Despite having crested the grade about 3/4 of a mile back, C45AC-CTE 7895, three additional head-end units, and two DPUs are still slowly dragging (and pushing) the tail of the MOGRV out of Tunnel... (more)
UP 7895 2690 are giving their all at Lakepoint, Utah. They are doing about 20 miles an hour, on the grade and losing momentum. They will crest this climb in about a 1/4 mile though.
What looks like as small yard are actually six main lines representing four of the five Class 1 railroads operating in Memphis, Tennessee. UP 7895, on the UP Memphis Sub main, and UP 3946, on the ... (more)
After the storm... Silhouetted against an orange sunset, Union Pacific no. 7895, and Norfolk Southern no. 3284 sit in the yard awaiting an assignment.
An eastbound freight skirts along the Columbia River at Dune, just east of The Dalles.
UP's MNPWC climbs the Lynndyl Sub grade just west of Lake Point, Utah.
A single GE ES44AC leads Union Pacific's North Platte, NE to West Colton, CA manifest west along the Lynndyl Subdivision at Erda. A pair of EMD SD70ACe motors were shoving on the rear of this heav... (more)
Set up in 1x2 DPU, Union Pacific's North Platte, NE to West Colton, CA manifest departs Salt Lake City for it's 725 mile journey west to southern California.
Union Pacific's Long Beach, CA to Global 3, IL stacker heads east down main #3 along UP's North Yard at Rose Park. For the history buffs, the weedy track at right was the former D&RGW Ogden mainli... (more)
Common practice on the UP when running distributed power is to place more power on the point that the rear or mid-train. On this particular train, one unit was set up on the point with two on the ... (more)
A Westbound manifest rolls down the #1 track and exits Tunnel #18, at Newcastle into the setting sun.
Yarding a freight
Pushing to get to Salt Lake City before the sun sets.