An interesting lash-up of EMD locomotives pulls this afternoon's Canon City local train out of the yard at Pueblo as it heads for the massive H... (more)
Shoving back onto the lead track to the cement plant, the Canon City local begins what will be a few hours of work as the train starts to serve this line's largest customer.
Today's UP Canon City local is just through the steel bridge crossing over the Arkansas River as it shows up with a large train to work the Holcim cement plant. Conversely, the Rock and Rail 401 ... (more)
A quartet of GP40-2 units shoves a long train of empty cement hoppers across SR. 115 and into the yard at Holcim cement as the workday is just beginning for this crew.
The UP Canon City local takes a break at its normal parking spot on track 45 in the massive UP yard with another load of cement hoppers from the Holcin Cement Plant just over 26 miles away.
Today’s Canon City local has finished its daily chores and now finds itself about to drop off its cut of cement hoppers in the massive UP yard at Pueblo. The consist is even more unique today wit... (more)
After dropping off its cars of cement, the power of today’s Canon City local head to the locomotive terminal as they pass the short timer BNSF H-DENBEL which is frantically trying to get out of Pu... (more)
The power for this week’s Canon City local in the form of three UP painted GP40-2 locomotives idles away in the confines of the former Rio Grande yard while the two other geeps continue sorting ca... (more)
Bloody Nose Originally built for the B&O in 1969, this GP40 was rebuilt by Morrison-Knudsen and re-released to the Southern Pacific on April 15, 1991. Besides still retaining its original... (more)
After a long day working in Canon City and the industries around it, the local comes back in to the Rio Grande yard with a three set of Geeps including one bloody nosed Southern Pacific locomotive... (more)
With her SP nose still displaying the fallen flag's initials proudly, the Canon City local has just returned from another day of work out west. Meanwhile, the Railroad: Union PacificLocomotive: EMD GP40M-2Location: Pueblo, Colorado, USALocomotive #: UP 1482Train ID: UP LDS53Photo Date: June 09, 2011