An ET44AC leads a somewhat rare (for 2019) shield logo AC44 and a newer SD70ACe, elephant style, into La Grande. The brick platform of the station is well maintained.
One of UP's new tier 4 locomotives and a SD40N take MPRCB west under the old Chicago and NorthWestern coal tower in DeKalb, Illinois.
Will soon be part of the past. I can't believe that it would be commercialy detrimental to the UP to keep a small fleet of units decorated in pure SP or DRGW paint schemes.
Built in 1968 as a SD45 for SCL, #2016, this unit became SD40M-2 8602 under Southern Pacific ownership, and finished its career as UP 2678. And this old lady wears a modern WWW.UPRR.COM marking, a... (more)
A long history lies in this ageing hood: built in 1968 as a SD45 for SCL, #2016, it was remanufactured in August 1994 as a SD40M-2 by Morrisson-Knudsen for the Southern Pacific and became SP 8602.... (more)
UP Westbound Freight Train Helpers at Redlands, Ca. on UP'S Sunset Route