Spanish Fork Canyon. If you look closely, a second train is running parallel to the UP... (more)
Union Pacific's MRONY train emerges from the darkness of the 3009 ft. Thistle tunnel along the former D&RGW Salt Lake City to Denver mainline.
Emerging from deep shadows into the morning sun, Union Pacific's Salt Lake City, UT to Denver, CO manifest climbs eastward on former D&RGW rails at CP RG677 Rio, Utah.
Union Pacific's Salt Lake City to Denver manifest climbs the former D&RGW mainline through the tiny ghost town of Mill Fork, Utah.
Emerging from the shadows into brilliant morning sunlight, Union Pacific's Salt Lake City to Denver manifest climbs eastward on former D&RGW rails at Rio, Utah. Having received it's first coat of ... (more)
UP 5723 leads a manifest down Cajon Pass on the Palmdale Cutoff.
with ex-SP 9857