Been to the Des Moines River Bridge a few times on the Marceline Sub. I was surprised how low the water was this trip! We were able to wonder out into the middle of the river, which meant the boys... (more)
Westbound Global 4 to City of Industry, CA, Z-train is hammering west on the BNSF Marceline Sub. Here the train wakes up the small community of Wyaconda at MP 272. 3 SD70ACEs power the somewhat sm... (more)
Westbound Global 4 to City of Industry, CA, hotshot Z-train is fresh off a crew change at Fort Madison. The train makes time as they work towards KC as the UP utilizes trackage rights over the BNS... (more)
Running hot on the heels of a loaded grain train, this UP stack is back on greens, and back on the throttle, as they make their way west on the BNSF Marceline Sub. The train is currently between L... (more)
With storm clouds overhead, UP Train ZG4CI 15 makes its way up the short grade at MP 420 on the BNSF Marceline Sub, running through a temporary speed restriction. If you look closely next to the ... (more)
UP's hotshot UPS train bound for LA out of Global 4 crosses the remote section of the BNSF Transcon between Argyle and Revere. The train is seen here crossing the Des Monies River and the state li... (more)
A renumbered SP AC4400CW trails on UP Train ZG4CI 05, seen here dropping down into UP Armourdale Yard for a crew change off the KCT High Line at Terminal Jct.
Locomotives: UP 8125, UP 6295
UP 8145 on the point of the hot ZG4CI accelerating out of Linwood, KS on the UP Kansas Sub. At Topeka the train will break southwest on the Golden State Route as it continues toward California.
A trio of factory fresh, brand new C45AHs bring UP Train ZG4CI 23 with an ArroWedge across the KCT East-West Corridor at KCUS. Nice to see these on their first trip, but in my head those road num... (more)
Descending into UP Armourdale Yard off the KCT High Line is ArroWedge equipped UP Train ZG4CI 16 at Terminal Jct.
After a quick crew change 9 miles ago, UP Train ZG4CI 19 blasts down the UP Kansas Sub. with a long string of stacks and trailers behind, bound for City of Industry, CA.