Four units lead a Global 4, IL to Oakland, CA stack train down the famous Donner Pass on a warm summer evening .
The lone DPU of a Union Pacific stack train bound for the ports of Long Beach, CA charges through Echo Canyon as my dad and race along I-80 to catch up to the head end of the train.
With only a few minutes of sunlight left, UP 8559 leads it Tacoma, WA to Chicago, IL stack train fulled with K-Line Container rolls through Laramie Yard on its journey east.
The lone DP, UP 7642, helps shove this Tacoma, WA to Chicago, IL K-Line stack train through Laramie as the sweaty summer day temperatures drop to a comfortable camp fire weather 80 degrees.
Full speed ahead! An Union Pacific freight train bound for North Plate, NE races across the Wyoming landscape as it heads for Cheyenne where it will make a crew change for its trip east.
Two for the price of one! The lone DPU of an inbound empty coal train races down Logan Hill as an outbound loaded coal has a challenge of climbing hill.
A loaded coal train slowly moves through the Powder River Basin on a warm summer day as they 110 car plus long train looks like it goes for miles a miles.
An empty coal train charges through the Powder River Basin as thunder storms roll in. The only sound you hear along the PRB is GE and EMD motor charging up an down the hill and thunder strikes alo... (more)
Help is on the way! The helper set races along the Powder River Basin as they head for the Black Thunder mines to help out a loaded coal train that doesn't have enough power to leave the P... (more)
Two Dash 9s on this Tacoma, WA bound stack train wait idling on the main track for a crew to take this train west on the MRL.
The Fast and the Slow On the left, UP 6866 and another UP unit are the DPUs of an empty coal train, bound for Black Thunder Mines, flies down Logan Hill at track Speed. On the right, a load... (more)
Two Union Pacific GE's struggle out of the PRB as they pull a heavy 100 plus car coal train south through Wyoming on a warm summer morning.
An outbound loaded coal train starts to roar up to track speed as the DPUs of the train exit the "tunnel" at Reno Junction.
After being in the part for two miles, UP 4968 pulls it westbound "Fruit Box" up and over Donner Pass as it now heads down hill as the sound of dynamics breaks the silence of the Sierra Nevada.
The DPU of an inbound empty coal moves at track speed as it heads down to the mines so it can reload and head back out on the move.