Speeding across the Union Pacific's Yuma Subdivision on November 17, 2011, UP 4-8-4 844 has been touring the American southwest in order to help celebrate the upcoming centennials of New Mexico an... (more)
Much to the delight of many Southern California railfans, NS 1072 leads a westboud UP train across the former SP Sunset Route, seen here getting underway after waiting for traffic ahead to move ne... (more)
Racing west near Bombay Beach, UP 8714 leads a fast moving westbound Z train.
A friendly wave from the Conductor on NS 8100 west as it races across the desert along Hwy 111.
Racing across the desert like a rocket, NS 8100 leads the ZAILC near Bombay Beach as it races west.
This is about as low as it gets - literally. This location, known as Ferrum on the railroad, is the lowest point on the US rail system at 205 feet below sea level. Fitting, as the near by town of ... (more)
Just east of Mecca, UP 8431 leads its Eastbound intermodal through the small vacation location of Bombay Beach along the shores of the Salten Sea.
Running along the shore of the Salton Sea, at about 200 feet below sea level, Union Pacific train IEWLB 15 (Intermodal; Englewood TX to Long Beach CA) trundles along just ahead of a Railroad: Union PacificLocomotive: GE ES44ACLocation: Bombay Beach, California, USALocomotive #: UP 7420Train ID: IEWLB 15Photo Date: November 17, 2011
To commemorate the upcoming Centennials of New Mexico and Arizona joining the Union in 1912, the Union Pacific Railroad operated one of their two steam locomotives through the two states in Novemb... (more)
UP Westbound Doublestack Train at Bombay Beach, Ca. on UP'S Sunset Route
UP Eastbound Doublestack Train at Bombay Beach, Ca. on UP'S Sunset Route