While another day ends on California's Pacific Coast, UP's Guadalupe Turn crew has only just begun their duties as they bring 27 cars of freight south to Gemco Yard outside of Los Angeles.
The southbound Guadalupe Turn operates on some of the most scenic territory for photographs that you'll find, with the daylight portion of its trip being along or near the Pacific Ocean more often... (more)
Illuminated by late afternoon sunshine, UP 7963 and the empty coal train under its command are unaffected by a dramatic thunderstorm looming 20 miles to the east.
Union Pacific ES44AC #7963 leads the Oakland to Ogden, UT stack train (KOAOG-07) through Eckley followed by SD70M #4917, C41-8W #9541, and C45ACCTE #5288.
ILXMN approaches Niland as its lead GEVO splits the soon-to-be-replaced SP searchlight block signals.
UP 7963 seen passing the distinctive red cliffs west of Burns, CO along the Colorado River section of UP's Moffat Tunnel Sub.