UP locomotive mechanics prepare to set SP GP60 No. 9743 atop a pair of steel sawhorses in the center of the Burnham Shops. At immediate right are the rebuilt trucks that the four-axle locomotive w... (more)
A yard worker looks back to see a UP heavy belching smoke over the other engines in the North Yard.
Union Pacific really does clean their locomotives Unfortunately, they only have a few places that do so, and so many locomotives! GE AC4400CW No. 6390 gets sudsed up and scrubbed inside... (more)
One of Union Pacific’s new autoracks is freshly-painted Armour yellow and sits inside the railroad’s car shop at De Soto, Missouri, on September 28, 2011. ETTX No. 715005 will now get its roof and... (more)
Two painters at Union Pacific’s De Soto car shop in Missouri put the finishing touches on newly-built autorack ETTX No. 715001 as they add UP logos and other lettering to the cars on September 28,... (more)
"We Didn't Start the Fire"
Big Al, one of NYAR's senior engineers poses by a switch being heated by the Track Department.
Electricians inside Union Pacific’s North Platte Diesel Shop in Nebraska, work on wire harnesses used in PTC installation for GE AC4400CW-CTE No. 5992 on Track 1 on May 4, 2011. Amazing how much w... (more)
Inside Union Pacific’s car shop at De Soto, Missouri, on September 29, 2011, blacksmith David Ragsdale shapes the end of a grabiron moments after removing it out of the electric furnace seen in th... (more)
Workers in Union Pacific’s De Soto, Missouri, car shop break down a freight car truck to individual components for rebuilding on September 29, 2011. Here they are removing the springs before separ... (more)
CSX W001-13 glides around the curve just south of the Walnut Industrial Park just south of Dalton, GA on the CSX Western & Atlantic Sub (WA) (MP-96.0 Dalton). The Geometry train is heading south a... (more)
"NYCT Portable Roadbed Cleaner at 14th"
A NYCT work train sits at 14th Street Union Square on the IRT Lexington Ave Line as part of a portable roadbed cleaner which works with a ... (more)
The "Clinchfield 676" dwarfs the Union Pacific support truck as the sparks fly from minor surgery taking place on the running board. The giant locomotive had sideswiped some coal hopper... (more)
Workin' On The Railroad
Creeping crossing over the NS controlled NS/CSX Diamond at 23rd Street (MP WA-137.3/J-149.9 23rd St.) is the loaded ballast train CSX C025-13 making it's ... (more)
Engineer Mel Baughman smiles from the cab of Rio Grande EMD SD40T-2 No. 5349 at East Carbon, Utah, on February 5, 2004. Around Helper, these sullied, weary, black locomotives parked over by the en... (more)