UP7952 is seen here shortly after it rounded Arnold’s Loop with the GBPILV-09 (Grain-Peoria, IL-SJVR Rwy at Biola Jct. CA). The scene is in eastern Nevada on the Shafter sub. The grade here is 1% ... (more)
UP 5641 and a second unit have brought this westbound grain train part way around Arnold’s Loop. The location is the east side of Silver Zone Pass on the Union Pacific Shafter sub in far eastern ... (more)
Arnold’s Loop in eastern Nevada is one of my all time favorite places to railfan. I keep going back over and over trying to find new photo angles. I am especially fond of shots that include Pilot ... (more)
Union Pacific's MRORV climbing the 1% grade of Silver Zone Pass in eastern Nevada. This is one of only 2 trains I saw all day on the pass.
Sitting on a hard dolomite knob just below Arnolds Loop I could intermittently hear this eastbound MRVRO coming down the 1% grade of Silver Zone Pass as it went into and then out of the many deep ... (more)
Location of this shot of a loaded westbound coal trainis the upper level of trackage on Silver Zone near MP 777. I was able to get the entire train in the shot showing the 2x2 DPU arrangement. Tra... (more)
After 2 days of wind, rain, sleet, hail and snow, sometimes all of them at the same time, Memorial Day 2012 dawned bright and clear in eastern Nevada. This shot has been on my must do list for man... (more)