UP 4014 and 844 climb the steep grade that will take them to Harriman where they will stop to grease up the engines.
UP 4014 and 844 break through the shadows as they head towards Herriman, Wyoming. The day started with not a cloud in the sky, but by the time the christening of 4014 was completed in Cheyenne an... (more)
For the shakedown run, the day was getting long and the railfans were hearing chatter on the radios that indicated doubt as to whether the run would happen at all. Then the huge locomotive left t... (more)
The Union Pacific's newly restored Big Boy is a marvel of engineering. They made a test run last night to break her in. From the crowds at the yard it looks like 1/2 of the train loving world wi... (more)
Amtrak #6 is slowing to a stop in front of the Union Pacific yard office in Helper, Utah. #6 will pick up 3 passengers here today in spite of being 8 hours late. Lead unit #42, the Veterans unit, ... (more)
Union Pacific 844 Steam train stopped at Union Pacific yard in Sparks, NV.
It is well after midnight as UP 8444 rests quietly in Las Vegas. The crewman on duty to monitor the locomotive through the night let me sit in the cab with him until 3 am, telling how all the con... (more)
Some local power sports very patriotic colors near the old SP station in Bakerspatch. The fairly new PR30B genset trailing has been altered by taggers.
Former 'Desert Storm' unit UP 3593.
Heading North to Littlerock out of the UP yard in Texarkana Texas.