On a late July evening in Northern California, Union Pacific 3002 drags an 814' rock train through the Feather River Canyon at Pulga. The fifteen hopper cars were loaded with ballast just twenty m... (more)
40 years separating them, two generations of EMD road power drift through the cut at Pine Ridge, WY with westbound tonnage pushing on the drawbar.
With a pair of EMD SD70 variants leading the charge Union Pacific's eastbound 'salad shooter' has nearly achieved the top of Archer Hill, east of Cheyenne, as it hurries towards its east coast con... (more)
With historic 'old town' Laramie in the background, eastbound grain empties hustle through town on two track. On the point is a fresh UP 3078 EMD's tier-IV compliant version of the SD70AH.
With the morning sun having just begun to climb above the horizon an eastbound double stack train drops down Sherman Hill at Granite, WY. The headend, led by EMD SD70AH-T4 3047, is passing one of ... (more)
Eastbound double stacks follow the charge of a new Union Pacific tier-IV compliant SD70AH through Thayer, WY on UP's Rawlins Subdivision. Of interest are the brand new 'One' (Ocean Network Express... (more)
Nearly wide as the cab, the radiator section of this EMD SD70AH-T4 locomotive is rather large in size. The cooling ability is part of what allows its new EMD 1010 engine to meet EPA's Tier 4 emis... (more)
Painted by the light of a low hanging sun a westbound Union Pacific manifest tops the hill at Percy, WY (west of Hanna) with two generations of EMD road power on the point. UP 3027 a new tier-IV S... (more)
As the sky begins to grey, foreshadowing an incoming front, on a cool and blustery afternoon in Granger, WY a sliver of sunshine escapes finding a westbound shooter with tier-IV compliant SD70AH 3... (more)
UP SD70AH-T4 3037 leads a passenger special south into Joliet.
A new UP Tier 4 ACe leads CP 813 west under the New Line at Techny.
Two generations of EMD road power team up to bring westbound tonnage over Sherman Hill, emerging from the west portal of Hermosa Tunnel. Road power includes brand new EMD tier-IV SD70AH #3027 and ... (more)
UP 3016 & 3027 head west just outside of Rochelle, IL.
UP 3016 and 3027 highball westbound after getting the green.
UP 3016 and 3027 shine in the mid day sun as they await a passing train. These things were so fresh, you could smell the paint.