UP caboose's 25461 and 25815 trail a westbound freight along Hwy 30 near North Platte, NE in May of 1989.
Rail Detector car sits in North Platte yard. Photo by Joseph R. Quinn
An FEF Northern at speed out of North Platte
Somehow my wife was invited aboard an eastbound coal train just east of North Platte which got me invited as well. I was able to shoot a westbound before they departed.
UP SD45 24 leads a pair of SD40-2's west out of North Platte, Nebraska. Photo by Joseph R. Quinn.
A Big Blow turbine and diesel locomotives are ready for departure. Behind 23 are a UP SD40X and SD40, plus two SP SD40's. The SD40X was built on an SD35 platform.
UP 5264 is west bound into North Platte afte passing a loaded coal train just outside of town on the triple track mainline.
A broad side view of a GE U50C sitting at the loco facilities in North Platte. Photo taken by Joseph R. Quinn.
A UP DD35 along with a WP GP35 and UP SD40-2 roll past a quonset hut at North Platte. Photo taken by Mark R. Lynn.
A pair of SD40X's are used as hump power at North Platte's Bailey yard. Photo taken by James Claflin.
A roster shot of U28C. Photo taken by Joseph Quinn.
A UP SD40 with a couple of tunnel motors, one SP and the other Cotton Belt, sit at North Platte. No photographer listed on slide.
A shot of a U50C taken at North Platte. Photo taken by Joseph Quinn.
A Centennial sits at the North Platte locomotive facilities. This is one of a couple that received experimental smoke lifters. Photo taken by Joseph Quinn
UP GP40X as well as other locomotives get their maintenance performed here at the Bailey Yard locomotive facility.