The sun is setting fast and UP Train QNPCXP 15 also making good time on its trip away from the light on the UP Kansas Sub.
A trio of UP widecabs led by SD70ACe No. 8687 descend Tehachapi Pass in the late afternoon sun. After negotiating the famous Tehachapi loops, a series of several tunnels, s curves and more, the tr... (more)
A UP stack train descends Tehachapi Pass as it is about to head into Tunnel 2 on a beautiful evening in Caliente.
Waiting. "Dispatcher 74 to the UP 8687 west over." "UP 8687 over." "Yeah guys hold there before the grade crossing in Truckee to allow for the Roper (which is 15 minutes ahead) to pass Shed... (more)
The piece of the small mountain town of Truckee, California is broken by Union Pacific 8687 as it blasts through downtown on it's way west down the Donner Pass Route.
On a late summer afternoon, Union Pacific 8687 and a long manifest come cruising along the Truckee River in the impressive Floriston Canyon.