PTC Dark Signals and Amtraks, Oh My! UP's coast line from Los Angeles to Oakland sees a number of Amtrak trains throughout the day, ranging from the commuter Pacific Surfliners to the long ... (more)
The Union Pacific passenger car deadhead continues its northward journey from Iowa... okay, more like really west, and then a sharp turn north, toward Oakland. Perhaps the reason being that the hi... (more)
Taking The Long Way To Promontory. Well, the closest active rails can get to Promontory anymore: Ogden, Utah. UP 8850 leads a small, seven-car train through the iconic rocks of Chatsworth a... (more)
With the recent amount of rains, tons of flowers have appeared all around California, painting bright colors of yellow along the coastline. It was a perfect compliment to the UP Passenger deadhead... (more)
The last rays of sunlight shine over the hills of San Luis Obispo as a fresh crew takes control of this Council Bluffs to Oakland passenger deadhead. The train will meet seven other passenger cars... (more)
Union Pacific SD70AH No.8858 and SD70AH No.8968 lead the Experience Union Pacific Display Train as it deadheads from Council Bluffs to Oakland. The train is crossing the old Southern Pacific trest... (more)
A long UP train as seen from the rear window of the California Zephyr, just outside of Glenwood Springs Station
A westbound empty Union Pacific coal train heads back to the Powder River Basin, passing the preserved water tank at Lusk, Wyo.
A westbound Union Pacific mixed manifest slides down hill, entering into the famed Sullivans curve area of Cajon Pass.
Conrail LV-63 is pulling towards Lonyo Avenue after spotting cars at Kenwal Steel.
UP 8850 & 6274 lead westbound stacks on main 2.
UP 8850, still sporting it's SP paint, leads an eastbound freight at Emeryville.