Pritchard Creek Horseshoe
A new "Heavy" GE leads westbound grain load around the Pritchard Creek Horseshoe. The train has a total 8 big motors for the pill up the 2.2% grade. The second... (more)
The normal afternoon hotshot bound for Lathrop, CA, has just crossed over at CP 108 in central Iowa. The train is following the passenger special as the dispatcher works trains around each other a... (more)
UP 8249 & CSX 5353 eastbound with a 155 car manifest. A DPU is cut in behind 117.
Union Pacific's Durkee Loop sits on the 2.2% climb up Encina (Hindman) Hill. The loop is also known as the Pritchard Creek Horseshoe and Leonard Curve. Leonard Curve is likely the original name wh... (more)
UP 8249 leads a hot eastbound Z train through Redlands as it enters San Timoteo Canyon.