UP 8503 slowly eases across the Mojave River into Victorville as it utilizes one of the two steel trusses here that would be on to be scrapped and replaced with concrete structures in the years fo... (more)
The long-awaited EMD 265H 6,000 horsepower engine finally made its debut in September 1996. The SD90MAC-H can be identified by dual exhaust stacks of the twin-turbo 265H engine, and beveled edges ... (more)
A Union Pacific freight train (M-NPWC-02) leans into a curve at the southern end of Oro Grande, California. UP SD70ACe 8503, AC4400CWs 6261 and 5700 (with UP ES44AC 7351 as the rear DPU) are brin... (more)
Eastbound BNSF X train (empty grain train) at Quinton, OR in the Columbia River Gorge.
Eastbound BNSF X train (empty grain train) at Rowena, OR.
Three of UP's SD90MAC's are on an "APL" train awaiting a crew at Missouri Valley, IA. These 6000hp units lasted just 10 years on the roster.
Union Pacific and Electro-Motive Division tested EMD’s SD90MAC-Hs in 1998 on a rare movement of coal loads going up the 2-percent grade from Denver toward the Moffat Tunnel. Union Pacific Nos. 8... (more)
Electro-Motive Division, along with Union Pacific, did some high-altitude testing of EMD’s SD90MAC-Hs at aptly-named Plainview, Colorado, in February 1998. Here, UP Nos. 8503, 8502 and 8505, alo... (more)
Union Pacific tested EMD’s SD90MAC-Hs in 1998 on a rare movement of coal loads going up the 2-percent grade from Denver toward the Moffat Tunnel. About a half a train of loaded coal hoppers, pro... (more)