An eastbound coal led by two patched ex-SP AC4400s rolls along the Colorado River at Radium on what was a very busy day along the former Rio Grande.
A slow day at Denver's Union Pacific North Yard allows for a good view of the ladder configuration that the yard uses for sorting cars.
As the sun starts to light the morning sky a westbound UP stack train rolls into Ft Madison. Here the train rolls across the Mississippi River drawbridge and crosses from Illinois to Iowa. In a fe... (more)
A UP train snakes east along the river, catching the last light of the day.
UP 5205 sits on the edge of Union Pacific's South Saint Paul yard. The Saint Paul downtown skyline can be seen on the right side of the frame. Railroad: Union PacificLocomotive: EMD SD70MLocation: South Saint Paul, Minnesota, USALocomotive #: UP Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: March 12, 2009
An empty set of empty coal hoppers glisten as they round a curve to cross old Highway 30 and the "Spine," on their way to the Powder River Basin.
The end-of-train device on this westward recedes toward the summit of Cima Hill on this cool moonlit night in the Mojave Desert.
Stock cars and caboose: on borrowed time
UP run through on the point.