After catching the unit coal train tied down in half in Nelson, IL earlier on in the day, it is finally on the move with DPU UP 6590 giving a shove through the CNW signals
The grimy one has gotten the lead as a mixed freight rolls southward into Wellington on the OKT.
A westbound Union Pacific coal empty climbs out of Rocky, Colorado, on June 2, 2013. In the middle of the photos is a glimpse of Eisele (formerly Clay) siding. For only a short time this spring, t... (more)
Getting underway after leaving the siding at Riga, Kansas UP 6590 starts to slow for a 10 MPH slow order ahead.
Westbound coal empties cross the tranquil Meramec River.
Everyone else is about a block away from this location admiring the UP Challenger steam engine which has just brought the Missouri River Eagle excursion special into town. Myself, I'm here to shoo... (more)
UP run through on the Paducah and Lousiville, crossing the Kentucky Lake Dam.
Westbound on the NS ex-NYC mainline.