A trio of GE's make their way west with UP Train GSHOGE 09 on the UP KC Metro Sub. at Hickory Street.
Locomotives: UP 6910, UP 6045, UP 6770
Kansas City, MO
A trio of UP GE's lead a grain train that is dwarfed by the surrounding buildings in Kansas City's West Bottoms.
A Roger Puta Photograph
A new but dirty Centennial is held up at Grand Island, NE. as a storm goes through. The unit behind the Centennial is a very early U25B built by GE. Photo taken by Lou Schmitz.
A Centennial sits at the North Platte locomotive facilities. This is one of a couple that received experimental smoke lifters. Photo taken by Joseph Quinn
Former AC6000CW leads a grain train west of the Kate Shelley High Bridge. The alignment to the old bridge can still be seen in the background.
A Union Pacific grain shuttle departs Salt Lake City for an overnight journey across the former WP to Elko, Nevada.
6910 sits on the dead line at Salt Lake City on August 1985, its working life just recently finished.
In it's death throes, the 6910 exits the tunnel and gets ready to set dynamics for the drop off the edge down into Red Buttes and Laramie. The Big Jacks' 15 minutes of fame is about up by this tim... (more)
I was still in a state of shock that they were back out running when I took this.