Ghost of Yesterday? UP 6290 from NS 10E heads back to the Bellevue Locomotive shop via the Duck Under for the Hump, with the Wheeling Locomotives in the background still kind of reminds you of the... (more)
Patched SSW #1011 at UP's Kaiser Yard.
Prior to beginning their day switching the yard in Guadalupe, UP 1011 and 1499 catch the morning light as they rest on the house track. The ironic part in 1011's presence here is that it was selec... (more)
This is not the head-end of the train, but pushers called upon to push a Gateway Yard to Proviso train up the 1% grade of Radnor Hill out of the Illinois River valley. Two locomotives, which are ... (more)
Harkening back to a time when scarlet and grey was as common a sight in Southern California as the region's Joshua Trees, an empty cement train, bound for the Creal Branch, drops down the Tehachap... (more)
Former Southern Pacific patched unit UP 6322 sits by itself in the Tucson yard. Photo taken with permission.
Fourteen years after the UP/SP merger what’s the chance of seeing a lash up like this? This is UP’s daily westbound manifest train on the ex D&RGW, the MNYRO. The two trailing SD60’s are Dirt Trai... (more)
Former SP, now patched UP 1499, sits in the diesel service in the Tucson Yard. Photo taken with permission.
After waiting for after waiting in depo 4, the power move crossed the Steel Bridge, heading south before reversing and crossing the main. I was able to catch it on the approach to Albina Yard for ... (more)
Becoming increasingly rare, former SP 321 leads a power move from Lake Yard to Albina Yard as it passes the Lake Transfer and Union Station.
The many SD´s imported to Brazil to supply traction at many RR Companies (metric or large gauge), photographed at Santos Harbour awaiting transfer to Progress Rail and rebuilt to all RR Co.
Hastily patched ex-SSW GP60 1004 and two other UP GP60s pick their way down Quint Street in San Francisco, on their way to the SF Bay RR yard to pick up "dirty dirt" empties.
The Rocklin Rocket. Historically, trains have names. Classics such as the "California Zephyr" and "Super Chief" live in American folklore. Today, most trains are known... (more)