Looking like they are about to have a "corn field meet", I98 is actually preparing to diverge off of the AGS #2 main and onto the Passenger main on the right as it gets around the NS 936 maintenan... (more)
Westbound UP intermodal train using Santa Fe trackage rights through Colton.
Westbound UP manifest entering east end Cheyenne yard.
A westbound Union Pacific van train departs North Platte Yard at Birdwood, Nebraska, on July 11, 1984. Leading the train is EMD DDA40X “Centennial” No. 6912 paired up with a SD40-2.
Power-starved UP had to pull everything off the shelves in the spring of 1984 and for a few months Centennials were back in service. Those few months were good ones for Kodak.
one of UP's hot van trains was changing crews in Yermo, CA
With a little luck, the sun kept shining as Q377 rounds the bend, and rejoins the eastbound main, while the clouds block the sun from shining on the grain elevator in the background.
eastbound UP train climbing Cajon Pass
The Centennial has been brought back temporarily out of retirement.
UP 6912 had a bit over a year left in revenue service when this photo was taken. Retired in May, 1985, she was stripped of all usable parts by the Feather River Rail Society at Portola, CA, and s... (more)