In a typical scene along US 30 in central Nebraska, a westbound empty set destined for the Coal Creek mine in Wyoming rolls along the center main departing Gibbon, NE. Quite a sight with all of th... (more)
A westbound UP manifest at MP 99 on the Portland Sub
A westbound Union Pacific coal empty, powered by three GE AC4400CWs, climbs upgrade around “Little 10 Curve” at Rocky, Colorado, on UP’s former Rio Grande Moffat Tunnel Subdivision on the af... (more)
A trio of Union Pacific GE AC4400CWs power a westbound UP coal empty upgrade past the east switch of Clay siding while climbing the two-percent grade around the Big 10 Curve on Colorado’s Moffat... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train descends the two percent grade of the rugged Moffat Tunnel Subdivision between Tunnel 3 and Tunnel 2 just west of Plainview, Colorado on the morning of Februa... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train descends a 2 percent grade on the Front Range of the Rockies through the unique Flatirons rock formations just west of Plainview, Colorado, on February 28, 20... (more)
Westbound empties on main 1 meet eastbound loads on main 3. Main 3 will take the eastbound down the Marysville sub.
Is That Water Tower Sporting "Trump Hair"?An eastbound Union Pacific train passes through Sabinal, Texas, on the old Southern Pacific "Sunset Route." UP AC4400CW 6800, SD70M 4537 a... (more)
So, a loaded coal train on Main 1 derails while at the same time a coal empty passes by on Main 2 and derails as well. What are the chances? Yes, this did happen in Price Canyon on Sept. 26, 2007 ... (more)
UP 6800 leads an empty coal train across the BNSF Aurora Sub and under the signals guarding the diamonds on a gorgeous spring afternoon.
With dynamic brakes humming, an eastbound Union Pacific coal train exits 174-foot Tunnel 4 west of Plainview, Colorado, on February 28, 2011. One of the massive Flatiron rock formations towers abo... (more)
Through the Flatirons On February 28, 2011, a Union Pacific coal train descends the Front Range of the Rockies. The train is exiting Tunnel 4, threading Tunnel 3, and is going through a... (more)