While returning from a family vacation to Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park, we spotted a train stopped in front of the Evanston depot. As we approached the head end power, I became speechless! ... (more)
One of my favorite EMD units and a real rarity (They only had 10) on the UP. Fortunately even then I knew this. When I saw it I was on my way from Virginia to California and veered off the road ... (more)
The UP 844 puts on a good show as it departs Evanston depot enroute to Rock Springs, Wy.
Six SD40-2's including one from C&NW haul a train over the transcontinental mainline towards the Wasatch mountains. This mainline follows Interstate 80 most of the way through Wyoming.
UP 844 departs Evanston, Wyoming station as an avid railfan taking pictures just misses getting hit by the hot steam from the open cylinder cock.
Two UP SD40-2s in fresh paint wait out a Sunday in Evanston----once a busy division point on the main line between Ogden and Green River.
One of UP's Centennial locomotives leads an eastbound by Evanston, Wyoming. The second unit is one of the SD40-2s that had been upgraded for high speed service to accompany the Centennials. Thes... (more)
The turntable still works, but the roundhouse needs some repair. The Evanston Chamber of Commerce is trying to restore it. Lets hope they do. I understand they would like to have shops and such in... (more)
Container double stack consist powered by UP 4268, UP 4302, UP 4014 and UP 9414 gets a brief break and a crew change at Evanston, WY. I had this clear and crisp Labor Day off . . . but the train a... (more)
This Kershaw ballast regulator sits in the yard at Evanston waiting for its next assignment. A lot of the double main line in Echo and Weber canyons has been updated with the new cement ties of la... (more)
A pair of ancient SD40-2's wait for work near the old UP Roundhouse at Evanston.