Amongst the color and vegetation of spring, a southbound UP manifest pops out of tunnel 2, at the north end of Bealville siding on this cloudy afternoon.
A pair of UP leaders takes Q311 north through some rural countryside. This stretch of track is still dark territory so pegging a train can be tricky.
A GE AC4400CW-CTE shoves on a 77 car MRONY train approaching East Gilluly on March 15, 2013. Only 10 additional miles and 1000 feet of elevation remain to reach Soldier Summit.
The local weather service had said there might be a light dusting of snow overnight, totaling less than one inch. People in the Denver-Metro area were therefore caught off guard when waking up to ... (more)
The Sun has just dipped below the mountains behind me, but the top of the Monolith cement plant and opposite mountainsides are still bathed in evening light. UP 5959 is leading a short cement tra... (more)
An eastbound UP coal train runs around a stack train as it crosses the Kansas River on the High Line.
An eastbound UP coal train crosses the Kansas River headed for Missouri as it runs around a stack train.
Coal emptys slowing for Mississippi river bridge to close