Torrential rain and thunderstorms have just pounded Wyoming’s Logan Hill, and as the storms head east, a southbound Union Pacific coal train climbs the hill at Logan at sunset on July 4, 2019.
The sun does not get much lower than this as the last few minutes of direct sun illuminates UP 7489 (AC45CCTE) as it runs light out of the UP's Cheyenne Yard.
With a head-end manifest block, a result of Union Pacific's newly adopted precision scheduled railroading, the westbound ZNPOA follows the meandering Humboldt through rugged Palisade Canyon.
In November of 2016, UP 7469 paused at Winterhaven California waiting its turn for a crew change at Yuma. The slight pause enabled the timing of this photo.
In November of 2016 Winterhaven, CA and the Union Pacific put on a show at sunset. In this scene UP 7489 is leading an Eastbound stack train at sunset, waiting its turn for a crew change in Yuma,... (more)
Union Pacific's Long Beach to Global 3 stack and rack rolls through Salt Lake City while storms roll across the Wasatch Front.
Rumbling out of the east portal of Tunnel 2 at Bealville, California, is an eastbound Union Pacific manifest freight on the stiff 2.1 percent grade through here on the climb over Tehachapi Pass on... (more)
DPU tags along for ride down into a foggy Cajon Pass