A nice set of power including two patched Espee's lead by a pristine dash 9 with wings and low, black numberboards, is ready to depart Altoona with MALMCS.
5 big GE locomotives strain against a loaded frac sand train pulling up the hill formed by the Chippewa River Valley. The unit train was loaded on the other side of town on the Wisconsin Northern.... (more)
A westbound autorack climbing Steins Hill meets an eastbound empty unit coal train, and another eastbound autorack sits in the siding down the hill
The power for a military train coming out of Ft. Carson is running around their train to head South.
UP power heads back west for home rails with 2 brand new units just released from GE in Erie, PA in tow.