It must have really been something to pace the world's largest diesel locomotive. By this time period all the high speed 8000 series SD40-2 locomotives have been returned to their normal gearing a... (more)
Six units roll a train through Weber Canyon. Photo by Kenneth M. Ardinger
UP Northern 823 and Big Boy 4006 double head a freight west from Cheyenne towards Sherman Hill.
A Big Boy hauls reefers towards Hermosa tunnels. It looks pretty lush with vegetation this time of year.
There's plenty of steam leaking and visible because of the cold as this Big Boy charges up Sherman Hill.
A mixed train running through Genoa, Nebraska.
A mixed train running just south of Genoa, Nebraska.
Winter operations with a mixed train.
One of UP's DD35 at Los Angeles. To develop a more powerful locomotive, EMD put two GP35's on a single frame to create a locomotive that develops 5000 horsepower.
Two U50's spliced by a GP9B lead an early pig train.
A UP GP38-2 leads three CP SD40-2 on a massive steel trestle that crosses the Snake River. The bridge is 3920 feet long.
UP SD40-2 3789 leads MoPac SD40-2 3067 and UP SD40-2 3765 out of the canyon.
Fisherman are oblivious to the passing train behind them.
The consist is led by a GP38-2, SD45, SD45 and SD40-2.
This is the Boy Scout special running through on the Front Range at Palmer Lake. An F3A, F7B and F3B make up the consist.
An A-B-A set of GP9's rest with a train at Echo, Utah.