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.
A UP manifest bound for points easts, drifts down the Truckee River Canyon near Hirshdale.
A UP manifest, with CNW 8683 on the point, glides passed the signal bridge at Hirshdale, California on UP's "Overland Route."
Westbound manifest makes headway in the upper Truckee River Canyon just past Boca, California.
UP 3949 and UP 4336, lead a eastbound manifest on the ex-NYC mainline.
Two days before my birthday, a special treat comes through! IHB 4015 GP40-2 in the new scheme leads a Westbound Manifest through Dolton. Two IHB's came through today. The other one was a pair of I... (more)
The engineer waits patiently in EJ&E 659 with a manifest, waiting for EJ&E 666 to come and pick it up.
Here's a very nice lash-up! Three ATSF (SF) Bluebonnets (GP39-2 #2944 leading, then a B23-7, and a GP35) lead a Westbound Manifest through Joliet.
Nice! Three ATSF (SF) Bluebonnets (GP39-2 #2944 leading, GP35, and a GP60), lead a mixed freight West through Joliet Station. Three ATSF Bluebonnets is rare!
The sun peaks out of the clouds, as EJ&E 663 idles on the EJ&E Mainline.
EJ&E 658 SD38-2 idles on the EJ&E Mainline.