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Summer Vacation 2011
During the summer of 2011, my dad and I drove across eight states chasing trains. We went up through the Central Valley of California. Then over Donner Pass and the Northern Nevada Desert to Salt Lake City, UT. After that, we headed to Laramie, WY and the
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Photo ID: 388614

Four units lead a Global 4, IL to Oakland, CA stack train down the famous Donner Pass on a warm summer evening .

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Emigrant Gap, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8613
Train ID: IG4OA 08
Photo Date: July 11, 2011


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Photo ID: 384348

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.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Echo, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UP 7728
Train ID: KG3LB 12
Photo Date: July 14, 2011


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Added: Dec 19, 2011

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Photo ID: 382191

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.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Laramie, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8559
Train ID: ITAAH1 11
Photo Date: July 14, 2011


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Added: Nov 26, 2011

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Photo ID: 382188

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.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Laramie, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 7642
Train ID: ITAAH1 11
Photo Date: July 14, 2011


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Added: Nov 26, 2011

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Photo ID: 381439

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.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Wycon, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 7902
Train ID: MNYNP 15
Photo Date: August 15, 2011


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Added: Nov 18, 2011

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Photo ID: 379103

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.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Logan Hill, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6651
Train ID: CAENA 12
Photo Date: July 16, 2011


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Added: Oct 25, 2011

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Photo ID: 379097

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.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Reno Junction, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 5668
Train ID: CETFG9 18
Photo Date: July 18, 2011


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Added: Oct 25, 2011

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Photo ID: 378856

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)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Nacco, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 5988
Train ID: E MOLDFM0 84A
Photo Date: July 17, 2011


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Added: Oct 23, 2011

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Photo ID: 378834

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)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Reno Junction, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 6429
Train ID: K NAMNAM3 16A
Photo Date: July 17, 2011


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Added: Oct 23, 2011

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Photo ID: 378803

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.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Missoula, Montana, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 1004
Train ID: S LPCTAC2 17K
Photo Date: July 20, 2011


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Added: Oct 23, 2011

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Photo ID: 378802

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)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Logan Hill, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6866
Train ID: CSYBT 13
Photo Date: July 16, 2011


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Added: Oct 23, 2011

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Photo ID: 378800

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.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Bill, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6895
Train ID: CNANK9 16
Photo Date: July 18, 2011


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Added: Oct 23, 2011

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Photo ID: 378799

An outbound loaded coal train starts to roar up to track speed as the DPUs of the train exit the "tunnel" at Reno Junction.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Reno Junction, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 4381
Train ID: C BTMSFK0 10D
Photo Date: July 17, 2011


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Added: Oct 23, 2011

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Photo ID: 376779

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.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70M
Location: Norden, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 4968
Train ID: ZSKDL5 09
Photo Date: July 11, 2011


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Added: Oct 02, 2011

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Photo ID: 376564

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.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Logan Hill, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6651
Train ID: CAENA 12
Photo Date: July 16, 2011


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Added: Sep 29, 2011

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