My window of opportunity to get a train on this evening wasn't going to be to promising. I had about a half hour window to get a train before I lost the sun for the evening. I figured I would give... (more)
A GE tier 4, thunders around the big sweeping curve at Lakepoint, Utah. In the background is the Great Salt Lake, with two of it's islands. Stansbury and Antelope Island.
UP 7519 splits the sun flowers at Lakepoint, Utah. The sun flowers are really out these days.
All elephant style. Nice to see a train with a bunch of power up front. This area actually just burned three weeks ago. One of the pros to the fire is getting rid of some of the track side brush.
It's a hard to find a train that would look more of a drag freight than this one.
UP 8037 and 6459 are between Smelter, and Lakepoint, on the Lynndyl Subdivision, with a unit autorack train.
With nice clouds, and evening light. Union Pacific 7976 and 7048, make their way through Lakepoint.
After seeing a green signal for and eastbound on my way home. I got myself trackside as fast I could. I barely made it as in, I had to sprint up the hill side as the train was on me. The train was... (more)
Thanks to some heads ups from some friends. I was able to get my second crack at the UP 1943. I was able to run him down, and get my first shot of him at Lakepoint, Utah on the Lynndyl Subdivision... (more)
UP 8849, 7064, are working hard, and losing a lot of their momentum at Lakepoint, Utah. UP 6257 is also grinding it out as a mid train DPU.
Thanks to a timely heads up from a friend. I was able to get myself track side tonight to catch a SD70ACe-T4 leading. UP 3024 and rear DPU 6870 were the sole power for the MNPML.
Highball Lakepoint, with the Qquirrh Mountain Range for a backdrop.
Union Pacific 6718 and companions are starting to work as they make their way through Lakepoint. It will be a steady climb from Lakepoint to Warner.
Union Pacific 6718 of CNW heritage rounds the point at Lakepoint, Utah. UP 6718 was delivered as CNW 8816.
Fortunately I got a train just when I needed it. Union Pacific 8759 and 6922 are struggling mightily on the grade. It made for a nice slow photo pass. The second unit UP 6922 has an interesting hi... (more)