Eastbound with a OCS train.
UP OCS passes under the Westinghouse Bridge on the former PRR Pittsburgh Main. UP 1943 has been specially equipped with NS cab signals to be able to lead over this line, a very rare treat for loca... (more)
Pretty much the opposite of the solitude on the bridge at Huntingdon was the throng of photographers at the Pennsy signals at MP225 on the Pittsburgh line as NS train 066 heads east towards New Je... (more)
Finding a spot where there wasn't a crowd for this train was not an easy task, but I guess the masses went to Hunt Tower as there was nobody else on the Rt 22 overpass east of Huntingdon, PA as NS... (more)
Enroute to New York, Union Pacific's OCS passes through Altoona on a gloomy day. This special move, operating as NS train 066-30, included two EMD SD70ACe locomotives and 9 passenger cars. Both un... (more)
A heavy fog hangs over the iconic ex-PRR Rockville bridge as a Union Pacific Office Car Special finds itself far from home, and on its way to North Jersey.
A Salute to the FallenIt's a couple days late for Memorial Day, but a salute to our fallen servicemen and women is in order. Thank you to all of you and your families for your sacri... (more)
UP 1943 traverses the world famous Horseshoe Curve
Union meet Union Pacific
Union Pacific No. 1943, The Spirit, honoring our Armed Forces fly’s across the Gaviota Trestle with 20 Armour Yellow cars in tow. The Special will overnight in San Luis Obispo and continue on to ... (more)
With Amtrak Pacific Surfliner 763 tucked into the siding at Gaviota a 20-car Union Pacific officers special hustles west towards San Luis Obispo. On the point is Union Pacific 1943 wearing special... (more)
UP 1943 leads an executive special through the Erda cut on its way to Ogden.
UP put a little green for St Patrick's Day on the point of this 20 car passenger car in the form of camouflage. The "Spirit of Union Pacific" leads the train in and out of a snow storm a... (more)
I got my first chance to see Union Pacific's veterans locomotive 1943. Mother nature wasn't too cooperative, but I gave it my best shot with the weather conditions.
“Out of the darkness into the light”
UP 1943 leading a westbound passenger special across UP’s Lordsburg Subdivision aka “The Stormy.”