With one of the four remaining patched C&NW C44-9Ws trailing, ethanol loads thunder east along the former North Western main towards Chicago.
Newly painted UP 8365 basks in the sun at the Jenks shops in North Little Rock.
UP 8365 leads a westbound stack train through Shawmut Siding after doing a rolling meet with an eastbound intermodal.
As sunset approaches, a stack train heads for the west end of the yard for a crew change.
UP 8365 at Summit [2012 Solstice Study +1] - A UP double stack train makes the turn at Summit as it starts down the hill in the Cajon Pass.
Late in the day, a westbound stack train takes the bypass around the yard.
UP westbound about to enter the Beckwourth Pass tunnel. The line to the right is an old branchline to Reno, now used to store surplus boxcars.
The Westbound sort of snuck up on us while waiting for an Eastbound to chase up the canyon. Well, too bad you couldnt get a glint shot....with the train glinting in the reflection here. That would... (more)
With more than 80 autoracks (all but two were loads) the daily Warm Springs-North Platte manifest moves east through lovely downtown Echo, Utah. The semi-famous "hoodoos" of Echo are visible above... (more)
Westbound stack-autotrain with two clean SD70ACes zips around the corner at Shawmut.