I got the pleasure of catching a train with a KCS SD70ACe second unit. It also had UP 1996 as the mid train DPU. The leader wasn't much to look at, but the lighting was nice.
A decent looking NLR repaint brings up the rear of the eastbound MWCNP just east of Cajon as the train passes through Sullivan's Curve.
The MWCNP passes the westbound IG1LA at Faust, Utah.
A friend suggested this might be a good moment to share this photo of UP4141, painted in honor of George HW Bush, leading an eastbound manifest freight through Moapa, NV. This was the only time I ... (more)
The unfortunate aftermath of the MWCNP train with UP 7088's blown turbo and trailing unit 6609 hidden beneath a blanket of crankcase oil. The first 15 cars of the manifest freight were also bad or... (more)
Four Armour Yellow EMD's head eastbound through one of the many curves of Afton Canyon with a West Colton to North Platte manifest on the drawbar.
With the city skyline already in shadow, the MWCNP arrives in Salt Lake City as the last bit of daylight shines through North Yard.
Eastbound Manifest MWCNP winds through rugged terrain on the southern edge of Las Vegas. Wide angle views tell the true story here, that we are within eyesight of the Las Vegas strip. Telephoto vi... (more)
Four Armour Yellow EMD's haul the MWCNP east through Afton Canyon.
An Un-Patched Bloody Nose on a White Background! - An Eastbound Union Pacific manifest with SP 343 in the second spot makes the turn at the top of the grade in the Cajon Pass on a wa... (more)
Early morning on the former LA&SL...sees this eastbound manifest streaking across the Mojave Desert. It originated out of West Colton California. It will terminate in North Platte Nebraska.