UP 1995 visited the Bay Area on Valentine's Day, as the 3rd unit on that day's MRVSJ train seen here rounding the wye at Newark.
The last rays of light shine off the nose of the CNW heritage unit as it leads the ZNPOA around a curve at Gold Run on Donner Pass.
Q091 storms out of Buffalo for a fast-paced run on the Lake Shore Sub as Buffalo Central Terminal looms overhead.
Q091 blasts west through Bergen as they overtake K697. Chasing this train was quite a challenge, though that's to be expected for a train that's good for 60 MPH and gets about 4 HP/Ton at minimum.
CSX Q091 sits at Westfield, Ny for over an hour and a half due to an autorack going into emergency just west of here. I was lucky to have finals at school that day, which allowed me to get out ear... (more)
The CNW heritage unit leads the ZNPOA westward at Switch 9 on the former Southern Pacific's Donner Pass route. The crew, which boarded at Sparks, NV will run the train all the way to the San Franc... (more)
Union Pacific's one and only Chicago and Northwestern heritage locomotive sits in UP's Beverly yard before going west. It was so dark where this was stopped at, that this photo took 25 seconds.
CNW Heritage Unit pulls a business special heading toward St. Louis
A close up view of 1995.
UP 1995 and 1996 cross over from Main Three to Main Two with a short intermodal train bound for Global III.
UP 1995 leads a southbound special out of Fort Worth on the old SP Midlothian Sub bound for Houston.
The line of equipment for the annual Franklin Park Railroad Daze arrives into town. A Metra MP36, Metra cab car and an Amtrak horizon car would arrive shortly after this shot.
For lack of a better term, a "skilled laborer" has diverted his attention from caretaking his lettuce to watch UP1995 scream by making all of 70MPH leading an inspection special.
UP 1995 with an inspection special crosses the dry bed of the Salinas River on a warm March afternoon.
This years lineup stars UP 1995, UP 7372, NS 2121, IHB 4012, Cn and IC private cars, CN 103, BRC 564B, BRC 564, and CP 8800. Later that morning Metra showed up with METX 425, a bi-level cab car, a... (more)