Union Pacific fast-forty 8014 has stopped for a red signal in Colton. Soon the hot intermodal train will be on UP rails, racing toward the UP yard in Los Angeles. Photo taken with permission fro... (more)
Union Pacific GE ES44AC No. 8014 leads three EMD SD70Ms on a southbound intermodal train climbing California’s Tehachapi Pass on sinuous trackage entering the Allard horseshoe curve at Bealville o... (more)
A southbound Union Pacific intermodal train enters the big horseshoe curve at Allard as it passes through Bealville, California, while climbing Tehachapi Pass on the beautiful spring day of March ... (more)
It is a hot and humid summer day in eastern Kansas as a 158 car, 9,778 foot long Houston to North Platte manifest rolls through the small, quiet town of Leroy.
Stopping in the siding at Dresden is UP Train ZSEMN 31. It will be here a while, as another flood detour coal load ahead of it has pulled a drawbar and is setting out a car with the help of the J... (more)
The UP River Sub. is out because, well, the Missouri River that the line is named after is out of its banks. So when flooding happens, the UP Sedalia Sub. is again a bi-directional railroad. Fir... (more)
Eastbound UP stack train passes by the Rochelle Railroad Park.
The Woes of the Sedalia Sub. With the Missouri River flooding and covering parts of Union Pacific's River Sub, the railroad has moved eastbound traffic to the primarily-westbound Sedalia Su... (more)
A new delivery from GE leads UP's ITSAHX K-Line stacker near Droubay Road just east of Erda, Utah.
It's been a while since I've seen an SD9043MAC, leading a coal train (at least around this area). Today, we have one leading the Plaines, loaded coal train, on the approach to ComEd.
UP 8014 leads a manifest westbound on the wrong main due to MoW work on Main 1, seen behind the lone Big MAC.
A lone SD9043MAC fronts this westbound manifest while another one is pushing on the rear. This train is running wrong main due to track work on Main 1.
While traveling from San Diego to Saguaro National Park, I found a high speed UP freight traveling west along the highway just after sunrise. Unfortunately, I cant remember exactly where I was fo... (more)