Union Pacific 6718 and companions are starting to work as they make their way through Lakepoint. It will be a steady climb from Lakepoint to Warner.
Union Pacific 6718 of CNW heritage rounds the point at Lakepoint, Utah. UP 6718 was delivered as CNW 8816.
After crossing over itself on the Loop, MPDWC continues up Tehachapi Pass.
MPDWC snakes along the multiple S curves between Walong and Marcel.
MPDWC passes Tunnel 10 after traversing the Tehachapi Loop. They have more grade to climb before reaching the summit.
MPDWC completes the climb around itself as the train circles Tehachapi Loop.
MPDWC pops out of Tunnel 9 as they begin to wrap around Tehachapi Loop. Meanwhile, the horse on the left is oblivious to the scene.
A Portland to West Colton manifest snakes around the curves between Woodford and Walong as they approach Tehachapi Loop.
A lengthy MPDWC heads around the Tehachapi Loop with an ex-CNW AC4400 at the helm with Heritage Unit 1983 trailing. This Portland to West Colton train was able to get through some MOW work that ke... (more)
The former C&NW 8816 with another patched unit from the SP lead a manifest out of Fremont, NE on a lovely late summer afternoon.
Heritage peekingAn eastbound Union Pacific coal train exits the Moffat Tunnel at East Portal, Colorado, on October 2, 2008. The lead locomotive is a former Chicago & North Western GE AC... (more)
UP 6718 in some ratty CNW OLS paint is the DPU on a northbound coal train at CP Green on a sunny September afternoon.
Spirit Of The C&NW
UP 6718 sit and wait for its next assignment in Chattanooga, but to no surprise on this 20 year old motor compartment doors you can see the original C&NW number... (more)
A C&NW patch leads empty buckets down from Sheboygan on a warm afternoon.
A fine looking green lightning stripe. Built as C&NW 8816 in 12/94, the current day UP 6718 leads a empty coal train south on the Milwaukee subdivison.