The ZLAJX gets underway departing the Tuscon yard with the last minutes of sun rays pop out over the horizon. In the foreground is one of the last SP era signal bridges guarding the Union Pacific ... (more)
The high priority ZLAJX struggles eastbound as it battles the slight but near nonexistent grade between Yuma & Tuscon Arizona while racing the last few rays of light.
A UP Manifest heads out of Albina Yard in Portland, around the S Curve in East Portland by the Rose Quarter. 7448 and Co. is about to turn onto the lower deck of Steel Bridge and head through Unio... (more)
With around 10-12 trains per day, catching a meet on Cima Hill isn't common. Here, MWCRO 03 with an SP Painted DPU holds the siding for a meet with domestic doublestacker KG1LA 02.
After repairing a broken air hose that required an emergency stop, UP's Global 1, IL to Los Angeles, CA stack train is back on the move at Becks Hot Springs in Salt Lake City.
UP 7448 climbs upgrade through Tunnel 1.
UP 7448 is fifth in line, waiting for a maintenance window to expire. The signal is at the south end of Summit Siding, the top aspect is a letter-type indicator. Illumination of the "M" indicati... (more)
One of the joys of railfanning along the Evanston Sub on Friday mornings is the opportunity to catch two Union Pacific perishable trains climbing the Echo Canyon grade. October 1, 2010 was no exce... (more)