Way Back Machine: Before the oddball models were disposed from UP's roster, a veteran SP SD45 rebuild hustles a Northbound freight through Dupo on a foggy spring morning. This unit started ... (more)
Illuminated by an approaching southbound, this trackage rights train waits for a signal at North Dupo
With night beginning to take the place of day, the crew of the YDU50 waits for a signal at the north end of Dupo yard at sunset, on a cold winter day. Canon 350D.
ILADU makes its way under the IL Route 3 bridge and slowly heads into the golden setting sun after getting a lunar signal into the yard. Canon 350D.
The engineer puts on a show as he throttles up after getting a signal to the yard tower where it will change crews. The second unit is a former Rio Grande tunnel motor. Canon 350D.
A pair of dirty ACes lead this stack train into Dupo as a coal drag waits to go north on the other track. Canon 350D.
As severe thunderstorms move through the area, the crew on this UP intermodal waits for a signal, just as the storm drops a pair of lightning bolts. Canon 350D. 28-80mm.
This UP manifest waits for a signal through Dupo yard on a somewhat unmanicured ROW. I don't think I've ever seen a main line with this many weeds. Canon 350D. 75-300mm.
Sitting at the north end of the yard.
With the engineer in the trailing rear motor, the conductor rides the rear platform as he directs the power from QDYAS into Dupo Yard at sunset. Canon 350D, 28-80mm.
A pair of Australian G12C's take a ride behind their much bigger SD50 cousin and a smokey GE while on their way to the NRE shops at Mt. Vernon, IL. Canon 350D, 28-80mm.
About half-an-hour after the sun ducked below the horizon, this NB grain train gets it's lead unit looked over by the carman before the crew arrives. Canon 350D, 28-80mm. f/3.5 @ 4 sec.
Just after sunset IHOYC 06 patiently waits for a signal at North Dupo as the line of trains ahead slowly progress through Valley Jct. Canon 350D, 28-80mm. f/5.6 @ 15 sec.
A colorful variety of power, led by a CSX motor, heads up MNLTR 03 tonight, as it waits for a signal at North Dupo. It's refreshing to see something other than UP for a change. Canon 350D, 28-80mm... (more)
A standard cab Dash 9 and SD40-2 sit under the stars on a chilly December night with MNLTR 26. Canon 350D 28-80mm. (f/3.5 @ 20 sec.)