Traffic was light on the UP's Clinton Sub as we only seen 7 eastbounds between 12-5pm, and **NO** westbounds this day. One eastbound we got was this loaded coal train. here the train fights the gr... (more)
UP 7839 leads train V088-08 west through McKees Rocks in late afternoon sunshine.
UP recently completed a signal upgrade on the Van Buren sub that my un-scientific observations tell me has really improved ops through this former bottleneck. They seem to be fiddling with power ... (more)
Spring has finally began to show itself in Central Pennsylvania, evidenced by the budding trees, splendid sunshine and our first 70 degree day, but that still has not stopped the constant parade o... (more)
UP 7839 leads a westbound stack train.
UP 7839 moves a double-stack outfit eastward through the Columbia River gorge in a land of contrasts.
Power here, power there, power everywhere. UP power glides down the Columbia. In the distant background is the John Day Dam generating electrical power, and wind turbines on the hill generating m... (more)
Hot west coast produce train Q090 with UP run through power passes the Churchville NY hot box detector at 59 mph.
Patch job...sort of.