Amtrak's westbound Feather River Express drifts across Rock Creek on the homeward leg of the 2011 Portola Railroad Days excursion. On this day the heartbeat of the Feather River Route's former own... (more)
Harkening back to a time when scarlet and grey was as common a sight in Southern California as the region's Joshua Trees, an empty cement train, bound for the Creal Branch, drops down the Tehachap... (more)
Westbound BNSF tonnage tackles Ash Hill near Sibera, CA with some very welcome extra color in the form of warbonnet #4711 & a KCS 'Southern Belle' in the headend consist. In the foreground is 'The... (more)
While increasingly warmer and dry days were beginning to take their toll on the lower foothills Spring 'life' was still the order of the day above Bealville as a westbound BNSF 'earthworm' careful... (more)
Having arrived at the former D&RGW 'North Yard' in Denver, CO UP 844 slips passed UP 'Spirit' no.1943 and the CFD varnish. Due to the CFD special's length the '800' will need to tie down in an adj... (more)
Under a gloomy sky Union Pacific FEF-3 no. 844 briefly returns to freight service as she heads home from Denver on the point of mixed freight, slipping through a cut between Swan and Wycon on main... (more)
The sounds of steam accompanied the echos of the Frontier Days 'kick off' parade in nearby downtown as 844 eases the CFD special down P1 alongside the historic 1887 passenger station. Soon the pas... (more)
In a change from recent years the 2018 edition of the Denver Post's Frontier Days special will layover at Union Pacific's, former Rio Grande, North Yard. Linking North Yard with UP's Greeley Subdi... (more)
As the fertile farmlands in northern Colorado's high plains show vibrant life Union Pacific 844 storms through Peckham on the Greeley Subdivision. This deadhead move is positioning 21 pieces of Un... (more)
With historic 'old town' Laramie in the background, eastbound grain empties hustle through town on two track. On the point is a fresh UP 3078 EMD's tier-IV compliant version of the SD70AH.
Conforming to the reverse curves between Heard and Hermosa eastbound tonnage challenges gravity on the climb out of Laramie to the top of Sherman Hill. Nearly 10 miles remain for the eastbound man... (more)
Comforming to the Mojave Subdivision's many serpentine curves Union Pacific's westbound ZLCLT drops down grade at Cable approaching the end of double track.
Westbound double stacks sail through the OS at W424, east of Potter, NE, with UP Olympic Torch Relay #2001 leading the charge.
With Union Pacific's 'Olympic Torch Relay' SD70M 2001 on the point a westbound stack train hustles through Owasco, NE on the Sidney Subdivision.
One half of Union Pacific's Olympic duo, 'Olympic Torch Relay' #2001, has just crossed the Nebraska-Wyoming boarder as it leans into the big curve in Pine Bluffs with a westbound stack train.