Shortly after a line of late-summer thunderstorms rolled through the Wasatch Range, this westbound loaded coal train thundered out of Helper bound for Long Beach, CA. I first photographed the tra... (more)
Late on an intermittently stormy summer afternoon, a loaded UP coal train drops through the Gilluly horseshoes. A cluster of fast-moving clouds had just enough of a gap between them to permit thi... (more)
Union Pacific coal load passes through the downtown Elkhorn, NE, area on a bright April morning.
Fellow railfans Ian Contreras and Matt Lastovich get the shot of a UP coal load over the scenic fox river bridge. Braving cold temps and nearly falling in the Fox River for a good shot, thats how ... (more)
A loaded coal train coasts toward the red signal at 41.2 before high balling East to West Chicago and backing onto the J for a trip south toward the Will County coal plant.
Eastbound coal train
One of the last UP powered coal trains on the NS crosses McLemore headed west with emtpies.
One of the last UP powered coal trains on the NS is faced with this individual on the tracks. Perhaps in the holiday rush this person failed to noticed the crossing arms down..... or the flashing ... (more)