OLATHE KS March 10 1979 — UP U30C 2959 leads a mixed freight. Note someone cleaned select characters on the nose. Maybe no connection but Wikipedia records, “U-29 was responsible for sinking t... (more)
OLATHE KS March 10 1979 -- UP U30C 2959 handles a mixed freight. Note someone cleaned select parts of the name and number on the nose.
A westbound UP train crests a short hill just before pounding across the BN diamonds at Rochelle
UP rock train climbs Dane hill, the ruling grade on this subdivision. This is one of the reasons CNW built the Adams cutoff for Chi-Twin Cities trains in 1911, via Milw instead of Madison. A sema... (more)
UP rock train cuts through the pastures of southern Wisconsin en route to Janesville. Train is operated by WSOR crews.
Rock loads roll over the bridge crossing Lake Wisconsin. UP owns this trackage, WSOR operates and supplies crews for these trains which supply the famous "pink lady" ballast CNW was famous for to... (more)