On a recent visit to Colorado I visited some of my old stomping grounds and in doing so found this loaded coal train crossing Bell Creek in the scenic town of Paonia on the UP's former Rio Grande'... (more)
A eastbound train of solid loaded gondolas heads up Cajon Pass at Sullivan's Curve as it meets a westbound grain load.
Q132 glides under the endangered C&O signal bridge that guards the south end of the center siding at Pemberville. UP power is not uncommon on Q132 which is mainly made up of Pacer Stacktrain conta... (more)
A westbound UP mixed frieght sits broke down in West Palm Springs.
As UP 7889 passed me in Palm Springs they soon let dispatch know they were only doing 5mph. I headed to Tipton Rd to catch UP ... (more)
UP 7889 leads this Westbound along the Yuma Sub near Mecca. Back in the concest are SD59's 9901, 9904, 9905, and 9909.
UP 7889 leads this Westbound along the Yuma Sub at Indio. Back in the concest are SD59's 9901, 9904, 9905, and 9909.
Shooting through the high/wide detector at Natron with 294 axles is a loaded military train. After blocking the Mt. Vernon Rd. crossing for 45 minutes so the crew could walk the train, it’s final... (more)
Union Pacific 7889 and three other units scream as they slowly bring this long intermodal train down maintrack 1 of the Roseville Sub. Maintrack 1 was originally built buy the Central Pacific rail... (more)
Union Pacific 7889 brings the ZNPOA through Applegate, CA on a beautiful afternoon in the lower hills of Donner Pass. Further up the hill, thunderstorms have been screwing with thousands of memori... (more)
After a quick inspection for operational headlights and ditch lights, Union Pacific's Global One, IL to Los Angeles, CA stack train departs UP North Yard in downtown Salt Lake City.
An eastbound container rattles the crossing at Fairfax, Iowa on a beautful blue sky morning.