After losing one of their units, UP MPRNLX made a rather interesting move at Block Siding, picking up a trailing unit from the MFWPR it was meeting. Here, the power from the MPRNLX backs up and ap... (more)
UP 8260 & 6729 westbound with empties.
Machinist Hector M. Ramirez operates the massive Simmons wheel lathe truing the wheels of Union Pacific GE ES44AC No. 8260 in the railroad’s locomotive shop at South Morrill, Nebraska, on Septembe... (more)
Somehow my wife was invited aboard an eastbound coal train just east of North Platte which got me invited as well. I was able to shoot a westbound before they departed.
Early on a June morning, a southbound manifest curves out along one of many lava flows in the area between Andesite and Hotlum, with Mount Shasta, the source of the lava, dominating the background... (more)
Northbound Cans charge up the Cuesta Grade.
One of my favorites from last years DINA trip. Looking something like a robotic caterpillar, UP 8260, along with 3 other SD90-43macs, pulls this Q-ETT4 Potash train up the grade from the Columb... (more)
Rerouted down California's central valley due to washouts on the former Southern Pacific Coast Line, UP's unit oil train pauses at Edison, CA, roughly halfway between Bakersfield and Sandcut, on a... (more)
UP 8260 leads patched SP 6329 North.