2-10-2 #5511 stored in the UP roundhouse at Cheyenne
From Airplane to Newark airport.
Can you say buried in snow.
This locomotive was involved in a collision 12/17/2007 between the towns of Derby and Mulvane Kansas. The unit was leading the Red Rock coal train when it collided with a UP local, taking impacts ... (more)
With my work schedule being what it is I am not always able to chase the best of what UP has to offer. As a personal favor to me, the railroad offered to bring it's E9's to my home town and save ... (more)
This locomotive was involved in a collision 12/17/2007 between the towns of Derby and Mulvane Kansas. The unit was leading the Red Rock coal train when it collided with a UP local, taking impacts... (more)
Hazmat work still to be done, UP 6545 and 6715 will wait a while to get back on the rails.
The smell of #2 diesel still in the air, UP 6545 and 6715 await heavy-duty cranes to get them back on the rails.
Moonlight was the only light, so I setup the tripod and fought the high winds to get this shot!
Looking more like a model locomotive, the last operating Union Pacific Centennial DD40X, UP 6936 East, is seen in a pan shot from an ice covered farm road just east of Round Grove, Illinois on Feb... (more)
Smoke in the mountain Climbing Tehachapi and exiting tunnel 5: the lead unit is 14 months old (delivered Feb 15, 2002). However, the smokey tunnel regimen has already turned it quite dirt... (more)
The flanger works Eastbound on the #1 track.
One of the neatest railroad displays in the US greats motorists entering Nebraska from Iowa on I-80 in Omaha. Centennial 6900 and Big Boy 4023 are high on a bluff above the freeway welcoming trave... (more)
14 locomotives at the locomotive shops with an ex-C&NW (far right) and SP (inside). See a picture from my second visit.
A dream turns to reality, well almost. Thanks to Peter Lerro and crew for a job well done!