A southbounder on the Chester Sub near Fults, Illinois.
Pilot is the second siding west of the Utah/Nevada state line on Union Pacific’s Shafter Sub. It is the location of a large limestone quarry whose waste rock dump is seen looming in the background... (more)
I followed this westbound train for about 100 miles as I traveled west on I80 across the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah and into Nevada. I got a shot of it at Pilot siding and then got ahead of it ... (more)
A continuously welded rail train, with one rail, ties down in San Luis Obispo.
An eastbound Union Pacific coal load passes the detector at mile 22.6 west of Clay, Colorado, on October 22, 2012. The train is circling the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon on a 2% ruling grade with GE... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific coal load descends through the horseshoe curve encircling the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon at mile 22.6 west of Clay, Colorado, on October 22, 2012. On the point is GE AC4... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train eases downgrade away from Tolland, Colorado, and crosses Boulder Creek on the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision. The Continental Divide in the background has some of ... (more)
UP 5800 crosses Callison Rd near Penryn Calif
Just after sunset, the UP5800 holds for a clear signal at the Amtrak California Centerville station in Fremont, CA.