Union Pacific’s Alhambra Sub makes a pair of S-curves – think of a graphed bell curve – to get to West Colton Yard as they pass under the UP’s Mojave Sub just east of the yard. Getting back on (g... (more)
Not much resides at CSX's Flomaton Yard today but a few cars and some foreign power. The two travelers are, Union Pacific #8156 and Union Pacific EMD SD70M #5100. Rays of sunlight manage to find ... (more)
In the dry and hot places of the Tehachapi mountains, UP power lead by AC45CCTE No. 8156, cross the tunnel No. 5 on the way down to Bealville in Tehachapi Pass.
UP power approaching tunnel No. 5 on the way down to Bealville in Tehachapi Pass. At the background and bottom, movement of a BNSF train in Caliente going up to Bealville, to intersect with this U... (more)
Around the horseshoe Curve at Caliente and starting the 2% grade up the western slope of the Tehachapi mountains. Southbound Union Pacific Z with ES44AC No. 8156 leading the charge on the hill to ... (more)
Its a cold new years eve day and we find a nice variety of power in the UP's North Yard, including UP 8156, a SD9043MAC.
A Union Pacific manifest snakes through the depths of the Feather River Canyon as it crosses the Feather River Bridge at Pulga, CA on this beautiful summer day.
Union Pacific 8156 leads the MNPRV into Oroville, CA after traveling through the Feather River Canyon on the UP Canyon Subdivision.
Union Pacific 8156 pulls the MNPRV around the bend after a long journey through the Feather River Canyon.
We look down the steep Feather River Canyon and see UP 8156 leads the MNPRV past some large mountains of rock. This is a view special to the Feather River Canyon.
A pair of SD9043MAC's (as opposed to the usual pair of SD70M's) lead a hot westbound AASNP 24 through Kirkwood late in the afternoon.