A GE C36-7, two SD40-2s, and a C30-7 pull an 81 car NPLAT through Stockton on March 13, 1994. Note the four HOGX Farmer John stock cars placed right behind the power.
If the Union Pacific Railroad took requests, I would have asked for this very power consist (in this arrangement) to lead the NPLAT on May 26, 1994. Pretty amazing ain't it? Thanks karma.
Due to a derailment near Tooele on the Lynndyl Sub, Union Pacific detoured the North Platte to Los Angeles trailer train through Provo on March 20, 1994. Having received permission to enter the Pr... (more)
A short hike up the steep slopes of the Oquirrh Mountains yielded this northwesterly view of Tooele Valley, the town of Erda, the Great Salt Lake, and Stansbury Island. An 84 car North Platte to L... (more)
With six HOGX stock cars, two SD40-2s, a C30-7, and an SD50 for power, the North Platte to Los Angeles Trailers pulls west through Tintic Valley approaching 6061 ft. Boulter Summit on May 7, 1994.
Due to a derailment on the Overland Route in Wyoming, the NPLAT makes a rare detour via Utah's spectacular Bear River Gorge on April 30, 1994.
The NPLAT, one of the hottest trains on the UP at the time, heads west along the Lynndyl Sub at Lake Point, Utah. In the background, the Great Salt Lake is cloaked in fog while along the shoreline... (more)