A string of stored locomotives. Common sight systemwide.
I am in the cab of Union Pacific SD40 3035, looking out at the various power in the diesel service area at the UP North Platte yard. It was quite an experience for my wife and I to get a VIP tour ... (more)
Union Pacific Slug S4 began life as cabless EMD UP GP9B No. 316B that was constructed in September 1957. After the locomotive was retired in August 1975, it was rebuilt into Slug S4 for hump yard ... (more)
UP GE U50 32 waits for its next run at the Roads Huge North Platte Yard on a nice spring day in April 1974
As the sun starts to fade below the horizon, UP 2655 leads a westbound double empty coal train into the crew changing location of North Platte as the train crosses over the Platte River.
A big UP GE U50 # 32 rests at the roads huge North Platte Yard in the spring of 1974. this shot shows the squirrel cooling fan system pretty well this unit was built in october 1963 and traded ba... (more)
UP 4014 greets the sunrise in North Platte, Nebraska. The locomotive would depart North Platte for Grand Island later in the day.
Union pacific GE U50C 5010 gets some work done on it as it rests in the service tracks at UPs huge North Platte Yard. these units Had short lives. and by this time were mostly kept on the east en... (more)
A pair of SD70ACes depart North Platte with eastbound loads.
UP 8840 eastbound with a manifest.
Ex-SP 8475/7362 is used for training purposes at MPCC.
UP 8840, KCS 4513, UP 7757, UP 6314, UP 6589, & UP 6240 lead an eastbound manifest out of North Platte.
An eastbound loaded coal train departs North Platte behind UP 6526 & 7104.
As seen during the North Platte Rail Days which featured visiting Big Boy #4014.
Day three of #4014's trip to New Orleans. Bypassing Council Bluffs this time means the passenger consist will be picked up elsewhere.