A mixed freight pulls out of a winding route along the Sacramento River with Mount Shasta standing tall in the background.
Big mountains, big trains, big power. Moving heavy trains through the Rocky Mountains is no easy task. 100+ car coal trains often utilize mid train DPUs (Distributed Power Units), such as t... (more)
The Solimar fire burn area. The cans with a UP ES44AC, a Southern Pacific AC44CW,and a UP AC45CCTE, roll through the burn area. The fire roared down the hillside in heavy winds, and jumped across... (more)
UP ES44AC 7888 is the DPU of a Northbound intermodal heading north on the Chester Sub as a the trees on the bluffs begin to change color.
Union Pacific's hot ZCIG1 races east alongside the competition in Utah's Weber River Valley on May 23, 2014.
A rail train rolls north on Main 2 into Castle Rock. Union Pacific is perplexing...they run older, faded power on their coal trains, but they sems to put the newer, cleaner power on their MoW tra... (more)
Catching the last light of the day, this easbound has just entered Idaho when it crossed the bridge over the Snake River at Rock Island.