UP SD70AH #9054 leads a BNSF coal train south at Lawyer Road with a fresh load of PRB coal. A month prior to this I caught this same UP/BNSF pair on a empty coal train ~1700 miles away in Atlanta,... (more)
In a semi-rare occurrence, NS intermodal train #220 pulls high of Inman Yard through the junction at Howell behind a trio of KCS Belles meeting northbound empty coal train #733 with UP & BNSF DPU'... (more)
The veterans unit along with 6 other units on the front leads an eastbound freight down the moffat tunnel sub. The day before the unit lead a westbound to Grand Junction before turning for the run... (more)
Goshawk Ridge & The Spirit
Sunday October, 4 the Spirit 1943 special led the Manifest from Grand Junction to North Yard out of T7 (tunnel 7). Made for a long ride for the crew... (more)
A UP hot shot heads south in front of the Mississippi River cliffs at Fults, Illinois.
Possibly the best grab of 2020...
The Spirit in the Valley of Gold
Westbound at Tolland among the golden splendor of a Colorado high country Fall day.
UP 8919 (SD70AH) leads a long freight through Tie Siding, Wyoming, as seen through an old collapsed snow fence that was once protecting the track from drifts.
The Spirit in the Valley of Aspens
Aspens in full peak Fall color surrounds the Streamliner colors in harmony with Silver, Red, White, and Blue the Veterans Spirit locomotive ... (more)
When the Glenwood Springs wildfire in Colorado blocked the Moffat Line through the Colorado Rockies, BNSF trains had to divert north through Wyoming. When they ran through UP territory the BNSF c... (more)
UP 8897 (SD70AH) leads a freight through the green foothills of Palmer Lake on the Joint Line.
The large open spaces in Wyoming provide a great setting for the mega trains that run from Cheyenne to Laramie. Here UP 9093 (SD70AH) leads 4 mates and a long freight through Hermosa, Wyoming.
ZCIG2 makes a short trip on BNSF rails as they take the San Bernardino Sub to the Yuma Sub with a massive train of Chicago traffic.
Heavy muscle is needed to move a long freight from Cheyenne to Laramie, Wyoming.