In a stunning display of winter mountain railroading, UP's Roseville to Roper manifest is finally on the move, passing an Oakland-bound stack train with a GMTX GP38-2 in consist looking a bit out ... (more)
Two trains make their way down Cajon Pass.
Passing part of BNSF’s sprawling yard at Barstow, California, a Union Pacific freight heads east to home rails at Daggett on March 15, 2005. In the background is the Harvey House and depot, now ho... (more)
On June 13th, 2015, Union Pacific train ILBMN-13 passes the Palm Springs Amtrak station as it descends Beaumont Hill on its way east. The train has 121 loads, weighs 6652 tons and is 7341' long, ... (more)
On a slow evening in West Colton, UP 1571, leading a yard job, pauses before receiving permission to continue out of the yard.
Parked on a forlorn siding in rural Sanderson, TX sits a fine example of a former Southern Pacific fire car. Originally built in December 1942, it has had a long life and sits idle in southwest T... (more)
Sitting by itself on August 1st, 2014, is Union Pacific 8875, constructed in June 2014. EMD calls this an SD70ACe, but UP calls it an SD70AH to indicate that it carries extra weight (the "H&... (more)
The J-Yard Switcher shoves a set of loads into one of Sweetener Products three spurs in Vernon on its warehouse properties along the former Hamm's Brewery location. This neat operation runs down a... (more)
As a pair of workers pulling a Sunday shift poke their heads out of the door to see what all the noise is about, Union Pacific's "J-Yard Switcher" shoves back on track 842 to pick up some cars at ... (more)
A newer SD70ACe leads a Lathrop, CA to Global 2, IL stack train up the Feather River Canyon as it crosses over the Rock Creek Trestle.
Union Pacific SD70ACe 8319, AC6000 Convertible (what UP calls C44/60AC) 7339 and SD70M 5047 pull train KLBG4D 06 through the "moonscape" of east Victorville, California, on April 6th, 2013. Shovi... (more)
UP's MNPWC (North Platte, NE - West Colton, CA) manifest heads west through a deep cut at 6,061 ft. Boulter Summit in Utah's remote Tintic Valley.
The Rio Grande heritage engine stops for a brief crew change in Ogden as it leads this priority 'Z' train to Lathrop, Ca.
They don't come any cleaner than this! UP8788 east ILXG4X, Beaumont, Ca