UP 5427 (ES44AC) repositions towards the North Yard in Denver, Colorado after disconnecting from a coal train.
A westbound sand train is passing under the old coal dock at Nelson, IL
UP 5727 leads a oil can train into the Big Ten curve leading to the Rocky Mountains. The steep grade will have the train doubling back on the track cut that can be seen in the background.
The crew on UP 5727 west perform a roll-by inspection on the westbound Roper Yard manifest as they depart Tolland, Colo., and head towards the Moffat Tunnel on March 14, 2015.
Just before sunrise, a westbound empty crude oil train makes its way out of Barbara's Gulch and heads into the siding at Rocky. The train will let the Ski Train by before continuing up the mountai... (more)
Just before sunrise, a westbound empty crude oil train makes its way through Barbara's Gulch on the approach to Rocky. The train will take the siding here and let the Ski Train by before continuin... (more)