With the snow continuing to build and crews unable to carry out the mandatory FRA inspection, Union Pacific chose to run a spreader train over the Craig Branch between Phippsburg and Steamboat Spr... (more)
Fog was hanging in thick through the morning as the Eugene Hauler moved up the hill above Frazier (Oregon), heading into one of the many snow/rock sheds at 548.9 on the UP Cascade Sub 9/16/2013 10... (more)
Union Pacific 8085 and a few other power units sit proudly in in the Provo Yard as they await their next assignment.
Union Pacific's North Platte to West Colton manifest accelerates to track speed departing North Yard in Salt Lake City. The lead motor, an EMD SD9043MAC is looking good for it's age. The 8085 was ... (more)
UP 8085 is assigned as the DPU on this nothbound Union Pacific manifest because it is missing a set of MU hoses
Interesting seeing a SD9043MAC lead this stack train west as it enters Victorville after passing the Riverside Cement Plant in the background.
A trio of "Fast Forties" brings a westbound downgrade near Cajon Pass' famed Mormon Rocks on the first of October, 1979. Note that the first cars are stock cars with hogs going to Farmer John nea... (more)