Seen at the diesel service area in the East Los Angeles yard, Union Pacific 8073 was part of the Fast 40 series of SD40-2s, used on the high priority intermodal trains, and were usually paired wit... (more)
A trio of Union Pacific engines catch the last rays of sun before a severe thunderstorm rolls in to Little Rock.
Sitting outside the Jenks Locomotive Shops, freshly painted UP 9096 is close to returning back into service, while UP 1527 still has work to be done. Photo taken with permission.
It is 5:06 pm as BNSF 4736 leads a J.B. Hunt doublestack east over the Abo Canyon bridge. It is one month after the attack on 9/11, and soon this area would become restricted. The addition of th... (more)
It is 6:10 pm as former Santa Fe 6723 leads BN 7052, BN 8085 and Santa Fe 863 east across the Abo Canyon bridge. This photo was taken one month after the attacks on 9/11, and soon this area would... (more)
BN 8003 and Southern Pacific "snoot" 8353 sit in the Interbay diesel service area as a crew brings out Tiger Stripe BN 3147, along with Fuel Tender 28 and BN 3107.
Union Pacific 5208 is bracketed by two freshly painted "baby wing" units 1341 and Y725. Hopefully the UP 5208 will one day join them with a fresh coat of paint.
Amtrak's Empire Builder heads east through the Burlington Northern Interbay Yard.
As the blue hour fades into the night, a large lighting bolt hits behind the Union Pacific 6938, which is proudly displayed in front of the Jenks Locomotive Shops. The line of thunderstorms passi... (more)
Union Pacific SD40-2 "snoot" 1658 and SD60M 2480 outside the Jenks shops. The 1658 having it's engine fully exposed for work to be done, while 2480 shines in some fresh paint.
Union Pacific 7095 sits outside the Jenks shop in North Little Rock in a fresh coat of paint going through final inspections.
While enjoying the view from the Tucson yard tower, SP 6339 slowly came into the yard with a mixed bag of locomotive power. Never thought I would see a Rio Grande GP-9 in Tucson.
Lightning flashes near the Union Pacific Jenks Locomotive Shops as a severe thunderstorm rolls through Little Rock.
A colorful consist of Cotton Belt 9381, WC 6498 and CNW 6819 leads an eastbound manifest out of Tucson. Plenty of pool power rolled across the Sunset Route during the 1990s.
Union Pacific DD40 6909 sits with a trio of UP 8000 series SD40-2s in the diesel service area in the Los Angeles yard. Photo taken with permission.