Passing under the massive MacArthur Bridge, UP Beelman unit train coming from 12th street yard in downtown Saint Louis, enter to Union Pacific Lesperance Street yard, by the high line connection.
UP and BNSF freight pass through the North Yard, either heading to the Joint Line through Denver or heading north to Westminster or the Moffat Tunnel.
UP 5920 heads the ZYCHO as it gets underway after being stopped for the line to clear ahead.
UP 5920 leads a 135 car loads of western coal through the spring switch at Neilson Jct. Soon the train will begin the assault on the 1% Goreville Hill.
Symmetry in Steel - On a spectacular President's Day afternoon, the rear helpers on Union Pacific's Skyline, UT to Barstow, CA coal load can be seen after emerging from 3009 ft. Thistle Tu... (more)
With a short train in tow UP 5920 leads two brethren GEs out of Elm Creek Nebraska, away from the setting sun.
A pair of General Electric distributed power units trail a Skyline, UT to Barstow, CA coal load down the 2% Soldier Summit grade at the west switch Gilluly, Utah.
A pair of General Electric distributed power units trail a Skyline, UT to Barstow, CA coal load down Soldier Summit at Detour, Utah. The gradient down the summit's west slope (2%, compensated) fla... (more)
The tractor on the right just pulled onto the road after coming down the hill from the field above. Looks like the tractor has a tiller attachment on back. The loaded train gave a few warning blow... (more)
In the siding waiting for a southbound.
UP 5920 and Southern Pacific 285 eastward through Rochelle