Two ACe's have reached the summit Donner Pass and hold back a lengthy Gibson, IN to Milpitas, CA auto train on the 90 mile descent towards Roseville.
Dropping slowly downgrade on Cima Hill, a westbound UP mixed freight nears Kelso on the old LA&SL mainline across the Mojave desert.
Cresting the top of the grade, a westbound UP manifest now begins its slow descent on Cima Hill toward Kelso on a late afternoon in the Mojave desert.
Between Cima and Kelso on the old LA&SL mainline, a westbound UP manifest train eases downgrade on a late afternoon in the Mojave National Preserve.
Westbound North Platte to West Colton general freight MNPWC tops Cima Hill as it begins it's decent to Kelso.
Two SD70ACe's lead a lengthy Gibson, IN to Milpitas, CA auto train down the West side of Donner Pass and through Tunnel 36 on a beautiful mid-March afternoon.
The sun has just risen over the horizon as UP 8589 basks in the low morning light, as it leads a long eastbound manifest through San Timoteo Canyon.
Now that's customer service. A single Boeing car is trailing 2 units through Burbank jct on its way to Portland and then onto the Boeing plant. It does not look like the normal wing cars that are ... (more)
Soft lighting at dawn and dusk have a wonderful quality all their own. Here UP's Salt Lake to Denver (MRONY) manifest departs Helper for the 175 mile journey across the Green River Desert to Grand... (more)
UP 8589 West stirs up a flock of black birds as it passes Tower 55.
Shiny and New ... "As Delivered."