Listing to him growling away on the grade, watching him stretching out on the straightaway. The sights and sounds of being track-side, makes me keep coming back for more.
Like a vacuum coming down the rails. With UP 2689 on the point by itself. You could really hear the sound of the Tier 4 locomotive. There was also a mid train DPU. They had their work cut out for ... (more)
Staying flexible. I was after an eastbound shot. After hiking in for about a mile of a shot, I would really like to get, and hanging out about 40 minutes. The signal lite up green for a westbound.... (more)
Calculated luck! I saw this train up in Salt Lake North Yard being serviced on my way home. I went home but, was keeping my eye out for it. I heard a horn about 7:10 tonight, and debated if it was... (more)
An afternoon stock train rumbles through the Tooele Valley.
UP 8806 and 4341 are the sole power for the MNPWC.
Just on the outskirts of Tooele, Utah. UP 1996 is at the railroad milepost of Warner MP751.
UP 1996 High Ball! Warner, Utah.
UP 7386, 5465, and DPU 7204 haul a 187 car IG2LA past Warner, Utah.
A couple sharp looking SD70ACe's, lead an evening westbound manifest on the Lynndyl Subdivision.
Just on the east boundary of Tooele, Utah. Union Pacific 7678, 5193 are about to roll through town. The tracks run through the west side of town, the railroad calls the milepost Warner.
Union Pacific tier 4 2587 leads a loaded auto train on the west side of Tooele.
A couple AC that sure look a lot better than they use to. UP 7254 and 7260 look pretty good after some upgrades, and new paint jobs. The are pulling westbound on the Lynndyl Subdivision.
On what was a rainy, cloudy day. I saw small opening of blue sky, and was able to catch UP 7381 in the sunlight. UP 7381, 7243, and 7724 head westbound with the Oquirrh Mountains for a back drop.
A chance to get the entire train stretched out in the frame. The DPU can be seen just starting to be obscured by the head end power.