Union Pacific's Ogden-Roper autorack train rolls through C784, the train is just a few miles from it's destination, after having traveled all of the way from Cheyenne early that morning.
The Vulcan Rock Train comes out of the long tunnel under Newhall Pass separating the Santa Clarita Valley from the San Fernando Valley.
The Vulcan Rock Train begins to move again at CP Quartz as it starts to drop from the summit of Vincent/Acton behind it.
The Rock Train is slowed by the climb up to CP Crest and Soledad Canyon as it comes around a curve in Palmdale.
The Rock Train is just minutes into its journey as it heads west (railroad east) on the Union Pacific Mojave Sub (former Southern Pacific Palmdale Cutoff). The train will reverse directions upon r... (more)
UP 7991, 4561, 6739, & 4513 lead westbound stacks.