Late in the afternoon of July 4, 2019, Mother Nature decided to provide some of her own fireworks over Wyoming’s Powder River Basin. Torrential rain, lots of lightning and some wind sent us into t... (more)
Northbound TXU Martin Lake coal with one UP on the head end, and two BNSF on the rear pushing.
It amazes me at the audacity of many railroad companies in this country years ago to go through almost impenetrable terrain. A great example is the Western Pacific, which was completed into Califo... (more)
A UP Canyon Sub freight on the ex-Western Pacific route through California's Feather River Canyon diverges from the main line to Salt Lake City as it emerges from tunnel 32 at Keddie, CA. This is ... (more)
Union Pacific's Salt Lake City to Denver freight kicks up a little dust along the Provo Subdivision in Spanish Fork Canyon at CP RG677, Rio.
UP 6043 leads a patched CNW on this westbound empty coal train, preparing to stop, to allow another westbound to pass.
Eastbound thru Kirkwood on beautiful spring morning.
Passing the distinctly red rocks for which the location of Red Rocks is named, this UP train is headed for Salt Lake City and servicing a power plant.
UP 6043 South, a unit grain train headed for Houston, departs Ft. Worth at Tower 55.
Sheboygan Coal empties enter the east end of Altoona Yard.
Brand New UP6043 rests for the night at the West Oakland Diesel sanding racks after its first cross country trip west. The UP8748, an ex-SP8388 SD40T-2, and Amtrak California F59PHI CDTX2013 rest ... (more)