A 'Fast Forty Sandwich' roars upgrade with a solid reefer train received from the Southern Pacific at Ogden. This was the second train of the morning to be led by this tasty sandwich! #6944 is p... (more)
On a perfect Wyoming day almost 32 years ago, a 'Fast Forty Sandwich' leads an eastbound manifest near Dale. The engineer gives us a hearty wave as the train roars upgrade. The UP had 47 of the... (more)
UP #6900 has arrived in Salt Lake City with Ross Rowland's "Gold Spike Limited" on the morning of May 10th, 1969. The #6900 has cut off from it's train and 4-8-4 #8444 will take that train to Ogde... (more)
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)
Centennial 6927 leads a hot Overland Mail East through Mohawk in the upper Feather River Canyon.
Following a passenger stop in downtown Tehachapi, the Wimmer special has returned to high speed running as the train approaches SR 58 at Sand Canyon.
Nearing the top of the grade, the Wimmer special approaches Highway 202 and downtown Tehachapi where a brief station stop will be made to disembark several passengers.
The Wimmer special continues the uphill climb at the Tehachapi Loop with ex-SP office car Sunset coupled behind the UP 6936.
Sun tries to break through the cloud cover at Woodford as the Wimmer special works its way south on the UP's Mojave Sub.
Climbing higher into the Tehachapi mountains, UP 6936 heads into Tunnel 3 just around the bend from the south switch at Bealville.
Despite its long wheelbase, the big Centennial takes the sharp curve into Tunnel 2 with ease as it powers the Wimmer Engineering special across the Tehachapi mountains.
Under gloomy skies in the Tehachapi mountains, the Wimmer special approaches a work site at Ilmon on the UP's Mojave Sub.
Passing Slater on the UP's Fresno Sub, the Wimmer Engineering special nears Bakersfield where the train will change crews before heading into the Tehachapi mountains.
Handling a Bill Wimmer Engineering special, UP 6936 has the inspection train moving along at track speed as it passes the south switch Delfar on the UP's Fresno Sub.
UP 6936 leads a westbound business train out of rock tunnel 25 at Rich Bar, deep in the heart of the Feather River Canyon.