Back in the good ole days of RRing my buddy Ron Morales a Milwaukee Road Locomotive Engineer and yours truly took a trip to North Platte,NE.....but we never made to North Platte.....we stopped at ... (more)
Big Boy in the beautiful Weber River valley on the last lap to Ogden. Thanks to my very patient wife of 38 years for persuading me to make the trip and for her help with driving/navigation.
With storm clouds gathering above, a unit ballast train rolls east towards UP's yard in Cheyenne with a massive chemical plant as a backdrop.
Amtrak's Desert Wind pulls into Las Vegas,NV. for its station stop at the Union Plaza. The Union Plaza was the site of the original UP station in Vegas and was built by the UP. I don't remember wh... (more)
A pair of Dash 9s pulls an eastbound UP vehicle train east of the West Bottoms.
PGR 37 and 34 roll over the Union Pacific main towards Northfield Yard, having come in off the Cannon Falls line. No. 37 is an original Minneapolis, Northfield & Southern SW1500 wearing the MN&S'... (more)
Eastbound and westbound (top) stack trains on the UP pass at Castle Rock, Utah. Left-hand running on this ABS-controlled route prevails on this particular stretch.
Two UP SD40-2s in fresh paint wait out a Sunday in Evanston----once a busy division point on the main line between Ogden and Green River.
New GE power leads a local north from Salt Lake City to Ogden on a hot July afternoon.