Because of a derailment on the BNSF Ottumwa Subdivision in Ottumwa, Iowa, Amtrak 6 needed an alternate route to Chicago. Union Pacific stepped in and UP 8310 was added to the head end of Amtrak 6 ... (more)
In what has become somewhat of a Thanksgiving "turkey shoot" tradition for me, I nabbed another night shot of a parked train using the painting with light method.
Don't let that clean nose fool you - Union Pacific 8310 is seven years old and kind of grubby, but the nose was recently repainted as part of an upgrade (which also included new grilles on the lef... (more)
Southbound at Mile 385
NS 74J and 75J has kept this same set of power for the last month, being tested in coal service around Birmingham. UP 8310 and UP 5369.
Brand new UP SD70ACe's 8310 & 8318 in the Goderich & Exeter yard in Stratford, Ontario
First run of UP's EMD SD70ACe's finds NEW UP 8310, UP 8315, and UP 8314 westbound at Logan Iowa.
In the predawn light of April 17, 2005, UP 8310 along with a pair of other brand new SD70ACe's are eastbound and making track speed near the siding of Manix on the Cima Sub.
Three ACe's enter the west end of the Vegas yard, on their way east. Thanks to Andy G. for the heads up.
Awaiting testing on the GEXR prior to delivery to UP
UP's SD70ace order begin Breakin Runs on the Goderich and Exeter RR