BNSF SD40-2 #7223, and an UNPATCHED green BN SD40-2 #8065 lead a Westbound Manifest through Joliet Station.
On a cold New Years Eve, EJ&E 656 is tied down in Joliet, idling the day away.
EJ&E 656 holds westbound with a long manifest.
This westman will receive a push from the manned Truckee Helper at East Truckee
UP 5803 and UP 5758 are this days Truckee Helper.
No. 5 at Reno's temporary depot on the shoo-fly. This train was annulled at Reno and will become No.6 of the 9th.
UP SD9043MAC 8239 passes EJ&E 656 being used as a helper on the end of the daily UP loaded coal train.
This was nice to see two EJ&E's sitting right in front of me! EJ&E SD38-2's 656 and 665 sit with a manifest waiting for the signal.
EJ&E 673 highballs an Eastbound Manifest through Frontage Road Crossing near Plainfield.
BNSF 140 GP60M, leads a very nice lash-up down the Transcon, which consisted of a white face BN SD60M 9242, a green BN SD40-2 8243, and another BNSF GP60M 120.
Here comes a Westbound Mixed Freight with a very nice lash-up! BNSF #2272 GP38-2, leads BNSF #2342 GP38-2, and a very rare Santa Fe #4251 B23-7 down the Transcon to Los Angeles.
The "Truckee Helper" gives a westman a hand, headend power for this train is pictured in photo 87161.
About half way between Truckee and Boca
Truckee Helpers cut in mid train - headend power pictured in photo 87313.